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Leaf Prints

your destination: (objectives)

  • Allow kids to see how the natural world reacts with paint.

travel kit: (materials)

  • Leaves, paint, scrap paper, construction paper, paint brush

on the path

step 1

  • Gather leaves.

step 2

  • Coat your material with paint on the scrap paper.

step 3

  • Press the material into the paper, creating an impression.

group tour (how larger class can be involved as group projects)

  • Compare a few artist work and how they portray nature differently.

extend your journey

  • Create a class tree on a large piece of paper using everyone’s different leafs.

learn new vocabulary

  • Impression, pattern, repetition

discover … : (website links)