Leaves on a Tree Art Activity

Print out or draw the trunk of a tree, and let your child decorate the tree with leaves they find in the yard or on a walk.

Let your child exercise their artistry while exploring nature.


  • Paper
  • Tape
  • Glue


Make sure to be careful and watch for poison ivy!

Additional Activities:
Older children can print and cut out the leaf shape templates below to trace leaf shapes onto recycled material, cut them out, and glue or tape them to their tree trunk.

Make it into a family tree by helping your child write the names of family members beside leaves on the tree.