Make Cute Leaf and Pine Cone Crafts

These festive leaf and pine cone decorations bring fall's beauty indoors.
By Jessica Hester



Make Cute Leaf and Pine Cone Crafts

Celebrate the season (and create some cute autumnal decor!) with these festive fall crafts for kids. The leaf and pine cone decorations featured here bring the beauty of nature indoors. So go wild! (And when you're done crafting, sit down with your child and read one of these fun fall books.


Leaf Critters
Use craft glue to attach leaves to acorns or pinecones (collect ‘em in your yard or buy dried leaves at Put acorn caps, grass, fern fronds, or moss to work as heads, legs, and antennae. 

Painted Leaves
Press maple leaves yourself or at buy a bunch online. Use paint pens to draw on lines, dots, and playful shapes.

Colored Pine Cones
Hit the backyard to find pine cones, then cover ’em with two coats of gold or magenta acrylic paint. 

Leaf Garland
Dip leaves halfway in a paper cup filled with gold paint. Dry on parchment paper. Affix to waxed thread with double-stick tape. Tie to a branch at varied heights.


Photo Credit: Con Poulos

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