Things You Can Do With Conkers This Autumn

Things You Can Do With Conkers This Autumn

So it’s officially autumn, the leaves are changing colour and the conkers are falling. If your children are like mine, their pockets and school bags will come home bulging every day and you’ll have more conkers than you know what to do with! I thought I’d put together some ideas I’ve come across for activities you can do to put these autumn chestnuts to use, from home decor to craft activities.

Autumn Home Decor

Make a feature out of conkers in your home this Fall with these seasonal ideas.
This autumn mobile is lovely

Conker Games

Have fun without spending any money with these autumn activities.
Learn the traditional conker game


Keep the children occupied and put their conkers to use with these autumn craft ideas.
Make a chestnut worm
Or how about conker spiders?
You can even weave a conker spider web
If you fancy some messy play you could try conker paint rolling

Learning with Horse Chestnuts

Educate and entertain all in one with these activities.
This autumn sensory tray is great for babies and presschoolers
Improve their fine motor skills by practicing picking up and balancing conkers.
Do science experiments with conkers
For more seasonal ideas you can follow our autumn Pinterest board.
Some supplies for your activities:

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