Celebrate Autumn in all its glory with leaf crafts for kids!
We all like to create with the seasonal colors and images around us, and what better way to create this fall than with Autumn leaves?
Some of these leaf crafts use the leaves as is, straight off the tree or, more likely, ground. (See numbers 2, 8, 9 and 10 below.)
Some of them require leaves that have been pressed and dried first. So before we dive into this list of leaf crafts for kids, here are a few methods for preserving your leaves:
5 Ways to Preserve Fall Leaves for Crafting
- Press the leaves in a book or a flower press
- Add Mod Podge to keep your leaves shiny and colorful
- Use glycerin
- Use wax
- Try the microwave method
Okay, now that you have some leaves pressed or preserved, it’s time to dive into the list of leaf crafts!
10 Autumn Leaf Crafts for Kids
These Autumn leaf crafts include leaf art, leaf garlands, leaf printing, leaf people, and more.
9. Print and paste small leaves to make mixed-media Autumn tree art (or make mixed media autumn leaf art this way)
How about you? What are your favorite Autumn leaf crafts for kids?