Fall is approaching! It’s the time of the year when the temperature turns colder, and the leaves change color. There are many fun fall crafts that match the gorgeous warm colors and the holidays within the new season, specifically Halloween and Thanksgiving. That said, we’ve gathered a collection of fall crafts in hopes of inspiring you to start a project!
Apart from Craft Passion’s craft patterns and tutorials of fall-themed crafts, the list includes crochet amigurumi, crochet wearables, fall painting ideas, indoor fall decorations, paper crafts, fall art projects, and much more. There are also plenty of fall crafts for adults so that you can enjoy activities alongside your kids. Crafting is a great way to spend quality time with your family and to spark the children’s imaginations. Now, without further ado, let’s get busy and start whipping up some fall crafts!
Fall Crafts 2022
• PRESCHOOL FALL CRAFT IDEAS •
Most of these fall projects for kids don’t require any special techniques or craft supplies. Not only are they a blast to work with, but crafting also helps to develop fine motor skills, enhance creativity, and boost confidence!
If you have toilet paper rolls to spare, don’t recycle them just yet! This is one of those easy fall crafts ideas that allows you to repurpose waste products. If your kids are too little, assist them in attaching the green pipe cleaner stems.
Preparing easy fall crafts for preschoolers can be a headache, so it's essential to choose a project with minimal materials. Cut the colored scrap paper into small pieces, then have the kids stick them on the leaf template. Once done, showcase them on the bulletin board!
This is one of the cutest thanksgiving crafts we’ve seen. It’s slightly complicated and requires more patience than most kid crafts here, so it's more suitable for older kids! They can make some for their younger siblings and stuff them with prizes as a surprise.
If your kids enjoy collecting fall leaves, here’s a perfect way to turn them into DIY fall decor. Coat the maple leaves with a little paint and top it off with googly eyes. If you don’t have those, you can paint them.
Wreaths are a great way to get yourself in the fall season. Seeing the kids arrange the faux autumn leaves on the paper plate will be fun. They’d be stoked to see their art project hanging at the front door once it’s completed.
Watch these broomsticks come alive on the spooky Halloween night. You can make them beforehand and use them as a party favor or as part of a gift bag item.
• EASY FALL CRAFTS •
Fill your home with warm colors or experiment with a new activity with the little ones! From fall painting ideas to molding clay and cutting paper, these unique and funky projects are fun to work with.
How many of you have a box(es) of washi tape lying around in your drawers? Here’s a clever way of using them for your fall art! The outcome will look best with fall-themed colors. But with the leaf template, any washi tape design will be good.
If you live in an area with plenty of oak trees, have your kids collect the acorns for this project. Remember to bake them to kill any bugs before you start painting! It's a perfect activity for families with kids as it involves a nature scavenger hunt and an art project.
This has got to be one of the best fall craft ideas! Watch the little toys reveal themselves as the baking soda mixture dissolves in vinegar and dish soap. Kids will be so amazed by the little home experiment.
Pinecone crafts are the easiest and cheapest way to spice up your space for fall. You can put these whitewashed pinecones alongside some figs and leaves into a basket or mason jar as a centerpiece decoration.
Have your little ones gather different shapes of leaves for this fun fall craft. Make sure they have defined lines so that they’ll look nice when you imprint them on clay. After the clay has dried, coat them with two or three layers of paint, then seal them with mod podge.
Keep the wood slices simple with just a coat of orange paint, or help it come to life by adding facial features. As winter approaches, you can upcycle these wood-slice pumpkins for your Christmas decor.
Here’s a fun scarecrow craft to make with the little ones, and this is one of my favorite fall mason jar crafts. You’ll need acrylic paint and some mason jars to create the body. Then, you can top it off with some ribbons and faux flowers for the top section.
Rice Krispies treats are well-loved among kids and adults. It’s a no-frills recipe that is simple yet sufficient to feed a party. With some coloring, pretzel sticks, and candy, you can transform them into any shape you like!
This is a quick and simple edible craft for families to enjoy together. The ingredients are so common that you might already have most of what you need in the pantry. Ensure the kids don’t eat up all the cookies before completing the project.
• FALL SEWING PROJECTS •
Grab your sewing supplies and celebrate nature with this list of fall crafts. Some are quick and easy to make, and some require more sewing knowledge.
These leaves look like they came from the gorgeous fall trees in your front yard. Choose felt with warm tones and follow the template for the leave shape. Use them as a coaster or place a string/keychain on top of the leaf and turn it into an ornament.
Crazy about cross stitch? Here’s a fun fall craft that you can try out. You can keep them on the embroidery hoop as a wall decoration or use the design on a shirt or a cushion cover! The design comes in three types of charts, so you can pick the one you’re comfortable with.
Fall is also the perfect time to get your Thanksgiving decor up. You can put anything you like in the pockets of the calendar; snacks to surprise the kids, activities to do as a family, quotes about gratitude, recipes to cook, and more!
If you have fall-themed scraps of fabric and batting, then you can start this project immediately. Just cut the fabric according to the acorn and oak leaf template and piece them together with a sewing machine.
Turn ordinary supplies into practical items. You can measure your mugs before cutting up the fabric. However, with the elastic band, it should wrap around most mugs without an issue. The large buttons make the cozies extra adorable!
Embrace the chilly weather by making yourself and your loved ones a thoughtful handmade gift. Since they’re small and compact, these hand warmers can easily fit in bags and pockets, perfect for on-the-go use!
Are you looking for a thoughtful gift? This is a fun fall craft for those who love to crochet animals or seasonal items. Tutt, the huggable turkey soft toy, makes a great companion for the fall season.
These colorful leaves are created with raffia yarn, producing clearer stitches and accentuating the texture to resemble a natural leaf. However, you may crochet them with leftover stashed yarn from previous projects.
This garland pattern is designed to have a 2D effect. For that, you’ll need to sew two pieces of crochet pieces and lightly stuff the pumpkins along the way. Garlands are a great way to style your front porch, fireplace mantel, staircase, or window railings.
Complete your Thanksgiving dinner table with these turkey coasters. We cut out some felt for the facial features and outlined the tail with a contrasting color to showcase the design. You may opt out of the facial features if you want a chic design.
Imagine having these cozies over your wine glasses at a dinner party. Everybody’s going to be so stocked to start drinking. Be creative with the colors and make as many as possible as a gift! The pattern can be adapted to fit a different glass size or a beer.
Create this vibrant and cozy wreath to welcome your guests! It’s a versatile pattern because you can add embellishment to the plain wreath. For your convenience, the designer has written patterns for the acorn, pumpkin, bow, maple, and oak leaves.