This maple leaf printable is so much fun to use for arts and crafts. You can use this leaf as a template for glitter, ripped tissue paper, tempera paint sticks, puffy paint, and more!
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Fall is here! It is my favorite time of year. My kids have been loving all of the Halloween crafts we have been doing, but I thought maybe it was time to add some more fall themed activities to our list.
We had a lot of fun doing crafting with this leaf template. We actually used to live in Canada for a short while for my husband’s job and the maple leaf reminds me of our time in Canada. Of course, we have maple trees here in Texas too.
We used tissue paper (like the kind you use for gift bags) and a glue stick to create our fall colored maple leaf. Grab some tissue paper and have your child rip it into small pieces (my oldest loved this part) and then use a glue stick to add it to the template.
Use as a coloring page
This leaf printable is also great for using as a simple coloring page with crayons or markers. If you have other ideas on how to use this template, please share them in the comments below!
Other fun ideas for this template
- Puffy paint: To make puffy paint combine equal parts non-toxic white glue and shaving cream with a few drops of food coloring.
- Water colors or other paints
- Tempera paint sticks (we love using these)
How to download the maple leaf template
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The printable should be printed in black and white on portrait (8.5″ x 11″) setting.