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This fall leaf craft is a fantastic preschool craft that turns tissue paper into a beautiful suncatcher! Using contact paper instead of glue makes this a great fall craft even for young toddlers to do (we made a similar craft with our daughter when she was only 18 months old!). Our tissue paper fall leaf craft is a great way to use fall colors and makes a fantastic homemade fall decoration!
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STEP 1

Print out our leaf template. Cut the leaf out, then cut the middle of the leaf out and discard it. You will be left with a thin outline of a leaf. Trace this leaf 'outline' template onto black construction paper and cut out. You are basically cutting out a frame for your craft.

STEP 2

Cut a square of contact paper that is slightly bigger than the leaf. Peel the backing paper off of the contact paper and stick your leaf outline onto it.

STEP 3

Cut tissue paper into 1 inch squares. Make sure to use a few different colors.

STEP 4

Stick the tissue paper onto the leaf making sure to overlap the pieces.

STEP 5

When the inside of the leaf is covered with tissue paper, trim off the excess contact paper/tissue paper.

STEP 6

Hang up on a sunny window.