Here’s a cute and easy Fall Craft to fill you with the spirit of Autumn!
I had these little Leaf People out while my niece was here visiting from Germany and she LOVED them! She called them her little Leaf Men.
Plus they make EXCELLENT little “Distraction Toys” for when you’re changing your child’s diaper on a changing table and they are having a meltdown – works like a charm with the Happy Buddy! I just wiggle and shake one around in the HappBuddy’s face and he instantly forgets that he was hyperventilating and thrashing his legs and arms just moments before. 🙂
- Silk Leaves (I got this bag from the Dollar Bins at Target)
- Popsicle Sticks
- Googly Eyes
- Glue two googly eyes to a silk leaf.
- Color a popsicle stick in a fall color (optional).
- Glue silk leaf to the popsicle stick.
- Allow to dry.
- Tada! Have fun with your Leaf People!
Another cute idea is to take a Leaf Person and stick it in your husband’s shirt pocket one morning before he gets dressed for work. Include a note that says, “Do you Be-LEAF in love??? Xoxo” He’ll love it! Tell him that he has to wear it during all of his important meetings. It will inspire everyone to feel good because Fall things make people feel good. 🙂
There are many other ways you can use Leaf People. Stick one in your neighbor’s mailbox with a note that says, “You are an unbe-LEAF-able neighbor!” or let your child take one to his/her teacher at school. I’d love to hear about your Leaf People and where you put them or how you used them! Leave a comment and tell me about your Leaf People Adventures!