7 Printable Fall Leaf Coloring Pages (great for school)

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I absolutely love the fall season when the leaves change color. Download our free printable leaf coloring pages and let’s get creative.

I have very happy memories of being a child in England having a leaf hunt with the autumn leaves. But now we live in Florida we have to rely on free printable fall coloring pages. So grab your pumpkin spice lattes and have fun with the kids either at home or at school.

The benefit of these free fall leaf coloring pages is you don’t get cold, wet, or dirty as you hunt for leaves, and perfect for a rainy day.

These fall coloring sheets are great for kids of all ages. Not only will the kids get to be creative but they will learn all about the types of leaves in a fun way.

Check out our free tree scavenger hunt too and have fun exploring nature.

We love creating free kids coloring pages, and we either use them as a supplement for a lesson we are studying or to calm the mood! Coloring is a great way for them to refocus and relax.

The kids will also enjoy our free fall coloring pages.

FALL LEAVES COLORING PAGES

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Fall Leaf Coloring Pages

Learn all about 7 different trees with our fun coloring sheet with fun facts on it.

You will be able to download the pdf file when you add your email address at the bottom of this page. There are 7 pages to download and are perfect for school use.

Grab as many different colors as you can find and get creative with these fall colors.

Maple Leaf

MAPLE LEAF

Maple leaves change color from green to different shades of yellow, orange, and red during the fall.

There are approximately 150 species of maple around the world, most in the Northern Hemisphere, and the majority native to eastern Asia.

Ten maple species are native to Canada, perhaps the best known being the sugar maple.

Ash

The ash tree normally has green leaves that change to red, purple, yellow, and green in the fall before falling off the tree.

There are approximately 60 species of ash trees around the world.

They grow throughout the Northern Hemisphere.

ASH AND OAK

American Oak Trees

The oak leaf is normally green but they change to a coppery brown in the fall before falling off the tree. There are approximately 600 species of oak around the world.

Texas is home to more than half of the United States oak species.

Hazel

The hazel tree normally has green leaves that change to yellow then orange and finally scarlet before falling off the tree.

There are 15 species of hazel trees around the world.

They grow throughout the Northern Hemisphere.

HAZEL AND HOLLY

Holly

As the holly bush is an evergreen plant, the holly leaves stay green in the fall.

Holly grows on every continent except Antarctica and Australia.

Only female holly bushes have berries.

Hawthorn

The hawthorn leaves start a reddish-purple color, changing to dark green in the summer and then orange, scarlet, or purple in the fall.

There are 280 species of hawthorns around the world.

They grow on every continent except Antarctica.

HAWTHORN AND BEECH

Beech

The beech tree normally has green leaves that change to golden bronze in the fall before falling off the tree. The European beech leaves turn purple.

There are 11 species of beech trees around the world.

They grow throughout the Northern Hemisphere.

Leaf Craft Ideas

These leaf crafts are here just in case you are lucky enough to find fallen leaves. They can be used with the themed coloring pages above.

We tried to collect as many different leaves and colors as we could find from our walk.

Leaves for art project

If you are lucky enough to find some leaves, check out our favorite leaf crafts. If you live somewhere with no fallen leaves as we do now. Carry on reading for our free leaf coloring pages.

Craft supplies needed:

  • Different shapes and color of leaves
  • Colored paper
  • Watercolor paints
  • Sharpies
  • Colored Crayons
  • Glue
Autumnal Leaves for art project - fall leaves painting

First of all, we decided to draw around the outline of the leaves with a sharpie. Check out the tongue!! The absolute concentration here.

leaf craft activities with kids

I let my son decide how to decorate them. He has only recently started enjoying arts and crafts. In fact only since we have been homeschooling. Check out our recent post on our favorite homeschool art curriculum, it has certainly helped.

With the green leaf, he decided to place the leaf at the back of the picture and gently rubbed it to get the detail of the leaf underneath.

The orange leaf he created with finger painting, and while wet he used a pencil to create the detail.

The others he wanted to color as brightly as possible!

leaf drawing and colouring in

The next thing we did was draw around my son’s hand and arm to create the tree shape.

When they have completed this why not create their own tree handprint too?

We then used some glue to stick the smaller leaves to the branches.

With white glittery paint, he added fingerprints to the tree and branches. To be fair if we had brown finger paint we would have used that instead!!

I think we will be adding more paint to his Christmas gift list!

Leaf tree with hand print - fall leaves painting

The next project was to create a pretty picture with the leaves.

Leaf design leaf activities

The last project was drawing around the leaf with a sharpie and drawing the lines from the leaf onto the picture.

pink paper drawing round a leaf

Download free fall leaf coloring pages

Make sure you choose the correct paper size and click on the shrink to fit button. All of our free printables work better when printed on cardstock (this is the one we use and love.)

If you have enjoyed this free coloring page, check out some other popular free printables.

Last Updated on 25 January 2023 by homeschoolof1

5 Comments

  1. This is such a lvoely round up of ideas. I might have to try this with the boy. i also saw one on pinterest where you collect leaves, pop them on paper and paint around the edges.

  2. These are lovely, such fabulous ideas! I reckon I could do these with my 9 year old and my 3 year old! x

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