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As the leaves begin to change colors, inspire your preschoolers to explore their creative side with these simple fall leaf crafts and activities.
Take your kids on a nature walk to admire all the fall colors that abound. Gather leaves to create beautiful collages and wall hangings. Create your own fall leaves with yarn. Or, make leaf themed sensory bottles, salt dough, and much more!
No matter where your preschooler’s crafting interests lie, I’ve got something below for all of your leaf-themed crafting sessions. They’re perfect for all of your preschool leaf theme lessons.
Fall Leaf Crafts
Turn your child’s handprint into a lovely work of autumn art with this handprint leaf and accompanying poem. Fun Handprint Blog
Kids will love creating a lovely piece of textured art when they try these black glue and salt leaves. Mess for Less
Take your kids on an autumn nature walk to collect colorful fall leaves. Then, make leaf collages with contact paper to preserve their collection. Crafty Morning
This painting leaves art activity is so simple and fun, and it’ll look great on display this fall! Simple Fun for Kids
If you’re looking for a simple fall craft to do with the kids, try leaf resist painting with them. They’ll love it! There’s Just One Mommy
Preschoolers will work on fine motor skills while creating some beautiful yarn leaf magnets to hang on the fridge this fall. Hip Homeschool Moms
This fall leaf mobile will look so nice hanging in your preschool area this fall. Buggy and Buddy
Tipping this fall leaves sensory bottle from top to bottom mimics leaves blowing in the wind. Your kids will be mesmerized. Rhythms of Play
Animal crafts don’t get any cuter than this lion leaf craft! Print the template, make a mane out of colorful autumn leaves, and hang it up for all to see. Easy Peasy and Fun
Make some salt dough leaf prints, and then color them to add an extra special touch. The Imagination Tree
Follow these tips to see how your kids can create one-of-a-kind leaf print art. Research Parent
These step-by-step instructions will help you preserve your colorful autumn leaves making them perfect for crafts and decorations. Tinker Lab
These easy leaf prints are quick, easy, and almost mess free! Picklebums
Your kids can be King/Queen of the Forest when they create and wear their very own fall leaf crowns. Mama. Papa. Bubba.
These pop art leaf prints really do POP, and they’ll make a fantastic art display the kids will be proud to display. Kids Craft Room
Fall leaf painting in baggies is a simple, mess free activity that even your toddlers can do. Toddler Approved
This simple rainbow silhouette leaf art project is all about play and color experimentation. Arty Crafty Kids
Preschoolers will love gathering leaves of all shapes and sizes and combining them to make adorable leaf people. My Mommy Style
Create some beautiful yarn-wrapped autumn leaves to combine art and fine motor skills into one fun activity. The Imagination Tree
Take your kids on a nature scavenger hunt to gather leaves, flowers, and small nature items. Bring them home and turn them into a nature collage suncatcher to hang in the window. Hands On As We Grow
This fall leaf watercolor resist project produces some lovely autumn art. Fun at Home with the Kids
Creating leaf doodles and mandalas is sure to keep your little artists busy for a while. Artful Parent
This fall leaf art project couldn’t be easier, and the results are lovely. What We Do All Day
If your preschooler would rather save their artwork for longer periods of time, let them use silk leaves to create these beautiful leaf wallhangings. Things to Share and Remember
These beautiful stained glass fall leaves will look so wonderful hanging in your window all season long. Mom on Time Out
With all of these amazing fall leaf crafts to choose from, where will you start?
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