Get creative with this impressive list of fall art projects for kids. These autumn-themed art projects, fall painting ideas, and crafts for children are perfect for an art class at home or in the classroom.
Fall art projects for Kids! Here’s a great list of art ideas for fall, including easy fall painting ideas and fun fall arts and crafts to try with children from toddlers to teens. This helpful round-up of fall art ideas will leave you feeling creative, artistic, and excited about autumn colors and everything about the fall. You’ll have a chance to create fall leaves art, fall tree art, pumpkin art, apple art, and more! You might also enjoy this list of Winter Art Projects for Kids.
The fall arts and crafts lists below are a great way to help toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, and elementary school-aged kids explore their creativity in an art class at home or school. We hope you enjoy getting creative with this fun list of autumn art projects for kids this season. Scroll down to see the autumn-themed art project and painting ideas, or look at our bucket list filled with fun fall crafts and activities for kids and adults for more fun seasonal ideas.
Fall Painting Ideas and Autumn Art Projects for Kids
If you’re wondering, “How do you make Autumn Art?” There are several great fall art projects and painting ideas below. Scroll down for several lists of fall artwork ideas perfect for creating autumn art at home or in the classroom. Another fun idea is making fall-themed nature mandalas.
With the autumn-themed art projects below, children can develop their fine motor skills with a paintbrush and learn more about painting, printmaking, working with watercolors, and more!
Creating art in the fall is an excellent way for children and adults to experience the beautiful colors that make the autumn a magical time of year. Invite kids from toddlers to teens to create fall-themed art with this fantastic collection of autumn art ideas. Or use this excellent list of ideas to make fall crafts.
Each fall art project idea featured is put into a specific autumn art category–so you can easily find the type of fall art idea you would like to create. Below you will find several lists of easy fall art ideas and fall painting ideas; fall leaves and autumn trees, pumpkins, apples, scarecrows, and owls using several art processes. You might also enjoy learning about the fall equinox.
Fall Leaves Art: Art Projects with Autumn Leaves
Painting fall leaves with autumn colors is a classic fall art activity for kids and adults. Young and old alike enjoy painting autumn leaf art. So, grab your favorite art supplies for kids, and invite children from toddlers to teens to try any fall leaf art projects and painting ideas from either of the lists below.
Easy Fall Leaf Art Projects for Kids
Create autumn-themed art with the fabulous fall leaf painting ideas on the list below. Or, make gorgeous autumn leaves with marbled clay.
- Fall Leaves Watercolor Resist Art (Maple, Oak, Beech) | Rhythms of Play
- Crazy Watercolor Leaf Art | Art Projects for Kids
- Pointillism Fall Leaf Art | The Pinterested Parent
- How to Paint Fall Leaves Art | Pamela Groppe Art
- Autumn Leaf Art with Chalk Pastels | The Artful Parent
- Easy Marbled Fall Leaves | I Heart Arts and Crafts
- Fall Leaf Color Mixing Art | Mom Explores The Smokies
- Handprint Leaf Art | Fun Handprint Art
- Fall Leaf Bean Mosaic | CraftWhack
- Autumn Leaf Art Prompt | Adventure in a Box
- Fall Leaf Potato Stamping | How Wee Learn
- Scratch Art Leaves
Art using Leaves: Fall Art Projects with Real Leaves
Create autumn art with real fall leaves with the fall art project ideas on the list below. For even more fall leaf art and craft ideas, pop over to look at this fantastic collection of Fall Nature Crafts!
- How to Press and Preserve Fall Leaves | Rhythms of Play
- Watercolor and Fall Leaf Art for Kids | Rhythms of Play
- Autumn Leaf Doodles | The Artful Parent
- Painting Leaves | Simple Fun for Kids
- Autumn Leaf Painting | Arty Crafty Kids
- How to Make Fall Leaf Prints | Meaningful Mama
- Mandala Leaf Printing | The Craft Train
- Autumn Leaf Printing | NurtureStore
- Leaf Rubbing Art and Science for Kids | Edventures with Kids
- Crayon Resist Leaf Rubbing Art | Kitchen Table Classroom
- Leaf Watercolor Resist Art | I Can Teach My Child
- How to Make Leaf Rubbing Art | 100 Directions
- Black Crayon and Watercolor Fall Leaf Art | Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls
- Invitation to Create Fall Leaves Art | Rhythms of Play
- Leaf Baby Autumn Art Project | Rhythms of Play
- Fall Leaf Turkey Art & Crafts | Rhythms of Play
- Fall Leaf Lacing Art | Rhythms of Play
Fall Tree Art Ideas for Kids
Invite children from toddlers to teens to paint a gorgeous autumn tree with the list of fall painting ideas below.
Fall Tree Arts and Crafts
Painting fall trees is a classic autumn-themed art idea. Try any of the easy fall tree art projects and painting ideas below. Or, make a fall thankful tree for Thanksgiving with any of THESE fun DIY autumn decor ideas!
- Easy Fall Tree Art Collage | Rhythms of Play
- Button Apple Tree Craft | Rhythms of Play
- Bundled Q-Tip Autumn Tree | The Pinterested Parent
- Coffee Filter Fall Trees | Art Projects for Kids
- Thankful Tree with Colorful Gratitude Leaves | Rhythms of Play
- Foil Printed Fall Tree Art | Munchkins and Moms
- Overlapping Fall Tree Collage | Art Projects for Kids
- Autumn Tree Painting with Cotton Balls | Projects with Kids
- Magazine Fall Tree Craft | I Heart Crafty Things
- Bark and Paint Swatch Autumn Tree | Happy Hooligans
- Black Glue Autumn Tree Art | Arty Crafty Kids
- Fall Tree Art Using Colorful Pumpkin Seeds | Fun-A-Day
- Bubble Wrap Fall Tree Craft | Arty Crafty Kids
- Toilet Roll Stamped Fall Tree Craft | Crafty Morning
- Fall Tree Paper Craft | I Heart Crafty Things
- Cork Printed Autumn Tree | Rainy Day Mum
- Four Seasons Hand and Fingerprint Tree — Use our Four Seasons art project tutorial to make a handprint tree with all four seasons–or just a fall handprint tree.
Pumpkin Art Projects
Here’s a list of pumpkin art projects and painting ideas that kids will love. Who doesn’t love decorating pumpkins in the fall? Give the pumpkin art ideas from either of the lists below a try. Or, try the pumpkin crafts in our round-up of autumn nature crafts.
Pumpkin Arts and Crafts for Kids
Invite kids to try pumpkin art and craft ideas from the list below at home or in the classroom. You might also enjoy learning how to craft a giant spider web!
- Harvest Pumpkin Watercolor Art | Rhythms of Play
- Halloween Pumpkin Salt Painting | Rhythms of Play
- Pumpkin Still Life Art Project for Kids | Buggy and Buddy
- Glue Resist Pumpkins | Mum in the Madhouse
- Apple Pumpkin Stamping with Apples | Frugal Mom Eh!
- Mixed Media Pumpkin Art Project for Fall | Real Life at Home
- Pumpkin Art Project | Inner Child Fun
- How to Paint a Pumpkin with Acrylics | Pamela Groppe Art
- Mosaic Pumpkin Art | Art Projects for Kids Blog
- Pumpkin Craft Suncatcher Siluohettes | Fun Littles
- Crayon Rubbing Pumpkin Patch Craft | I Heart Crafty Things
- Balloon Printed Pumpkin Patch Art | I Heart Crafty Things
- Knuckle Handprint Pumpkin Patch Art | I Heart Crafty Things
- Black Glue Pumpkin Art Project | I Heart Crafty Things
- Textured Pumpkins Fall Art for Kids | Buggy and Buddy
- Button Pumpkin Art Collage | Adventure in a Box
Halloween Art Projects for Kids
Here’s a round-up of some spooky and not-so-spooky Halloween art ideas. These fun Halloween art projects and painting ideas include pumpkins, bats, cats, witches, monsters, spiderwebs, and more! See them HERE–>Halloween Art Projects Kids.
Apple Art Projects and Apple Crafts for Kids
Creating apple arts and crafts in the fall is another classic autumn-themed art activity. Pair any apple art projects and painting ideas from the lists below with a field trip to an apple orchard for a fantastic educational autumn activity for kids.
Easy Apple Art Ideas for Kids
Here’s a list of apple art projects and painting ideas for kids to try at home or in the classroom.
- Apple Print Art Hack | Teaching 2 and 3-Year-Olds
- Bubble Wrap Painted Apples | Somewhat Simple
- Apple Stamped Apple Tree | Crafty Morning
- Marble Painting Apple Art | Typically Simple for The Crafting Chicks
- Apple Stamping Craft for Kids | Premeditated Leftovers
- Fizzing Apple Art Project & Apple Garland | Fun Littles
- Apple Print Art Bunting Project | The Artful Parent
- Sponge Painted Apple Art for Kids | The Resourceful Mama
Apple Craft Ideas for Kids
Invite children from toddlers to teens to try the fun apple crafts from the list below. Apple arts and crafts make great teacher gift ideas. Look at this list of homemade gift ideas kids can make for even more ideas!
- Button Apple Tree Craft | Rhythms of Play
- Paper Plate Yarn Weaving Apple Crafts | Non-Toy Gifts
- Yarn Apple Craft | Hands-on as We Grow
- Paper Apple Weaving Crafts | Arty Crafty Kids
- Contrasting Color Paper Weaving Apple Craft | School Time Snippets
- Tissue Paper and Sugar Glue Apple Crafts | Kids Activities Blog
- Paper Plate Apple Lacing Craft | Kids Craft Room
- Yarn Apple Garland | The Best Ideas for Kids Blog
- Apple Pom Pom Keychain | Red Ted Art
- Paper Roll Apple Core Craft | Non-Toy Gifts
- Oak Apple Craft for Kids | Rhythms of Play
- How to Sew a Button Apple Tree | Rhythms of Play
Miscellaneous Autumn Art Ideas
Here are a few more fun fall-themed art ideas for kids and adults! You might also enjoy our fall bucket list of autumn activities for kids and adults.
Owl, Corn, and Scarecrow Art Projects
Invite kids to paint an owl, a cute ear of corn, or a friendly scarecrow with the autumn art ideas below. Or, try this cute Stone and Shell Owl Craft.
- Black Glue Autumn Maize Corn Art | Sunshine Whisperers
- Paint a Scarecrow Face | Art Projects for Kids
- Black Glue Scarecrow Puppet | The Pinterested Parent
- Beautiful Autumn Owl Black Glue Art | Artsy Momma
Fall Painting Ideas for Children in the Classroom and at Home
This accessible collection of fall art projects and fall painting ideas for children will keep the kids busy getting creative throughout the autumn.
For more fall art and craft ideas and inspiration, pop over to have a look at our collection of autumn nature crafts.
Don’t forget to check out our fall bucket list of fun fall activities for the best autumn ever!
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