Use real leaves your child has collected collected on nature walks. Clean and dry for a couple of hours. Sandwich them between 2 pieces of clear contact paper to make this easy placemat.
Age group: 18months+
Get out in the cold weather and collect a wide variety of leaves – as many different colours and shapes as you can find. Flatten them under a pile of books overnight.
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