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Scarecrow Craftivity For Kids [Free Printable]

It’s that time of year again where the weather is cooling off and fall is settling in.

That also means kids will start visiting their local corn mazes and see one of the most fun characters of fall – the scarecrow!

This scarecrow craftivity is a fun project that’s great for the classroom or homeschooling.

Have your kids make their own scarecrows from our free printable template, then finish up with the writing prompt.

It’s not only fun but educational too. Kids can work on their creativity, imagination, handwriting skills, and more!

Also, be sure to check out all of our other fun scarecrow activities for preschoolers.

Kindergarten Scarecrow Craft

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Supplies

  • White paper
  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Pink marker
  • Crayons or markers (if using the coloring page version)
  • Scarecrow template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the scarecrow template, print, and cut out the pieces you need. If you’re using the color in version, color it first, then cut it out.

hand holding scarecrow craftivity template

Create the scarecrow by gluing the nose in the middle of the face, above the mouth.

hand gluing nose to scarecrow head

Use a pink marker to draw cheeks just above the ends of the mouth.

hand drawing cheeks onto paper scarecrow head

Next, glue the eyes, one on each side of the face above the nose.

hand gluing eye to scarecrow head

Take the hair pieces and glue them on each side of the head.

hand gluing hair to scarecrow head

Finish off the scarecrow by gluing the hat to the top of the head.

hand gluing hat to scarecrow head

Glue the completed scarecrow head just above the writing prompt.

hand gluing scarecrow head to writing prompt

Place the scarecrow head and writing prompt on a fall colored piece of paper and glue it in the middle.

hands gluing scarecrow craftivity to orange paper

Now let the kids finish the writing prompt!

hand holding scarecrow craftivity

Fall Unit Study For Kids

Do you want to add this scarecrow craftivity into a fall unit study for kids? If so, we have some great ideas to get your going. Read on below for our recommendations.

Reading to kids is one of the best things you can do for your children!

Reading helps preschoolers develop their vocabulary, improves their literacy rate, boosts creativity, cognitive abilities as well as social-emotional intelligence- among other benefits.

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?!

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It’s fall and that means it’s time to get creative with some more fun crafts! These ideas are great preschool or kindergarten teacher resources. You can also use these as homeschool ideas if you’re looking for some more creative ideas. Check out some of our fun ideas below:

scarecrow craftivity

These fall pattern block mats are an activity that will keep your kids busy during this time of year. These mats are great to use with preschool or kindergarten children! If you want these mats to last more than one season then it’s best to laminate them before using them so they can be used over again in years to come.

Introduce your preschoolers to graphing with this fall-themed count and graph worksheet. This is a great activity for kids that have just learned how to count or are ready for more advanced counting practice.

This fall, download these free printable scarecrow coloring pages to keep your kids busy on those rainy days. They’re great for creativity and fine motor skills!

Learning sight words can be a lot of fun, especially when it’s fall and the leaves are changing colors. These fall color by sight word worksheets for kids will help them learn basic vocabulary while coloring in pictures of autumn scenes!

More Fall Ideas For Kids

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Scarecrow Craftivity For Kids

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This scarecrow craftivity is a fun and easy project that's great for the classroom or homeschooling.

Materials

  • White paper
  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Pink marker
  • Crayons or markers (if using the coloring page version)
  • Scarecrow template

Instructions

  1. Download the scarecrow template, print, and cut out the pieces you need. If you're using the color in version, color it first, then cut it out.
  2. Create the scarecrow by gluing the nose in the middle of the face, above the mouth.
  3. Use a pink marker to draw cheeks just above the ends of the mouth.
  4. Next, glue the eyes, one on each side of the face above the nose.
  5. Take the hair pieces and glue them on each side of the head.
  6. Finish off the scarecrow by gluing the hat to the top of the head.
  7. Glue the completed scarecrow head just above the writing prompt.
  8. Place the scarecrow head and writing prompt on a fall colored piece of paper and glue it in the middle.
  9. Now let the kids finish the writing prompt!

Scarecrow Craftivity Printable

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