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This is a fun painting activity that involves getting out and about as well as fun at home. Leaves, feathers, sticks and stones can all be used to make some great prints.

Age: Any Age
Level: Easy

Materials
Leaves, feathers and anything else that looks interesting of different sizes and shapes.
Bucket or bag
Paper
Paint
Paintbrush

Method
Take a walk outside and bring a small bag or bucket for collecting your finds.



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Look for leaves, sticks and anything else interesting you might want to paint with. You can talk about colours and textures. This is a great activity in itself and it's always good to get some fresh air and exercise on a sunny day.
When you get home, lay out all your treasures.



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A selection of different leaves and a feather


Put some paint in different pots.
Paint the back of leaves as the veins are more defined and look great when stamped on paper.



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Use a paintbrush to apply paint all over the back of the leaf



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Press painted leaves onto paper and peel off


Even a feather is fun to use as an alternative to a paintbrush, making a swish over the paper.



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A feather makes an unusual alternative to a paintbrush


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