The stunning colours of autumn can't help but make me awed of my maker. I think this will probably be our last autumn art activity, but I was so inspired by a couple of blogs I came across recently that I was determined to squeeze this in!
This blog post has the instructions on how to make crayon cakes - which I did - which make it much easier for small fingers to draw or rub with wax crayons because they have a lot more to hold on to.
This blog post motivated me to create a large leaf rubbing picture activity for a group of children who we meet up with every Tuesday afternoon.
This is how it went for us:
If I do this again (which I probably will next autumn) then I'll experiment with other types of paint - the water and food colouring was very wet and this isn't great weather for drying soggy paper!