I remember making leaf rubbings when I was little. It seemed magical to see the veins and lacy outlines appear as the crayon was rubbed across the paper. We have been working on quite a leaf collection on our walks home from school, so we decided to preserve some of them by making rubbings. To make your own leaf rubbing cutouts you will need:
*Various Fresh Leaves (These are less likely to crumble under paper).
*Crayons with Wrappers Removed
1. Place leaf under card stock.
2. Rub crayon above the leaf until outline and veins are clearly visible. Be sure to hold paper still so leaf doesn’t shift.
3. Cut out leaf shapes.
4. Punch hole in leaf shape and string up.