Leaf Rubbing Name Cards Craft
This is an easy
craft your kids can do to make fancy name cards for Thanksgiving.
First, choose small
autumn leaves for the rubbings, such as maple leaves or oak
leaves. Then have 5" squares of tissue paper and 5"
construction paper (one each for each name card). With the
vein side up, place tissue paper over the leaf and create
rubbing with side of crayon. Then carefully cut out tissue
paper into shape of leaf.
Next, brush construction
paper with liquid starch. Place tissue paper on top, and brush
with starch again. Allow to dry, then cut out shape of leaf,
either following the line of tissue paper, or leaving a small
paper in half for the name cards, so they stand up, then carefully
glue leaf to the name card - you will likely only be able
to glue the bottom half of the leaf, while the remainder will
be on top of the name card. Allow to dry then write name on