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This autumn, add one or more acorn art projects to your preschool lesson plans. Your kids will love creating unique art with objects found in nature.
These acorn activities are perfect for your fall preschool activities. Each unique idea is a great way to have preschoolers express their creativity while connecting with nature.
Acorn Art Projects
If you don’t have an oak tree nearby your kids can’t go gather acorns this fall. However, they can create this acorn handprint art project! Still Playing School
Little ones will love painting faces on acorns to make these painted acorn people. Little Fish Blog
Acorns make great heads on these autumn pinecone and flower fairies. Crafty Moms Share
Kids of all ages will enjoy painting with acorns. Perfect for a fall process art project. Messy Little Monsters
Gather acorns on your next nature walk. Let kids use them to create fall process art with them. Fun-a-Day
Bark owls are made from tree bark, acorn caps, and pumpkin seeds. And, they are perfect for fall! Fireflies and Mudpies
Cutting paper for mosaic paper acorns is a great way to strengthen fine motor skills while making a fun fall project. Crafts by Amanda
Print out the free template, and hand your kids some paints so they can make watercolor acorn friends. Glued to My Crafts Blog
Paint some acorns to make acorn flowers that are so much fun all year long. Crafty Morning
Pottery Barn inspired painted acorns will look lovely on display this fall. Crafty Moms Share
BOOKS ABOUT ACORNS
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.
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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.