Gift from Papa, Built by Daddy
Warning: Attracts Neighborhood Kids!
In the morning, I sent Luciana outside looking for leaves of assorted shapes and sizes. With this activity, color didn't really matter but it was a good topic of conversation when Luciana was explaining to me the life cycle of trees and leaves. My nephew Ezekiel came over while my mom went out to run errands, so it was good to have the three older kids sitting down at the table and not running around making messes at will. This craft is super easy and they had a lot of fun doing it. So, what was it? Remember the ol' shading over leaves trick? You know, where you put a piece of paper over a leaf, grab a crayon or pencil and shade to your heart's content? Yeah, that one. I used the following materials:
- plain white printer paper
- "Fall" colored crayons (orange, brown, red, yellow, etc)
- "Fall" colored construction paper
- 3 eager kids + 1 crayon eating baby