6 Fall Crafts For Your Preschoolers

Fall is in the air. Soon the temperatures will be cooling down and the leaves will be turning their beautiful shades of color. Still, there will be days that are too chilly/rainy to go outside. There will also be weekends that get rained out as well. Your older kids can entertain themselves quite easily, but what about your younger kids? Here are 6 fall crafts for your preschoolers.

6 Fall Crafts For Your Preschoolers

1. Falling Leaves

What you will need:
Leave template
White card stock
Yellow, red, and orange crayons
Yellow, red, and orange glitter
Glue stick

How to make:
1. Print leaf template on white card stock paper.
2. Either let children cut out leaf templates themselves or help them.
3. Let each child color their own leaf.
4. Spread glue all over the leaf and have them shake the corresponding color of glitter all over it. Shake off excess.
5. When dry, display them in your home or classroom.

6 Fall Crafts For Your Preschoolers

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2. Tissue Paper Apples

What you will need:
Apple templates printed on red, green, and yellow card stock
Red, yellow and green tissue paper, cut into squares
Stick glue

How to make:
1. Print off apple templates on red, green, and yellow card stock.
2. Cut various colored tissue paper into squares.
3. Have each child pick out an apple and put glue all over it.
4. Let them add corresponding colored tissue paper.
5. When dry, display them in your home or classroom.

6 Fall Crafts For Preschoolers.

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3. Corn Stalks

What you will need:
Corn stalk template printed on beige card stock
Green crayons or markers
Bags of both Indian and traditional candy corn
Stick glue

How to make:
1. Print and cut out corn stalk templates.
2. Let the kids color the stalk part green.
3. Spread glue all over the corn part.
4. Decorate with both Indian and traditional candy corn.
5. Let dry and display.


4. Fall Crowns

What you’ll need:
Construction paper (various colors)
Measuring tape
Die cut leaves
Fall stickers

What to do:
1. Measure your child’s head.
2. Measure construction paper to fit your child’s head.
3. Cut the base of the crown from construction paper.
4. Let your child glue leaves on the crown and/or decorate with fall stickers.
5. Staple crown together.

6 Fall Crafts For Preschoolers

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5. Create Your Own Pumpkin

What you will need:
Pumpkin template printed on orange construction paper
Stick glue
Decorations (Felt squares, stickers, shiny beads/sequins, glitter, etc)

What to do:
1. Give each child a pumpkin template with their name on the back and a glue stick.
2. Let them decorate their pumpkin any way they want.
3. Let dry and display.

6. Fall Placemats.

What you’ll need:
Sheets of beige card stock
Fall stickers, die cut leaves, fall stamps, or even fall colored finger paint

Lamination paper
A Laminator

What to do:
1. Let the kids decorate their place mat any way they want or paint and let dry.
2. Write their name on the back.
3. Laminate and trim down the edges.

These 6 Fall Crafts for preschoolers are a great way to spend time with your family. They are also great ideas for teachers in their classroom.




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