These 15 adorable scarecrow crafts for kids will get you in the fall mood and inspire creativity. These ideas are perfect for any skill level, from simple DIY scarecrow crafts for preschoolers to more grown-up projects like mason jars, wooden spoons, and bookmarks.
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Fall is on its way, and you know what that means—the leaves are changing, the air has a crispness to it, and the pumpkin spice lattes are flowing. It’s time to scare up some fun!
These paper bag scarecrow puppets are perfect for fall! This simple craft is both easy and inexpensive. With just a few materials, you can create some adorable scarecrow puppets that will be sure to delight young kids during storytime or pretend play.
These popsicle stick scarecrows are super easy and make cute fridge magnets if you just glue a magnet to the back. Customize your scarecrow any way you'd like by changing out the color of hair, shirt, hat, patches- anything at all!
How fun is this craft using recycled materials? I always recommend parents keep a stash of empty toilet paper rolls. They're so handy for cute crafts like this. Add some raffia hair, googly eyes, and a snazzy hat made out of brown craft paper, and you're well on your way to a cute little scarecrow decoration for the home.
This is such a fun and easy project for kids! They can use the printable template or cut out circles, squares, triangles, and rectangles to make their own scarecrow. The best part about this craft activity is that it offers an opportunity for children to practice using scissors (something that's very important for preschoolers and kindergarteners).
These fun scarecrow popsicle stick puppets will surely entertain your toddlers and preschoolers this autumn. They'll have so much fun assembling them with you, and they'll hardly be able to wait to play around with them! They're made easy for you by including a template. Your little ones can start playing in no time.
Cut and paste crafts like this girl scarecrow are perfect for the classroom. Teachers can print out templates, hand the students a pair of scissors, glue sticks, and crayons (if using the colorable template) so the children get to work right away! They'll have cute scarecrows ready in no time.
This paper plate scarecrow will be the cutest thing you make all fall. With its sweet, smiling face, tousled raffia hair, and cute construction paper hat, it'll be a hit with your preschoolers and kindergarteners.
These wooden spoon scarecrows are easy enough that kids can make them but adorable and creative enough for adults to make, too. They'll look gorgeous in your kitchen this fall and would be cute crafts to sell at the local Fall Festival or store them away as a special keepsake when this time of year comes again next October!
Your kids will love this scarecrow headband that comes in two different versions. The first is a papercraft so kids can print the template on colored paper, cut out the pieces, and put them all together. The second option features an easy-to-color design for younger kids who want to feel like part of the action but are too young yet for some of the cutting involved. How cute will these headbands look on your kiddos?
This super cute scarecrow is made with craft foam, but you could easily use cardstock or construction paper instead if that's what you have on hand. It would also look cute in felt! Assemble the pieces and add a craft stick to the back to turn it into a fun scarecrow puppet.
Once you master the origami corner bookmark, making them for different holidays, themes, and occasions is so easy! Follow along with the video to make some darling scarecrow corner bookmarks in a few minutes. Make some to give as gifts or donate to your local library—it will be a fun-filled fall season of reading.
Add this gorgeous scarecrow mason jar to your fall decor. Burlap, raffia, and sunflowers—it's the stuff autumn dreams are made of. Use it to store your kitchen utensils, pens and pencils, or just to add a touch of whimsy to your table.
This scarecrow's handsome little face is made out of a pinwheel that you can make with paper. If you fold the paper into the circle shape, glue it on its features (face, hair, and hat), then voila! You have yourself some lovely fall decor for your house or classroom.
We hope you enjoyed these adorable scarecrow crafts for kids. From paper plate scarecrows to fun scarecrow puppets, we’ve got plenty of DIYs for kids that are perfect for fall or harvest season.
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