Free Seasonal Tree Craft Activity: Building Coordination
Making Seasonal Trees
Let's learn about the seasons of the year by making trees together. It's a great activity because gluing, and painting support their fine motor skills and eye and hand coordination. Using these skills through play is helpful for mastering skills like handwriting too.
Using scissors is really important as it helps develop hand-eye coordination where they learn to watch where they are cutting and use their eyes to guide how they should move next. Mastering this skill is helpful in playing sports, cooking and everyday life. There are lots more benefits that you can find here
What You'll Need
- Glue a paper roll vertically at the bottom of each piece of paper.
- Glue cotton wool at the top of the loo roll to make it look like a tree.
- Label each tree as winter, spring, summer and autumn.
- Talk to your child about what a tree looks like in each season and have them paint the cotton wool white in winter tree, pink and light green in spring, vivid green in summer and red and orange in the autumn.
- You can add clouds, sun and snowflakes along to make the picture even more seasonally appropriate.