Autumn Craft Ideas For Kids

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November 13, 2019

Bringing Fall Indoors Artwork - finished artworkMy kids love bringing the outdoors inside, but I prefer the outdoors (rocks, leaves, dirt, sticks/branches, sand, etc.) to be outside. I suggested doing art with outdoors they could bring in and my son loved the idea.


I helped him with the background and he came up with the sticks, leaves, and flower arrangement himself.

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 1 painting


  • marker/dot marker
  • paper
  • leaves
  • sticks
  • flowers
  • glue
Bringing Fall Indoors Artwork - supplies


  1. Draw, paint, or color the paper background. I used blue and green dot markers for the background.
  2. Bringing Fall Indoors Artwork - paint the background on your paper
  3. Collect sticks, leaves, or flowers of your choice to glue down on paper.
  4. Using glue, have your child arrange their art and glue down.
  5. Bringing Fall Indoors Artwork - bottle of Elmer's glue and partially complete artwork
    Bringing Fall Indoors Artwork
    Bringing Fall Indoors Artwork
    Bringing Fall Indoors Artwork
    Bringing Fall Indoors Artwork
  6. Could be hung on bulletin board, refrigerator for display.
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October 30, 2019

I love wooden shapes. They are so lifelike and cheap. I found this one for .25. I love string art, so I did this one night when I needed a simple craft to do. I hope you like it.

Yarn Embellished Wooden Maple Leaf - finished leaf hanging on the wall


October 6, 2008

The leaves are changing colors on the trees! What a perfect time to make a personalized fall place mat for your little ones! We made these last year and the leaf colors aren't as vibrant as they had been when we first made them.

two photo placemats with fall leaves


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October 3, 2008

Use your imagination and some paper, glue, and a marker to turn ordinary backyard leaves into whimsical note cards. Collect various leaves from your yard and/or trees. Artificial leaves work well too.

Creatures made from leaves.


November 20, 2008

Hang these beautiful autumn leaves from your ceiling to bring some of the outdoor beauty indoors this autumn season.

Autumn Leaves Ceiling Decoration


September 24, 2010

My toddler and I came up with this idea to help us get ready for fall. It serves as a beautiful suncatcher on a window.


The tissue paper glows with the natural light. It is so simple you can do this with any child over 2 years old.

finished sun catcher tree


November 16, 2016

This is a page about making autumn leaf lantern. Colorful leaves are a common element of fall season decor.

Making Autumn Leaf Lanterns

November 16, 2016

This is a page about making tissue paper autumn trees. Colorful tissue paper is a good choice for making fun children's fall crafts.

Making Tissue Paper Autumn Trees

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