Turn Over a New Leaf

Put away the waxed paper and Vaseline and bring out the coffee filters and markers to create a twist on autumn leaf projects. Kids can use their imagination to fashion leaves of pink and purple and mint green.

Things You'll Need
Coffee Filters
Washable Markers
Spray Bottle


Pumpkin Time!

Mosaic Pumpkins

Simply cut out the template and mount on card stock, ­leaving ¼-inch trim. Glue dried beans, peas, and lentils in desired pattern, and voilà,
a pumpkin of another color!

Things You'll Need
Fall Crafts Templates (Pumpkin, Turkey, & Leaf)
Cardboard, Cardstock, or Heavy-Duty Paper
Glue-Stick and School Glue
Dried beans, peas, seeds, lentils, etc.


1 Print out the pumpkin template and mount to cardstock, cardboard, or other heavy-duty paper with glue stick.

2 Cut out the pumpkin template. Be sure to leave a 1/4-inch margin around the outside edge for visual effect.

3 Use school glue to glue dried beans, peas, seeds, lentils, etc. (the more variety the better!) to the various sections of the template to make a mosaic. Kid's can create their own festive designs and patterns for truly unique pumpkin projects.


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