Finger Paint Fall Tree

Finger paint a tree with yellow, brown and red leaves to create a colorful autumn tree.
Finger Paint Fall Tree craft

Materials

  • Sketch paper or construction paper
  • Brown crayon or oil pastel
  • Tempera paint or finger paint

Safety Tips

  • Wash hands thorougly after finger painting.

Steps

Step 1 Finger Paint Fall Tree craft 1. Draw an outline of a tree trunk on sketch paper or construction paper. Color the trunk with brown crayon or oil pastel.

If you are looking for a tree trunk pattern, print out any of these tree templates:
  • Tree Trunk - any of the first four templates
  • Tree - first page of Template 1 or Template 3
Step 2 Finger Paint Fall Tree craft 2. Prepare finger paint or tempera paint in shades of brown, yellow, red, and orange.
Step 3 Finger Paint Fall Tree craft 3. Dip your finger onto one color of paint and start finger painting the leaves.
Step 4 Finger Paint Fall Tree craft 4. You can use one finger or all of your fingers for painting. Paint with all the colors in your palette until you've filled the tree with autumn leaves.
Step 5 Finger Paint Fall Tree craft 5. Finger paint a ground at the base of your tree. Move your finger from side to side to spread out the paint.
Step 6 Finger Paint Fall Tree craft 6. You can also finger paint some fallen leaves on the ground or paint on birds, clouds or whatever detail you like.
Step 7 Finger Paint Fall Tree craft 7. Allow the paint to dry before putting up your lovely autumn picture on display.

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