Leaf Collection Activity

Have fun exploring nature while you observe, collect, and examine different types of leaves with this leaf collection activity

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Who It's For

Children ages 4 to 12

Why It Empowers

This activity invites new contexts for learning, encourages kids to take appropriate risks outdoors, and supports STEM skills.

What's Needed

  • 10 minutes of research, 30 minutes to collect, and 20 minutes to preserve
  • Pictures of common leaves in your area
  • A heavy book
  • Clear contact paper
  • Scissors
  • Construction paper
  • A pen or marker
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    Shenley Seabrook

    Shenley Seabrook is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who works primarily with children and adolescents in a private practice setting. She is also a foster parent and lives with her husband and daughter in Indiana. Shenley recently wrote her first children’s book, We Have the Same Heart, which celebrates diversity, inclusion, and community service.