Leaf animals

Age 3-5

Activity Type

art and craft

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How to make leaf animals

Make your own forest friends using autumn leaves!

Get creative next time you're exploring - gather fallen leaves and turn them into woodland animals, or invent your own mythical creatures!

  • Can you make a hedgehog, a fox, a squirrel or an owl?
  • Look for leaves that look like ears, noses, wings and tails
  • Add some googly eyes for the finishing touch!

Grown-ups: We'd love to see the leafy creatures you make with your family or school. Share them with us using #NatureDetectives.

Get inspired

Watch our video to see our leaf creatures come to life!

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