Fall Crafts for Kids

The Ultimate Guide to Celebrating Fall with Kids:
Crafts, Books, and Recipes for Autumn Playtime Fun!

This collection of Fall crafts for kids is made up of posts from our team of amazing writers for the Inner Child Fun network of sites. We think you will enjoy getting to know our writers for Inner Child Learning, Inner Child Food, and Inner Child Giving who understand the value of play and creative fun for kids! These Fall crafts for kids combined with some of our writers’ best Fall recipes (and a few book recommendations sprinkled in) make a resourceful guide to inspire plenty of Fall playtime FUN!!

Here’s to cozy Autumn days with slow cookers, story time under blankets, and colorful crafts for the family to enjoy.

Ultimate Guide to Celebrating Fall with Kids -- Crafts, Books, and Recipes for Autumn Playtime Fun!

Fall Crafts for Kids

I love that these Fall crafts for kids are simple and easy to make. Many of these crafts or activities use common household materials you probably already have on-hand. Here are 10 crafts from Inner Child Fun writers that celebrate Back to School, pumpkins, owls, colorful leaves, and more!

Nature Craft Owls — Fireflies and Mud Pies
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25 Ways to Make a Difference This School Year — Coffee Cups and Crayons
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Pumpkin Spice Latte Play Dough — Fireflies and Mud Pies
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Autumn Leaves Song — AngeliqueFelix.com
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Candy Pumpkin Addition Game — Inner Child Learning
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DIY Pumpkin Spice Hand Soap — Inner Child Fun
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DIY Cork Boards and Pushpins — Inner Child Giving
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20 Must Do Favorite Activities for Fall — Inner Child Fun
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Autumn Tree Sculptures from a Paper Bag — Inner Child Fun
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Apple Sun Catchers — Fireflies and Mud Pies
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Inspiring Fall Recipes

Ultimate Guide to Celebrating Fall with Kids -- Crafts, Books, and Recipes for Autumn Playtime Fun! Sea Salt and Vanilla Bean Caramel Apple Sauce — Peanut Blossom
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Spelt Pumpkin Muffins — Grain Mill Wagon
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Whole Wheat Mini Apple Pies — Inner Child Food
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Vegetarian & Vegan Three Bean Soup — My Merry Messy Life
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Slow Cooker Italian Beef — Peanut Blossom
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Maple Bacon French Toast — Crafty Garden Mama
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Quick and Easy Mini Hand Pies — Inner Child Food
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Gluten-Free Granola — Fireflies and Mud Pies
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Chicken Tortilla Soup — Inner Child Food
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Oven Fried Chicken — Jodie Fitz
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 Books About Fall for Kids

Here are some of our favorite books to read to kids about Fall. (This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for your support!)

Ultimate Guide to Celebrating Fall with Kids -- Crafts, Books, and Recipes for Autumn Playtime Fun! Leaves, Leaves, Leaves by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
Read Book Description | Recommended for Ages 6-8

Why Do Leaves Change Color? by Betsy Maestro
Read Book Description  |  Recommended for Ages 4-8

It’s Fall! (Celebrate the Seasons) by Linda Glaser
Read Book Description  |  Recommended for Ages 4 and up

Mouse’s First Fall by Lauren Thompson
Read Book Description  |  Recommended for Ages 2-6

The Busy Little Squirrel by Nancy Tafuri
Read Book Description  |  Recommended for Ages 2-5

Fletcher and the Falling Leaves by Julia Rawlinson
Read Book Description  |  Recommended for Ages 4-8

I Know It’s Autumn by Eileen Spinelli
Read Book Description  |  Recommended for Ages 4-8

Animals in Fall by Martha E. H. Rustad
Read Book Description  |  Recommended for Ages 5 and up

We’re Going on a Leaf Hunt by Steve Metzger
Read Book Description  |  Recommended for Ages 4-8

Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert
Read Book Description  |  Recommended for Ages 4-8 

Ultimate Guide to Celebrating Fall with Kids -- Crafts, Books, and Recipes for Autumn Playtime Fun!
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Comments

  1. Dear Valerie,

    Mouse’s First Fall sure looks cute… but mouse had better not be in my garage!

    Love,
    Mark

  2. I just love these! I’m always trying to adapt your ideas to my classroom and these books are just perfect for it! Thanks a million for your hard work, I love your blog!
    (I’m pinning it and sharing it on G+ ’cause you’re the best!)