There is so much beauty in the fall leaves, and autumn brings with it oodles of crafting and learning opportunities for our kids–like these 30 fun and festive fall leaf crafts!!
30 Fun and Festive Fall Leaf Crafts
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Tissue paper leaves are a throwback to your own school days, and a great way to share stories with your kiddos.
Mom will manage the hot glue while the kids take charge of the glitter in this sparkly leaf craft from Craft Your Happiness.
More than just an art project, these Warhol inspired leaves create a wonderful learning opportunity!
This outdoor leaf scavenger hunt from My Kids’ Adventures is so much fun, and educational at the same time!
Autumn leaf sewing cards are easy when you use this free printable. So fun!
Preschoolers will have a blast making this colorful leaf marble art from My Preschool Crafts.
Fall Leaf Art Projects
Create a leaf mosaic with beans! Kids love this fun fall leaf craft from Craft Whack.
Take the family outside to enjoy the fall leaves with this super fun leaf maze from Happy Hooligans.
Make Crafty Morning‘s Thanksgiving turkey, with leaves as the feathers!
Remember doing leaf rubbings when you were a kid? Well, they’re still awesome!
This autumn fairy, from The Magic Onions, is adorable! The best part is that you can gather materials during your next nature walk!
Teaching children about shapes becomes a fun game with the help of fallen leaves.
Easy Fall Leaf Crafts
Nurture Store‘s cute autumn leaf letter game is fun and really easy to create.
Make a family nature journal of leaf rubbings, with this tutorial from Homeschool Notebooking.
Chalk markers plus leaves = Art Bar Blog‘s gorgeous one-of-a-kind art.
Your creative little ones will love making Fantastic Fun & Learning‘s leaf people!
Complete with fun songs about leaves set to familiar tunes, Bright Hub Education‘s “all about leaves” lesson plan is great!
Making Ginger Casa‘s stained glass leaves is fun for kids, and a cool way to decorate the house for autumn.
Do your kids really understand what leaves are? This wonderful resource from Science With Me is the perfect way to teach kids all about leaves.
Leaf Crafts for Kids
The Mother Huddle‘s leaf creatures are fun to make and fun to play with.
These two clever leaf sticky wall ideas are so much fun!
Metallic Sharpies turn this leaf doodling craft from The Artful Parent into something absolutely beautiful.
Two Little Seeds‘ DIY leaf matching game is a wonderful learning activity.
From gathering the leaves to popping the balloon, making Made With Happy‘s leaf bowl couldn’t be easier or more fun.
Use Mess for Less‘ free printable to make pretty glue and salt leaves your kids will love hanging up!
Leaf Craft Ideas
Light up the dark fall evenings with Red Ted Art‘s leaf lanterns.
Paint your own colorful fall tree using recycled toilet paper rolls with this tutorial from Crafty Morning.
Use leaves as hair for Glued to My Crafts Blog‘s fun fall men you can create.
This fall leaf craft from No Time for Flashcards is perfect for toddlers. It’s so easy!
Whip up a batch of these tissue paper leaves, and then use them to make a garland!
Pro-Tip: If these leaf crafts look like fun but you don’t live in an area where fall is turning your leaves beautiful colors, you can buy these pretend leaves that will do the trick!
Fall Fun for the Entire Family!
Get More Fall Fun!
- Get your crayons ready for these fall coloring pages!
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- Fall in love with these leaf crafts!
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- I just love when it feels like fall in my house.
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- This pumpkin book craft is sure to be a hit!
- Pumpkin activities are really “gourd” ways to teach your little ones!
- The 50 fall activities for kids are all of our favorites!
- Check out this pumpkin patch dessert
What is your favorite fall leaf craft or activity? Let us know in the comments below, we’d love to hear! Also, be sure to join us over on our Facebook page.