When fall arrives, it’s time for all sorts of fantastic fun like going on a hay ride or visiting a pumpkin patch! Standing guard in the field of pumpkins is a trusty scarecrow!
With our scarecrow name craft, he’s standing guard over a special pumpkin patch that spells out your child’s name!
Find even more fall crafts to make this season filled with creativity, learning, and best of all – fun!
Cute Scarecrow Craft
This interactive craft is a fun way for kids to practice spelling their names. Each pumpkin has a letter of their name on it, so kids hone their letter recognition and spelling skills as they put them in the correct order to spell out their name.
You can also tailor the craft for practicing handwriting by leaving the pumpkins blank to have the kids write their names on them.
Our editable template makes this personalized craft a breeze, so grab the crafting supplies to get to the fun this fall.
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Scarecrow template (enter your email in the form at the end of the post to get the template)
Download the scarecrow template, edit it to add your child’s name, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Start by gluing the eyes below both of the eyebrows.
Use an orange marker to draw on the triangle nose in the middle of the scarecrow’s face, below the eyes. Use a pink marker to draw the cheeks at the end of both sides of the smile.
Take the hair pieces and glue them, one on each side of the front of the face. Then take the back hair pieces and glue them to the back of the scarecrow’s head.
Next, take the hat and glue it to the top of the scarecrow’s head.
Glue the completed head to the top of the scarecrow’s body.
Take the scarecrow’s stick and glue it to the back and bottom of the body.
Place the completed scarecrow on a background piece of paper and glue it down.
Finish up by arranging the pumpkin letters below the scarecrow to spell out the child’s name.
We have so many more fun name crafts for your little kiddos to make this season, check them out!
Fall Preschool Theme Ideas For Kids
With the days becoming cooler and a little shorter, you may be finding yourself indoors a little more with the kids. Get them excited to learn this season with a fun fall theme!
We have lots of fall crafts and activities that will get your preschoolers learning while having heaps of fun! Read on below to choose some to incorporate into their day!
Fall Kids’ Book Ideas
As parents and educators, we all want the best for our children. Reading books together with your kids is an excellent way to foster a love of learning and build memories that will last a lifetime.
While kids will improve their reading comprehension and storytelling skills, you, as a parent or teacher, can improve your communication and bonding with them. It’s a fantastic opportunity to discuss important topics, explore new ideas, and share your own experiences.
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?!
Easy Fall Craft Ideas For Kids
Worm in Apple Craft – This little worm is having a tasty snack! Kids will craft a wiggly worm who has munched his way through a colorful apple. This cute craft will make an adorable fall decoration, so grab the template to get started!
Owl Headband Craft – This headband makes crafting a hoot! Kids can customize their owl headbands the way they like with either our craft version or color and cut version. Once they’re finished, they can pretend to be a wise owl in style!
Paper Plate Scarecrow Craft – This is a fun art project to do with the kids this fall! They’ll be able to paint, cut, and paste their way to an adorable scarecrow with this craft. Kids will be able to recognize different shapes and get some practice with their scissors, too!
Handprint Acorn Craft – Kids will be amazed to see their handprints become an adorable acorn. Once it puts its cap on, it’s transformed into a nutty friend! This craft is fun and easy, so create a cute fall keepsake with the kiddos!
Fall Activities For Kids
Introduce your kids to dot painting with this fun scarecrow art activity! This simple and low-prep project has kids paint a scarecrow by dipping an eraser or Q-tip into paint and filling in the template. It’s a fun fall art project that’ll keep kids happy creating!
The perfect place to start when learning something is the beginning! Let’s start at the beginning of the alphabet to learn about the letter A with our apple worksheets!
Included are three worksheets that will help kids learn to recognize the letter A, practice writing it with the help of dashed lines, and develop vocabulary when they label parts of an apple.
Leave kids amazed with this fall leaves glitter sensory bottle! We take you step by step to show you how to make one with your kids.
They’re so fun to watch as the glitter swirls and the leaf sequins float to the bottom after a good shake. This sensory craft is bound to be a hit with your kids!
Our trusty scarecrow is back to help teach kids the letter S with these scarecrow alphabet worksheets. These worksheets will have kids practice tracing, writing, and identifying the letter S through various activities.
They’re great to use at home or in the classroom and require virtually no prep since all you have to do is print!
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.
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More Fall Ideas For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Scarecrow template
- Download the scarecrow template, edit it to add your child's name, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Start by gluing the eyes below both of the eyebrows.
- Use an orange marker to draw on the triangle nose in the middle of the scarecrow's face, below the eyes. Use a pink marker to draw the cheeks at the end of both sides of the smile.
- Take the hair pieces and glue them, one on each side of the front of the face. Then take the back hair pieces and glue them to the back of the scarecrow's head.
- Next, take the hat and glue it to the top of the scarecrow's head.
- Glue the completed head to the top of the scarecrow's body.
- Take the scarecrow's stick and glue it to the back and bottom of the body.
- Place the completed scarecrow on a background piece of paper and glue it down.
- Finish up by arranging the pumpkin letters below the scarecrow to spell out the child's name.