Autumn Crafts for Children

There are just two weeks left to enjoy the final days of summer as we get ready for the start of fall on Sept. 23. But if you look around at some of your favorite stores and restaurants, the fall spirit has been here for a while as some of our favorite pumpkin-themed treats and decorations have been on store shelves since the end of August. Whether you’re ready or not for autumn’s arrival, it’s time to switch our summer crafting projects to those better suited for cooler days. That’s where this week’s roundup comes in handy!

Toilet Paper Roll Fall Tree Craft Using Fruit Loops

Looking for a craft project that’s heavy on the sweet factor? Try Crafty Morning’s DIY that relies on a breakfast staple to bring it to life.

Pumpkin Spice Play-Doh

For the pumpkin lovers out there, this idea is for you! Small + Friendly has adapted a basic Play-Doh recipe to be all about pumpkin!

Autumn Cork Painting

If you’ve got wine corks on hand that you’ve been saving for a project, The Picky Apple knows how to use them. Turn them into stamps to create a painted fall tree.

DIY Natural Acorn Dye

Sometimes the craft supplies you’re looking for are in your backyard. For older child crafters, try creating your own natural acorn dye together. Thicket and Thistle shows you how.


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