If you look around online this time of year, leaf templates abound. Here are 7 fun things to do with those tempting templates!
1. Keep a record of the books read by the members of your family for the month. Write the name a book read and a brief comment about the book on each leaf. Cut out the leaves and string them as a garland to hang.
2. Family worship visual device. During family worship, write prayer requests, things you are thankful for, people to pray for, etc. on a leaf. Attach your leaves to branches made from construction paper.
3. Choose a particular leaf and spend an hour learning about the tree associated with that leaf. Write what you have learned on that leaf.
4. Find verses in the Bible that mention a leaf or leaves. Copy your chosen verse on a leaf.
5. Make a lacing card. Copy a leaf template on heavy cardstock. Punch holes around the outline of the leaf, and add a shoelace to create a lacing activity.
6. Make a Leaf wreath. Copy the leaf templates on colorful paper. Cut out the leaves, and glue to a paper plate with the center cut out.
7. Trace a leaf outline lightly on a square of muslin. Use embroidery floss to practice stitches along the leaf outline.
Here are some leaf templates to get you started:
Leaf Template Printables from Craftjr.
Leaves in various sizes from Printable Treats
Pinterest page full of leaf template options