Fall Nature Table

We finally have our nature table back in action! It was put away for awhile after our move, but we finally got it going again. I forgot just how much I missed it!

We have our usual fall items up~ our wooden squirrel, a pine cone and other nature treasures and some little decorations. I’m excited to watch our nature table change and grow with the season.

This is the first time Theodore has been old enough to even be aware of its existence. I have it down low enough on a little table so he can reach it.  He’s loves taking things off the table and then putting them back~ he’s very proud of himself!

We’ve been having a harder time with the mini pumpkins though. He either wants to throw them like balls or eat them like apples! And I had to remove the little candle holders~ he was obsessed with hiding them all over the house. We’ll pull those out another time.

I also love having it right next to our fall books. (Here’s my previous fall book entry with our list of favorite fall books). It really has made the whole little area fun and festive.  Now, if the weather would just cooperate~ 80’s and sunny today!

~Shared on Natural Suburbia~

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24 Responses to Fall Nature Table

  1. Love your 3 tiered approach! What a splendid idea in so many ways!

    It’s interesting living in a warm climate when talking about “seasonal” nature tables. We live in Florida and, after living here for 2 years, we’re starting to observe the subtle seasonal changes. I do miss “Fall” as others know it, but it’s been nice to hone our Wonder and Observation skills to see how autumn is different from summer — even on the Gulf Coast (:

    glad to find yo uon the link up (:

    • Chelsey says:

      That’s so true! We just moved away from a city where we experienced the seasons more drastically than where we are currently. It’s been a great learning experience and definitely does lend itself to honing in on those observation skills as you said.

  2. Hannah says:

    That nature stand is sweet! I would love to find one like it. Do you know of any places that sell them?

  3. Anonymous says:

    I agree with Hannah, love the nature table & thanks for sharing the link where you got it. I love the leaves you added to the book shelf, it’s really cute!

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  5. What a lovely Nature Table. I LOVE it’s shape.
    Thanks for sharing on Friday’s Nature Table.
    Blessings and Magic,
    Donni

  6. Angela says:

    That stand is beautiful! Such a great way to Put together a nature table. Your book display shelves to the side work so well for seasonal (literary) decorating. Where did you get them?

    • buggy & buddy says:

      Thanks, Angela! They are actually spice racks from IKEA~ only $3.99 a piece! I can’t take credit for the idea though, I’ve been seeing others doing the same thing all over Pinterest! Lucy is actually in the process of painting some for her room. Will post pictures once they’re hung.

  7. annettemarie says:

    I love the stacked look of the nature table. And thanks for the tip on the Ikea spice racks. It was great to see you on Waldorf Wednesday. Hope to see you again this week!
    http://ourseasonsofjoy.com/waldorf-wednesday-link-up/waldorf-wednesday-7/

  8. Thanks for sharing on Tuesday Tots. I’d love a cool table/display thinggy like that! Awesome for a classroom too!. I’ll be featuring this idea this coming Tuesday so you’re welcome to grab a featured button from the sidebar. 🙂

  9. Carrie says:

    Oh, how fun!! I love your nature table! Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday!!

  10. Allison says:

    I love the photos of your sweet boy with the pumpkins. 🙂

  11. enchantedhomeschoolingmom says:

    I bet your kids love using the nature table. What a great idea! Thanks for linking up to my Enchanted Thursdays Blog Hop!

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  15. Becki says:

    Thanks for linking up on Eco Kids. This is great! Our nature table has been put away since we moved, but just two weeks ago we made a nature mobile. I will pin this and share it on Facebook. Thanks!

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