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Fall Inspired Art in Pre-K

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All too often we overcomplicate things... Here is your reminder to keep it easy!

  • Take a fall walk and collect things along the way.

  • Lay under the trees with your kids and watch the leaves swirl to the ground (seriously, do this, you won't regret it!).

  • Squeeze some fall colored paints onto a tray and let the kids have at it! These paints are my new absolute favorites. The colors are as vivid as can be.

Leaf STOMPIN' Art!

  • Use markers to color the "veiny" side of the leaf. (Fill it in as much as possible.)

  • Squirt that same side of the leaf with a bit of water using a spray bottle.

  • Put it vein side down on a piece of paper.

  • Put another piece of paper on top of it.

  • Jump or stomp on it.

  • Peel off the leaf and voila!

I'd imagine that you could get a similar effect using watercolors but haven't yet tried that.

More fall fun and related resources:


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