Paper Leaf Suncatcher Activity from Barefoot Books -- A perfect fall craft for kids!

This fall, decorate your windows with translucent leaves that let the sun shine through! Using office supplies and tissue paper, work with your family to create a stunning window display perfect for seasonal parties. This activity is inspired by Skip through the Seasons, which teaches us about winter, spring, summer, and fall.

Paper Leaf Suncatcher Activity from Barefoot Books -- A perfect fall craft for kids!

What You Need:

• Templates (found here)

• Tissue paper in fall colors

• Plastic sheet protectors (or contact paper)

• Scissors

• Glue

• Tape

What To Do:

Paper Leaf Suncatcher Activity from Barefoot Books -- A perfect fall craft for kids!

1. Print out the downloadable templates. Break open the sheet protectors and apply glue sparingly to one of the inside covers.

2. Tear off pieces of tissue paper and glue them down until you have covered one side. You may need to apply more glue where the tissue paper overlaps.

Paper Leaf Suncatcher Activity from Barefoot Books -- A perfect fall craft for kids! 3. Evenly apply glue to the other inside cover, then fold it over and press down firmly to sandwich the tissue paper. Let dry.

4. Tape leaf templates to the page (Note: You could do this first so you’ll see the templates as you lay down the tissue paper). Carefully cut out the leaves. Make smaller leaves with the scraps.

Paper Leaf Suncatcher Activity from Barefoot Books -- A perfect fall craft for kids!

5. Tape the leaves to your window or use string to make a mobile!

Ready to get started? Download a printable copy of these craft instructions and leaf templates here!

When you’ve finished, we’d love to see what you create! Share your photos with us on Instagram using #barefootbooks!

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Consider our popular title Skip through the Seasons.

Whirl through the months of the year in this action packed seek-and-find book that takes young readers on an outdoor adventure as the months pass by. The detailed pictures offer a wide variety of items to spot, while also teaching the changes that happen in nature as the year turns.

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