This is a great idea for children ages 5 and up. My 10 year old daughter (stepdaughter) started this and when we go somewhere we always get leaves for her.


Material

  • 1 Book
  • 1 Pen or pencil
  • Lots Lots of leaves
  • 5 Long sheets of baking paper to trace
  • 3 Lots of glue and sticky tape

Method

  1. Collect leaves from everywhere you go.
  2. Trace and draw your leaves.
  3. Stick or glue (or both) in your book.
  4. Write a bit about the leaves and where you got them from.


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My name is Rebecca and I am a mum of 6 they range from 21 down to 10. I love cooking and enjoy cooking with my girls sometimes when my boys like cooking ( they used to anyway). Iam lactose in tolerant and gluten intolerant as well as diabetic so recipes are hard to find that aren't so powdery and taste bland, currently I am studying certificate 2 in Retail Services then I am going on to do certificate 3 in Business.

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  • This is such a great idea!

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  • I remember doing this at school. Good fun for young kids!

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  • Very natural and nice looking too! Thank you!

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  • What a creative project, thank you for sharing.

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  • What a great project to do with my kids, educational and gets them out of the house to search for the leaves

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  • Thank you so much for sharing! This looks wonderful! I can’t wait to try it! :D

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  • An oldie but a goodie.
    Well done ..
    Fun and educational at the same time. :-)

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  • I remember doing this with my daughter when she was young.

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  • What a great way to learn and have fun. Good for any age as well.

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  • A lovely craft idea; thanks for sharing!.

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  • We have done bark as well as nuts off trees and shrubs it\’s great fun I\’m glad you all like the idea we defiantly do xx

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  • Nice! We have been collecting the first yellow leaves on the walk home from school this week, we will definitely try this.

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  • another great art project for me to try, using tracing paper will give me a simple creation to try. My under water abstract art as isaid need more photo taking experience for a better start

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  • What a great idea. My daughter loves collecting different leaves

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  • Depending on the age of the child if you find leaves that have a lot of grooves in them you could paint them it craft paint of some type and press them onto the paper. the lines where the veins to the stems protude in the pattern.

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