The magic leaf drawing is a very creative and fun activity which is a part of the thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a very different and unique occasion than the other occasions. It is celebrated, in order to thank the people whom you think have been helpful to you at point of stage at anytime during the year.
The Thanksgiving Day is observed in the month of November, on the fourth Friday. From a long period of time, most of the countries observe the Thanksgiving Day as a National holiday. On this day, people visit each other to thank them and show gratitude towards them. The most commonly practiced way of showing gratitude towards the other person is by gifting presents.
Presents being an attraction during Thanksgiving, the market places can be seen decorated and filled with a variety of gifts you can present others, while some people believe in making Thanksgiving gifts at home itself.
The fact can’t be denied that the gifts which are prepared at home itself express more love and affection to the person who receives it. So if you are creative enough and have a wild imagination, you must try your hands at making Thanksgiving gifts at home. Specially for the kids, this a real fun activity where they can prepare Thanksgiving craft items. They are the easiest and loved by all homemade gifts for Thanksgiving. Various options are available to prepare gifts at home. Some of the options are mentioned below.
Thanksgiving homemade gifts:
- Hat made out of turkey
- Thanksgiving greeting cards
- Thanksgiving scrapbooks
- Homemade hats
- Self customized t-shirts
- Tree for thanksgiving
- Magic leaf drawing
- Thanksgiving paper plate turkey with messages
- Book shelf for thanksgiving
- Paper cut wall hangings
- Thick cardboard photo frames
There are more such creative ideas you could opt for. Making such creative Thanksgiving craft items is not too expensive as well. They are very attractive and can be displayed at home as well. Also, you must make sure that the gift you present for Thanksgiving should not be dull or very simple one. The receiver must like the gift or else your efforts may not be appreciated.
One the above mentioned Thanksgiving homemade gift that is commonly made by people is the magic leaf drawing. It is a very simple and creative idea. It will surely be loved by the person whom you gift it to.
Guide for designing magic leaf:
In order to prepare the magic leaf drawing, you must be aware about the material that is required and the procedure that should be followed to make it. It is described below.
- Any colored crayons
- White colored paper
- An artificial or a real leaf (Avoid taking a leaf that is too big)
Procedure to be followed-
- The basic method is taking a plain surface or a table on which you need to place the leaf. Make sure that the leaf is not folded anywhere.
- Take the plain white paper and place it on the leaf. The white paper should be bigger that the leaf.
- Draw the impression of the leaf on the paper using the crayon of your choice. See to it that the veins on the leaves are properly visible in order to recognize it clearly as a leaf.
- Once you are done with the coloring part, cut out the extra part of paper that you can see around the paper leaf.
- Give it the exact shape of leaf and you are done with the magic leaf drawing!
One can present the magic leaf drawing gift on the Thanksgiving Day by writing nice message about the receiver behind the leaf. Another way to present the leaf would be by attaching the leaf to a rose or some other flower that you could make at home using colorful ribbons. It is a great idea of gifting a Thanksgiving craft showpiece.