Inside: Fall is the perfect season for nature crafting. In this post, discover over 25 beautiful fall nature crafts for kids, perfect for home, school, or daycare.
From the swish of falling leaves to the gentle thud of acorns dropping to the ground, nature provides a bounty of free craft supplies in the fall.
25+ Beautiful Fall Nature Crafts for Kids
Perhaps the best part of nature crafting is getting outside as a family to collect, observe, and play! Shared below are 25+ fall nature crafts for kids, perfect for displaying at nature tables, in bowls, or on your autumn mantle.
Acorn Bells | Fireflies and Mud Pies
Collect fallen acorns and create whimsical bells for fall decor or fairy houses.
Fall Nature Wreath | Fun at Home with Kids
A beautiful and simple kid-made wreath for fall.
Bark Owls | Fireflies and Mud Pies
Use bark and acorns to create adorable owls.
Fall Centerpiece Craft | Housing a Forest
Nature, art, and sensory play come together in this lovely fall craft.
Pinecone Apples | Fireflies and Mud Pies
A darling ornament for teachers that kids can make themselves.
Acorn Wreaths | Craftulate
Use acorns and glue to create a unique fall wreath.
Robot Leaf Craft | Mother Natured
Use fall leaves to create a playful robot craft.
Pinecone Spiders | Fireflies and Mud Pies
Creepy, yet cute, kids will love crafting spiders with fallen pinecones.
Halloween Ghost Craft Using Gumnuts | Mother Natured
Make a spooky Halloween ghost with gumnuts.
Acorn Peg Dolls | Rhythms of Play
Acorn caps adorn the head of adorable peg dolls.
Woodland Fairy Folk | Twig and Toadstool
Use all natural materials to create whimsical fairy folk.
Pinecone Fairies | Red Ted Art
Pinecones and acorns are used to create sweet nature fairies.
Acorn Cap Jewels | Dabbling Momma
Shimmering acorn jewels are perfect for decoration or creative play.
No-Carve Nature Pumpkins | Fireflies and Mud Pies
A unique, no-carve pumpking for kids.
DIY Acorn Marble Necklaces | Rhythms of Play
Beautiful in the sunlight!
Fall Leaf Crown | Rain or Shine Mama
Use items collected from a nature walk to create a crown fit for royalty.
Pine Cone Owls | Fireflies and Mud Pies
The perfect nature craft for kids!
Fall Nature Collages | Happy Hooligans
Especially perfect for preschoolers, this kid-made collage is easy to make.
Leaf Lacing | Rhythms of Play
A fun autumn craft for preschoolers.
Fall Leaf Mandalas | The Artful Parent
Collect colorful leaves and arrange them into a gorgeous mandala.
Stamped Leaf Shirts | Fireflies and Mud Pies
Use fallen leaves and fabric paint to create one-of-a-kind shirts.
Fall Leaf Lanterns | Happiness is Homemade
Press leaves onto glass jars to create gorgeous fall lanterns.
Pet Rocks | Fun-a-Day
Collect rocks on your fall nature hike and have a little fun with them!
Owl Painted Rocks | Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls
Adorable owl rocks, perfect for rock hiding.
Leaf Mobile | Buggy and Buddy
Learn 3 ways to preserve fall leaves to make a beautiful leaf mobile.
Fall Leaf Lacing | Rhythms of Play
Fall leaves are the perfect natural material for practicing fine-motor skills.
Fall Leaf Finger Puppets | Crafts by Amanda
A cute fall craft for preschool!
Salt Dough Leaf Impressions | The Imagination Tree
Use fallen leaves and salt dough to create beautiful fall keepsakes.
Painted Leaf Critters | Tinkerlab
Take a break from painting on paper—use leaves instead!
Felted Acorns | Playful Learning
Kids will enjoy learning how to felt wool to create gorgeous Waldorf-inspired acorns.