Owls! ponderosa pinecones. You can find this this time of year very cheap, with the added bonus of cinnamon scent at your nearest craft store. 5 cotton balls that your toddler or older child will love to shred into pieces googley eyes white and brown pipecleaners or felt for the wings and beak, Tacky glue
amazing leaf wreath - take a strong wire and bend it into a circle. "inpale" the leaves in the wire. Fill it as full as you can. Bend the ends of the wire circle into hooks and hook onto each other to close the circle.