Sunday, August 8, 2021

crafting with grandma - Waxed Fall Leaves

Leaves dipped in wax to preserve color.I live in West Michigan; which is known for the beauty of it's seasons! We get all four  seasons here - which means, our Falls are spectacular for the color in the trees!

I was browsing on Pinterest  and saw a pin with directions for waxing and hanging Fall leaves and thought I'd share it with you! You'll find all the specifics at this link.

Plan to take your grandchildren on a walk in the park, in the country or through the woods this Fall when the leaves turn to bright colors; as you walk, collect a few for waxing when you return home. Spend time making wax leaves to hang in your home and as you do, talk about the beautiful world God created! Ask your grandchildren what they think was the most amazing thing they saw on your walk. Ask them which leaf is their favorite. Lead them in popcorn praises to God for the beautiful world He created!


You might also have your grandchildren make a few extra wax leaves to give to their Sunday School teacher, a shut in or to their pastor! Enjoy!

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