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The science of leaves, leaf parts, and why leaves change colors leaves an impression on students as they create realistic leaf impressions.
Find out why leaves change color in temperate climates in the fall. What weather conditions are necessary? Why do colors vary, even within a single leaf? Collect safe, fallen leaves that are still pliable.
Form a tennis-ball sized piece of Crayola® Model Magic® into a circle with the heel of your hand, or roll it with a dowel stick. Make it consistently thick, round, and smooth (use a damp finger).
Firmly press the back of a leaf into the modeling compound to make a deep impression. Use a craft stick or other modeling tool to add definition if necessary. With a dowel stick, poke a hole in the top of the compound so it can be hung. Dry 24 hours.
Cover your work area with recycled newspaper. Experiment with Crayola Washable Watercolors and Watercolor Brushes to match leaf colors on the impression. Paint the background a contrasting color. Highlight veins with lighter or darker hues. Dry overnight.
Measure with a ruler and cut 6 inches of yarn or ribbon with Crayola Scissors. Thread it through the hole. Knot and hang.
People around the world give thanks for their food. Celebrate a harvest of pineapples, pumpkins, or pomegranates-and sho
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Gild torn-paper edges and make golden leaf imprints on this decorative frame. Display original poetry, photos, or other
Imagination and problem-solving go to work as children check out real bugs and create their own.
Protection of the world’s tropical rainforests is a key environmental strategy for keeping the Earth healthy. Demonstrat
Use knowledge of, a and experiences with, food sources to decide where food comes from.
Haiku is a "snapshot" of words, often related to nature or seasons. This poetry may not rhyme, but briefly captures a mo
Paper-bag puppets hold original poetry about pirates, pets, or any preferred topic. Young writers put the puppet's arms
Vivaldi inspires paintings incorporating symbols of the seasons.
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