Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Fall Art

Although south Georgia is still quite warm and muggy we are feeling the fall spirit.  The sun has shifted slightly and you can walk outside in the early morning and not sweat.  If you live in the deep south you are fully aware that it can be warm way into autumn and not really cool until December.  My mother lives on an island in Florida just south of here and some of her neighbors celebrate Christmas by going to the beach.

My kids created some art today to celebrate the season.  They used brown paint on the sides of their hands to create tree trunks and then they dipped their fingers in red, yellow and orange paint for the leaves.

My oldest got real creative.

Now I need to buy a pumpkin and make the first pie of the season.

This post linked at The Imagination Tree.


Anonymous said...

I love the texture from using the side of their hand...we will have to try that..I think the pictures look so great!


maggy, red ted art said...

The trees are absolutely wonderful. I love the fiery autumn colours. Beautiful indeed!!! Wow!

Thanks for joining Kids Get Crafty!


Savannah McQueen said...

Thanks...we had so much fun making these.

Messy Kids said...

Beautiful fall project! Thanks for sharing on It's Playtime.

marymakesmusic said...

I really like this, and thanks for linking it at Three Thinking Mothers!

I am just south of ATL, so I know what you mean about the leaves just starting to turn...happy Fall!

Theresa said...

I love this! The colors are so vibrant and it really does bring a little fall to Florida!

Thank you for linking up with TTM!

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