Activity: Fall Treasures Wreath
- Large piece of cardboard (to make wreath) or a wire wreath from a craft store; scissors; white glue; brush; small trash bag; ribbon
- 30 minutes (plus exploring time!)
- Art & Design
Help your child make this fall treasure of natural objects to hang as a welcome wreath!
1. Cut the cardboard in to a large circle. Cut a circle in the middle, forming the base for the wreath.
2. Go on a nature hike (or a trip to the park), taking a paper shopping bag along with you.
3. Talk about what kinds of things would look nice on a wreath. Some suggestions: pine cones, seedpods, nuts, berries, and dried flowers and leaves. Gather extra leaves, moss and grass to use as filler.
4. After you've gathered your treasures, go home and glue them to the base. Be sure to cover all areas.
5. When you're satisfied with the finished product, add a ribbon and hang on your door. What a festive way to welcome visitors!
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