How to Make Stained Glass Kids’ Art With Fall Leaves

Do your kids like to collect pretty autumn leaves?

Looking for a way to bring the warmth of fall’s colors indoors?

Want to plan a fun family activity that only takes minutes?

Turn mementos from a fall nature walk into a lasting memory you’ll enjoy through the winter with a 10-minute project you and your kids will love.

In this article I’ll show you how to create homemade “stained glass” from colorful fall leaves in 3 easy steps.

How to turn mementos from a fall nature walk into a lasting memory you'll enjoy through the winter with a leaf project you and your kids will love.

Why Make Stained Glass Leaf Art?

There’s something fascinating about autumn leaves: to see something that was verdant just a few weeks ago magically transformed into bright yellows, deep oranges, rich reds and dark browns is mesmerizing to a child—or anyone, if you stop to think about it for a minute.

It’s great fun to take a walk with your family in search of the prettiest fall leaves, hearing the dry ones crunch underfoot as you look up into the canopy.

Fall leaf stained glass gives you a way to preserve the lovely leaves you gather and enjoy their colors long after the trees have gone bare.

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How to Have an Outdoor Leaf Scavenger Hunt With Your Kids

Do your kids like to explore and discover new things?

Looking for a fun outdoor activity that’s perfect for a cool, crisp autumn day?

Here’s something new to do with a favorite fall novelty: Take your family on a leaf-hunting expedition and get an up-close look at some of nature’s wonders.

In this article, I’ll show you how to create a fall foliage scavenger hunt that will keep your kids engaged and entertained as they explore the world around them.

Learn how to create a fall foliage leaf scavenger hunt that will keep your kids engaged and entertained as they explore the world around them.

Why Go on a Leaf-Hunting Expedition?

Fall leaves are pretty cool. They crunch underfoot and amaze us with their transforming colors.

They’re gorgeous. They’re interesting. They smell good. They’re only around for a short while.

They’re one of nature’s many wonders and there’s so much more to them than jumping into a pile! As satisfying as that big, explosive “crunch” can be, it’s also great fun to help your kids slow down once in a while and notice how special autumn leaves are by going on a leaf scavenger hunt.

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