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Fall Crafts for Kids

Written by Country Home Learning Center on September 30, 2019

Fall is one of the prettiest times of the year. Its rich colors and crunchy textures make it the perfect season for crafting with your kids. Check out the fall crafts below and pick a few of your favorites to try this week!

Leaf People

Collect leaves from your backyard and create your very own leaf people! 

Supplies:

  • Leaves of all shapes and sizes and colors
  • Glue
  • White paper
  • Markers and googly eyes (optional)

Instructions
Gather your leaves, and then arrange the leaves on the white paper to create “people.” The colorful leaves make this a fun craft that will yield different masterpieces for every young artist!

Leaf Steam Absorption Art

This activity combines art and science in a really cool way! You’ll make “leaves” out of coffee filters, and watch how water spreads colors through it.

Supplies:

  • Coffee filters
  • Markers
  • Cup of water
  • Scissors
  • Leaf template

Get the instructions here.

Stained Glass Leaves

All you need for this easy craft is paper, scissors, and crayon shavings. These one-of-a-kind “stained glass” leaves are the perfect fall decor for your home!

Get the instructions here.

Apple Slime

Slime is one of those crafts that never gets old. This “fluffy apple slime” is great for kids of all ages! 

Supplies:

  • Liquid laundry starch
  • Red food coloring
  • Elmer’s white glue
  • White shaving cream
  • Leaf
  • Stick
  • Apple essential oil (optional)

Get the instructions here.

Paper Plate Apple

This simple fall craft is great for younger kids. All you need to do is cut two curves in a paper plate to make it look like an apple core. Then, let your child use crayons or paint to create their very own paper plate apple!

Get the instructions here.