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August 17, 2014

Leaf Activities for Kindergarten

J-Bug and I thoroughly enjoyed all of the leaf activities we did for the leaf unit of My Father's World Kindergarten.

14 hands on activities to learn about leaves including art, math, literacy, and science.

Kindergarten Moon Unit Study

Fall provides so many opportunities for learning in nature.  Living in San Diego we don't see the changing of seasons like so many other parts of the country, but there are still numerous learning opportunities with leaves.  Now that we are done with the third unit of My Father's World Kindergarten I have compiled a list of activities to learn about leaves, both from us and around the web.

14 Activities to Learn about Leaves

Make homemade paint brushes from sticks and leaves.

Homemade paint brushes using leaves and sticks - fall art for kids

Mak these fall leaf finger puppets from Crafts by Amanda.

Perform a simple science demonstration to learn how a leaf gets water.

Simple science for kids - how does a leaf get water?

Make your own printable leaf book with these leaf printables from Willowday.

Play some leaf math games like Nurturestore.  

Adapt these preschool activities for fall to be appropriate for kindergarten.

Put a twist on the classic leaf rubbing craft by using markers instead of crayons like 123 Homeschool 4 Me.

Collect leaves on a nature walk then turn them into a leaf collage like In the Playroom.

Prepare a learning tray with math games and alphabet activities using playdough and leaves.

How adorable are these leaf creatures from P is for Preschooler?

Create a leaf rubbings match up like Hands on as We Grow.

Make some yummy kale chips to demonstrate how some leaves are made for eating.

Hands down the very best recipe for kale chips ever.  Period.

Set up a nature hunt to find the tree that matches the leaf like A Mom with a Lesson Plan.

Make beautiful art with crayon leaf rubbings and watercolors.

Fall art for kids - making leaf rubbings with crayons and watercolors

The best part of our leaf study was learning about how the leaf needs to remain on the plant in order to grow and thrive.  In the same way if we remain in Jesus we will live and grow.  The words to remember for the unit were, "I will live and grow in Jesus."

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Hands on learning activities with leaves.  Learn with nature including science, math, literacy, and art.

View our complete list of hands on unit studies for My Father's World Kindergarten.

1 comment:

  1. I have a fantastic creative leaf craft I haven't posted it yet. I wonder if I could send you an email and you'd get it personally? You can send a response thru my about/contact me on my blog, thru my highlighted name here! :D


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