A fun Autumn tradition for us is making masks of pressed leaves.
pressed leaves- use leaves that have been pressed for about 24-48 hours, they are still quite flexible at this stage and lay nicely
glue solution- 2 parts glue, 1 part water (or use Modge Podge)
Download the mask onto card-stock
hole punch and yarn for the masks that tie around the head
glue gun and a stick for the type of mask you hold
*Cut out the mask, color, and glue on the leaves.
Fauna’s mask (top photo) is a made of scarlet maple leaves with a stick hot glued to the back for her to hold the mask in front of her face. Araina chose to make a chihuahua mask (hmmm, looks like an owl to me, but she insists it is not).
Preserve the masks by covering the leaves with the glue solution or Modge Podge.