Native Plant Leaf Rubbing Activity

Fun Activity 

Students will search for a leaf and make leaf rubbing art work. Students will connect the leaf rubbing with native plants. 


Standards   

CA VPA: Creating—Anchor Standard 1: Generate and Conceptualize Artistic Ideas and Work. Creating—Anchor Standard 2: Organize and Develop Artistic Ideas and Work. 

CA NGSS: 3-LS4-4 
CA NGSS: 4-LS1-1 

CA HSS 3.1.2   

CA HSS 4.1.3 


Fun Activity Resources 

Fun Activity: Native Plant Leaf Rubbing Activity; Spanish


Teaching Tips for Different Learning Environments   

Whole Class In-Person AND Whole Class istance Learning: Students share their leaf rubbing with the class and students comment on it. Comments can be positive comments, a comment about leaf shape or other leaf characteristics or comments about similarities and differences in leaf rubbings. 

Tech Fun:  Use Flipgrid to share art and record story with art. Use inaturalist application for finding and observing plants. 


Associated Education Resources  


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