Students will search for a leaf and make leaf rubbing art work. Students will connect the leaf rubbing with native plants.
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 HSS 3.1.2
CA HSS 4.1.3
Fun Activity Resources
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
- Lesson: Art in Nature
- Digital Gallery Tour: California Native Plants Ethnobotanical Digital Garden Tour
- Educational Video: California Native Plants: Ethnobotanical Garden Video
Educational Programs at the Autry are sponsored by:
PHYLLIS H. BARBATO • MOLLY AND NEAL H. BROCKMEYER • FRANK H. COUNTNER AND SUSAN L. COUNTNER • DWIGHT STUART YOUTH FUND • EDISON INTERNATIONAL • DAVID F. EISENBERG • GEORGINA-FREDRICK CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION • THE KENNETH T. AND EILEEN L. NORRIS FOUNDATION • MAX H. GLUCK FOUNDATION • CHRISTY AND STEVE MCAVOY • ANN C. RONUS AND ROBERT E. RONUS • THE STEINMETZ FOUNDATION • VIRGINIA F. STEVENSON • UNION BANK • U.S. BANK