Leaf Man
An Activity for Preschoolers:
Explore the fall season and gather materials to create a personal Leaf Man.

Before You Begin:
Gather materials needed: Large sheets of heavyweight paper (at least 9" x 12"), glue, and an assortment of leaves from outside with which to create a Leaf Man. Lead a nature walk outside to gather leaves. Provide the children with a small bag to use to collect leaves.

Activity Goals:
  • Work cooperatively when hunting for materials to build a Leaf Man
  • Learn about the different types of things that can be found outside during the fall season

    Read and discuss the book The Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert. For future projects, use collected leaves to create an array of different creatures.

  • Spread the collected leaves on a work surface.strips.
    Arrange the leaves on top of a sheet of paper in the shape a Leaf Man. When you are happy with how your Leaf Man looks, carefully glue the leaves to the paper.
    As the children work, discuss the different types of leaves and the trees they come from.
    Optional: Enhance your Leaf Man creation with paint or other embellishments.
    © Discount School Supply®    Customer Service: Call 1-800-627-2829 or Fax 1-800-879-3753    Go Mobile
    McAfee SECURE sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams
    Discount School Supply® is a member in good standing of the Better Business Bureau.