Bring Fall’s Beauty Indoors With These 10 Autumn Leaf Crafts for Kids

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Bring Fall's Beauty Indoors With These 10 Autumn Leaf Crafts for Kids

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, the ground. (See numbers 2, 8, 9 and 10 below.) While others require leaves that are 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

Okay, now that you have some leaves pressed or preserved, it’s time to dive into this 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!

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1. Leaf Drawing & Doodling

Draw on your leaves with metallic sharpies and create beautiful autumn leaf art!

Bring Fall's Beauty Indoors With These 10 Autumn Leaf Crafts for Kids _ Leaf drawing game

2. Leaf Drawing Game

Or try this leaf drawing game using photocopies of leaves, Sharpies, and Simon Says drawing prompts.

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3. Autumn Leaf Mandala

Design a colorful leaf mandala for your wall using your doodled autumn leaves!

4. Leaf garland

Try making some of these fall leaf garlands with your family.

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5. Glitter leaves

Add some glitter to your autumn leaf art doodling and take it to the next level with these shimmering glitter leaves!

Bring Fall's Beauty Indoors With These 10 Autumn Leaf Crafts for Kids - Leaf Rocks

6. Autumn Leaf Rock Art

This project is easy to make and a beautiful autumn decoration! All you’ll need is Mod Podge, smooth rocks, and some small autumn leaves.

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7.  Leaf Peepers

Googly eyes make everything fun and this leaf peeper craft is no exception!

Bring Fall's Beauty Indoors With These 10 Autumn Leaf Crafts for Kids - Autumn Leaf Suncatchers

8. Autumn suncatchers & stained glass windows

Bring the beauty of fall indoors and use your gathered fall leaves to make Autumn leaf suncatchers or stained glass windows.

Bring Fall's Beauty Indoors With These 10 Autumn Leaf Crafts for Kids - Mixed Media Leaf Art

9. Mixed Media Leaf Art

 Print and paste small leaves on washi tape tree art in this mixed-media Autumn art project (or make mixed media autumn leaf art this way).

Bring Fall's Beauty Indoors With These 10 Autumn Leaf Crafts for Kids - Leaf Casting

10. Leaf Casting

Try leaf casting with plaster of Paris to make 3-dimensional leaves.

How about you? What are your favorite Autumn leaf crafts for kids?

Autumn Arts & Crafts Ideas & Supplies

The Artful Parent Amazon shop for Fall Crafts & Play Ideas.

See our FALL family fun list on my Amazon storefront!

It includes supplies for fall arts & crafts (including the best paper leaves for painting!), autumn toys, Halloween ideas, and picture books about autumn.

Plus, we have lists of the best kids art supplies, open-ended toys, children’s games, and more!

Fall craft bundle graphic

Get our new Autumn Arts & Crafts for Kids workshop! 

This is an online workshop with 10 fun fall arts and crafts activities that your family can enjoy all autumn long. Use coupon code KASHALFOFF for $9.99!

Plus a bonus of 10 fall-themed drawing prompts!

30 September Activities for Kids Free Printable Graphic

Download our FREE printable idea list of 30 autumn activities for kids & families!

Or just check out the blog post with the links… So many fun ideas for fall!

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Bring Fall's Beauty Indoors With These 10 Autumn Leaf Crafts for Kids
Bring Fall\'s Beauty Indoors With These 10 Autumn Leaf Crafts for Kids

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    Donna
    September 26, 2014 at 8:01 pm

    Love this. Going to visit grandchildren in Arkansas and make these. Thank you.

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