As the leaves begin to change color and the air grows crisp, it’s time to start thinking about all the fun that can be had during the fall season.
One of the best things about this time of year is all the delicious food that’s available, from fresh apples to warm pumpkin pies. And what would fall be without a few pumpkins thrown in for good measure?
Pumpkins are not only a tasty treat, but they also make for some great crafting fun. This pumpkin name craft is perfect for kids of all ages and is a great way to learn how to spell their names.
Plus, it’s totally free – just download, edit and print the template, then let your little ones go to town creating their own pumpkins!
Also be sure to look through all of our fun fall crafts for kids for more projects.
Pumpkin Craft For Kindergarten
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Pumpkin template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the pumpkin template, edit it to spell out the child(ren)’s name, and print it out. Cut out the pieces you need.
Begin by gluing the stem to the top and back of the pumpkin.
Place the pumpkin inside piece in the middle of the pumpkin and glue it in place.
Next glue each of the pumpkin seed letters in order to have the child spell their name.
That’s all there is to it! It’s such an easy pumpkin craft for kids!
Fall Ideas For Kids
As the leaves begin to change color and the air grows chilly, fall is a wonderful time to slow down and enjoy the simple things in life. For parents and teachers looking to create a mini fall unit for kids, there are many fun fall crafts, activities, books, and more to choose from.
Below we’re sharing our ideas so you can have your planning done in just a few minutes!
Children’s Books About Fall
Fall is a wonderful time to curl up with a good book with your kids. Reading aloud to children is a great way to spend time with them and create precious memories that will last a lifetime.
It’s also an excellent way to help them develop important language skills. Children who are read to regularly may develop better vocabulary, grammar, and listening skills.
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 A Leaf: 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?!
Fall Kids’ Crafts
Fall is a great time for kids to get creative and have some fun with crafts. Not only are there many wonderful fall-themed crafts to choose from, but crafting can also be a great way for kids to express themselves and explore their imagination.
In addition, crafting can help to improve fine motor skills and promote problem-solving. So whether your child is interested in making a pumpkin paper craft or creating a masterpiece, be sure to encourage them to get crafty this fall!
Apple Core Craft – It’s apple season, and what better way to celebrate than with this fun apple craft for kids! Not only is this a great way to use up any spare paper plates you have lying around, but it’s also a great opportunity for kids to practice their fine motor skills.
Acorn Craft For Kids – This acorn character is so cute and fun to make! Kids will love helping to put him together, and he’s perfect for fall crafting. The best part is that he comes with a free template, so your kids can easily make your own.
Shape Scarecrow Craft – Scarecrows are an essential part of fall, and this paper scarecrow craft is the perfect way to get your kids involved in the fun. The best part is that it uses simple shapes that can easily be cut out with a pair of scissors. All you need is some construction paper, glue, and the free template.
Pumpkin Craft For Preschoolers – If you’re looking for a easy and fun pumpkin craft for kids, this paper pumpkin is perfect. It’s simple to make, and you probably already have all of the materials you need at home. Plus it’s so cute!
Kids’ Fall Activities
Scarecrow season is upon us! These scarecrow worksheets for kids are perfect for getting into the autumn spirit. They’re also great for practicing letter recognition, handwriting, and scissor skills. Just print them out and let your little ones have at it. They’re sure to have a blast!
Looking for some fun and educational fall worksheets for your kids? You’ll love these fall worksheets that are loaded with great activities that help kids to practice counting, letter recognition, fine motor skills, patterns and more! From tracing lines to counting apples, these worksheets are a great way to help your kids learn while having fun. Best of all, they’re perfect for classrooms or at-home learning.
More Fall Fun
- Get your kids this adorable “Cute As Pie” t-shirt!
- Welcome fall with these fun fall tiered tray decorations.
- This “Hocus Focus” t-shirt is great for teachers and homeschool moms!
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More Fall Ideas For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Pumpkin template
- Download the pumpkin template, edit it to spell out the child(ren)'s name, and print it out. Cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin by gluing the stem to the top and back of the pumpkin.
- Place the pumpkin inside piece in the middle of the pumpkin and glue it in place.
- Next glue each of the pumpkin seed letters in order to have the child spell their name.