Can you smell fall in the air? On my last few hikes, I've started to see leaves falling along the path. It got me thinking about getting kids to spend time in nature. Our go-to crafting editor created this easy fall leaf paint project craft for kids.

Related: How to make your own dinosaur egg

Easy Fall Leaf Paint Project Craft for Kids

GETTING INSPIRED

To help on this project, we enlisted master crafter Karimah Henry from the site craftingafunlife.com. I love that this project starts with heading outdoors. It's really a two-part operation. Part one involves hunting for leaves, and part two is the crafting. 

I simply love the simplicity of the plan. If you haven't checked out her site before do it ASAP. Karimah came up with a list of supplies and step-by-step instructions for creating this cool craft.

Easy Fall Leaf Paint Project Craft for Kids

Fall Leaf Paint Project Supplies

  • Leaves
  • Paint (acrylic or tempera)
  • Bag or bucket
  • Paint brushes
  • Plastic tablecloth
  • Paper plate or paint palette 

Recommended Articles

Best Modern Wooden Play Gyms

Mom Picks for Best Modern Wooden Play Gyms

Let's be honest: Most baby gyms look like a primary color explosion of yikesness. And yes, I owned one and found it an absolute lifesaver at that bewitching hour when every child under 1 starts crying right when you need to be cooking dinner. But whenever company arrived, I would ...read more

Inspiration and Games for a Candy Land Birthday Party

Inspiration and Games for a Candy Land Birthday Party

The girls had their hearts set in a colorful candy party inspired by the Candy Land board game. This party was such a blast to put together. A rainbow of colors, candy bar, and candy games! Candy Land Birthday Party Food and Drink Our party was in the afternoon, so for food we ...read more

Five Tips for the Perfect Pumpkin Patch Visit 1

Five Tips for the Perfect Pumpkin Patch Visit

It's that time of the year again...pumpkin patch time! While I love a nice Pumpkin Spice Latte as much as the next fall lovin' girl...for me, the season is all about spending time with my family...and hopefully that time is spent outside as much as possible. If you're headed out ...read more

Easy Fall Leaf Paint Project Craft for Kids

Fall Leaf Paint Project Instructions

  1. Grab a bag and go outside to collect some leaves. If you don’t have any trees nearby, take a trip to your local park.
  2. Cover the table with a plastic tablecloth to make clean up time a bit easier.
  3. Place the leaves in the middle of the table to allow the kids to choose their favorite.
  4. Add a variety of paint to either a paper plate or paint palette then place on the table. Set out a few paint brushes as well.
  5. Now it’s time to let the kids paint. They can use any color and create any pattern on their leaves. Let the kids get creative and have fun!

When you are done painting, you can make a garland with the leaves or frame them.

Easy Fall Leaf Paint Project Craft for Kids

MORE KID-CENTRIC IDEAS FROM MOMTRENDS

  1. Giant crepe paper spring flowers
  2. Watermelon paper plate craft for kids
  3. Make a Midsommar floral wreath craft

PIN IT!

Use Pinterest to save your favorite family travel destinations to help inspire your next trip. Be sure to follow our Activities to Do with Kids here.

This is not a sponsored post.

Related Articles