Crafty Leaves Wreath

25 September, 2013 0 comments Leave a comment

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Just in time for fall! Send students home with gorgeous wreaths for decoration, made from our R15334 Crafty Leaves and a wreath template! A great way to start off the school year. Read more for our weekly craft challenge (send us photos of your projects)! 

Age: 5+

Duration: 10 minutes

You’ll Need:

• R15334 Crafty Leaves

• Wreath Template

• Scissors

• Glue

• Pencil

This is a pretty simple craft and can be done in less time than recess! Wreaths are great to make for decoration, or as a gift.

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Print out your template onto 8½ x 11″ (21.5 x 28) paper and cut around bold lines. Cut across the dotted line as well.

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Fold an 8.5 x 11″ sheet of card paper. Place your template along the fold line. Trace the outline of the template (along the bold lines) onto the card paper and cut out.

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Unfold the card paper to reveal your wreath base!

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Next, pop out the leaves from the backing. Pick out leaves that you feel will arrange nicely on the wreath.

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Curl up the ends of the leaves using the blunt edge of a pair of scissors.

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Looking like realistic leaves now!

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Arrange the leaves onto the wreath template and glue them down. Tip: Pop out the acorns and chestnuts and place at three or four points around the wreath.

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Ready to hang!

CRAFT CHALLENGE:

Go outside and find some natural objects to add to the wreath: acorns or acorn caps, feathers or twigs! Use a hot glue gun to adhere the found objects to the wreath.

Line-04Show us your wreath ideas! Send photos of your work to subscriber@roylco.ca for publication in our next post. We’d love to hear from you!


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