Fall provides plenty of inspiration when it comes to arts and crafts for kids, which is why I thought it would be fun to gather together a few of my favorites. The acorn owls above are so darn cute (and easy too), see all the details here from DIY Projects For Kids.
Click through the gallery below for 21 more great ideas!
Canvas Tree Art 1 of 20Love this creative idea - have your kids create hangable art installations using found sticks as inspiration.
details here from The Zui Blog
Pinecone Swag 2 of 20Pinecones provide endless crafting possibilities. Break out the tempura paints and make a woodsy swag like this.
details from Disney Family Fun here
Pressed Leaves 3 of 20Take a nature walk and gather some beautiful fall leaves, press them onto scrapbook paper or whatever and frame. Easy kid created fall decor.
via Kasia Crafts
Hand Print Tree 4 of 20What kid doesn't like to get their hands dirty? Dip them in paint to create their very own fall tree.
details from A Little Tipsy here
Leaf Print 5 of 20More fun with tempura paint! Collect some cool leaves and use them to make one-of-a-kind prints.
via Katie Brown Blog
Leaf Wreath 6 of 20Lots of great projects using fall leaves! Make a festive wreath arranging leaves in interesting layers and patterns.
via Martha Stewart
Handprint Owls 7 of 20These cut owls come together pretty quick with an extra set of hands, *wink!
instructions from Meet The Dubiens here
Apple Stamp Bunting 8 of 20Apple season is in full swing! Cut a few in half and use them as stamps to make this fall bunting.
tutorial here from Multiples And More
Pine Cone Turkey 9 of 20Get out the glue and help your little one make their own Tom Turkey.
details here from Projects For Pre-Schoolers
Pumpkin Bird Feeder 10 of 20I imagine this doesn't last too long, but it might be a good way to use up those carved pumpkins after Halloween!
details from Martha Stewart here
Paper Bag Owl 11 of 20Print out this owl template and have your child help cut and paste to make this cute goodie bag!
find it here from Rock Paper Scissors
Salt Dough Leaves 12 of 20Salt dough can be so much fun, use it to create unique leaf imprints, then bake and paint.
details from That Artist Woman here
Squash Bowling Pins 13 of 20Overflowing with squash and gourds? Use some spares to create a fun lawn bowling game for your kiddos, guaranteed to be a hit!
details here from Martha Stewart
Tissue Paper Fall Leaf 14 of 20Nothing more intensive here than tissue paper pieces and contact paper.
details here from All Kids
Toilet Paper Roll Scarecrow 15 of 20Here's a cute craft for the younger crowd! Turn your empty tp rolls into cute scarecrows.
details here from Busy Bee Crafts
Falling Leaves Handprint Tree 16 of 20Here's a different take on a handprint tree. Have your child use their arm as the trunk and branches and add thumbprints for leaves.
via Walking By The Way
Paper Bag Owl Puppet 17 of 20Super easy and so much fun!
via While She Naps
Leaf Lanterns 18 of 20Mod Podge is so great! Use it and some pressed leaves to create these fun lanterns with your littles.
details from Twig and Toadstools here
Pinecone Hedgehog 19 of 20This is maybe a little advanced but fun nonetheless. And who doesn't like playing with modeling clay?
details from Kiddley here
Owl Pendant 20 of 20This cute pendant can be made using stuff you probably have around the house already. Super fun and wearable too!
details from Small Hands Big Art here
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