Fall Tree Crafts For Kids

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As the leaves start to change color and the air gets a tad chillier, we find ourselves captivated by the beauty of fall. What better way to celebrate the season than by bringing some of that autumnal charm indoors? Crafting fall trees with kids not only captures the essence of the season but also sparks creativity and provides hands-on learning.

Diverse Materials for Crafting

When thinking of fall tree crafts, the beauty lies in the versatility of materials available right at our fingertips. Real dried leaves, for instance, can add a touch of authenticity to any project. Their unique shapes, textures, and colors can be pieced together to form vibrant treetops or a rustling forest floor. On the other hand, colorful Pom poms offer a soft and tactile alternative, great for creating fluffy, whimsical trees that seem to pop right off the page!

Unconventional Crafting Components

Now, if you’re looking to venture beyond the conventional, why not consider materials like straws or pumpkin seeds? Straws can be transformed into trunks, branches, or even artistic representations of falling leaves. Meanwhile, pumpkin seeds, with their natural curve and smooth texture, can double as leaves or add an extra layer of dimension to any tree-themed project.

So, as the world outside dons its fall colors, let’s roll up those sleeves and dive into a world of imaginative fall tree crafting. Who knows? You might just discover a new favorite material to work with!


Fall Tree Crafts for Kids

Pumpkin Seed Fall Tree Craft

Save those pumpkin seeds for this fun and easy Pumpkin Seed Fall Tree Craft. It’s the perfect autumn craft for kids of all ages!

Cotton Ball Apple Tree Craft

Cotton Ball Apple Tree Craft is a fun and easy fine motor apple craft for preschoolers and kindergartners. It is a great Fall activity!

Dry Leaves Fall Tree Craft With Free Tree Template

We have just the thing to kickstart your child’s seasonal artwork – our fabulous dry leaves fall tree craft with free tree templates!

Straw Painted Fall Tree Craft

Get ready to sprinkle a dash of creative fun into your little one’s day with our straw painted fall tree craft!

Broccoli Painted Fall Tree Craft with free printable

Broccoli Painted Fall Tree Craft is a fun and easy way to craft this Fall. Create a colourful tree using broccoli!

Pom Pom Fall Tree Craft with Free Tree Printable

Pom Pom Fall Tree is a fun and easy way to craft this fall. Create a colourful fall tree with Pom Poms using my free tree printable! 

Coffee Filter Tree Craft

Coffee Filter Tree Craft is a fun fall craft for toddlers and preschoolers. A fun fine motor idea that creates a stunning craft!

Halloween Candy Wrapper Fall Tree Craft

Create a Candy wrapper fall tree craft using Halloween candy! It is a great craft for preschoolers and a wonderful up cycled craft for kids!

Tree Crafts with Free Templates

My free tree templates are the perfect way to create arts and crafts with your kids during any season especial fall and spring.

Fall Tree in a Box Craft for Kids

One of the best part of fall is watching the leaves fall with every gust of wind. Recreate this in box with our Fall Tree In a Box Craft!

Age Suitability

This activity is good for toddlers aged children 3 years old and up with adult assistance.

Mess Level

The mess level for this activity is medium.

Difficulty to Create 


Skills Developed

Language development, shape recognition, color recognition, hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, imaginative play, creativity.

Toddler and Preschooler Curriculums, Books & TV Show!

Play2Learn Toddler & Preschool Programs for Curious Toddlers

There is no limit to your toddler’s energy and curiosity. That energy and curiosity although a joy can be challenging at times. Their interest in just about everything around them is what makes them great learners. One and two year olds can soak up so much just from their senses!

But as a teacher or parent that thirst for learning can be exhausting. That is why I created this toddler and preschooler program. To help you get the most out of this time with your curious toddler without having to come up with creative ways to play and interact with them.

Play2Learn for Toddlers includes 20 Units for toddlers. Each 2-week toddler unit has 20 super easy to set up and engaging activities for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

Play2Learn Preschool which includes 20 Units for preschoolers. Each 2-week preschoolers unit has 20 unique and easy to set up and engaging activities for preschoolers 3 years to 5 years. That’s over 800 learning activities for your toddler and preschooler at your fingertips! So many ideas you and your child will never be bored again! 

These toddler and preschool lesson plans and activities will definitely keep you and your toddler and preschooler busy playing and learning!

Click here for more information: Play2Learn

Designed for toddlers 18 months and up.

Book: Exciting Sensory Bins for Curious Kids

Did you know I wrote a book of sensory bins? Click here for more information Exciting Sensory Bin for Curious Kids. Or grab your copy at Amazon

Boring afternoons are made exciting with awesome animal-based bins, like Salty Shark Bay or Yarn Farm. Pretend play bins like Birthday Cake Sensory Play or Bubble Tea Party encourage creativity and imagination. And your kids will have so much fun they won’t even know they’re getting smarter with STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) activities like Sink or Float Soup, Magnetic Letter Hunt or Ice Cream Scoop and Count.

Designed for toddlers 18 months and up.

Book: Super STEAM Activity Book for Kids

Learning all about science, technology, engineering, art, and math sets kids up for scholastic success―and it can be so much fun! Watch kids enjoy building STEAM skills as they color friendly fish, help water find its way to tree roots, solve math problems with mazes, and more. 

Find out more and grab your copy here.

Designed for preschoolers 3 years old and up.

Book: Big Book of Riddles for Kids

Riddle me this: What’s an exciting way to practice critical thinking while having a blast? The Big Riddle Book for Kids, of course! From hilarious puns to tough brain teasers, kids can build problem-solving skills with hundreds of riddles tha. t show them how to think outside the box.

  • 350 riddles for kids—Have hours of fun with riddles, puns and jokes, and math and logic puzzles that’ll get their wheels turning!
  • Level up their skills—Riddles get trickier as kids progress through the book, challenging them as they get better at solving puzzles!
  • Double-check their work—Kids can check their answers in the back of the book with a handy answer key.

Help children expand their minds while having fun with this puzzle book for kids!

Designed for kids ages 6 years old and up.

TV Show: Curious Crafting

I’m so excited to share my crafting TV show Curious Crafting which launched in July 2022 on TVOkids and TVOkids YouTube! Season 2 aired in August 2023! My show was also nominated in 2023 for Best Live Action Preschool Series by the Youth Media Alliance Awards of Excellence.

Curious Crafting Season 1 is also now airing in Australia on ABC! Watch it here!

Set in the ultimate crafting space, Curious Crafting is a short form pre-school age series about the joy of making crafts. I lead a rotating cast of adorable little preschoolers (including my own) making magic out of common household objects.

In each episode we transform recycled items into magical crafts like a milk carton school bus, paper bag puppet or cotton pad turtle. The crafters learn and laugh their way through each activity while demonstrating what their young imaginations can create. 

Curious Crafting shares the adventure and joy of making art with takeaway lessons for creating crafts at home.

This show designed for toddlers and preschoolers 2.5 years old and up. 

The Best Sensory Play Kits for Kids

Play is at the core of learning during the early years and it can take many forms. One of the most important of these is sensory play because it engages all of a child’s senses (taste, touch, smell, sight and hearing) and has a enoumous positive impact on brain development.

Our Sensory Play Kits are some fun and easy ways to keep your child engaged while at the same time using sensory play to nurture their mind!

Shop our ready made play kits here.

Designed for preschoolers 3 years old and up.


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