I woke up this morning and it was actually cool in my bedroom. This is the first day the temperature has dropped in months and it immediately triggered my excitement for fall. So then I thought, it’s time for some easy fall craft ideas for the kids.
Easy Fall Craft Ideas for Kids
I am not a very artistic person, so I always rely on ideas from other bloggers when I want to do crafts with the kids.
I found these 15 easy fall craft ideas to keep us busy over the next couple weeks and I think others will enjoy them, too.
Easy Fall Crafts for Children
Pumpkin Craft for Kids + Fall Decor to Bring Autumn into Your Home!
This craft is incredibly simple. Made with a paper bowl and orange tissue paper. Children of any age can create something cute enough to display as part of your fall decor.
Happy Fall DIY Painting
This fall canvas painting is perfect for children, even toddlers can create a colorful Happy Fall design.
Pumpkin Play Dough Recipe
This makes a great tactile activity and stimulates the olfactory system too because of the pumpkin smell. Plus it's completely edible so it's safe to use with young toddlers or children who mouth items for sensory seeking.
Scarecrow Paper Plate Craft for Thanksgiving
Paper plate crafts are my favorite because of the simplicity. This one features a paper plate face with raffia hair and a construction paper hat. This scarecrow craft is sure to be a hit with your preschool or elementary-aged kids!
Fall Leaves Paper Plate Wreath Craft
These wreaths are such an easy and cute way to celebrate the beginning of Autumn with your children. I also love Heather's craft tray idea on this post (check it out - I'm totally using it the next time my kids do a craft project).
Stained Glass Leaf Suncatcher with Free Printable Templates
These are just beautiful! This fall craft comes with five free printable templates and makes for a quick and easy way to decorate windows to celebrate the season.
Easy Leaf Printing on Rocks Autumn Craft
This leaf printing on rocks art project is such a fun and easy fall craft that kids will love. Use bright fall colors like reds and oranges to make these rocks pop.
Autumn Sunflower Craft with Oil Pastels
Use the free template for this craft if you're creating sunflowers with young children, or if your kids are older, get them to draw their own. I love the vibrant colors in this activity.
Easy Apple Craft with Paint for Fall
When you carve your pumpkins this year, set aside some seeds and let them dry out so you can use them for this cute apple craft.
Easy Corn Cob Craft Painting for Kids - Corn Craft Ideas
This easy activity is a cool way to introduce your child to texture painting this fall. It's also a great way to encourage children with tactile defensiveness to explore new things and get creative.
Cute Leaf People Fall Craft for Kids | Hands On As We Grow
These little guys make the cutest fine motor activity for younger children.
Apple Stamping Craft for Kids
Apple stamping - this is a fun hands-on activity that is perfect for preschoolers.
Pumpkin Moon Sand Recipe
I am always looking for unique sensory play ideas to do with my kids and share with everyone else, too. This is the perfect multisensory play idea to try during the season of pumpkin spice.
How to Make the Cutest Fall Hedgehog Craft
How to Make Jack O'Lantern Nightlight Jars
Super cute and easy to make out of mason jars or baby food jars this fall. The nightlight jars provide a comforting glow for bedtime and make us smile!
Did you try any of these crafts with your kids? If you did, let me know in the comments which ones were your favorites!
We will soon be painting our pumpkins for Halloween which is my favorite fall craft to do every year. If you keep an eye on my Instagram account you’ll soon see our Pumpkins pop up in my feed.