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Easy Corn Craft For Preschoolers [Free Template]

We’re always all on the lookout for simple and fun crafts for young kids to make.

With fall right around the corner, we realized we don’t have many non-Halloween fall crafts! Because of that, we made this easy corn craft for preschoolers.

It’s cute, simple, and easy for little hands to make all by themselves!

Besides providing some fun, hands-on entertainment, this craft is perfect for working on fine motor skills, providing a background to learn new fall vocabulary, and learning to work with glue.

Watch our video tutorial or read the detailed directions below to see how to make this great craft with your preschoolers, pre-k, and kindergarten children this fall. Don’t forget to download our free corn craft template to get started!

Also, be sure to check out all of our fall crafts for preschoolers for more corn craft ideas and other fun activities to do this season.

Corn On The Cob Craft For Kids

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Start by downloading the corn template and printing it out. Once you have the template printed, gather the materials needed for this fun activity. Get those scissors ready, and let’s help the kids bring this corn to life!

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First, guide your child to glue the eyes in the middle of the corn cob, right above the smile.

hands gluing eyes onto paper corn craft

Next, encourage your child to glue the left corn husk on first, then the right husk piece.

hands gluing corn husk onto paper corn craft

Finally, help your child take the light orange marker and make some vertical wavy marks all over the open parts of the corn cob – these represent the corn kernels.

hands drawing corn marks with light orange marker

That’s it! Can you believe how cute this simple project is? It’s perfect for little kids and works well with any other corn ideas you may have! Check out some of our fall crafts while you’re here!

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How To Create A Fall Preschool Study Unit

More and more we receive emails from parents asking if we have related content to make a preschool study unit. Because of this, we are sharing all of our favorite fun ideas for preschoolers to help you get started!

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Fall Kids’ Books

So next time you’re looking for some fun storytime activities with your little one, grab a book from your shelf and read to them! Below are some of the top fall-themed books for kids.

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves: The mischievous old lady swallowed a handful of leaves! Her tummy started to rumble. So she swallowed some more items. Then even more. But as her stomach grew full, the leaves began to poke out through her mouth… when suddenly – poofffff! – it turned into a scarecrow!

Pete The Cat Falling For Autumn: Pete is not a fan of fall. But he decides to do some detective work and finds out that there are lots of things about this season he loves, like corn mazes, hayrides, wearing scarves, and apple picking! This story helps kids learn that even though they might not love every season of the year, there are still good parts to each one.

We’re Going On A Leaf Hunt: The seasons are changing, the days getting are shorter, and children everywhere are starting to make plans for their favorite outdoor adventures – and what could be more fun than a Leaf Hunt?!

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Fall Crafts For Kids

Making new things is a fun and educational activity for little kids!

We have tons of easy fall DIYs that older and younger children can enjoy. Each project has step-by-step instructions and only requires basic materials you likely have at home! Add in some of these fun ideas this fall season:

Paper Plate Scarecrow – Fall is the perfect time to make a scarecrow! This great fall idea is simple and fun for kids of all ages. Just print out the free template, paint the paper plates, cut out the pieces, and glue them together. Once complete, hang the finished product up in the classroom to create the cutest fall bulletin board around!

Acorn Craft For Kids – This fall, keep the kids busy with this fun and easy paper acorn! Made out of a few simple materials, like brown paper and pipe cleaners, this cute little guy is perfect for young children to make.

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Pumpkin Craft For Preschoolers – This paper pumpkin is great for young kids and would be a perfect addition to your Thanksgiving fun. It’s easy to make and only requires a few simple supplies. Plus, there’s a free template available. Just print it out, cut out the pieces, and let your little one assemble the pumpkin.

Brown Paper Bag Owl Craft – This adorable owl is perfect for fall and can be made with easy-to-find supplies. All you need is a brown paper bag, some construction paper, and glue! Your kids will have so much fun making this DIY, and it’s the perfect way to show them how to make something from recycled materials!

Fall Activities For Kids

Fall is a fun time of year for kids, and it’s also a great time to learn. These fall color by sight word printables are an easy and educational way for kids to learn sight words. Simply print out the pages and have your child color each of the spaces. These printable activities are a great way for kids to learn new words and improve their reading skills.

These fall worksheets for preschool are a great activity to help your little ones practice pre-writing, counting, graphing, color matching, letter recognition, and more! With a variety of autumn-themed activities, these worksheets will get your child excited about learning.

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Our fall matching worksheets are perfect for helping young children develop their visual discrimination skills. They’ll have fun matching leaves, apples, pumpkins, and other fall-themed pictures while improving their concentration and attention to detail!

Be sure to check out these Fall Tracing Worksheets from ABC’s of Literacy. They’re a great way to get your young learners excited about writing and the autumn season. Not only do they provide a fun-filled activity, but they also help in developing fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, and spatial awareness, laying the groundwork for future success in writing.

Share With Us

Did you make this project with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

For a chance to have your child’s project featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

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Corn Craft For Preschoolers

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Learn how easy it is to make this corn craft for fall or Thanksgiving! It's great for preschoolers and kindergarten children!


  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Light orange marker
  • Corn template


  1. Download the corn template, print and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Glue the eyes in the middle of the corn cob, right above the smile.
  3. Glue the left husk on first, then the right husk.
  4. Take the light orange marker and make some corn bubble marks all over the open parts of the corn cob.

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