Autumn, with its majestic color scheme and crisp morning breath, has gloriously swept into our little corner of the world. We celebrated by making a simple rendition of the breath-taking color transformation we've been watching.
I got the idea for this simple art project from Pinterest--where else?! The original inspiration is from an Italian teaching site called La Classe della Maestra Valentina; at least, I think it's Italian!
I started with a couple pieces of cardstock. I free-handed a simple tree trunk and used a cereal bowl to create a round tree canopy.
I was afraid of the potential disaster of 2 kids + 5 paint colors, so I used an old egg carton to dispense the paint. I only let them dip one color at a time. They wore those awesome bibs from Ikea, and we kept the used Q-tips contained to a peanut butter lid.
Leah tired of this project pretty quickly, but Grace loved it. So did I! Very therapeutic!