If an Olympic athlete won an event during the ancient Olympic Games, a wreath woven out of olive branches —symbolizing peace in ancient Greece—was placed upon his head. Times have certainly changed, but why not pay homage to this ancient tradition with a modern-day version of this wearable wreath? Your kid learns a little something about the ancient Games as he enjoys this fine motor skill-boosting craft that utilizes nature as its main ingredient.
What You Need:
- Construction paper (white, green, or brown is best)
- Leaves (green ones if you can find them, or small delicate twigs)
- Glue (white craft glue)