This Creative Table prompt invites you to use simple materials that you can easily gather on a walk and from basic supplies in your home.
- Marker or other drawing tool
- Bowl of white glue
- Paint brush
- Fallen Leaves, gathered on a walk
Start with a Nature Walk
No trees were harmed for this project as we gathered leaves that had already fallen to the ground.
The Set Up
Clear the table
Draw a basic trunk structure on the paper. Don’t worry about perfection
Place the leaves, bowl of glue, and brush around the paper
Invite your child to create
Add markers or crayons and invite your child to add texture to the tree
Draw leaves or other ideas from their imagination
Draw a bird shape and offer feathers rather than leaves
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Gotta love any project that starts with a nature walk! 🙂
I agree 🙂
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