Fall-themed kids projects and activities

Our free printable nature scavenger hunt is the perfect on-the-go activity for kids outdoor play and exploration! | via barley & birch

Freebie: A Printable Nature Scavenger Hunt

When the sun is shining and the weather is nice, sometimes it only takes the simplest of activities to have the BEST afternoon! One of my classic outdoor go-to games is a good, old-fashioned nature scavenger hunt. The itty-bitties love…

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 Monarch Butterfly Mask

Use a fun painting technique to create a gorgeous DIY butterfly mask with your kids (our printable template takes the guesswork out of sizing and shapes). Just add wings for a lovely handmade Halloween costume… Did you know that between…

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…

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…