These are called Eichelbabys. I think they're so sweet and say Oakville babies to me.
From the German website "Gifts from my wild garden" - Translated on Google Chrome here: Herbal Lantern Material: Pressed flowers and leaves (eg anserina and smartweed) 1-2 sheets tracing paper wallpaper paste (or paper mache?) 2 balloons bowl cup spoon tape or cord needle decorative wire - See more at: http://www.gartenzauber.com/geschenke-aus-dem-wilden-garten/#sthash.vt7EDDMl.dpuf
Create this cool natural mobile-- locating items in under or around a log. (See Life under a Log lesson and resources.) Then, use a calendar to predict how it will decompose. Record observations every two or three days.
Forest Kindergarten – A better way to teach our young children? great article about a school in the USA