Have you been completely overwhelmed by the wonderful world outside your window? Fall is in full swing, which means the trees are blooming with stunning colors. If you love fall as much as I do, you know how easy it is to be swept up in the season…which is a dangerous thing, when it comes to your crafting budget. You start crafting every new project that pops up in your inbox, and soon enough, you’re looking at an empty wallet. But the fall crafts are calling. What’s a girl to do? With a touch of nature and a dash of thrifty ingenuity, you can easily craft with kids without breaking the bank.
Crafts with Fall Leaves
The first thing everyone notices when autumn arrives is the changing leaves, so it’s no wonder these gorgeous fall craft ideas are consistently popular on AllFreeKidsCrafts. Be’leaf’ the hype; discover how much fun fall crafts can be when they’re gorgeous and totally free! From stunning decorations to whimsical works of art, these thrifty autumn projects are the best way to use fall leaves.
- Easy Autumn Banner
- First Rate Fall Leaf Prints
- Loony Leaf Creatures
- Fanciful Fall Foliage Frame
- Awesome Autumn Leaf Rubbing Mural
- Fallen Leaf Lanterns
Other Autumn-Inspired Nature Crafts
Fallen leaves are pretty, but there’s much more to love in the autumn outdoors. Send your little scavengers out into the woods for pine cones and acorns, and trust us, you won’t be disappointed with the resulting fall crafts they create. Simply grab some supplies from your craft closet and let those little hands get to work on these awe-inspiring autumn projects.
- Glittery Acorn Necklace
- Pine Cone Trees
- Drip Drop Nature Painting
- Enchanted Acorn Toadstools
- Pine Cone Pumpkin Crafts
Recycled Craft Ideas for Fall
Nature’s not your thing? No need to worry; there are plenty of thrifty fall craft ideas that don’t require a trip outside. Rifle through your recycle bin for your craft supplies instead! Using recyclables in your fall crafts for kids is just as thrifty as finding supplies outside, and just as cute, too! No matter what you have on hand, we’ve got adorable autumn projects your kids will love to create.
- Egg Carton Acorn Ornaments
- Upcycled Spool Pumpkin
- Mason Jar Scarecrow
- Painted Newspaper Pumpkins
- Plastic Bottle Pumpkin
- Paper Bag Scarecrow
Want more thrifty craft ideas for kids? Check out this Water Bottle Bracelet project:
Tell us: what’s your favorite part of fall?
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