Autumn Tree Pictures

By | October 1, 2016

Today we have made some really pretty tree pictures. Autumn is a really great time to do this, the trees are so lovely and colourful, you get to use lots of different colours and make it really beautiful.

My kids absolutely love anything that includes sticking their fingers in paint, so this was a big hit. But at the same time, it’s not really too messy, and pretty hard to do wrong.

I made Hunky Husband draw me the outline of some trees because my artistic abilities are zero. If you wanted though I’m sure you could find a printout online.

You will need:

  • Paper
  • Pens
  • Paint
  • Fingers

2016-10-01-151732

I then painted the trunk and all the branches brown, it doesn’t need to be particularly neat, you’re going to paint lots of leaves on it anyway.

2016-10-01-151843

Then The Boy picked out all the colours he’s seen on trees over the last few weeks. He went for, green, brown, dark red, bright red, dark yellow, bright yellow and orange.

2016-10-01-151700

We then dipped our fingers in one colour at a time, and stamped them all over the tree, before baby wiping the finger and moving on to the next colour. The Boy really enjoyed watching how the colours mixed and comparing our trees to the ones he can see out of our window. The girl just likes touching the wet stuff!

14488279_1212009568851478_1681503056711122944_n1

A really lovely activity for young kids, we probably spent about an hour on it, and they’ll look really great on the fridge.

2016-10-01-151922

Mummuddlingthrough

You May Also Like:

Top 5 Autumn Kids Crafts We've done quite a lot of fun crafting this Autumn, there's even more that we haven't gotten around to yet. Autumn is a great time for crafting, it's ...
Easy Homemade Mother’s Day Cards Grandparents, look away now!! So. The Boy has 3 Nan’s, one of whom is currently in hospital. And a Grandad with a Birthday coming up. Which means w...
Pumpkin Carving: The Horror It’s awful! Sticky, messy, a bit gross, and a lot harder than the internet would have you believe. The Boy announced he was too tired after approximat...
  • MMT

    This looks an easy simple one the kids would love – pinned to return to later!
    Thanks for sharing with coolmumclub xx

    • donna

      thank you! it really is, so simple but a fun hour or so. x