Easy Acorn Crafts for Toddlers

These easy acorn crafts for toddlers are perfect for fall. Kids ages 2-4 can do these crafts with adult supervision. Add them to your craft list today.

Whether you add these toddler crafts and art projects to your acorn, squirrel, or general fall themed preschool lessons, each one is sure to be a hit with the younger crowd.

Easy Acorn Crafts for Toddlers

Preserve your little one’s fingerprints and handprints with this simple acorn handprint craft. Still Playing School

With some brown cellophane and an old paper bag, your little ones can make a festive acorn suncatcher for fall. The Gingerbread House

These acorn wreaths are not only easy to make, but they’re adorable. Start by collecting a bunch of acorns on your next nature walk. Keep Calm and Mommy On

Process art is great for little ones as there is no right or wrong way to do it. They’ll love this rolling acorn painting craft. Crafts on Sea

This acorn alphabet sensory jar is a great quiet time activity for toddlers and preschoolers. The Educators’ Spin On It

These thumbprint acorns are a breeze to make. Kids of all ages can make these. Fun Handprint Art

These DIY acorn peg dolls are easy to make, and your toddlers will love playing with them. Rhythms of Play

Gather acorns on your next nature walk. Pop the caps off, and use them to make easy playdough acorns. The Gingerbread House

Your kids can use brown tissue paper or paint white paper brown when they make this acorn tissue paper craft. Keep Calm and Mommy On

This acorn sensory bin is perfect for fall! Keep Calm and Mommy On


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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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. Teach your kids about acorns and oak trees this fall with this great collection of acorn books for kids. They're perfect for your fall book baskets. Nutter Butter acorn cookies are so easy to make! Kids can do much of the prep work on their own. These cookies are perfect for your fall preschool themes and parties.

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