Make a family of these Leaf magnets for your refrigerator or for your favorite teacher. This easy fall craft is too cute to pass up.

Materials and Supplies

Craft Supplies:

  • One artificial leaf approximately 3" long
  • Two 7mm googly eyes
  • 1/2 - 3/4" long piece of magnet
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • Tacky glue
  • One orange chenille stem (pipe cleaner)
  • Ultra fine black permanent marker

Craft Instructions

  1. Cut one 5" piece and two 2 1/4" pieces of pipe cleaner
  2. Cut the leaf off of the stem so that it is just a leaf.
  3. Fold the 5" pipe cleaner into a V shape and pinch the point of the V.  Hot glue the pinched point to the back of the leaf at the base of the leaf to form the legs.  Then, fold the bottom 1/2" of the end of each leg to form the feet.
  4. Hot glue one 2 1/4" piece of pipe cleaner on the back at each side to form the arms.  Bend the tips of the arms over to form hands and bend the arms into whatever position appeals to you.
  5. Glue a magnet to the back of your leaf .
  6. On the front side, using tacky glue, glue on the eyes.
  7. Draw on the rest of the face using black permanent marker.

Printable Instructions

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