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Leaf Monsters

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Leaf Monsters The Smokies Mom Explores

Develop creativity with this fun activity using leaves.

Materials Needed:

  • Real leaves gathered from your yard
  • Brightly coloured paints
  • Paintbrushes
  • Silly face stickers

What to do:

  • Gather leaves from outside
  • Paint leaves using vibrant colours
  • Use silly face stickers and stick them on the leaf
  • Leaf monsters are now ready!

Hints and Tips:

  • When choosing leaves, try to find a variety of shapes and sizes.
  • Acrylic paints work best
  • Instead of using stickers, use markers to draw silly faces
  • Add googly eyes

Reference:
Silly Leaf Monsters, The Smokies Mom Explores

Additional Info

  • Appropriate Age: 3 year+
  • Number of Children: Individual (1)
  • Developmental Milestones:

    established hand preference
    identifies basic colours

  • Play Based Learning: Creative Play
  • Interest Areas: Art and Craft
  • Games Categories: Art and Craft
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 5
  • Sub Outcomes:

    5.4 Children begin to understand how symbols and pattern systems work.

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