Fall is one of our favorite times of the year! You can play in leaves, go apple picking, get a pumpkin and so much fun. We are always decorating our house in fall crafts and paintings.
Today I have a fun watercolor and oil pastel activity that can be adapted for many ages. We did apple trees with watercolor and oil pastels and loved making them.
This is simple and easy and always fun to see what kids will do with the opened ended painting project.
I love having simple craft projects that can be put together without much fuss. And that is just what this is. You have simple things you need to make it.
We love doing apple crafts and look forward to making them each year. This is the latest addition to the apple crafts and paintings we have done.
One of our favorite apple books is Apples By Gail Gibbons. We read that book with this craft.
What you need to make this activity
How we made this watercolor painting
The first thing we did was to draw the trunk of the tree and some of the tree limbs in the top. This made it easier to know where to color.
We colored in our trees trunk and branches with the oil pastel crayon. We use the pencil marks to guide us.
Then we colored the apples in the tree with oil pastels. This was fun to do. We mixed it up and added the tree apple colors.
We starting to paint in the rest of the picture. We started with the tree and worked to the rest of the picture. We all did our own thing and that is what made this loads of fun to do.
Here is a look at our final paintings
Also, check out all the Apple Printables and Activities on 3 Dinosaurs!
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