What better way to get in the spirit of fall than with a few DIY crafts, especially when they’re made from things you can find right outside your door? Fall crafts are not only a great way to spend some quality family time, but they also introduce children to nature.
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We’ve collected 20 unique and creative nature crafts for fall that are perfect for kids of all ages. From making pine cone owls or corn husk dolls to creating acorn decorations like squirrels or mice, these autumn crafts will help you welcome cooler weather and colorful leaves into your home.
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20 Nature Crafts For Fall
Turn pine cones into lovely pumpkins with this easy tutorial! It’s easy enough for kids of all ages to have fun. Plus, it doubles as a charming decor piece in your fall mantle!
If you’re trying to encourage independence in your little ones, this adorable acorn squirrel craft is all you need.
Because it’s just so easy to put together, kids can make this cutie on their own with little supervision.
Take out your painting brushes and invite your kids to learn how to make this eye-catching rainbow acorns craft! Not only is it a super fun activity for kids, but it also makes a cute centerpiece.
With the help of twigs, some pretty flowers, and lots of imagination, your kids can create this small world play and have tons of fun!
Besides being super cute, this endearing little hedgehog craft is excellent to encourage natural exploration. Plus, kids can learn how to create art with natural elements they can find right in their backyard!
Let your child capture the stunning fall season colors by making this lovely frame!
Add a fun touch to school supplies with this adorable corn husk flower pencil topper. A fantastic idea for back-to-school season!
Made with acorns, pine cones, bark, and seeds, your kids will have a blast making these cute little pine cone owls! For the whole experience, you can go on a nature walk with the kids to gather all the natural elements needed and turn this craft into a fun STEM activity!
Follow the step-by-step instructions to make this enchanting crown made using paper and real leaves! There are tons of options: an autumn leaf crown, a wristband, and three forest friends headbands, all equally enchanting!
10. Leaf People
If you’re looking for a fun craft project that will let your child explore nature while nurturing their creative side, this craft checks all the boxes!
Using leaves and natural elements like twigs and acorns, your little ones can create leaf people!
Follow along this craft’s instructions to make these enchanting butterflies made with real fall leaves!
12. Nature Mask
Top off your craft projects with these fantastic Nature masks! This craft is such a simple but super fun project to make! In addition, the mask printable is free and ready to print!
13. Corn Husk Dolls
Looking for the ideal DIY project to keep little ones entertained during those long rainy days? Try these charming Corn husk dolls!
These dolls are such a fun and original idea for kids of all ages.
Spark your child’s creative side with this artsy craft project!
Making these leaf-shaped bean mosaics is such a fun and relaxing activity for your little ones!
15. Magic Wands
These one-of-a-kind wands made with elements from nature are a magical idea to boost up your child’s outdoor playtime!
16. Pine Cone Apple
Make your next craft project extra sweet following this pine cone apple craft. Follow the instructions in this post and allow your kids’ crafty side to shine through.
17. Acorn Mice
If you’re on the hunt for a craft project that’s equal parts creative and outdoor-approved, this adorable little mise craft made with acorns will not disappoint!
18. Fall Mobile
You won’t be able to resist this magical fall-themed mobile!
Follow the easy step-by-step instructions and help your kids make their own. You’ll only need embroidery thread and some natural twigs, pine cones, and leaves!
Let your child’s imagination fly high with this adorable helicopter wall decoration craft made with seeds! It’s the perfect decor piece for any little one who loves aircraft.
20. Acorn Frame
Add an autumn vibe to your decor by making this acorn frame with the little ones! Making frames with the kids is always a good and fun crafting activity kids of all ages enjoy.
Nature Craft Summary
These nature crafts will be enjoyed by kids of every age. It’s time to get crafty with nature!
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