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5 festive fall crafts for school-age kids

From acorns and spaghetti to fallen leaves and pine cones, these fall crafts are sure to brighten up your child's day — and your home!

5 festive fall crafts for school-age kids

Fantastic fall fun

As the weather grows cooler and the leaves change colour, celebrate fall with these fun craft ideas. Acorns, pumpkin seeds, and even uncooked spaghetti all feature here!

5 festive fall crafts for school-age kids Photo: iStockphoto

Fall leaf bunting

Here in Canada, we have some of the most beautiful fall foliage in the world. Make the most of the red-yellow-orange-gold colours with this easy homemade fall leaf bunting craft.

Get the craft here: Simple As That

5 festive fall crafts for school-age kids Photo: Simple As That

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Salt dough leaf prints

Time to get busy in the kitchen! Salt dough might not taste great, but it's certainly wonderful for making these fun and easy salt dough leaf print decorations.

Get the craft here: that artist woman

5 festive fall crafts for school-age kids Photo: that artist woman

Paper corn

Isn't this paper corn craft pretty? All it takes is making "husks" out of raffia paper and then crumpling up tissue paper into little "kernels". So easy!

Get the craft here: Logged On

5 festive fall crafts for school-age kids Photo: Logged On

Autumn mobile

This autumn mobile is a wonderful way to showcase the beauty of nature in fall.

Pine cones, acorns, leaves and even chestnuts can all be used — Mom and Dad might need to help with tying the mobile together, though.

Get the craft here: Red Ted Art

5 festive fall crafts for school-age kids Photo: Red Ted Art

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Pumpkin seed mosaic

If you've ever dyed hard boiled eggs for Easter, you'll have no problem doing the same with pumpkin seeds leftover from pumpkin carving. Once your pumpkin seeds are dyed and dried, turn them into a colourful mosaic.

Get the craft here: Kid Activities

5 festive fall crafts for school-age kids Photo: Our Little Nature Nest
This article was originally published on Sep 30, 2014

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