Fall

Fall-themed kids projects and activities

These gradient leaf banners are a naturally lovely way to celebrate fall or the holiday season and easy for kids and parents to make. | via barley & birch

Make: Gradient Leaf Banners to Celebrate Fall

This morning on a walk with my dog, I realized it was probably the last day for leaves in our neighborhood. They’ve been incredibly glorious this year – HUGE and full of color. So, with my trusty stick collector in…

These halftone collages are a great autumn or Thanksgiving art activity for kids | via barley & birch

Make: Stamped Halftone Leaf and Gourd Collages

These pop-y halftone leaf and gourd collages offer a new way to look at highlights and shadows (through the eyes of a graphic designer) while celebrating a few of November’s natural beauties and the joy of handmade art! Over the…

Use a fun painting technique to create a gorgeous DIY monarch butterfly mask with your kids. Just add wings for the most gorgeous homemade Halloween costume!

Make: A DIY Painted Monarch Butterfly Mask

Did you know that between mid-spring and late fall, Monarchs produce FOUR generations of butterflies? The last group of Monarch butterflies usually emerge in November. Instead of living the same short life cycle of their predecessors, November Monarchs fly south…

Our DIY felt fall counting tree with leaf arrangements sitting on a white background

Make: A DIY Felt Color & Counting Tree

There is a kaleidoscope of colors outside my window right now that is SO gorgeous! I just want to bottle the color up and keep it forever. I love finding new ways to bring the outside in, especially in fall…

These cute little kawaii acorn boxes have a cap that lifts off to reveal favors or a secret place for kids to stash tiny notes of gratitude for Thanksgiving.

Freebie: Kawaii Paper Acorn Gratitude Boxes

These little paper acorns are adorably festive table decorations that are holding a heartwarming secret inside! The caps lift off the top of these nutty boxes, leaving kids a place to collect and share messages of gratitude and thanks. These…

Two of our DIY calico corn weaving crafts sitting on a white background with felt weaving strips

Make: A DIY Felt Calico Corn Weaving Soft Toy

This DIY calico corn soft toy only takes a few simple supplies, comes together quickly, and is fantastic for fine motor skills and pattern-making practice! Adding closure snaps, velcro or ties is an easy way to throw in some practical…

An autumn leaf kids printable with tons of uses! Make a memory game, a leaf art garland, a collector's book and more! | via barley & birch

Freebie: A Printable Leaf Activity Kit for Kids

When I was little, one of our classic autumn family activities was gathering up leaves during hikes or walks to collect and admire. Sometimes our leaf finds were part of an outdoor scavenger hunt, sometimes we collected them for rubbings…