Making fall leaf place mats is a fun activity for preschoolers and kids of all ages. Even toddlers will have fun collecting leaves and creating their own placemat.
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Contact paper roll
This activity is very inexpensive. The only item you'll need to buy is contact paper, and you can pick it up for around $ 5 a roll. One roll will make many place mats.
Have your kids go out into the yard and pick up fall leaves. Have them look for a variety of colors and shapes. If the leaves are dry, you can use them immediately.
If they are wet, let them dry on a piece of newspaper before starting the craft project.
Before sitting down, the children should cut a few pieces of contact paper in the shape of place mats. I used the width of the contact paper for the width of the placemat, so I would only have to make a cut for each placemat.
You will need two pieces of contact paper for each placemat. You can make the placemats any size you choose.