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Leaves, scarecrows, apples, pumpkins and more. These easy activities and crafts are perfect along side your autumn preschool lessons!
No matter what fall topics you’re planning to cover in the upcoming weeks, I’ve got a great collection of autumn activities and crafts to go with them.
From nature crafting to autumn art projects, there are so many fun activities to choose from that you won’t know where to start!
Autumn Activities and Crafts
When I was student teaching (a million years ago), I did bubble blowing painting with my littles. It’s a fun way to explore paint prints. Try it with your preschoolers, and turn their artwork into an apple garland. Teach Me Mommy
Fall art can be simple. With a printable maple leaf silhouette template, kids can try a variety of art techniques to create a unique piece of art. The Best Ideas for Kids
Grab some silk autumn leaves from the dollar store, and follow these steps to create a leaf family craft. It’s simple enough for toddlers to do. Homeschool Preschool
Process art is perfect for preschoolers. There is no right or wrong. Turn this cookie cutter process art activity into fall placemats. Your kids will be so proud to see their artwork on display at dinner time. Projects with Kids
Print out the free boy and girl head templates, and have your child decorate them with nature finds. The resulting nature craft collages are amazingly unique. Mother Natured
Encourage your kids to gather some fall leaves on your next nature walk. Bring them in, and follow this tutorial to turn them into autumn leaf people. Thimble and Twig
Candy stuffed pumpkins will make cute centerpieces at your next autumn celebration. Homeschool Preschool
Crows are often associated with autumn. I think it’s because they’re often accompanied by images of scarecrows. Kids will love making these popsicle stick crows this fall. Crafts by Amanda
Here’s a new twist on q-tip painting. Bunch them together to make a fall tree painting that’s simple enough for even your toddlers to create. The Pinterested Parent
Buttons and glitter come together to make a beautiful button pumpkin craft that you’ll definitely want to display all season long. Adventure in a Box
Your little ones will work their fine motor skills as they create a beautiful fall paper bead necklace to wear. Crafts By Ria
Autumn means scarecrows and sunflowers. Your kids will love putting their cute scarecrow crafts on display this fall season. Homeschool Preschool
What do you get when you add candy sprinkles to your craft time? A super cute candy apple popsicle stick craft that your kids will love! The Classy Chapter
This popsicle stick fox craft is super cute and so simple to make. Even your youngest preschoolers can make one of their own. Glued to My Crafts
Introduce your kids to salt painting with this not-so-spooky salt painting spider web project. Homeschool Preschool
You won’t believe how easy it is to make leaf lanterns with your preschoolers. And, they’ll love watching them light up on their bedside table at night. Red Ted Art
These toilet paper roll scarecrows won’t scare any crows. They’re too adorable! Still Playing School
Pumpkin apple stamps are a great transition from September’s apple crafts to October’s pumpkin/jack-o-lantern crafts. Homeschool Preschool
Salt painting is so easy and a great way to change up your art activities. This Halloween pumpkin salt painting is perfect for fall! Natural Beach Living
I love process art. There is no right or wrong way to do it, and everything is so unique. These fall trees marble paint resist art projects are perfect for the upcoming season. The Preschool Tool Box
Kids will enjoy exploring the fine details of their favorite autumn leaves when they trace the autumn leaf lines with chalk. Learning and Exploring Through Play
If you’ve got access to some pinecones, your kids can collect a few and use this tutorial to turn them into yarn-wrapped pinecone apple trees. Buggy and Buddy
Add this corn cob painting activity to your farm or autumn themes. Natural Beach Living
Fall colored tissue paper will make these leaf suncatchers pop as you hang them in your windows this fall. Fantastic Fun and Learning
Tots and preschoolers alike will love making this simple fall leaf craft with leaves they’ve collected on your latest nature walk. Fab Working Mom Life
Combine art and sensory play with this sensory autumn art project that uses dried, crushed leaves. Mosswood Connection
Kids will build their fine motor skills as they lace together the leaves to create a paper leaf garland. The Joy of Sharing
Have your kids ever painted with acorns? See what they can create with this fun acorn process art activity. Messy Little Monster
Even your youngest tots and preschoolers can enjoy painting with this no mess pumpkin art! Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds
Work on pencil control and pre-writing skills with this fall leaf craft for kids. Books and Giggles
How will you ever decide which one of these awesome autumn activities and crafts to try first?