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Shape Scarecrow Craft [Free Template]

The school year is starting up in the next few weeks, which means it’s time to think about fall activities for preschool and kindergarten children.

One of our favorite activities for this age range are simple papercrafts.

This shape scarecrow craft is one of those easy crafts and it only uses a few shapes- circle, triangle, rectangle, and square.

The best part about this craft is that it gives kids an opportunity to work on fine motor skills while having fun!

We’ve included a free template below that includes all the shapes. Simply print, cut out the pieces, and follow the directions to create your own scarecrow made from shapes.

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

How To Make An Easy Scarecrow

shape scarecrow craft image collage with the words scarecrow made from shapes in the middle

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Black marker
  • 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.

hand holding scarecrow template

Begin by gluing the eyes in the middle of the circle head, one on each side.

hand gluing eye to shape scarecrow craft

Take the triangle nose and glue it between and slightly below the eyes.

Glue the cheeks on either side of the nose or use a pink marker to draw them on.

hand gluing nose to shape scarecrow craft

Use a black marker to draw on the scarecrow’s mouth below the nose.

hand drawing mouth onto shape scarecrow craft

Create the scarecrow’s hair by gluing 3 of the long triangle hair pieces together. Repeat for the other side.

hand gluing hair together for shape scarecrow craft

Next, glue the hair on either side of the face, above the eyes. Take the small top hair pieces and glue them just above the eyes.

hand gluing hair together for shape scarecrow craft

Glue the scarecrow by gluing the triangle hat to the top of the head.

hand gluing hat to shape scarecrow craft

Finish it off by gluing the patch to the hat, then use the black marker to draw on the stitch marks.

hand gluing patch onto shape scarecrow craft

Isn’t this such a fun craft for kids to learn shapes?!

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.

hand holding shape scarecrow craft

Fall Unit For Kids

Do you want to create a fall unit study for kids around this shape scarecrow craft? If so, we have some great ideas to get you started.

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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Kids’ Fall Crafts

Fall crafts are a great way to spend time creating with young kids! One big benefit of choosing to craft is that young children are at an amazing point in their development where they can learn from your guidance but also truly have fun in the process!

Check out some of our fun fall crafts for kids below:

Handprint Hedgehog Craft – The fall season is a great time to get crafty with the kids! And this cute hedgehog craft is perfect for little ones to make. All you need is some paper and you’re good to go – no paint or big messes required.

Paper Pumpkin Craft – This easy pumpkin craft is perfect for kids to make at home or in the classroom. It’s quick and fun to do and requires no special materials – just a free printable template, some paper, scissors, and some glue.

fall kids' craft image collage

Paper Plate Apple Craft – It’s apple picking season! Bring the festivities back home by making this fun and easy apple craft for kids. All you need is a paper plate, some paint, and our free template.

Corn Craft For Kids – With just a few materials, you can make the cutest corn characters! All you need is some paper, glue, and scissors. Even the youngest of kids can get started with this craft.

Fall Activities For Kids

Fall is the perfect time to work on some great preschool skills. These fall printables for preschool kids will help your child practice cutting, counting, and more.

Introduce your kids to fall with these fun fall pattern block mats. These are a great hands-on play activity and can be for quiet time too! With different shapes, colors, and patterns they will love the illustrations that include things that come in fall like apples, hedgehogs, owls, and more.

shape scarecrow craft

If you’re working with your little one on letter recognition or vocabulary this acorn activity set is great! It’s a hands-on play that’s educational too!

More Fall Fun

Fall Ideas For Kids

2 shape scarecrow crafts

Shape Scarecrow Craft

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Learn how to make a fun shape scarecrow craft with your kids. This is great fall activity that can be done indoors when it's too cold outside.

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Black marker
  • Scarecrow template

Instructions

  1. Download the scarecrow template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by gluing the eyes in the middle of the circle head, one on each side.
  3. Take the triangle nose and glue it between and slightly below the eyes.
  4. Glue the cheeks on either side of the nose or use a pink marker to draw them on.
  5. Use a black marker to draw on the scarecrow's mouth below the nose.
  6. Create the scarecrow's hair by gluing 3 of the long triangle hair pieces together. Repeat for the other side.
  7. Next, glue the hair on either side of the face, above the eyes. Take the small top hair pieces and glue them just above the eyes.
  8. Glue the scarecrow by gluing the triangle hat to the top of the head.
  9. Finish it off by gluing the patch to the hat, then use the black marker to draw on the stitch marks.

Did you make this craft?

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Tuesday 8th of November 2022

fun while learning

Sam

Tuesday 8th of November 2022

Good!

avikkie@hotmail.com

Saturday 5th of November 2022

Please email template for scarecrow Thank you

Sam

Monday 7th of November 2022

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post and the link will be sent to you 🙂

Ann

Thursday 29th of September 2022

Can't wait to make these!

Sam

Thursday 29th of September 2022

Great!

A

Wednesday 28th of September 2022

How do I get free printable template?

Sam

Wednesday 28th of September 2022

All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be sent to you 🙂

MaryLou

Monday 12th of September 2022

Can't wait to make these with our classes

Sam

Monday 12th of September 2022

Nice! Hope they have tons of fun!

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