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Leaf Mice

Go on a leaf hike to collect the materials for this squeaky fall craft.

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Participant Age: Under 7
Approximate Cost: Under $10
Duration: 1 to 60 minutes
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Physical Challenge:
  • Glue
  • Autumn leaves
  • Markers
  • Paper
  • Wax paper
Collect Leaves

Put the leaves between two sheets of wax paper, and press in a heavy book until flat. (If you can't find oval leaves, cut the ones you do find into ovals.)

Glue Leaves

Glue the leaves to the paper. Let dry.

Draw Mice

Draw tail, legs, ears, and face on each leaf mouse.


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