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15+ Fun Fall Crafts For Kids

Celebrate the changing season by getting crafty with your kids.

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The temperature is dropping and kids are eager to get into the fall and Halloween spirit. This cheerful mix of autumn crafts will inspire you and your littles to tap into your creative side all season long. So, while your Halloween plans may be up in the air, you can still spark seasonal joy while spending time at home.

Fall Crafts

Leaves! Acorns! Apples! These projects are fun to make and perfect to put on display.

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Pine Needle Hedgehog

Wander outside to collect pine needles before using them to make this prickly forest friend.

Fall craft ideas
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Paper Strip Acorn

Use bright strips of cardstock to create a vibrant acorn shape, then hang it on your fridge for a festive pop of color.

Fall craft ideas
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Painted Acorns

Add some color to an acorn by covering it with paint. Sure, it might be a bit of a mess, but toddlers will have a blast!

Fall crafts for kids
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Chalky Fall Leaf Garland

Hang this chalk-textured garland along your mantle or across a wall.

Leaf crafts for kids
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Leaf Sprites

Your kids will have as much fun playing with these sprites as they will making them.

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Leaf crafts for kids
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Pumpkin Wreath

Add a fall touch to your front door after crafting this simple wreath with your kids.

Fall craft ideas
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Stamped Leaves

Ashley Blevins, an art teacher and mom of three, had a clever idea for this craft—she had her little ones use circular lids as stamps to spruce up these paper leaves.

Fall leaf crafts
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Apple Trees

With just paper, glue, and cereal you and your kids can craft these apple trees before they practice sorting their colors. Beware of snacking!

Fall craft ideas
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Halloween Crafts

Start spooky season on the right note with these wickedly cute Halloween activities.


Paper Plate Black Cats

Make a variety of these paper plate cats and tape them up throughout your house.

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Halloween Craft Ideas
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Jack-O-Lantern Balloons

Turn orange balloons into jack-o-lanterns—the perfect finishing touch for a family Halloween party!

Halloween Craft Ideas
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Colorful Cauldrons

These candy-filled cauldrons can be put together in minutes, and bonus—they are the perfect toy to play with on Halloween.

Halloween Craft Ideas
Photo: Elle Bee

Frankenstein Door

Dress up your front door with a friendly version of Frankenstein.

Halloween Craft Ideas
Photo: Kara Thompson

Glow Stick Brooms

Find a new use for glow sticks by making these wicked witch broomsticks.

Halloween Craft Ideas
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Paper Plate Pumpkin Buckets

Mimic the look of a classic pumpkin bucket by painting one with your own twist.

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Ghost Emoji Trick or Treat Bag

Whether you plan to trick-or-treat or intend to stay home, this ghost Emoji bag will be a hit with tweens.

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Photo: Elle Bee

Ghost Balloons

Have your kids use a black marker to add ghostly faces to white balloons.

Halloween Craft Ideas
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