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20+ Easy Fall Crafts For Kids [Free Templates]

Isn’t fall the best time of year?

The leaves are changing colors, kids get fall break which means more family time, and there’s a feeling of the holidays right around the corner!

Obviously, we love fall and we’re betting you will too when you see all of the fun fall crafts for preschoolers.

These projects are simple, cheap, quick, and super fun to do! Just grab those common crafting supplies like paper, glue, and scissors and you’re set.

Many of these kids’ crafts can also be done throughout other times of the year or for specific themed units, so be sure to save your favorite ideas and continue to check back often!

We love simple fall crafts here at Simple Everyday Mom! Your kids will have so much fun creating these easy crafts this fall season, and you’ll love the memories you make together!

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Easy Fall Crafts

Kids will love this fun and easy apple popsicle stick craft. They can paint, cut, and glue the popsicle sticks together to create a cute decoration. This fun fall craft a great way to get creative and have some fun with your kids!

This pumpkin name craft is a fun way for kids to practice their spelling skills. The best part? It’s completely editable, so you can customize it with your child’s name! It’s the perfect craft for the beginning of fall when pumpkins are in season, and spelling lessons are just getting started.

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It’s that time of year again when pumpkins start to show up all over the place. This pumpkin emotions craft is a great way for kids to learn how to identify and express different feelings. It’s also a fun way to get into the fall spirit!

This tissue paper apple craft is a great way to get your kids excited about fall. It’s also a fun fine motor activity that will help improve their hand dexterity. Plus, it’s really easy to make and doesn’t require any special supplies.

Autumn is the perfect time to get crafty. This easy tutorial will show you how to make an adorable yarn apple craft that kids of all ages can enjoy making and playing with all season long. It’s also a great fall craft for developing your little ones’ hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills.

This apple core craft is so easy and fun, your kids will love it! All you need is a paper plate and some squares of paper. We used red, green, and yellow paper, but you can use whatever colors you like. Just cut the paper into small squares, and glue them onto the paper plate to make an apple core. It’s that simple!

These wise owl popsicle stick crafts are the perfect fall project for kids! They’re easy to make, and they look so cute displayed on the fridge. The best part is that they can be made with just a few simple supplies.

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This handprint acorn craft is the perfect fall activity for kids! And the best part is that you don’t need any paint – all you need is some paper, your child’s little hands, and a few other simple supplies. Just follow the instructions below and you’ll have the cutest little acorns in no time.

Kids working on how to spell their names? This apple name craft is the perfect way for kids to do just that! Just edit the template, print it out, and glue it all together.

Want more fall activities? The fall printables bundle for kids is the perfect way to get your child excited for the upcoming fall season.

With 80 pages of fun and learning, your child will be entertained for hours. From worksheets to color by numbers and pattern block mats, this bundle has everything you need to keep your child occupied and learning all at the same time.

Who doesn’t love a good worm craft, right? This worm in apple craft is actually cute, and it’s perfect for fall or back to school time. It’s easy enough for kids to make and has a free template. Younger kids will love creating this cute paper craft, while older kids can use it as a writing prompt to create a story about the apple and its little friend!

As anyone with kids knows, the key to fall break is to keep them busy. There are only so many times you can take them apple picking before it gets boring. That’s why we’re loving this cute pumpkin popsicle stick craft for kids. It’s perfect for fall and it will keep the little ones busy for at least half an hour.

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This paper bag apple craft is the perfect way to use up those lunch sacks! Simply gather up some paper, scissors, and glue, and let your kids go to town creating their apples. Once they’re done, they can use them for imaginative play.

You know what would be super fun? Making this scarecrow handprint craft! It’s so easy and doesn’t require any paint, which is great because who wants to deal with the mess? Plus, it’s really festive for fall decorations.

It’s fall and it’s time to get creative with your kids! This adorable paper plate scarecrow craft is perfect for the season. It doesn’t take a lot of materials or skill to make this fun project that will keep you all entertained on those rainy days at home!

Keep your child busy for a while when you make this paper plate sunflower craft. Kids will get to paint, cut, and glue their way to this cheery little sunflower. Hang it up on the art wall or give it to Grandma for a fun surprise!

Who knew acorns could be so cute, right? This paper acorn craft is perfectly fall and perfectly suited for preschool and kindergarten children. Be sure to download the free template and make this little guy on a rainy day!

Making puppets is a great way for kids to express their creative side, and this pumpkin puppet craft is the perfect way to get them into the fall spirit! All you need is some paper, scissors, glue, and the free template.

Corn never looked so cute! This easy corn craft for kids is ideal for toddlers, preschool, and pre-k children. Just download the printable template, do some cutting and then you’re ready to assemble your corn. It’s a great craft idea to do after visiting a corn maze in the fall!

It’s not fall until you make your very own scarecrow. The kids will love this paper bag scarecrow craft because it is easy, inexpensive, and fun to do! Your little ones can also add googly eyes, pom poms, or other craft materials to customize their silly scarecrow!

Fall is finally here and we’re excited! Get into the fall spirit with this easy scarecrow popsicle stick craft. This cute craft is perfect for younger children and will keep them entertained for hours. Plus, it’s a great way to use up any extra popsicle sticks in your craft supply stash!

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Apple picking is a favorite fall activity for many families so why not make this handprint apple tree craft to celebrate the beginning of fall? These apple trees are perfect for little ones to get creative and make a cute keepsake for mom and dad.

Do crows remind anyone else of fall? If so, be sure to add this simple crow craft for kids to your fall crafting list! It’s a fun craft for chilly fall days and can be easily customized with different colors. It would also make a great addition to any Halloween crafts you have planned!

This printable scarecrow craft is a great way to get the kids in your life involved with fall. If you’re looking for something that gets them using scissors, this is it! With this easy fall craft project, they’ll work their hand-eye coordination, dexterity, and fine motor skills.

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You can never have too many fox crafts, right?! This paper bag fox craft is not only fun to make, but the finished product also doubles as play time once your child is done crafting!

Fall couldn’t be complete without a trip to the pumpkin patch! Learn all about pumpkins and their life cycles, then make your own paper pumpkin craft at home. It’s a simple fall craft that comes with a printable template.

When we think of fall animals, we automatically think of any animal that belongs in the woodland or forest animal category. This funny little squirrel craft is a perfect woodland creature and makes for a fun indoor activity for the kids.

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This scarecrow headband craft is so cute on the kids and will be perfect for fall. Add a little bit of whimsy to your house with this adorable craft! Just imagine how cute your little one will look wearing their own homemade scarecrow headband.

Paper plate crafts are a classic craft for little kids, so we’ve made this paper plate fox craft to go along with fall and forest animals. Download the printable template to make a boy or girl fox!

Here’s another fun apple craft, but this time, the apple is super happy! This paper plate apple is an easy craft for preschool and kindergarten children to do at home or at school to celebrate fall.

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This masked animal bandit is not only adorable but also simple enough to make with preschool, pre-k and kindergarten children. This raccoon paper craft goes along with the woodland animal theme or would work any time of year when you read the kids the book, The Kissing Hand.

Keeping right along with all of our other paper plate crafts, this paper plate hedgehog is an adorable craft that’s perfect for autumn nights. Your child will work on fine motor skills, painting, cutting and more when they make this little guy.

Help your kids work on handwriting skills and creative writing with this scarecrow craftivity. This fun fall activity is easy to do, even if you don’t have a lot of time. So grab some construction paper, paper, glue sticks, scissors, and let’s get started!

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Here’s another fox craft that’s great for fall! This fox paper craft requires only paper and our printable template. He’s so cute, you’ll want to make more than one!

This bear craft for kids is another paper craft that’s ideal for a fall woodland animal theme. Make all the animals together like in any of the Bear books kids love!

This handprint fall tree craft is a fun way to preserve your child’s handprints! Talk to them about how leaves change colors, let them count the leaves as they make their tree, and work on using just the right amount of glue.

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We’re rounding out our top fall crafts for preschool children with this handprint hedgehog. This handprint craft is more fun than normal because kids get to trace their hands four times!

Gather those brown paper scraps and have a blast with the kids by creating this torn paper acorn craft. It’s not only fun, but it also helps kids develop fine motor skills and lets them be creative!

This little acorn craft is a fantastic activity for your kids this fall. It gives them a fun and creative way to learn about the lifecycle of trees and the changing seasons. It’s not only fun, but it’s also a wonderful educational tool that combines learning and play.

Our acorn gnome craft lets kids make their very own miniature gnome using paper and a variety of fall-inspired materials. It not only sparks their creativity but also enhances their imaginative play.

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This torn paper owl craft is a wonderful activity for kids. It allows them to create adorable owls using basic supplies from around the house. This activity encourages creativity and patience and it makes it a wonderful craft for nurturing both artistic and developmental growth in our kids.

Our scarecrow gnome craft offers an enjoyable activity for kids. It combines the cute characteristics of gnomes with the rustic nature of scarecrows. This craft not only provides a fun-filled activity but also assists in developing essential skills such as dexterity and hand-eye coordination.

Are you looking for a simple and educational activity for your kids? This owl shape craft is perfect for them! It allows kids to learn about different shapes while creating adorable owls. This easy activity enhances their fine motor skills and is also great for creativity.

This acorn paper bag craft is a delightful adventure that lets kids bring a charming acorn puppet to life. They’ll be developing essential fine motor skills and letting their imagination run wild by just using simple materials.

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Get your kids ready for an apple-solutely exciting venture! This yarn apple craft takes creativity to a whole new level. It turns everyday items into an apple that’s as cute as a button! It gives kids a chance to flex their fine motor skills and let their imaginations run wild. It is a recipe for success!

This fall connect the dots activity helps kiddos practice number recognition and fine motor skills. Once the dots are connected in numerical order, they reveal beautiful seasonal images that kids can then color in with their favorite fall hues.

Are your kids ready for some colorful fun? This easy owl art lets them dive into a world of vibrant watercolors and simple crafting. They’ll be painting, cutting, and sticking to create their very own adorable owl. It also helps them express their creativity.

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This scarecrow name craft is a simple way for kids to practice spelling their names. As they snip, stick, and arrange the pumpkin letters, they’re not just crafting a cute scarecrow – they’re also boosting their letter recognition skills and fine motor abilities.

Looking for a fun activity for your kids this fall? Say hello to the paper bag corn craft! This activity allows them to make their very own corn puppets using just a paper bag, some colorful cardstock, and a bit of glue. It’s also a great way to help your kids develop their fine motor skills and exercise their creativity.

Are your kids ready for a fun crafting adventure? This cute mushroom craft is just the ticket! With just colored paper, some glue, and scissors, they can make their very own mushroom creations. It’s also a great way to help kids enhance their fine motor skills and get creative.

Get your kiddos buzzing with excitement over this cute apple stamp ladybug craft! It introduces them to the fascinating world of insects. It is perfect for developing fine motor skills, encouraging creativity, and keeping them engaged

Which craft will your kids want to make first?

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Carolyn Bobbitt

Wednesday 15th of November 2023

You have the best crafts! I got started checking them out and I couldn't stop. Thank you for sharing!


Thursday 16th of November 2023

Haha, thanks so much Carolyn!

Stephanie Givan

Tuesday 17th of October 2023

Thank you for all you share with us!

ligita mataite

Sunday 15th of October 2023

Super cute


Monday 16th of October 2023

Thanks 🧡

Sarah robshaw

Tuesday 10th of October 2023

Please send free fall templates


Tuesday 10th of October 2023

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the individual posts to have the link sent to you. Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.


Monday 9th of October 2023

These look great!


Tuesday 10th of October 2023

Thanks! I hope you can do some of these fun fall activities this season!

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