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16+ Easy Fall Crafts For Preschoolers [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!

collage of fall crafts for kids with the words fall crafts for preschool in the middle

Easy Fall Crafts

hand holding paper plate scarecrow craft

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!

Two paper plate sunflower crafts

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!

two paper acorn crafts

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!

corn craft for kids

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!

2 paper bag scarecrow crafts

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!

hand holding popsicle stick scarecrow craft

Fall is finally here and we’re excited! Get into the fall spirit with this easy scarecrow popsicle stick craft.

pom pom and paper apple tree craft

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?

two black paper crow crafts

Do crows remind anyone else of fall? If so, be sure to add this simple crow craft for kids to your fall crafting list!

2 printable scarecrow crafts

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!

kraft bag fox puppet

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

orange paper pumpkin craft for kids

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.

orange and brown paper squirrel craft

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.

scarecrow headband craft

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!

Paper plate crafts are a classic craft for 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.

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.

dark brown paper plate hedgehog craft at an angle

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.

hand holding scarecrow craftivity

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!

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!

fall tree craft

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.

fall handprint craft for kids

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!

Which craft will your kids want to make first?

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Elizabeth Laframboise

Monday 13th of September 2021

These all look great! I can't wait to try them out!


Monday 13th of September 2021

Thanks so much!!

Doris Frechette

Monday 6th of September 2021

these are wonderful thank you


Monday 6th of September 2021

Thanks, Doris!!


Saturday 4th of September 2021

Thank you♥️♥️🥰🥰


Monday 6th of September 2021

You're very welcome, Christina!


Tuesday 13th of October 2020

Great projects can't wait to start

Sam T

Wednesday 14th of October 2020


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