Leaf Pounding Journal

Journal | Plant Heroes

Leaf Pounding Journal

Get ready to activate the minds of young artists and budding scientists alike with this outdoor activity that blends art and science! Guide learners on an outdoor adventure as they wander through nature to select leaves and petals to create beautiful nature art. Our printable Leaf Pounding Journal introduces learners to the fundamentals of why plants have colors!

Leaf pounding works best in the spring to early summer when plant pigments are new, and leaves are moist. 


Also available in select languages:  Spanish | Chinese

large green leaf filled with text about making plant mandalas.
blank sheet with green board for leaf pounding activity

Homeprint also available in select languages:  Spanish | Chinese

Homeprinting diagram
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