Despite the summer-like temperatures in South Florida, fall is in full swing. For states across the US, this also means that fall foliage is at its peak. Along with the cooler weather comes lovely shades of red, orange and yellow leaves from New York to California. For Floridians, however, teaching kids about the seasons isn’t as easy as walking outside.
Taking trips to different climates, reading books that are relevant to the current season and even watching holiday movies are all great activities for exposing kids to the divisions of the year. One of our favorite hands-on projects, though, allows children to see the transformation of autumn leaves with their own eyes.
This craft is great because it all starts with getting some fresh air and exercise. Take a walk around your neighborhood or favorite park and collect leaves of different shapes, sizes and hardness.
Next, grab ample sheets of …