Subject: Nature Study – First Leaves
Supplies: See Below
Recommended Time: 45 Minutes

Materials you will need:

  • Nature Study journal, watercolor paper, or regular printer paper
  • A pencil with eraser
  • A ruler (or folded paper, for a straight edge)
  • Watercolors or colored pencils
  • Water and paintbrush, if painting
  • Paper towel


Join our third grade teacher, Mrs. Kimball, and learn to paint or draw new spring leaves. The first part of the video demonstrates watercolor, and the last part, colored pencils.

Did you use watercolors or colored pencils? What plant did you study?