Autumn Apple Art

Using this simple apple and paint activity, you can work on patterning with colours. You can also fold your paper in half and work on symmetry, trying to make each side the exact same. 


  • An Apple
  • A Knife
  • A Cutting board
  • Paint
  • Paint Brushes
  • Paper


  1. Cut your apple in half.
  2. Using a fall colour, paint your apple half using your paint brush. We find this works best if you dab the paint on, similar to using bingo dabbers rather than moving your paint brush back and forth. 
  3. Once your apple half is covered in paint, press the apple firmly against the paper and hold for a few seconds.
  4. Repeat this all over your paper, either making a pattern of colour or designing your own details! 


Once you have painted your apple half, you can begin to mix the colours on your apple (red, yellow, orange, and green to make it look like a real apple with different colours.) 


Cost: $
# of People: 1 Adult, Individual or Groups
Difficulty Level: Simple
Travel: No
Time: 20 minutes

Article by Kirsten

Kirsten is a Co-founder of Peregrine and the Creative Director for Discovery. For the past 20 years she has been working in film and animation around the world, 10 years ago her and her husband opened their own creative studio to support the lifestyle they wanted as a growing family. Kirsten has always been a very creative person and believes every child is born with an immense capacity for imagination and creativity. Her hope is to build an environment in which these traits can be nurtured and thrive, while providing foundational skills needed for the 21st century.