Making a Maple Leaf
a maple leaf
plain white piece of paper
crayons in fall colors (red, brown, yellow, orange, green)
Put maple leaf flat in front of you.
Take the piece of paer and place it over the maple leaf.
Pick a crayon and rub it over the paper. The imprint of the leaf will show through onto the paper.
Cut out the leaf and you have a fall colored leaf.
Facts about maple leafs:
North America has many different kinds of maple trees.
Two types of maples trees are used to tap sap from. They are called Sugar Maple and Rock Maple
The sugars in the Sugar Maple and Rock Maple trees are the sweetest.
Did you know that Canada has a maple leaf on it's flag?
Our Prime Minister has proclaimed February 15th as an official day of recognition for Canada's Maple leaf flag.