Leaf Rubbings

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If Dry, Beavers go into garden to collect dry leaves. Leaders to bring lots of dry leaves in case it is wet.
Each Beaver selects leaf or leaves from those supplied, then using crayon/s create leaf rubbing on plain paper.
Best results using leaves with pronounced ridges.


Selection of leaves
Plain paper
Wax crayons


Beavers split into lodges
=Place leaf under paper and using broad strokes of the wax crayon (best if crayon used edge ways) across the paper to create image of leaf.
=Beavers to help eachother if needed


  • autumn
  • leaf
  • leaves
  • tree recognition

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