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3-D Family Tree

Let nature inspire a special memento.

Learning Benefits

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Fine Motor Skills
Following Directions

What you need:

  • shadow box (available at art supply stores)
  • colored paper
  • scissors
  • glue
  • twig that fits inside the shadow box

What to do:

  1. Cover the back of the shadow box with colored paper.
  2. Cut out leaf shapes from green paper and label them with the names of family members.
  3. Glue the twig to the back of the shadow box and attach the paper leaves to the branches with glue. Add other cut paper decorations such as clouds or a brightly colored bird.
  4. Reassemble the box and display.

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