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Beautiful Fall Craft Idea for Kids – Pressed Leaf Wreath

We love fall! This is easily our favorite season. Because we live in the Tennessee hills the heat of the summer forces us inside all too often. So when fall finally arrives we are always looking for reasons to get outside. Daily nature walks become part of our homeschool day. This fall craft for kids begins with just that, some time outside together, enjoying the cooler air, the bluer skies, and the warmth of the colors as you gather leaves for this beautiful pressed leaf wreath craft.

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Fall Craft for Kids - Pressed Leaf Wreath Painting

See how simple this Fall Pressed Leaf Wreath Painting is to create!

What You Will Need For Pressed Leaf Wreaths

  • Printout of wreath (we recommend 80 pound paper)
  • 3-5 non toxic acrylic paint in autumn colors
  • A paintbrush
  • A water jar
  • 3-5 fall leaves in varying shapes and sizes (clean and dry)
  • Paper Towels
  • A marker or crayons
Fall Craft for Kids - Pressed Leaf Wreath Painting

How To Make A Pressed Leaf Wreath

  • Print off your wreath print. (We recommend a sturdy 80 lb paper.)
  • Paint the back side of your largest leaf.
    • Tip: The less paint you use the better you can see the leaf pattern.
  • Place leaf painted side down on paper.
  • Rub gently with a papertowel or cotton ball all over.
  • Lift leaf.
  • Repeat until your circle is covered with leaf prints going from larger leafs down to your smallest.
  • Draw in berries and twigs.
  • Color or paint ‘Hello, Fall’ text.
  • Allow to dry.
  • Display.
Fall Craft for Kids - Pressed Leaf Wreath Painting

This simple fall craft is so much fun and creates a truly beautiful fall piece to display. If you are ready to make these with your family, grab your prints here and get them free with coupon code, fallyall through October 1st, 2021.

Happy Fall Y’all,

Gwen

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