An Invitation to Autumn Play

Continuing the theme of fall/autumn activities this week, I thought I’d share the shelf I set up as an invitation to dramatic play as well as reading – on theme.  Here’s how I prepared the shelf:


I didn’t have to buy a thing – just went thru my decorations in the attic!  I went thru our various shelves of books, and came up with some fabulous options, and put the board books here for easy access.  (See below for a listing and links for purchasing.)




In the basket, I placed a bunch of little pumpkins and gourds that I had on hand – I believe I got them at dollar tree and hobby lobby a few years back.  The basket was also a hobby lobby find ions ago.  (AKA – if it gets torn up, I’m not gonna cry over it!)



So the books  – as you can see, a couple of them are Target dollar section books.  But here are the links to the others (all affiliate links – thank you for your participation!).

Duck & Goose, Find a Pumpkin  – Becca LOVES Duck and Goose books.  So much that she’s already excited about writing a letter to Santa Clause to ask for more of them. 🙂

It’s Pumpkin Day, Mouse!

Eating the Alphabet (yes, I consider this a fall/harvest book)

Jack and Jill: A Halloween Nursery Rhyme


She immediately went for the Duck & Goose book, and then slowly got everything else out.  She has really enjoyed having these items available for free play/read anytime!

Total Prep Time for Mommy: About ten minutes – because I got distracted while digging through the decor in the attic. 😉

Total Play Time for Becca: She will regularly sit here and spend about 5-10 minutes at a time, if not longer.

Author: travelwchristy

I am a SPED Paraprofessional who is mom to three beautiful children, a wife to a fabulous man, and blessed beyond compare!

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