Drawing a leaf by tracing shadows

Project: The Garden Project

Sub-Project: Drawing with shadows

created by: Paul Frank Wagner in Bali, Indonesia.

Description: Kids might not be able to draw a leaf on their own, but they can trace shapes more easily. You can do this activity outdoors too. Place a piece of paper under a tree or branch casting a shadow under it. Have children trace the shapes of leaves.

Learning Objective: Develop fine motor skills for 3-6year olds


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