Here are three different ways for kids to make leaf art. They’ll love the different effects!
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I love this time of year when the leaves are all changing colour – it is so dramatic! Now that we’ve moved to a forest location it is just spectacular! My son and I celebrated this by making three different kinds of leaf art.
We started by collecting a whole bunch of different leaves.
The first art we tried was the classic leaf rubbing activity. I surprised F by hiding the leaves under the paper , taping it down and giving him the crayons.
Next we used dot markers. I taped the leaves to some card and then we made dots all the way around each leaf. We used a combination of regular dot markers and shimmer dot markers.
And the final leaf art was also my favourite! Similar to the dot marker art, I taped down the leaves and then we used sponges and paint to go around the outline. We used a paper plate as a handy disposable paint palette!
This painted leaf art would look wonderful on a canvas!
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Oh and with the leftover leaves we let them dry, then made this crushed leaf collage!