Need some cute and crafty ideas for the kids to make this fall? With school starting again, the weather changing, and some of our favorite holidays coming up, we get really excited this time of year, namely for crafting! Autumn lends itself to some of the cutest kids crafts around, with leaves and pumpkins and turkeys, plus fun colors and textures. Get creative with these 34 fall favorites for children, complete with pretty step by step photo tutorials and instructions. Your children are sure to enjoy making all of these, so grab your shopping list for supplies. We made 4 of these fun crafts last weekend and can’t wait to try a few more. The corn cob painting was so much fun, though, we may just have to do that one again!
34 Fun Fall Crafts for Kids
1. Paint Space Leaves
Painting has never been this much fun! Painting leaves is a very simple and fun autumn project. Leaves have a fascinating form and texture so they make for an interesting canvas. This craft is really super cool and if you want to learn this together with your kids, better head on over to Adventure In A Box. They have the complete set of tutorial with pictures so you can get started easily.
2. Beautiful Pinecone Mobiles for Kids to Make
Make gorgeous pinecone mobiles with natural materials found in your own backyard! These natural pinecone mobiles are easy to make, and the results are really gorgeous. Kids will surely love this simple nature craft. Not only will they enjoy collecting and exploring the materials, but they can also choose to craft with their finds in a more simplified way. Happy Hooligans can show you how to make some pinecone mobiles of your own!
3. Turkey Cone Craft for Kids
Looking for a fun Thanksgiving craft for the kids? This Turkey Cone Kids’ Craft is the answer. It’s easy for the kids to do on their own, but also fun for adults to help with. You’ll love watching each turkey turn out different and unique. It’s the big googly eyes on the turkeys that make them so cute! Learn how to make a turkey cone hat out of paper from Crafty Morning.
4. Fun Corn Cob Craft Painting for Kids
This is such a fun Corn Craft Ideas to add to your Thanksgiving Crafts! Corn Crafts are perfect around Thanksgiving time. Whether you are working on a farm theme or looking for Fall art projects, this Corn Cob Craft is perfect. This great fall activity is fun for kids and adults. Plus, you only need a couple items, corn, paint, and paper. Corn on the Cob painting will give your children an experience with texture painting and it makes a perfect hands-on activity.
5. Acorn Painting Craft
Check out this Acorn Painting Craft from Home Stories A to Z. This unique spin on it is perfect for fall and brings a little nature into play. I absolutely loved this idea! They are just beautiful. I have some bagful ones I am going to paint. How fun to have some interesting acorns to decorate with. I just love when simple little projects turn out just right and just offers some quality time with the kids too.
6. Caramel Apple Popsicle Craft
This popsicle craft is just perfect for moms like me that aren’t the super crafty type. The kids will love this craft and you’ll enjoy doing something fun with the kids! My favorite part about this craft is that it uses sprinkles instead of glitter. So much easier on clean-up. Check out these cute caramel apple popsicle sticks from The Classy Chapter.
7. Contact Paper Sticky Wall Fall Tree
Do you love creating sticky walls and using contact paper for crafting? Sticky walls are a great early learning tool. They are created using contact paper on windows and walls, sticky side facing out. I love this simple sticky wall activity shared by I Heart Crafty Things. Not only will your kids love the activity, but it will also turn out to be a lovely work of art on the wall!
8. Leaf People Craft
This time of year, as the leaves start to fall, it’s fun to create a cute leaf people fall craft for kids! Gather a bunch of autumn leaves and make this fun and easy craft with your kids or at school. Or you can go for a walk around the park or your neighborhood and gather colorful leaves of all shapes and sizes to make some adorable leaf people. It is so easy and simple to make – just follow along with the tutorial from My Mommy Style.
9. Popsicle Stick Fox – Kid Craft
There are loads of fantastic nature-themed projects for you and your kids to craft. Take a look at this wonderful and creative tutorial from Glued To My Crafts Blog. This may be my favorite popsicle stick craft ever. Make some friendly woodland creatures with just a few simple supplies and a creative spirit!
10. Handprint Acorns
We have been crafting for fall to have seasonal decorations to display in our home! This acorn handprint craft is festive and it’s also a great memento for future. Take your little ones small handprints and make a few acorns. The kids will love this “hands-on” craft project. I found a super cool tutorial that can easily get you started so what are you waiting for? Go ahead and try it for yourself!
11. Mason Jar Fall Luminaries Craft
12. Styrofoam Cup Spiders
13. Candy Corn Flowers
14. Tin Can Pumpkins
15. Paper Plate Owl
16. Cupcake Liner Scarecrow
17. Owl Pinecone Craft
18. Tissue Paper Leaves
19. Kool-Aid Pumpkins
20. Pine Cone Bird Feeder
21. Paper Bag Fall Tree
22. Lion Leaf Craft
23. Pumpkin Moon Sand
24. Dream Catcher Craft For Kids
25. Paper Plate Apple Core
26. Spider Web Q Tip Craft
27. Colorful Tin Can Owl Craft
28. Fall Ice Cream Cone Teepees
29. Apple Footprints
30. Melted Crayon Leaf Suncatchers
31. Button Pumpkins
32. Apple Wall Hanging
33. Sugar Gummy Fall Leaves
34. Corn Banner Kids Craft