Thursday, October 29, 2015

Kids Korner: Make Peanut Inspired Craft

You can use paint, wool, acorns, wire, markers etc. to decorate your peanut people. Use your imagination and have fun! You can use these guys to decorate the tree.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Fun Fall Activities for October

  1. Go apple picking
  2. Go to corn maze
  3. Play a game of touch football
  4. Go for a hike in the woods
  5. Go on a hayride
  6. Collect colorful leaves
  7. Plant bulbs for spring
  8. Jump in a pile of leaves
  9. Make candy apples
  10. Carve pumpkins
  11. Check out a haunted house
  12. Watch a scary or not so scary movie
  13. Watch the geese fly south
  14. Make a list of what you as a family are thankful for
Use paint and leaves to make some colorful artwork!

Need supplies:

  • Leaves
  • Craft paint in fall colors, reds, yellows, oranges and browns.
  • Paper
  • Brushes
  • Scotch tape
Step 1

Collect fallen leaves, varying shapes and sizes will add interest.

Step 2

Paint on the leaf, the press the leaf paint side down to make a print. Repeat as many times as you like to create the any design you wish.
Step 3

Try (if you like) to make a negative leaf. Use a rolled up piece of scotched tape to hold the leaf in place then dap your brush in one or more color, place it on the leaf and pull towards the edge. Repeat until you get around the outside of the leaf.
Step 4

Let dry and display your beautiful artwork!

Kim Thompson
Practice Manager