You can both do this craft in the garden in the Summer, or on a rainy Autumn day, when you should find a plentiful supply! You can even use the leaves as pretty decorations around your house.

What you need

Leaves

Paint

Benefits

Develops coordination and fine motor skills

Learning through watching and copying others

Develops the imagination

Encourages creative decisions and communication skills

And don’t forget, the everyday things you do together make a big difference and can help your child to grow up healthier and happier.

How long will it take?

30 mins

What to do

  1. One easy step – with your child, simply paint the leaves. Try to make them as bright and colourful as you can. You can even add glitter to make them sparkle.

    painting dried leaves

    decorated leaves