12 Fall Crafts for Kids

Fall is in the air…School has started and the nights are getting chilly. Wonderful things like apple picking, pumpkins, Halloween, and so much more are right around the corner. So…naturally I went looking on Pinterest for things relating to fall. I ended up finding some great fall crafts for kids. Here’s 12 of my favorite ideas:

From the top row, left to right:

  1. Paper Bag Scarecrow – Easy Child Crafts
  2. Thankful Tree – Bargain Bound
  3. Pinecone Turkey – Projects for Preschoolers
  4. Acorn Owls – DIY Projects for Kids
  5. Scribble Lantern Tutorial – A Place Like This
  6. Pumpkin Paper Plate Craft for Kids – Muffin Tin Mom
  7. Leafy Picture Frames – Easy Child Crafts
  8. Paper Plate Sunflower – Kaboose
  9. Paper Plate Apple Tree – Easy Child Crafts
  10. Leaf Suncatchers – Crafts-n-Things for Children
  11. Craftstick Scarecrow Banner Kit – Apples 4 the Teacher
  12. Tootsie Pop Turkeys – Tippy Toes & Tantrums
The Acorn Owls is my favorite – aren’t they adorable?! I will definitely be trying those with my children!
What’s your favorite fall craft for kids?
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Erika is a happily married mom with four energetic children. With a love for Jesus, photography, organizing, and encouraging other moms, she stays busy and definitely does not have it all together.


  1. Love those turkeys made with Tootsie Roll Pops! These are all great ideas and I’m pinning it to use in my preK classroom!

  2. So cute!! I think I like he acorn owls best too!!
    And… I need to learn how to make 1 of these boards while you’re dishing out the tutorials! :)

  3. Awesome ideas! And Pinterest…wow…I could get lost there….

  4. What great ideas! The tootsie pop turkeys are so cute!

  5. So cute! I especially love the pine cone turkey! Do you mind if I ask how you made your collage??

  6. Thanks for sharing! My son loves crafts

  7. I love the fall! I pinned this post to my pinterest page so I can do these crafts with my preschool class. Some of them are too involved, but others look just right! Thanks for sharing.

  8. These look like great projects for kids…I want to make them too! 😀

  9. Carolyn Ann Colley (Griffith, Smith) says:

    Thanks for sharing, I love the turkey

  10. Oh I love these! My favorite is the thankful tree! And I really like how you named and linked the blogs each idea came from… great idea.

  11. Julie O'Brien says:

    thank you for the great ideas.

  12. Hello, Just wanted to stop by and say a big thank you for including our scribble lantern in your 12 Fall Crafts for Kids. So many fun things to do here. Those acorn owls are beyond cute. We’re going to have to make some of those.

  13. Nena Sinclair says:

    Thanks for all of the great craft ideas, I love them!

  14. We will be making the trukey pops for sure. These will be super cute for the cousins at Thanksgiving.

  15. Oh I love these! My favorite is the thankful tree!

  16. such cute ideas!!

  17. I love the Tootsie Pop Turkey! I am going to try some of these with my 2 year old. We haven’t gotten into crafts too much but I think it’s time to introduce him!

  18. I love to do crafts with my grankids

  19. I stumbled across your website when I was checking out my “stats.” I am flattered that you featured my Thankful Tree. I loved doing that last year and I plan to do it again this year. My two kids had fun filling out the leaves.

  20. Hi Erika,

    Thanks so much for highlighting a few of our fall crafts for kids! We enjoyed making the crafts and hope some of your followers will as well. Thanks also for giving us a few new ideas!


  21. Jennifer Mae Hiles says:

    Very cute ideas! I love the Thankful Tree! It’s super-cute!

  22. Thank you so much for including my Pine Cone Turkey in this fantastic list of fall activities. I’d love to hear how your own version turns out!


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