Welcome guests with a homemade wreath of pretty fall finds.
- Large piece of cardboard (to make wreath) or a wire wreath from a craft store
- White glue
- Small trash bag
Help your child make this fall treasure of natural objects to hang as a welcome wreath!
- Cut the cardboard in to a large circle. Cut a circle in the middle, forming the base for the wreath.
- Go on a nature hike (or a trip to the park), taking a paper shopping bag along with you.
- 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.
- After you've gathered your treasures, go home and glue them to the base. Be sure to cover all areas.
- 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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