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    Easy Leaf Print Art

    I like nature crafts. They are unique, beautiful, materials are free and readily available. This easy leaf print art project requires little to no prep and uses items you already have at home. A great project when the kids are bored and it is too hot to play outside. Materials: washable markers – We used broad line markers from Cra-Z-art but any kind will work. The bigger and bolder the better. white paper or card stock damp paper towel (not pictured) leaves Leaf Prints Gather all the materials and go outside to pick a few leaves. Flat leaves with prominent veins will give you the best results. Place a leaf…

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    Toothbrush Art

    I am always thinking about crafts I liked to do when I was a child and toothbrush art has always been one of my favorites. It is quick and easy and the results are beautiful no matter how young or skilled you are. We like to use leaves and flowers because the silhouettes are intricate and unique. You could also use paper cutouts if you don’t want to use plants. Materials: paper or card stock in white cup with water watercolors toothbrushes (I got a 5-pack for $1 at Dollar General) comb or wire strainer (optional) leaves and flowers Instructions for Toothbrush Art Place leaves and flowers on the paper.…