Fall Crafts for Kids

by Bonnie Way

Fall.  School starts, leaves change colours, weather turns cooler.  This may seem like a season between two other seasons which usually get more attention, but there are lots of things that can be celebrated about fall—and lots of fun fall crafts to do with your children!  Here are just a few ideas we’ve collected for making the most of this season with your kids.

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6 Fall Crafts for Kids

Each of these submissions has been provided by permission from the original bloggers. We encourage you to visit their blogs and follow them on their social media channels.

1. Pumpkin Spice Play Dough

Every child loves mashing up a ball of play dough.  Here, Jen shares a play dough recipe that looks good enough to eat (and hey, if your kids do eat it, it’s all healthy!).  Do the craft!

Pumpkin-Spice-Play-Dough

2.  Stained Glass Leaves Craft

This craft is easy to do, not messy (no glue!) and looks gorgeous when you are done.  Do the craft!

fall leaf craft

3.  Fall Reflections

Betsy used tempera paint in fall colours to do this cool craft with her children.  Do the craft!

fall reflections craft

4. Apple Stamping

Jen used paint and apples to do a cool craft with her daughter.  As she suggests, this could be a great way to create some gift wrap for those autumn birthdays in your family!  Do the craft!

apple stamping craft

5. Pretzel Tree

This craft can double as snack time and is easy to do—all you need is glue, tissue paper, and some pretzels!  Do the craft!

 pretzel tree craft

6.  Fall Fine Motor Skills

Lalymom uses a fall theme to help her son develop fine motor skills.  Check out her ideas for cutting, punching and pasting leaves, apples, pumpkins and more.  Do the craft!

fall leaves craft

Your Turn

What is your favourite part of autumn?  Do you have some favourite crafts to do with your children?

Find More Crafts

For your little ones, check out these activities for preschoolers and our Kids Crafts category.

Also, make sure you’re following our Crafts for Kids Pinterest board where we pin tons of fantastic crafts ideas.



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Bonnie Way is a freelance writer, editor, blogger, mom and wife. She has three daughters, ages five, three, and newborn, who take her to parks and read books with her and help fold laundry. When she's not hanging out with them or working on her computer, she enjoys rock climbing, scrapbooking and reading.

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