Autum Sensory Projects

What could be more fun than a fall craft project? It is a great way to spend quality time with your children while enhancing their fine motor skills. As the leaves are turning beautiful colors and the temperatures are getting crisp and cool, here are some festive and fun fall projects to do with your kids after school or on a lovely weekend.

These activities combine fine motor, color recognition, phonetics and more! Who knew having fun could foster so much!

Craft Stick Pumpkins
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Looking for ways to use all those popsicle craft sticks? You can make these cute pumpkin faces. All you need is sticks, glue and orange and black paint. Whether you make these jack-o’-lantern scary or sweet, this is a fun craft you can do just in time for Halloween. You can even add magnets to display these on your refrigerator.

Paper Pumpkins

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Speaking of Halloween, your older kids might be thinking that crafting is lame, but you’ll get their attention and hold their interest in making these cool paper pumpkins. Even better, they’re 3D!

Spooky Spider Handprints

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Halloween just wouldn’t be the same without spiders, and these spiders couldn’t be easier to craft. All you need are some paper plates, paint, string and a hole punch to make these amazing arachnids.

Oversized Owls

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Since you already have those paper plates and paint from your spider craft, your kids can also make these colorful owls. A cleverly cut plate becomes your wings.

Marbled Leaves


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Fall just isn’t the same unless you do a fall leaf craft. In fact, you probably have fond memories as a kid going out to find the perfect leaves for your own project. Now, share that with your kids as you create these amazing marbled leaves. All you need is paint and shaving cream – and those perfect leaves, of course. Once the leaves are dry, you can use them for so many other projects.

Crafty Corn

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Bead projects are great for kids of all ages, and nothing is cuter than these crafty corn stalks. Your local craft store will have the beads and pipe cleaners you need. Your kids will be having so much fun, they won’t even know they’re improving their hand-eye coordination and motor skills with ths fun project.

Corn Wreath

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It’s fall and you simply can’t have enough corn. This wonderful wreath is made using paint and bubble wrap. Paint big sheets of paper or posterboard with a combination of colors and use the bubble wrap to recreate the look of corn.

Egg Acorns

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If you’ re like most parents, you have dozens and dozens of plastic Easter eggs around the house. Instead of just using them once per year, bring them out and make them part of your fall theme with these super cute acorns. Then fill them with fall treats like candy corn and pumpkins.

Ready, set, go! You now have lots of fall craft ideas for kids, so what are you waiting for? Get crafting!

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