Fall Preschool Crafts

Enjoy these fall preschool crafts to help celebrate the season

preschool fall crafts




Leaf Prints
(photo above)
Supplies Needed:

Leaves
Construction paper
Non toxic paint
Paint brush

Collect leaves from your backyard and glue the leaves onto a sheet of cardboard. Allow them to dry completely. Pour a small amount of paint onto a plate and use a paintbrush and paint the leaves different colors. Try using Autumn colors of red, yellow and orange. Lay a piece of green or black construction paper over the painted leaves and rub back and forth over the paper with your hand. Lift the paper to see your leaf print.Tip: Tell your child to not put too much paint on the leaves or the leaf design won't show through as well. Choose leaves with prominent veins.

fall preschool craft

Dry Leaves

Supplies Needed:

Green construction paper
Dry Autumn leaves
Glue
Brushes

Cut a fairly large leaf shape from construction paper. Draw leaf veins on if you like. Have your child brush glue on their leaf shapes. Then let them crinkle dry leaves and scatter the pieces all over the glue.

fall preschool crafts

Aluminum Foil Leaves

Supplies Needed:
Pieces of aluminum foil
Leaves with prominent veins
Glue
Scissors
Construction paper

Set pieces of aluminum foil and a variety of fall leaves in front of your child. Let them select different leaves and place each of them under a piece of foil. Gently press and rub the foil with their hand to get a leaf print. Then cut out the shape and glue the leaf prints to the construction paper. Even though the photo doesn't show it as well, these turn out quite good.


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fall preschool crafts

Real Trees

Supplies Needed:

Green construction paper
Dry fall leaves
Glue and brushes

On the sheet of paper draw a tree with no leaves. Cover it with glue and then sprinkle crumpled up dried leaves to fill the branches.

Leaf Necklace

Supplies Needed:

Colored construction paper
Crayons or markers
Scissors
Hole punch
Yarn

Draw some leaf shapes on different colored paper and help your child cut them out. Have your child decorate them with the markers or crayons. Punch a hole in the leaves and give your child some yarn, and have them thread them on to make a necklace.

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Craft tip:
An empty styrofoam or plastic egg carton makes a great container for holding a variety and number of paint colors. After your child is done painting and there is paint left over, simply cover with saran wrap or plastic wrap to keep paint from drying out until ready to use next time.



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