Autumn is in the air in our home... I pulled out the fall decorations and have started to sprinkle them throughout the house...I love the time of year that we are coming into. One of my favorite and most simple decorations are these newspaper rubbed leaves. I save them from year to year and they make me smile each time I bring them back out of the box. We made a few yesterday from leaves that we collected on our walk home from school.
Here is what you will need to do the same...
Leaves freshly fallen from a tree, not dry or brittle, in various sizes.
Crayons in Autumnal colors
Twine or ribbon, if you would like to string the leaves
Tape or adhesive if you would like to display the leaves in a window.
( They are beautiful with light shining through them.)
Here is what you will need to do to create some leaves of your own...
Place leaf on a flat, dry surface. Cover the entire leaf with a piece of newspaper. Use crayons to gently rub over the entire leaf until the shape of the leaf emerges through the newspaper. Use coordinating crayons to highlight and define the shape of the leaf. Cut out and hang for display. Sit back and enjoy!