Cole can paint pine ones for Xmas tree ornaments! Scissors and Spice: Scissors Craft: Pinecone Decoration Ideas for Christmas. And how to use up your pine cones and entertain kids at the same time - kids love paint!
Autumn Leaf Sun-Catcher - Cut contact paper into circles, sandwich the leaves between, and then punch holes around the edge. Laced orange satin ribbon through the holes, attaching the contact paper to a metal ring. Hang and enjoy!
School of the Wild maybe? Leaf rubbings are a good excuse to go outside, but you can't always find dropped leaves all year round! Use a laminator and a metal ring to create leaf rubbing plates that can be used all year long, over and over again!