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Leaf "Glitter"

Leaf
Messiness: Medium
Age Range: 3y - 7y
Estimated Time: <1 hour

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Nicole Duggan
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Put those leaves that have fallen in the yard to good use with this DIY Leaf Glitter.

What You'll Need

How We Did It

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Go on a hunt and gather leaves from the yard. I don't know about you, but we have a ton of leaves that have fallen and what a great excuse to get out there and pick them up together! The drier leaves work the best.
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Crunch the leaves into small pieces. Make them as small as you can. She had so much fun breaking the leaves and hearing the crunching sound. It was also a great way for her little fingers to build strength. If the leaves don't break easily, leave them sitting in the basket for a few hours or overnight and try again.
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Put a thick line of glue onto your craft paper. Any design will work. She wanted a leaf shape so I did the glue design, but if your child wants to make her own shape or an abstract design that's even better.

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Sprinkle the leaf glitter onto the paper.
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Gently push the leaves down onto the glue so they will adhere to the paper.
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Let your creation dry and gently shake off the excess leaf glitter.

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this looks good fun will try this out with my grandkids

posted by: georgina on 10.13.2013

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