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Finger Paint an Autumn Tree - A Colourful Art Lesson for Kids with a Free PDF Template

Updated: Aug 18, 2023


Finger Paint Autumn Tree
Finger Paint Autumn Tree

A Colourful Art Lesson for Kids with Free PDF Template

In today's fun and creative art lesson, we will finger-paint a beautiful autumn tree with yellow, brown, and red leaves. This colourful craft is perfect for children at home or in school to enjoy the magic of painting with their fingers!


Materials Needed:

  1. Drawing paper or construction paper in A4 Size

  2. Brown crayon or oil pastel

  3. Handy towels

  4. Water to washup fingers and hands

  5. Our FREE Tree outline template. See the download below.


Free Tree Trunk PDF Template
Free Tree Trunk PDF Template

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Steps:

  • Download the above PDF Template.

Colour the tree trunk with a brown pencil
Colour the tree trunk with a brown pencil
  • Start by colouring the outline of the tree trunk. Colour the tree trunk with a brown crayon, pencil, or oil pastel.

Prepare red, yellow, orange, and brown Star Tempera Paint
Prepare red, yellow, orange, and brown Star Tempera Paint

Prepare red, yellow, orange, and brown Star Tempera Paint on a palette or paper plate.

Dip your finger into one paint colour and start finger-painting some leaves on your tree's branches.
Dip your finger into one paint colour and start finger-painting some leaves on your tree's branches.

  • Dip your finger into one paint colour and start finger-painting some leaves on your tree's branches.

  • Be playful and use one finger or all of your fingers for painting. Explore all the colours in your palette to fill the tree with the vibrant hues of autumn leaves. It does no matter if some colours get mixed together.

Create a ground for your tree by finger painting at the base. Move your finger from side to side to spread out the paint.
Create a ground for your tree by finger painting at the base. Move your finger from side to side to spread out the paint.
  • Create a ground for your tree by finger painting at the base. Move your finger from side to side to spread out the paint. We used Star Tempera Orange and Brown.

  • Get imaginative and add fallen leaves on the ground or paint birds, clouds, or any other details you like to enhance your artwork.

  • Allow the paint to dry completely before proudly displaying your lovely autumn picture for all to see.

Finger painting an autumn tree with free template
Finger paint an autumn tree

Conclusion: Finger painting an autumn tree is a delightful way for children to express their creativity while learning about the beauty of nature. With just a few simple materials and a lot of imagination, kids can create a stunning seasonal masterpiece that they'll cherish and be proud of. Happy painting!


Enjoy

Tony Parker

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