ABC and 123: Leave it to Nature: Leaf Activities

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Leave it to Nature: Leaf Activities

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Classify leaves by color, shape, or size.


Try this experiement from Falling Leaves Science to figure out where leaves get their colors.



Use collected leaves to put together leaf people.


Put together all the letters of the alphabet using leaves and other pieces of nature.



Use your imagination to create leaf creatures of all shapes and sizes.

Watch leaves breathe, but capturing leaf vapor in this experiement.

Did you know that leaves have their own scent? Try this experiment from How Stuff Works to learn more.

Learn more about why leaves change colors in the fall on Science Made Simple.

Experiment with heat while making Chocolate Leaves.

Work with your young children to start a leaf collection book of their own.

4 comments:

  1. I host a weekly linky theme called Tree Hugging Tots and we did Leaves: http://lettersnumbersandbooksohmy.blogspot.com/2009/10/tree-hugging-tots-leaves.html

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  2. I host a weekly linky theme called Tree Hugging Tots and we did Leaves: http://lettersnumbersandbooksohmy.blogspot.com/2009/10/tree-hugging-tots-leaves.html

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  3. My link don't run (ups! :D)

    hugsss for all!!
    I love this site :)

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  4. I have a carnival called Kiddos Create and we are showcasing leaf idea this week. You can check it out by clicking here.
    (The actual link is http://mama-jenn.blogspot.com/2009/11/kiddos-create-challenge-leaves.html.)

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