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Fall Art Activities for kids: Fall Tree Art

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Can’t wait for the cool and crisp weather! Fall is my favorite season- apples, pumpkins, the pies! More importantly the reassuring feeling that the Holiday season is not too far away! To celebrate fall, we tried a ever so popular art activity. Take a look at these kid created gorgeous fall trees in their red, orange, yellow glory!

We have already tried using straws for one of our art projects before- check out straw blown valentines day cards.  They also make a great tool for practicing those fine motor skills. Try out matches and straws fine motor activity.

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Set out straws, pipettespaint brushes  liquid watercolors along with some heavy paper.

We tried 2 techniques to create this fall art activity.   The first one based on That Artist Woman’s  fall tree art post on the same topic. {Thanks!}

First we talked about fall colors and the kids used them to paint a background on thick paper using liquid watercolors. This was such a fantastic experience for them since there was no t pattern or coloring inside the lines. Just good old free form painting with liquid watercolors.

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The kids wanted to mix up all the fall colors and just have fun! If you are inclined this may be a good chance to show them brush strokes.

 fall art activities for straws

The bright colors just shines through!

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Then let the colors dry which shouldn’t take that long. Once completely dry on the same paper we started off the tree with a thick trunk using the straw itself.