Painting with Nature!

Paint with nature!

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Painting with Nature!

Walk around outside with your child. Search for unique sticks and leaves in your back yard or neighborhood. Dip these objects in paint and observe the different shapes they make on paper!

Encourage your child to be creative with different painting utensils. Ask them to observe the shapes and textures of the leaves and sticks while they are painting!

Estimated Time: 30 minutes

Materials: Sticks, leaves, paper, paint

Subjects: Art and nature

Setting(s) for which the article is intended:
  • Home
Intended audience(s):
  • Parents / Family
Age Levels (the age of the children to whom the article applies):
  • Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Reviewed: 2020