Fall is the perfect time for kids to explore their creativity with some fun art activities!
This Spookley the Square Pumpkin art project for young kids is a great way to let them use their imaginations and have some fun with watercolors.
It’s also a great opportunity for them to practice fine motor skills and scissor skills.
With the free printable, they can explore their artistic side and create a masterpiece that they can be proud of.
So grab the supplies and get ready for some fall fun! Also, be sure to check out all of our Spookley the Square pumpkin activities for more ideas.
Spookley Art Project
- White art paper
- Spookley printable (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the Spookley printable and print it out on thick white cardstock or art paper.
Paint all of the pieces of the printable, then let them dry completely. Cut out all of the pieces.
Take a blank piece of art paper and paint a scene with a hill and a sky background. Let it dry completely.
Create Spookley by gluing the eyes below the eyebrows.
Next, glue the stem to the top and the back of the pumpkin.
Place the leaf arms on each side of the pumpkin and glue them to the back of both sides of the pumpkin.
Glue the barn somewhere along the hill, then glue Spookley in front of it.
Finish up by gluing the clouds in the sky.
Isn’t this such a fun fall activity for kids? We think they’ll love it!
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.
Fall Unit For Kids
Although the warmer weather is coming to an end, that doesn’t mean the fun has to end too! Fall is a great time to be indoors and there are plenty of activities that will keep kids entertained, off the screens, and learning.
We’ve collected some of our favorite ideas below, so read on to get plenty of activities ready for fall!
Kids’ Fall Books
Reading aloud to your young kids is a great way to promote their language development. Hearing the spoken word helps them to make connections between the sound of a word and its meaning.
It also gives them a chance to practice their listening skills. In addition, reading aloud exposes them to a wide range of vocabulary, which can help to expand their grasp of language. For those reasons and more, we recommend starting with books.
Below are some popular fall 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
Crafting is a great way to keep kids busy! Not only does it allow them to be creative and use their imagination, but it also helps them to develop fine motor skills.
And there are so many different kinds of crafting activities to choose from! Check out some of the fun fall craft ideas:
Paper Plate Apple Craft – This apple craft is the perfect activity for kids to make this fall! It’s a great way to let them get creative with painting, and they’ll love seeing their finished product. Plus, it’s a fun way to decorate the fridge.
Shape Scarecrow Craft – This autumn, try this cute scarecrow craft with your young kids! It’s a great way for them to learn about shapes while having fun. All you need is some paper, scissors, and glue.
Hedgehog Toilet Paper Roll Craft – This hedgehog craft is the perfect way to reuse those toilet paper rolls! And it’s a perfect fall craft for kids! They will love turning their old toilet paper rolls into these adorable hedgehogs. All you need are some basic crafting supplies and the free template.
Kids’ Fall Activities
These fall color by sight word printables are a great way for kids to learn their sight words while also practicing their fine motor skills. The best part is that they’re really fun to do! Just print out the sheets and let your child go!
These fall worksheets for preschool kids are the perfect way to help your little ones practice counting, handwriting, letter recognition, and so much more. And the best part is that they’re no prep! Simply print and go. These worksheets are ideal for use at home or in the classroom. They’ll help your child stay engaged and excited about learning throughout the fall season.
Fall is here, which means it’s time to get festive! One of the most fun ways to celebrate the autumn season is by making a scarecrow. These scarecrow worksheets for kids are the perfect way to learn while having fun.
Fun Fall Ideas
If fall is your favorite season, you’ll love these ideas:
- Snuggle up inside with your favorite book and this pumpkin soy candle.
- Encourage pretend play and exploration with this fall playdough kit for kids.
- Decorate for fall with these fall tiered tray decor pieces.
More Fall Ideas For Kids
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- White art paper
- Spookley printable
- Download the Spookley printable and print it out on thick white cardstock or art paper.
- Paint all of the pieces of the printable, then let them dry completely. Cut out all of the pieces.
- Take a blank piece of art paper and paint a scene with a hill and a sky background. Let it dry completely.
- Create Spookley by gluing the eyes below the eyebrows.
- Next, glue the stem to the top and the back of the pumpkin.
- Place the leaf arms on each side of the pumpkin and glue them to the back of both sides of the pumpkin.
- Glue the barn somewhere along the hill, then glue Spookley in front of it.
- Finish up by gluing the clouds in the sky.