One of the best parts of the changing of the seasons is the beautifully colorful leaves that don the trees and pepper the ground. For anyone that loves celebrating the vibrant fall colors as much as we do, we’ve brought you 6 festively colorful crafts to celebrate the changing of the leaves.
Leaf Silhouette Art
If you’re planning to send out cards this fall, The Best Ideas for Kids has a versatile way to create unique, fall leaf greeting cards. They provide a template for the base and four different ways to decorate it. Of course, if you have another method you want to use to decorate the leaf silhouettes, the sky's the limit when it comes to customization.
Fall Leaf Hedgehog
Though not a traditional symbol of fall, hedgehogs are too darn cute. Easy Peasy and Fun has combined this adorable creature with natural elements of the season. As with all crafts involving natural elements, this is also a great excuse to take your kids on a nature walk.
Sticky Wall Fall Tree
Looking for a colorful project for your toddler with minimal cleanup? This contact paper autumn tree from I Heart Crafty Things is the perfect solution. With no paint, glue, or other messy substances, this is a fun way to do crafts with your youngest without having to clean up any big spills afterward.
Felt Leaf Garland
If you want to bring some festive decor to your home, but don’t have access to a good outdoor space with colorful leaves, this felt leaf garland is a great alternative. This guide provided by A Beautiful Mess will walk you through the simple 4 step process. All you need is some fall colored felt, yarn, and an embroidery needle.
If you live in an area where the leaves haven’t changed yet, but want to help your kids get into the fall spirit, leaf prints are a fun craft project to keep their little hands busy. This craft from Meaningful Momma is a simple way to not only introduce your kids to beginning printmaking, but another project to get everyone outside on a nature walk to find leaves in their favorite shapes.
Falling Leaf Garland
If you are looking for a classy and timeless decoration DIY that you can leave up into the holiday season, this falling leaf garland from House of Jade Interiors is perfect. You may have to search a bit to find the same kinds of decorative leaves, but if you can’t find the exact kind of leaves used in this walkthrough, you can always use your own spray glue and glitter to get the same effect on different decorative leaf elements.