30+ Easy Fall Kids Crafts That Anyone Can Make!

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These quick and easy fall kids crafts can be made in under 30 minutes using items that you probably already have around the house! No special tools or skills are required, so ANYONE can make these cute autumn-themed projects! Great fun for the entire family!

Easy Fall Crafts for Kids

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These awesome autumn-themed crafts don’t require any special tools or skills, so they’re great for parents who don’t consider themselves “crafty.” Everyone can get creative with these simple ideas!

Happiness is Homemade readers LOVE our popular post “50+ Quick & Easy Kids Crafts That Anyone Can Make!” and have been asking me to follow up with more collections of quick and easy kids craft ideas. We’re answering that call today with an all new group of 30+ Creative Fall Kids Arts and Crafts Projects that take less than 30 minutes to make!


30+ Quick & Easy Fall Kids Crafts

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Fall Leaf Lanterns

Fall Leaf Lanterns

Fall Leaf Lanterns from Happiness is Homemade: These pretty lanterns are made with a dollar store vessel, pressed fall leaves, and Mod Podge – easy peasy!

Apple Printed Fall Banner Graphic

Apple Stamped Banner

Apple Stamped Banner from Happiness is Homemade: All it takes to make this fun fall banner is paper, twine, paint, and an apple!

Watercolor Paper Leaf Wreath

Watercolor Fall Leaf Wreath

Watercolor Fall Leaf Wreath from Happiness is Homemade: Our watercolor wreath makes for gorgeous decor in the fall, and it will look beautiful hanging on your door! If you don’t have a cutting machine, not to worry! You can cut leaves by hand or simply use faux autumn leaves available at your local craft store or dollar store to cover the paper plate wreath instead.

Pumpkin Pie Playdough

Pumpkin Pie Playdough

Pumpkin Pie Playdough from Happiness is Homemade: It just isn’t autumn without pumpkin pie everything, and that includes playdough, too! This playdough recipe smells fantastic! Kids will have a blast smelling it and playing with it.

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Apple Paper Plate Lacing Craft

Apple Paper Plate Lacing Craft from Our Kid Things: Make this adorable apple craft with only a paper plate, hole punch, yarn, and construction paper! It’s SO simple and cute!

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Leaf Scratch Art

Leaf Scratch Art: Scratch art is always a huge hit with kids of all ages, and this leaf scratch art is so pretty! They’ll have a great time simply scratching at the surface of the paper with a scratching tool to reveal gorgeous fall colors!

Glitter Glue Spiderwebs on Fall Halloween Mantel

Leaf Printed Autumn Banner

Leaf Printed Autumn Banner from Happiness is Homemade: Here’s another fun autumn banner that you can make with only paper, paint, twine, and some real leaves from your yard!

fall tree paper kids craft

Tissue Paper Fall Tree

Tissue Paper Fall Tree by I Heart Crafty Things: Assorted colors of tissue paper give this fall tree the colorful look of the fall season!

fall napkin rings made with natural items on table

Fall Napkin Rings

Fall Napkin Rings by Happiness is Homemade: These pretty napkin rings would look lovely on your Thanksgiving table!

paper plate scarecrow kids craft

Paper Plate Scarecrow

Paper Plate Scarecrow: This friendly scarecrow craft is fun project for kids of all ages!

tissue paper fall leaf window clings

Fall Leaf Suncatchers

Fall Leaf Suncatchers by The Best Ideas for Kids: This great fall craft is simply stunning! It’s amazing what can be created from a few sheets of paper, construction paper, and contact paper! Bonus: Includes free printable leaf templates!

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Paper Pinwheel Scarecrow Kids Craft

Paper Pinwheel Scarecrow Kids Craft by Meaningful Mama: Make this cute scarecrow from paper and glue and add details with googly eyes and some raffia (or you could even use dried grasses or hay from your yard!).

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Popsicle Stick Apple Cores

Popsicle Stick Apple Cores from Glued to My Crafts: These apples are the cutest, and they are SO quick and easy to make! Just grab some popsicle sticks and card stock and you’re all set!

sunflower made from paper plate

Paper Plate Sunflowers

Paper Plate Sunflowers from The Resourceful Mama: Paper plate projects are my favorite because they’re so easy, and this paper plate sunflower is as adorable as it is simple!


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Fun Fall Owls

Fun Fall Owls: These fancy fall owls are so much fun to make! Mix and match different decorations to give each owl their own personality!

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Leaf Foxes

Leaf Foxes from Glued to My Crafts: Hop on over to Glued to My Crafts for not one, but TWO super cute and easy fall fox craft projects for kids! You’re going to love them both!

handprint made into acorn kids craft being held by child

Handprint Acorns

Handprint Acorns from Crafty Morning: These handprint acorns are such a sweet keepsake idea!

fall tree mason jar luminaries craft for kids

Mason Jar Fall Tree Luminarias

Mason Jar Fall Tree Luminarias from Where Imagination Grows: The whole family will want to make these pretty fall tree luminarias together – fun for younger and older kids!

button indian corn craft for kids

Button Indian Corn

Button Indian Corn from The Pinterested Parent: Looking for fun fall craft ideas? Got buttons, paper, and glue? You’ll have a blast making this colorful Indian corn fall craft project!

hello fall sign with squirrel

Hello Fall Sign

Hello Fall Sign: this “Hello Fall” sign kit is SO cute, and the pre-cut pieces make it SUPER easy to make!

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Felt Leaf Bookmarks

Felt Leaf Bookmarks from Good Housekeeping: These felt leaf bookmarks are another super easy craft that requires very few materials – you probably already have them on hand!

popsicle sticks made into scarecrow as a magnet

Popsicle Stick Scarecrow Magnet

Popsicle Stick Scarecrow Magnet from Today’s Creative Ideas: This adorable scarecrow craft pulls double duty by also functioning as handy magnet for your refrigerator! So cute and clever!

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Leaf Mason Jar Luminaria

Leaf Mason Jar Luminaria from Create Craft Love: This is another cute fall craft that the whole family will want to get in on! Easy enough for preschoolers and sophisticated enough for grown-ups, this leaf mason jar luminaria is a great way to ring in the fall and is sure to be a huge hit!

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Paper Plate Owls

Paper Plate Owls from Reading Confetti: For this fun craft, turn a paper plate, some craft foam, and googly eyes into this super cute owl! Mix and match colors to create a whole family!

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Glitter Leaves Garland

Glitter Leaves Garland from House of Jade Interiors: Add some sparkle and shine to your fall decor with this glitzy leaf garland!

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Potato Stamped Leaves

Potato Stamped Leaves from How Wee Learn: Here’s a fun way to make your own colorful leaf stationary and more with this potato carving fall craft!

hedgehogs made from pine cones on fall leaves

Pinecone Hedgehogs

Pinecone Hedgehogs from The Mad House: Go on a fall nature walk to collect pine cones to make these sweet hedgehogs!

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Apple Pie Playdough

Apple Pie Playdough from Emma Owl: Playdough is a fun sensory experience for all ages, and this apple pie playdough takes things to the next level with its yummy fragrance!

apple toilet paper roll craft for kids

Apple TP Roll Craft

Apple TP Roll Craft from Crafty Morning: Create amazing fall art with fun apple crafts! Recycle an old toilet paper tube into these cute apples!

Coffee Filter Leaves

Coffee Filter Leaf Sun Catchers

Coffee Filter Leaf Sun Catchers from Fun at Home with Kids: These vibrant coffee filter leaves are stunning! Includes free leaf printable template to make things even easier!

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Art & Science of Leaf Rubbings

The Art & Science of Leaf Rubbings from Edventures: Learn the science behind leaf rubbing in this fun fall activity!

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Pony Bead Indian Corn and Pumpkins

Pony Bead Indian Corn and Pumpkins from Think Crafts: All you’ll need are some pipe cleaners and pony beads to create these fun fall pumpkins and Indian corn decorations!

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Fall Paper Pumpkins

Fall Paper Pumpkins from DIY Inspired: These paper pumpkins could NOT be any cuter!

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Easy Paper Strip Pumpkins

Easy Paper Strip Pumpkins from It’s Always Autumn: These paper strip pumpkins are adorable – everyone in the family will want to make some!

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Pom Pom Apple Tree

Pom Pom Apple Tree from Crafts on Sea: This fall craft is perfect for preschoolers and early elementary kids! So cute!

These fun fall crafts and activities are perfect for kids of all ages (though tiny tots may need adult assistance for some of them), and they are sure to be a hit with your family! Which fall kids craft is your favorite?

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2 Comments

  1. These are just adorable! I love the combination of crafts, I have options for my kinder kiddo, my teen, and everyone inbetween. We can’t wait to try them. Thanks so much!

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