Acorn Crafts for Kids

Get ready for fall this these adorable acorn crafts for kids! These do-it-yourself activities for kids are a fun way to celebrate fall’s arrival.

These fall crafts are the perfect addition to your fall preschool themes. Your kids can create some beautiful acorn jewelry, try their hand at some fall process art, or make some fun fall keepsakes.

They’ll work on fine motor skills, color matching, and more as they create their unique crafts and art projects.

Below, you’ll find links to paper crafts, nature crafts, and more. How will you ever decide which one to start with?

Acorn Crafts for Kids

After reading Scaredy Squirrel, your preschoolers will have fun color matching with these painted acorns and acorn tops. Teach Beside Me

Take acorn painting to a whole new level when you invite your kids to paint with the acorns. Fall process art for kids! Fun-a-Day

Turn your little one’s handprint into a cute acorn handprint art that you’ll love displaying all season long. Crafty Morning

DIY acorn peg dolls are perfect for acting out your kids’ favorite fall and acorn storiesRhythms of Play

If you love glitter like I do, check out these beautiful acorn necklaces that kids can make. Arty Crafty Kids

This handprint acorn lacing craft is a great way to add some fine motor practice to your fall crafting session. Kids Craft Room

Acorn bracelets are easy to make, and your little ones will want to wear it all season long. Red Ted Art

Work on letter recognition with a fun acorn alphabet sensory bottleEducators’ Spin On It

If you let the kids snip the yarn, this yarn acorn craft can be a great motor skills activity. 3 Dinosaurs

These homemade acorn ornaments are perfect for fall, but they’ll look beautiful on your Christmas tree, too. True Aim Education


Fill your book basket with a great collection of preschool acorn books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.

If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.

Little AcornBecause of an Acorn: (Nature Autumn Books for Children, Picture Books about Acorn Trees)Acorn to Oak Tree (Rookie Read-About Science: Life Cycles)


Little Acorn – This beautifully illustrated story will delight children and parents alike, and also offers a perfect introduction to the life cycle of trees. 

Because of an Acorn – Wander down the forest path to learn how every tree, flower, plant, and animal connect to one another in spiraling circles of life. An acorn is just the beginning.

Acorn to Oak Tree – This book takes readers step by step through the life cycle of this stunning addition to our landscape.

Round Out YourUnit with These Activities

This set of ten wooden acorns is the perfect toy to expand your child’s imagination. They are the perfect addition to any play setting. Add them to your sensory bins, kitchens or loose part play. The play opportunities are truly endless!

Nature is the greatest teacher and offers up the best materials to play with. This nature table loose parts set contains a great variety of nature pieces that kiddos will love to explore. Especially great for a classroom as it contains all the basics.

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