Activity

Boxie’s Leaf Rubbings

What You'll Need

  • Leaves
  • Thin Paper
  • Crayons
  • Sticky Tape
  • 45 mins
  • Ages 2 - 6
  • Inside
  • Not a Speck
Activity
There are beautiful shapes and patterns
On the leaves of different trees,
You can turn them into pictures
Use any leaf you please!

Getting Started

  • Place leaves on a table.
  • Place the paper on top of the leaves.
  • Tape the paper on the table to stop the paper from moving.
  • Remove paper label form crayon.
  • Place crayon lengthways on paper and rub it back and forth across the paper. The veins and ridges of the leases will appear on the paper.
  • Coins and other objects can also be rubbed in this way.
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