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Leaf art and science project

Leaf Art and Science Project Kids build fine motor skills, learn science, and have a great time making this beautiful leaf art project. They are spell-bound watching the colors move through the paper towel. You will need: A paper towel, food colors (yellow, red, blue-diluted with water), a tray to place the paper towel into, droppers for each color and plastic gloves for each
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Marble Spider Art

This is fun to do with black construction paper and white paint. Also coordinates with the Spider Story Web. You will need: Black construction paper cut to fit into a 9 X 13 pan or other pan that is 2 inches deep. White paint and a spider decoration such as a ring. Optional:glitter Place paper into the pan. Put the marble into the white
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Leaves Are Falling

Leaves Are Falling The red leaves are falling, are falling, are falling. (Stand up straight and tall. As the leaves are falling wiggle your fingers and have them fall The red leaves are falling right down to the ground.(Have your fingers fall all the way to the ground). As you do this fingerplay, you can include colors in sign language. Here is a link
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Ghost Banana Pops

Make a nutritious  and delicious banana treat that looks just like a ghost. For my 4 year old class I cut the banana into thirds. I used a paring knife to shape the middle piece so all three pieces had the same shape. To make 9 ghosts you need 3 firm bananas. For older children, you could cut the banana in half. You will
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Natural Fall Wreath

These natural fall wreaths are beautiful and help to develop fine motor skills. Kids use their fingers to pick up objects to place on their wreath. You could make an activity of going on a nature walk with a bag and collect many of these objects. I sometimes like to add colorful popcorn kernels.   Collect acorns, seeds from pumpkins or trees, small pinecones
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