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My grandson Ray is fascinated with leaves. Always. He shows me leaves all year round, but the fall is his favorite.

Ray loves to bring in a pile of leaves and we just sit there going through them. 156 more words

Crafting With Kids

Anne Post reblogged this on About Pressed Flowers - Preserved Gardens and commented:

This would make a great home school project for your young children. Just take a walk around your yard, or go to a nature trail, or out into the woods and let your child choose a some pretty leaves. Take advantage of this time to discuss some basics about the eco-system... teach him how to pick without harming the environment... don't over-pick. If you're picking anywhere other than your own yard, teach him about ethics and responsibility by including him when you ask permission. Always get permission, even if it's in grandma's yard. Of course grand won't care, but It's a good lesson for your child.

How To Press Flowers

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Today I’m going to tell you the method for pressing flowers. I LOVE pressed flowers, as you can keep them framed for a long time while preserving a memory. 287 more words

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Maple Wings From My Tree

Early each spring, my Maple trees wake up from their winter hibernation. As the leaves burst forth from the branches, these wings come in with them only to fall off and die a few days later. 48 more words

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