Fall is here and it's a great time to get your kids into crafting. The weather is getting cooler, so they may be staying inside more than they were during the summer. If your kids are getting bored or antsy, craft projects are a great way to keep them busy and creatively engaged. Here are six fall-themed crafts that your kids can dive into.
Fun Fall Crafts for Kids
Apple Print Wreath
Fall often means apple picking and you can use some of your harvest to create this lovely wreath. Cut an apple in half, dip it in some paint and stamp the apples onto some paper. Kids will love this craft! For more information, visit All Kids Network.
Puzzle Piece Tree
This creative craft is a great way to re-purpose a puzzle that's missing some pieces. Create a tree trunk with a paper bag and then glue on painted puzzle pieces to look like leaves. For more information, visit I Heart Crafty Things.
Craft Stick Scarecrow
This little scarecrow is very cute — glue craft sticks to cardstock to keep them sturdy, then let your kids get creative with decorating their scarecrow! For more information, visit Little Family Fun.
Make a new family tradition each fall with paint and shaving cream — your whole family will marvel at this marbleizing technique for painting leaves cut from cardstock.
Fall Leaves Turkey
Thanksgiving is right smack in the middle of fall, so there are sure to be plenty of leaves in your yard to create this turkey. Have your kids gather some leaves that they like and then add in the turkey made of construction paper — the leaves will be his feathers! For more information, visit Mommy Gaga.
Pressed leaves and decoupage medium are all you need to prompt your kids' imagination to make up a cute woodland story or put on a family play. Learn how to make this mask at the 5 Orange Potatoes blog.