Kids Art Week Day 3: Leaf Printing

Oooh I liked today’s activity ( which can be found here )…especially as Lil is such a nature lover and we have to be put at least once each day so she can get up close and personal with the outdoors…

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So this was right up our street…… After I introduced the topic she took herself outside returning 10 minutes later with a selection if leaves ready to get started.

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We have done leaf printing before but I think it was the added extras of making the prints into something new that got her imagination fired up.

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The printing was quite infectious and myself and my eldest daughter did some too.

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We were very pleased with the end results. ..Lil’s personal favourites were her wolf with blood and her butterfly.

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The wolf with blood she told me was because shed seen the wolf with a bloody hand in the Diddly picture at the Gallery…when I sat and thought about what she was trying to  explain.  I remember from our Trip to London last week we had seen Metamorphosis of Narcissus by Dali, she was riveted by the depiction of a wild dog with a severed hand in its mouth, in the background of the painting …..so the painting obviously made an impression.

Our end results.

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