So the summer ended, the golden autumn came -favorite season of many poets. Autumn like no other time of year is rich in natural materials for children's crafts: acorns, chestnuts, cones, nuts, autumn leaves ... a lot! In addition, we spend more time in the fall than in the summer, at home, and this circumstance also has to do with the manufacture of autumn crafts made of natural materials. In this article we will tell you about the crafts made from acorns. In the future, we will teach you how to make crafts made of cones, crafts made of chestnuts and nutshells. Acorns themselves are very beautiful. They can simply be poured into a glass beaker and thus used for the autumn decoration of the house. The acorns, suspended on twigs, look original. They can be painted with acrylic paints or covered with nail polish. If you decide to make colored acorns, then before painting, remove the hats from them. Paint acorns with acrylic paint or varnish, then glue the hats back. Craftsmen, who are fond of felting, can make beautiful colored acorns from felted wool. Now go directly to the handicrafts fromacorns. The most common crafts from this natural material are all kinds of humans and deer. Handles, legs, horns can be made from toothpicks, matches, thin twigs. Holes in the acorns are conveniently pierced with an awl or toothpicks (if the acorns are still young). Do this, of course, should an adult, not a child. It is very convenient to use an adhesive gun when making crafts made from natural materials. But if you do not have it, the "Super Moment" glue will work. It has a very small hole, from which the glue comes out, which is very convenient. In some cases, you can use clay instead of glue. The head of the little men can be made from a wooden bead suitable size. Look, what a simple and at the same time nice autumn crafts made from acorns we got. Another interesting children's artwork from acorns is forest dwarfs. To make them, you will need hats from acorns and branches of trees of suitable thickness. Small men will need a small dish made of acorns. And here is another version of the dishes made from acorns. This hand made of natural material is made of plasticine and hats from acorns. And if you fantasize a bit, you can do itmore unusual crafts made from acorns. For example, small owls. Eyes, beak and wings to babies can be made from felt or colored paper. By the way, do not forget to make a mom for them! On how to make mum-owl, you can learn from other articles of our site. From the hats of acorns, plasticine and severalchopsticks is very easy to make small little balls or honey mushrooms, to whom, what is more like. Instead of clay, you can glue the twigs to the hats with an adhesive gun. Another autumn work from acorns - a woodpecker on a tree or just birds-sisters. Look at the photo below. These blue eggs are made from acorns, and the nest is made from yarn. The work is very simple in execution, but, meanwhile, the result is stunning. You just have to paint acorns with acrylic paint: first blue, and then make brown spots with the help of a toothbrush. And if you paint acorns in dark purple and green colors, then from them you can make clusters of grapes or a branch of olive. With the help of a glue gun it's very easy to make such flowers from acorns and their hats. In addition, hats from acorns can decorate the frame for a picture or a mirror. Or make an autumn panel of acorns and saw a tree. Decorate the frame for photography can and whole acorns. Beautifully look wooden boxes, decorated with acorns. And here is an example of another autumn panel. The picture is made on canvas, pasted on a dense cardboard for rigidity. Oak leaf, cut from a viscose kitchen napkin, an acorn and a stick are real. Another of the hats from acorns can make an original Christmas decoration. To do this, it is necessary to paste the plastic foam ball with the hats from the acorns. The game "Memori" perfectly develops memory. For the production of this educational craft from natural material, you will need hats from acorns, paints or clay. It is necessary to paint the inner surface of the acorn cap with paint. Each color is a pair. Instead of paint inside, you can clay plasticine. And then turn all the hats and, according to the rules of the "memorial", look for the same among them. Finishing our article on crafts made from acorns,We want to invite you to try to grow a small oak in a pot with your child. Acorns for this purpose it is better to collect immediately after the fall leaves. But to check which of them can give life to a future tree, put them in the water. Acorns that float, can not be used, and plant several pieces at a time.