100+ Cool fall DIY projects

Get in the seasonal spirit with these fun fall activities, perfect for kids of all ages.

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  1. Tin Lanterns

    Tin Lanterns

    I always find these lanterns the children make especially charming in the autumn, though I'm not sure why. It probably has something to do with...

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  2. Raffia Pumpkins

    Raffia Pumpkins

    Lovely raffia, jute, or twine pumpkins--made just like papier mache. Here's a project that my daughter and I loved creating together!

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  3. Acorn Cap Jewels

    Acorn Cap Jewels

    I love the natural art materials the earth provides this time of year! My four-year-old daughter and I have been having a great time making...

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  4. Glycerin Leaves

    Glycerin Leaves

    I'm not certain what it is about Autumn that enchants us so... I think it has something to do with its essence of simplicity--going for...

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  5. Fall Pinecone Wreath

    Fall Pinecone Wreath

    Fall is one of the most beautiful times of year. My kids are always pointing out all the pretty leaves around them. We decided to...

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  6. Sandpaper Leaves

    Sandpaper Leaves

    Did you know you probably have art supplies sitting in your toolbox? Sandpaper isn't just for woodworking--it's a fun drawing surface too! My daughters...

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  7. Pumpkin Spice Latte Play Dough

    Pumpkin Spice Latte Play Dough

    This fun, festive pumpkin play dough activity smells like everybody's favorite fall drink...and is fun to boot! Your petite pumpkin will have a blast creating...

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  8. Owl Burlap Fall Flag

    Owl Burlap Fall Flag

    The kids and I love creating holiday decor. Each piece is so special to us and something we end up using year after year. We...

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  9. Fingerprint Tree

    Fingerprint Tree

    I love creating anything involving preserving my little ones' hand prints or fingerprints. There is a great quote by an anonymous writer that says,...

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  10. Marbled Fall Leaves

    Marbled Fall Leaves

    This fun activity features a technique using shaving cream and food coloring to create a marbled effect on some pretty paper leaves for fall. ...

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  11. Caramelized Pumpkin Seeds

    Caramelized Pumpkin Seeds

    I know pumpkin carving season is over, but maybe you're like me and still have some uncarved pumpkins sitting on your front porch, or you're...

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  12. Homemade Fruit Leather and Apple Chips

    Homemade Fruit Leather and Apple Chips

    My kids adore finding fruits in our garden...but the discoveries are even sweeter when we find enough to make our favorite snacks!

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  13. Easy Crock-Pot Applesauce

    Easy Crock-Pot Applesauce

    We love fall because it's the perfect time to take advantage of delicious, organic apples. My little chefs couldn't wait to try out this...

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  14. Toilet Paper Pumpkins

    Toilet Paper Pumpkins

    Why not throw together some toilet paper pumpkins with your child? They are super cute and ridiculously easy to make plus they require absolutely...

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  15. Fingerprint Turkey Napkin Rings

    Fingerprint Turkey Napkin Rings

    Here's a fun craft project for Thanksgiving that the kids will love! They can make sweet little napkin rings from colored card stock and their...

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