Arts & Crafts

Leaf Printing

Leaf Printing
Photo by: Nancy M.

arjun Submitted by: arjun

Show children the beautiful variety of leaves in nature with this pretty craft.

Time
10 minutes
Ages
24 - 60 months
Group size
1 - 8 tots
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Supplies

  • Leaves of different sizes and shapes
  • Watercolor paint (or paint thinned with water)
  • 1 Paint brush
  • 1 piece Paper

Steps

  1. Give your child some leaves and a piece of plain paper.
  2. Have your child apply a bit of paint to each leave . Spread the paint around to cover the leaf. Press the leaf to the paper, paint-side down.
  3. Hold the leaf to the paper for a few seconds. Gently peel it away.
  4. Repeat as desired.
  5. Allow paper to dry. Display!

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