Activities with Leaves

Leaves, they are free, abundant and there is so much you can do and make with fallen leaves! Check out these great crafts and activities that kids can make with leaves!

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Leaf Rubbings Nature Match Up

Watch as leaf rubbings come to life and then match them up with the real leaves. A cool way to explore the characteristics of leaves and make cool art!

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Fall Leaf Collage made with Bubble Wrap Art

I feel like a successful hands on mom when my preschooler runs to me with bubble wrap in his hand and says,  “We have to save this and paint with it later!” That’s how this fall leaf collage came about. We made bubble wrap art prints first in beautiful fall colors. Henry started with dumping red, yellow […]

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Simple Leaf Window Garland

Did you collect some leaves over the weekend? Or before they’re all gone? The boys did. We don’t have a lot for leaves in our yard, but enough to have a raking session, and collect a few colorful leaves for a project!   I’ve been thinking about a way to decorate our big front window […]

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7 Gross Motor Activities for Fall

We like to move around here. I guess that’s what two boys do. And I’m sure it doesn’t just apply to boys either! It’s also great for them to be doing, so I encourage it. [It usually makes bedtime go easier too!] Something to do outside before it gets too chilly, or bring the fun […]

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8 Leaf Activities for Kids on It’s Playtime!

It’s almost that time of year. The time that the seasons are changing. And the time that the leaves are changing, and falling to the ground. What can the kids do with all these leaves? Of course, you gotta rake them up in a pile and jump in them and throw them in the air! […]

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It’s Playtime! : Autumn Leaves

Henry and I have been gathering leaves and other nature items on our walks each day. In hopes to make or do something exciting with them. Not really sure what yet. But we’re collecting them in the meantime. Autumn is in full swing here in Iowa and so is It’s Playtime! Your autumn posts are […]