paint by leaf kids diy from Katie Brown

Paint-By-Leaf Canvas


  • Canvas on a roll
  • Large artificial jungle leaves and fronds
  • Assorted green and brown tempera paint
  • Pencil
  • Black marker
  • Assorted sponge paint brushes


  1. Unroll your canvas and lay out the artificial leaves to create a jungle scene.

  2. Carefully trace the leaves with a pencil.

  3. Go over the pencil with a black marker, adding each child's name at their place setting.

  4. Place paints and brushes on the canvas and let the kids create their own jungle scene!