Fall is one of my favorite times of the year. There are so many things to engage our senses. The smells, sounds, tastes and textures are so cozy and heartwarming. The crafts I'm showing you today, however, are focused on the sense of sight, specifically the vibrant colors of the changing leaves.
These two craft projects are all about celebrating the beautiful and breathtaking colors of fall leaves.
These projects are really easy and quick fall crafts that you can do with your kids! You probably have most of these supplies on hand and they only take about 5 minutes to prepare.
Thumbprint Fall Tree
This craft is as simple as getting a blank piece of paper and either free hand drawing a bare branch tree or finding one online and tracing it.
Use paint in red, gold, yellow, orange, or brown. Have your child use their thumb to make leaves all over the tree. We also practiced tracing by dotting the word "Fall" in the bottom corner.
Fall Paper Plate Wreath
For this craft take a paper plate and cut out a hole in the middle. I did that by poking a hole in the middle and making it bigger until I could fit my scissors in to cut out the center. If your kids are really good at using scissors you might want to let them cut out the hole in the middle.
We used scraps of paper to cut out leaves in different sizes that were red, yellow, and orange. Then my 4 year old glued them on with a glue stick. We like to hang it on the door knob when its dry to add a festive touch.
And there you go. Two fun, fast, inexpensive, and easy crafts to do with your child. We would love to see your creations on instagram #peachtreedr. Did you do this activity? If so, let me know how it went in the comments below.