Leaf Stamp Canvas

Just leaf it to us to make a DIY fall decoration! Create fall canvas art using Crayola Paint and leaves, then add your own festive phrase.

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  • Crayola Coloured Pencils
  • Crayola Washable Paint
  • Crayola Paint Brushes
  • Canvas
  • Leaves

CIY Staff Tips:

  • Gather real leaves from your backyard or use faux foliage for the imprints.
  • Want more Turkey Day crafts? Find other Thanksgiving craft ideas, including Thanksgiving table decoration inspiration.
  • Keep the good times gobbling with free Thanksgiving colouring pages!


Step 1

Lightly outline desired fall message on canvas with coloured pencils.

Step 2

Trace over outline with paint. Add multiple coats if needed. Dry 1–2 hours.

Step 3

Paint one side of leaf.

Step 4

Press painted side of leaf firmly onto canvas.

Step 5

Peel leaf up to reveal imprint.

Step 6

Repeat steps 3–5 in a variety of colours and leaf shapes. Dry 1–2 hours.

Step 7

Display at home as a festive fall print!

  • Occasion:

    • Fall,

    • Thanksgiving

  • Age:

    • 6+,

    • 8+,

    • Tween+,

    • Adult

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