Leaf Bracelet

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Awww…fall is finally here!  I absolutely love fall–the cooler temperatures, beautiful colors, and all of the fun family activities.

A few weeks ago we did this little activity with the 2 and 3 year old class we teach at our church (I also included it in an article I wrote).  The kids all loved it.  I was meandering around the blogosphere last Friday when I also found the same activity here!  :)

 Leaf Bracelet

So, here’s what you’ll need:  duct tape.  Yup, that’s it.  And did you know that Duct tape now comes in colors and patterns???  We’re sporting the leopard print but, who knows, maybe next time we’ll try the tie-dye.  :)

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1.  Tear off a piece of duct tape large enough to fit around your child’s wrist.
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2.  Turn the tape sticky-side-out and wrap around his wrist.
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3.  Encourage your little one to begin sticking various colors of leaves on the tape as you walk around outside.  Talk about what colors you see.
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Big Brother’s bracelet was full, but he insisted on adding more!
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Literature Link
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Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf Leaf Bracelet by Lois Ehlert
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Leaves! Leaves! Leaves! Leaf Bracelet by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace

Comments

  1. Chiemi says

    Thank you! I just did this project with my girls after we had a lesson on trees. We made bracelets and crows. They loved it!

  2. * Taci * says

    I'm new to your Blog and SO happy I found you!
    What a cute idea!! I appreciate how you use commonplace items to create and teach with so I can try the ideas right away!!
    :D

  3. Makenzie & Jordan says

    We loved them too. We called them cuffs for the boys. I had a problem with the tape pulling their armhair (it was some long armhair) but you can just fold a little over and its just enough not to get stuck. Thanks again!

  4. Kat says

    I also love your site~ just the kind of projects/art/fun todo with 4 & 5 year olds.
    I imagine the bracelets are made big enough to be able to slip on and off!

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