Ever seen a scarecrow in a field, all dressed up with a funny hat and clothes? How about we mix that with a super cute dog?
Kids will have a blast creating their own scarecrow dog craft to make an adorable dog look like a scarecrow!
See what else our helpful guardians of the harvest are up to in these other scarecrow activities! They’re fun, educational, and easy to do at home!
How To Make A Scarecrow Dog Craft
What’s great about this craft is that it’s simple to make, and there’s no need for fancy supplies. You’ll just need colored paper, scissors, and glue for your kids to make a super cute dog dressed up like a scarecrow in no time!
It’s great for kids of all ages, and they’ll be so excited to show off their new creations!
We have a free printable template ready for you to download to make prep super easy for you. That way you can get to the fun as soon as possible with the kiddos.
Find how easy and fun it is to create a scarecrow dog this fall by checking out our easy-to-follow instructions below.
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Scarecrow dog template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to get the template)
Download the dog template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Begin by gluing the eyes, one on each side, above the nose.
Glue the ears to the front of both sides of the head.
Finish the hat by gluing the patch to the middle and then using a marker to draw on the stitch marks.
Next, glue the straw for the hat pieces to the back and sides of the hat.
Place the hat on the top of the head and glue it to the top of the dog’s head.
Take the neck straw piece and glue it to the back and bottom of the head.
Position the shirt on the top of the dog’s body piece and glue it in place. Glue a patch in the middle of the shirt and use a marker to draw the stitch marks around it.
Next, glue the leg straw to the bottom of the shirt, on top of the legs.
Place the dog’s head on the top of the shirt and glue it in place.
Finish up by gluing the tail to the bottom and back of the dog’s body.
Be sure to check out some of our other favorite fall crafts for your kiddos while you’re here!
Fall Resources Kids Love
Autumn Unit For Kids
Looking to make learning a blast for your kids this fall? Consider making an autumn unit! They’re super simple to create with some books, crafting supplies, and a sprinkle of imagination. Unit studies are awesome because they let kids explore a topic while having loads of fun.
It’s prime time for learning about all things autumn like scarecrows, pumpkins, and apples, so check out a few of our favorite fall ideas below to help you with some quick planning.
Children’s Books About Fall
As parents, we all want the best for our children. We want them to develop strong language skills, critical thinking abilities, and a natural curiosity about the world around them. One of the best ways to cultivate these qualities is by reading with your kids!
The benefits of reading with your children are endless, making it an incredibly valuable activity that should be prioritized in every household.
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?!
Kids Fall Craft Ideas
Pumpkin Emotions Craft – Do your little pumpkins show lots of emotions? Use our pumpkins to help them express them and learn to recognize them in others, too. Kids can create a wide variety of faces from happy to angry with this fun craft!
Handprint Acorn Craft – Want a handprint craft that requires no paint? We’ve got you with this adorable acorn craft!
Crown your little one’s handprints with an acorn cap for the cutest acorn around. This personalized craft is great to make this time of year and only requires a handful of supplies!
Paper Bag Apple Craft – Pick this apple craft for a fun project to do with the kids this fall! Apple picking is a fun fall activity that teaches kids where food comes from and how apples grow, so bring that home with this fun puppet craft!
Paper Plate Scarecrow Craft – Making fall decorations is super easy with just a paper plate and a few crafting supplies!
Kids will love making a scarecrow to hang up for all to enjoy over the fall season. It’s simple enough for kids to make it on their own, so grab the template to help them get started.
Kindergarten Fall Activities
Do your kids love Spookley, too? They’ll be excited to make this Spookley the Square Pumpkin art project then! It’s a fun activity to show off their artistic talents and get into the fall spirit. They’ll paint their farm scene then cut and paste it all in place to create their masterpiece!
Be sure you have apples on hand for a snack when your kids do these apple do a dot printables, because they’ll be craving one after learning with them!
These four different worksheets will have kids practicing counting, learning the letter A, and improving fine motor skills. Grab the dot markers or even small stickers to get to dotting!
These fall tracing worksheets offer both fun and learning for your little ones! They’re ideal for preschoolers to kindergarteners to practice the letter P, line tracing, and coloring!
These activities will enhance their hand-eye coordination, writing skills, and fine motor control with four pages featuring seasonal designs to get kids engaged and ready for fall!
Get ready to make math an exciting game! These fall roll and color printables are a fun dice game to boost number recognition, fine motor skills, and even learn basic addition.
This game turns learning into playtime as kids have fun rolling the dice and coloring in fall themed images. Download your free game now and watch your kids have a blast while mastering math effortlessly!
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More Fall Ideas For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Scarecrow dog template
- Download the dog template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin by gluing the eyes, one on each side, above the nose.
- Glue the ears to the front of both sides of the head.
- Finish the hat by gluing the patch to the middle and then using a marker to draw on the stitch marks.
- Next, glue the straw for the hat pieces to the back and sides of the hat.
- Place the hat on the top of the head and glue it to the top of the dog's head.
- Take the neck straw piece and glue it to the back and bottom of the head.
- Position the shirt on the top of the dog's body piece and glue it in place. Glue a patch in the middle of the shirt and use a marker to draw the stitch marks around it.
- Next, glue the leg straw to the bottom of the shirt, on top of the legs.
- Place the dog's head on the top of the shirt and glue it in place.
- Finish up by gluing the tail to the bottom and back of the dog's body.