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.
6 Fall Crafts for Kids
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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!
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!
3. Fall Reflections
Betsy used tempera paint in fall colours to do this cool craft with her children. Do the 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!
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!
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!
What is your favourite part of autumn? Do you have some favourite crafts to do with your children?
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