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Splendid Colored Leaf Display

Children of all ages will be thrilled to capture the beauty of fall with the Splendid Leaf Display. Take children on a nature walk to discover leaves to use in this fun and simple project!

What you'll need:

  • Scissors
  • Yellow, orange, black and red markers
  • Tacky glue
  • Fresh leaves
  • 4 popsicle sticks
  • One piece of white cardstock
  • Red, yellow, and orange acrylic paint
  • Paintbrushes
How to make your Splendid Colored Leaf Display:
  1. Using the scissors and ruler, cut a piece that is five inches by five inches from the white cardstock. (see photos).
  2. Take one of the fresh leaves and paint it red. Press the leave down on the cardstock and press a piece of scrap paper on top . (see photos)
  3. Repeat the above step with two other leaves, using orange and yellow paint. Allow the paint to dry. (see photos)
  4. Once the paint is dry, use a black marker to draw leaf stems. (see photos)
  5. Form a box with the popsicle sticks and glue them together. Glue the white cardstock to the back of the popsicle sticks to form a frame. (see photos)
  6. Once the top of the popsicle stick picture frame write "Falling..." with red, yellow, and orange markers. One the bottom popsicle stick picture frame, write "...Leaves."
  7. Once the frame is completely dry, your Splendid Leaf Display is ready to display!

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