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A great way to involve the kids in a little nature


Material

  • 1 sheet Of A3 paper
  • 1 Collection of interesting leaves
  • 1 Set of crayons

Method

  1. Collect some interesting prices of bark and leaves, look for leaves with distinct veins
  2. Place leaves and bark under your paper and using the crayons colour in the paper over the leaves.

Notes

This gets the kids to think about the many different shapes and styles of leaves!



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  • mle00
    • 23 Mar 2014
      1:29 am

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  • Takes me back to school days

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  • I used to do this – will introduce it to my grandchildren if I can get them off their ipads or whatever and see if they enjoy it.

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  • I remember doing this as a kid! My son is going to love doing this, i had completely forgotten about it

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  • So easy to do this and kids love it.

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  • Oh how interesting!
    I thought that it would be like printing where you paint the leaves and stamp them onto the paper but this is a much cleaner idea. Thank you for sharing.

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  • Old school craft activity, but I love it. Simple, educational learning fun.

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  • Leaf rubbing is such an easy craft project with always a nice effect.

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  • Lovely and fun activity, love incorporating nature and the garden

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  • We do these with coins, so fun

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  • I remember seeing this on Play School and thinking it was a great idea! Had completely forgotten about it.

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  • I wonder how many different leaves the kids could find. Might keep them busy for ages. Thank you for the idea.

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  • Educational and fun. Great for home and school. Thank you.

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  • Cool idea. I remember doing this at school.

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  • Really nice idea! Thanks for sharing this!

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  • This would make great wrapping paper

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  • I remember doing this as a kid so much fun

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  • Thanks for sharing this easy and fun project; good for getting outdoors and exploring and then creating.

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  • i did this at school when i was a kid

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  • remember doing this as kids, will remember to do again with the little ones, thanks so much :)

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  • Thats lovely! !

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