make: painted leaves

by Bar

make: painted leaves ~ simple vacation art project with kids | @smallforbig

This is a perfect little art project to do on vacation. In fact, that’s where we made these! Escaping the longest winter known to man (which is more of an emotional statement than a factual one), we recently traveled to the Caribbean. The resort where we stayed had the most beautiful and exotic (and giant) leaves we had ever seen.

make: painted leaves ~ simple vacation art project with kids | @smallforbig

Every day we collected the ones that had fallen to the ground until we had a big pile. Then we took out our watersoluble crayons and started to paint! So simple.

make: painted leaves ~ simple vacation art project with kids | @smallforbig

When we travel as a family, I always pack a small bag of art supplies. You don’t need much…maybe watercolors and blank postcards, or even just some markers, paper and washi tape. Vacation is a perfect time to make art together!

xo, Bar

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1 Jennie May 26, 2014 at 6:07 am

Aw this is so simple but so cute :-) Gonna try it with the little siblings

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