Arts & Crafts

Fall Hand Tree

Fall Hand Tree
Photo by: masamom

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Create a unique seasonal tree.

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

Supplies

  • 2 Paper plates (One for project and one for paint palette)
  • Washable paint (Green, Orange, Yellow, Red)
  • Paintbrush
  • Brown construction paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick

Steps

  1. Use paint brush to paint paper plate green. Set aside to dry at least 20 minutes.
  2. Trace child's arm, from elbow to fingertips, onto brown construction paper. Cut out.
  3. Once green paint is dry, glue brown arm tracing on top of green paper plate to create the tree trunk.
  4. Dip fingertip in fall colors and make fingerprints on green plate to create fall leaves.
  5. Set aside to dry at least 20 minutes.

Developmental skills

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