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Science

Autumn Leaves Large

This project makes for a great introduction to scientific terms, such as chlorophyll, and the color change in autumn leaves. Add the leaves to a fall display or use them to create a mobile.

Materials:

Helpful Resources:

  • Scissor Caddies
  • Teachers Scissors
  • Kids Scissor Packs

 

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Autumn Leaves Step 1

Step 1
Use markers to draw large dots on the coffee filters.

Autumn Leaves Step 2

Step 2
Fold each filter into fourths and dip it into the water, observing as the colors spread and change. Lay each filter flat to dry.

Cereal Box Diorama Step 3

Step 3
Draw leaf shapes on the filters and cut them out.

Adult supervision is recommended when children use scissors.
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