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Child Development Activity #8: Leaf Comparisons

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Skills this child development activity enhances:

  • Sorting
  • Visual Discrimination
  • Problem Solving

For ages: Preschool 3 years +

Materials Needed:

  • 10 leaves
  • Bright Light

Leaf Comparisons Instructions:

Gather about ten leaves with your child. 

Sort through them with him/her and look at the different features. 

Hold them up to the light and look at the different veins. 

Which leaves are pointy, rounded, large, small, dark or light green, or any other color?

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