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.
- Westcott 5” Kids scissors
- coffee filters
- small cup of water
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Use markers to draw large dots on the coffee filters.
Fold each filter into fourths and dip it into the water, observing as the colors spread and change. Lay each filter flat to dry.
Draw leaf shapes on the filters and cut them out.
Adult supervision is recommended when children use scissors.
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