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Today’s sensory activity include a few parts to it and the kids were involved in each part. I enjoy that much more than prepping by myself and the kids feel more engaged when they are involved at each step.

It was a beautiful fall day and the kids gathered some fallen leaves. There aren’t a ton on the ground yet and they weren’t as dry as I was hoping, but it still worked just fine.

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We continued walking around the neighborhood to find different kinds and colors of leaves. It got the kids out walking and exploring without it being too chaotic.

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Then I had the kids stomp on the bag of leaves to crumble them. They LOVED this part. 🙂

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We then painted and squeezed glue onto a piece of construction paper and then added the leaf bits to them. The stomping didn’t get them as small as I was hoping so we had to hand crumble as well, which was actually fun!

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The artwork may not be awesome, but this activity was great! I may try it in about a month when the leaves are drier and there are more options. This was a great first try though!

Have you tried any activities with dried leaves? I would love to get some more ideas to try with this kids! Comment below with some ideas and we will try them out.

Until next time.

Much love,
<3 Jamie