Fall is officially upon us, and with the change in seasons comes a host of fun and festive crafts! Why not take advantage of nature’s most abundant art supply and use some brilliant fall leaves? All of those yellow, red, and orange leaves are just begging to be used in a good craft!
Grab your kids, go for a nature walk, gather some leaves, and get your creativity flowing! Here are eight great leaf crafts to try this fall:
These leaf people only require a handful of leaves and a good imagination. The opportunities are endless as your kiddos dream up all different kinds of characters and animals.
These leaf luminaries are on my “must do” list this fall! They look like a breeze to make and are sure to add a festive fall ambiance to any room.
Mod Podge Pumpkins
Pumpkins and leaves? It doesn’t get more “fall” than this! This festive craft is fun for kids of all ages, and with no carving involved, your beautiful work will last the whole season through.
Leaf Window Clings
Take your fall decor to the next level with this DIY leaf window cling. The process is super simple and gives amazing results! What a gorgeous addition to any window!
Leaf Puppet Craft
Completing this puppet craft is just half the fun! After they’re done with their creations, your kiddos can set the scene and tell a story with their new leaf puppets.
Fall Leaf Prints
Who needs brushes and stamps when you have plenty of leaves on hand? These fall leaf prints look a little messy but lots of fun!
With just some leaves and contact paper, you can enjoy fall’s brilliant colors with a DIY suncatcher. Add in a themed die cut (like this pumpkin) for a fun holiday twist.
Leaf Rubbing Collage
An oldie, but goody! Every kid should experience the magic of leaf rubbing! No two collages will ever look the same, and they would make an adorable art piece to pull out year after year.
Which leaf crafts are on your “must do” list this fall?
This post was contributed by Joanna Murnan. You can find more from Joanna on her blog, Makingmine.