Learn how to draw a maple leaf with my step by step tutorial and you can make a wonderful, colorful collection of your own that can be reused for many seasons.
If you are not fortunate enough to live around real maple leaves, especially when they are changing colors in the fall, no need to buy those cheesy plastic ones. Draw your own on some sturdy paper and you’ll have a much more creative (and climate friendly!) collection.
- How to Draw a Maple Leaf Tutorial
- Brown kraft paper (paper grocery bags work great)
- Sharpie black marker, chisel tip*
- Crayola Color Sticks*
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- Prep: Print a tutorial for each student to follow.
- Students follow the tutorial to draw a large leaf with a pencil.
- The leaf is traced with a thick black Sharpie marker.
- Color Sticks are used to color in the leaf. Lots of very heavy coloring will create the best results.
- The leaf is cut out with a scissors and put on display.