Most Interesting Fall Crafts To Do With Kids

Most Interesting Fall Crafts To Do With Kids

There’s something about the fall season that exudes happiness and excitement towards the start of the holiday season. The thought of crisp, cool weather, color-changing leaves, and fresh-baked apple pie are all inspiring to the senses. It’s a time to spend amongst family, and what better way to ring it in than trying a few of the most interesting fall crafts to do with the kids? You can get bonding time in and make use of any leftover craft material you were thinking about getting rid of anyway.

Back-to-School Pencil Holder

These fun ornaments can work as a gift for your child’s teacher or keep them at home in your little one’s room. You’ll need a mason jar, some glittering glue, glitter, and paint.

Start by pouring the glittering glue into the empty jar and slowly swirl around to avoid air bubbles. You can seal the jar with the lid to prevent spillage. Pour the glue back in its container, then add pour glitter inside the jar.

Swirl to evenly coat, then allow the glue to dry. While you wait, you can paint the lid and add embellishments to the jar’s exterior.

Pumpkin Dress Up

It might be too early for pumpkin picking; however, when the opportunity presents itself, you and your family will want to give these decorations a spin!

Kids can turn an ordinary pumpkin into a colorful extravaganza using washi tape or rickrack to outline the jack-o-lantern’s features. Maybe craft spiders with buttons, string, and pipe cleaners for a creepy crawler appearance.

Paper Bag Monster Puppets

Halloween just got a lot spookier! You can use leftover paper bags to create monster puppets to use for storytime, play, or as decorations. Kids can color and decorate bags how they’d like before gluing googly eyes and paper teeth.

Fall Fabric Toys

Fabric toys are excellent alternatives for playtime. You can make use of designed fabric panels with cutouts to create fun dolls and figures. Keep in mind that you’ll need to fill the toys with batting to provide structure before sewing.

Egg Carton Turkeys

You can repurpose empty egg cartons for this festive fall project. Glue two cups together and allow them to dry. Once they’re dry, they’re ready to paint! While the kids are busy painting their best masterpiece, you can cut their turkey’s facial features from felt. Glue felt parts and feathers, and you have yourself fine turkeys for your children to display.

You can welcome the incoming season by trying these most interesting fall crafts to do with your kids that’ll inspire all the fall vibes.

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Mallory Knee, the Detroit Mommies Lifestyle & Parenting Contributing Expert is a freelance writer for multiple online publications where she can showcase her affinity for all things home, lifestyle, and parenting. She particularly enjoys writing for communities of passionate women who come together for a shared interest and empower one another in the process. In her free time, you can find Mallory trying a fun new dinner recipe, practicing calligraphy, or hanging out with her family.
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