Autumn crafts for kids


by Lorna White |

There’s something so beautiful about autumn. From the stunning colours to the cosy clothes, it’s one of our favourite times of the year.

If you want to get your little ones involved in the spirit of autumn, there are tonnes of crafts for them to have a go at using things you can probably find on your walk to the park.

From getting creative with leaves to conker fun, we’ve compiled all our favourite autumn craft ideas from Pinterest to give you a little inspiration at this time of year.


Autumn craft ideas

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All you need for this simple craft is some thick cardboard, wooden lolly pop sticks, a button and a handful of real or artificial leaves.

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Another animal inspired craft involving leaves. Grab some different coloured leaves and different coloured paint to add eyes, legs and tails to the animals.

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Take a black marker and a white marker to create these sweet baby hedgehog conkers that you can dot around your house and on window sills.

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How adorable is this autumnal mobile? It can sit in the window to bring some seasonal charm to your home, the mobile is made up of leaves, acorns and twigs.

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Simply get your autumnal coloured paint together, dip in little hands and print on the paper before leaving to dry and painting on your acorn top!

Pasta necklace
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Paint your penne pasta shells with some autumnal colours before leaving them to dry and threading onto a piece of string. You can make necklaces, bracelets and more with this simple craft!

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We love a pinecone at this time of year (and we'll also be saving them for our Christmas decorations!), and all you need for this craft is some felt, glue and googley eyes!

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This sweet wiggly conker snake is so adorable. Little ones will just need a bit of help from grown ups to drill a hole in each conker to thread the string through.

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These look so perfect on any windowsill or shelf around this time of year. To make it extra safe, we'd recommend popping a fake candle inside the jar so you don't have to worry about dealing with fire.

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