If you’ve got a garden or any outdoor space, this is a great Autumn activity that you can do with your child. Grab as many leaves as you can – quick!

What you need

An old cardboard box or a basket

Lots of leaves



Develops coordination and flexibility

Learning through watching and copying others

Learning to cooperate

How long will it take?

30 mins

What to do

  1. Place the box or basket in an area where there are a lot of leaves.

    children collect leaves
  2. Now scramble around trying to fill the box or basket with leaves. The first one to fill it wins.

    girl in garden