Kids Scarecrow Crafts

Decorate your preschool room with one or more of these kids scarecrow crafts. They’re perfect for your autumn themed lessons.

One of my favorite things about autumn is decorating with scarecrows. While I’ve never made a scarecrow from scratch, I love to add store-bought scarecrows to my front porch and flower beds in the fall.

Your preschoolers will love the variety of scarecrow crafts featured in today’s post. With over 20 ideas to choose from, you can’t go wrong no matter which one you start with.

Kids Scarecrow Crafts

With so many choices, which kids scarecrow craft will you choose first?


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

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There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves!ScarecrowThe Little Scarecrow Boy


There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves! – That wild old lady is back swallowing fall-themed items. What can you make from leaves, clothes, a pumpkin, and rope? That’s right, a scarecrow!

 Scarecrow – Scarecrows. They perch high above gardens and fields, with borrowed coats and button eyes and pie-pan hands that glint in the sun. What else is there to know about them? Perhaps more than we realize.

The Little Scarecrow Boy – This treasured picture book tells the tale of a little scarecrow boy and the lessons he learns from his scarecrow father about the worlduntil he decides to test his knowledge and himself.

Teaching Resources

When you add a scarecrow pretend mask to your dress-up box, your kids will spend hours acting out their favorite scarecrow stories. 

If you’re short on time and still want to provide some craft time for your preschoolers, you could give them this scarecrow craft kit complete with glue and pre-cut shapes. 

Create this simple paper plate scarecrow for a cute fall craft for kids. With these step-by-step instructions, this scarecrow craft is so easy to make.  This fall, your preschoolers can practice counting to ten as they add patches to the scarecrows on these scarecrow playdough mats!

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