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15 Fall Crafts for Kids!

Time to get cozy and do some fall crafts with your kids!

Whether you want to learn about Diwali, Veteran’s Day, and Native American Heritage Day, or discuss what you’re thankful for and instill a sense of gratitude in your children, we’ve got just the activities and fall crafts for kids that you’ll really enjoy.

A Pinterest Pin for a blog post titled 15 cheap and easy fall craft and activities the for kids that the whole family will love, including fall handicrafts, Thanksgiving crafts and activities, and crafts to do for Veteran's Day, Diwali, the Festival of Lights, Remembrance Day, Native American Heritage Day, Native American Heritage Month, and during the fall season.

Fall crafts for kids to promote gratitude and thankfulness

These fall crafts are great for the whole family, because they all involve the importance of gratitude, togetherness, being thankful, and family ties. We’ve chosen a handful of our favorite fall crafts for kids, most of which use inexpensive craft materials that you probably already have on hand in your home, or that you can grab on your next trip to the grocery store.

Related: 15+ Cheap and Easy Ideas for Fall Sensory Bins

1. Thankful turkey

Creating the Thankful Turkey from Busy Toddler is an simple but meaningful activity that’s sure to become a yearly tradition for your family.

Thankful turkey craftivity from busytoddler.com.
Image from busytoddler.com

2. Felt family tree

This no-sew felt family tree from Family Locket will open up opportunities to discuss the importance of family and your family’s history.

No-sew family tree image from familylocket.com.
Image from familylocket.com

3. Gratitude chain

Carla Schauer‘s gratitude chain activity is a classic way to make a craft that’s heartfelt and pretty, too.

Gratitude chain activity and directions from carlaschauer.com.
Image from carlaschauer.com

4. Handprint turkey hat

This handprint turkey hat from Crafty Morning is an easy and sweet way to discuss thankfulness while doing a cute craft together.

handprint turkey hat activity and image of a girl wearing a handprint turkey hat from craftymorning.com.
Image from craftymorning.com

5. Pinecone snowy owl craft

Not only is this pinecone snowy owl craft from Frugal Fun 4 Boys SO CUTE, you will also find enrichment activities from The Teacher Bag to learn all about snowy owls, too!

pinterest pin for a craft about how to make a pine cone snowy owl craft from frugalfun4boys.com.
Image from frugalfun4boys.com

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    Thanksgiving crafts and activities

    On November 23 this year, take some time to do these Thanksgiving crafts and activities with the whole family. Your family will enjoy taking a break from watching football, stuffing their faces with delicious food, listening to The Macy’s Day Parade, and watching Thanksgiving movies to do these crafts together as a family.

    Related: 25 Thanksgiving Movies and Shows for Kids

    1. Fall garland
    paper craft

    All ages will love making this cute, fall craft from Big Family Blessings, which can be enjoyed for years and years by the whole family as it hangs in your home each year.

    Pinterest pin for how to make a fall garland from bigfamilyblessings.com.
    Image from bigfamilyblessings.com

    2. Beaded corn

    This beaded corn handicraft is a cheap and easy craft that is so cute! Smart Schoolhouse includes step-by-step directions and beautiful images to help you make this craft.

    Pinterest pin for how to make a beaded corn fall craft from smartschoolhouse.com.
    Image from smartschoolhouse.com

    3. Melted beads leaf suncatcher

    Use your leftover beads to make these awesome melted beads leaf suncatchers from Sunshine Whispers.

    Pinterest pin for how to make a melted bead suncatcher craft for kids from sunshinewhispers.com.
    Image from sunshinewhispers.com

    4. Pine cone turkey

    Making this pine cone turkey from Hello Wonderful has so many sneaky benefits, like developing fine motor skills and nourishing your child’s imagination.

    5. Fork Painted Apple Craft

    This unique craft will be a hit with your kids! You probably already have all the materials you need to make this fork painted apple craft from Happy Toddler Playtime.

    Crafts and activities for Diwali, Native American Heritage Day, and Veteran’s Day

    Learning about the fall season and all of its holidays by doing fall-themed crafts can be such a memorable and worthwhile experience for the whole family.

    Give these activities a try, as each of them go with special holidays that happen during the month of November.

    Holidays in November

    November 11 is Veteran’s Day, and November 11 is Remembrance Day in Canada. Diwali is November 12, which is also known as the Festival of Lights. November 24 is Native American Heritage Day, and the whole month of November is actually Native American Heritage month.

    Related: 5 Fun Sensory Bin Ideas You Need to Try

    1. Fall crafts with real leaves

    Is there anything better than playing in crunchy leaves? Bring that feeling inside with these fall craft ideas that use real leaves from Fabulessly Frugal.

    pinterest pin for 7 crafts to make with real leaves from fabulesslyfrugal.com.
    Image from fabulesslyfrugal.com

    2. Veteran’s Day handicrafts

    Learning about Veteran’s Day and honoring our veterans is another way to promote gratitude and thankfulness in your home. Check out these 10 DIY Veteran’s Day craft ideas from DIY crafts.

    pinterest pin for a blog post about 10 DIY veteran's day crafts for kids from diycrafts.life.
    Image from diycrafts.life

    3. Painted poppy remembrance stones

    Did you know poppies are a symbol of solider’s sacrifices, and are often given out on Veteran’s Day in the U.S. and Remembrance Day in Canada? Try this craft from Happy Hooligans to honor the veterans.

    Pinterest pin about a blog post titled thank a veteran with this craft to make painted poppy stones for veteran's day or remembrance day from happy hooligans.ca.
    Image from happyhooligans.ca

    4. Diwali crafts

    Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is a Hindu celebration in India, Sri Lanka, and many other countries. Try out these Diwali craft ideas from Little Ladoo during the month of November.

    a pinterest pin for a blog post titled 20+ diwali crafts and activities for kids by littleladoo.com.
    Image from littleladoo.com

    5. Crafts for Native American Heritage Day

    Homeschool Super Freak has gathered facts, activities, books to read and crafts to do for you to learn more about Native American Heritage Day.

    a pinterest pin from a blog post titled 7 ways to learn and honor native american heritage and history with kid's crafts, activities, books, and more from homeschoolsuperfreak.com.
    Image from homeschoolsuperfreak.com

    Conclusion

    Now we’re definitely in the fall spirit with plenty of ideas for some awesome fall crafts for kids! 🍂

    Which fall craft are you most excited to try first? What other fall crafts for kids do you suggest? Comment below! I look forward to talking with you in the comments! For everything homeschool, we can PlanIt! ♥

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