The end product -- a one-of-a-kind door decoration -- is certainly special, but the best part of this project is the "collecting walk." This homemade wreath is an ideal group project -- each family member gets a chance to contribute, and there's no wrong way to do it.
|Prep Time: About 2 to 3 hours|
|What you need:|
|Nature objects you've gathered on a walk (dried leaves,
acorns, seedpods, pinecones, twigs, etc.)
Large grapevine wreath (available at garden centers) or individual small ones
|Seasons: Fall, Thanksgiving|
|Materials: nature objects|
|1.||Take your family for a stroll through a neighborhood park or any nearby nature spot to gather whatever catches your eye.|
|2.||Back at home, invite everyone to arrange their finds on a large grapevine wreath, or provide individual small ones to serve as take-home keepsakes.|
|3.||Twigs, stems, and larger items can be woven into the
grapevine or secured with floral wire. A parent can affix small
items such as acorns or pebbles with a glue gun. Hang the
finished product proudly -- it should last until spring.
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