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5 Fall Crafts for Kids and Grandparents

November 3rd, 2013 in Activities

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We scoured our favorite blogs to find the perfect 5 fall crafts for kids. For many grandparents, long weekends and school breaks may mean lots of quality time with their grandchildren. If you’re looking to stay occupied this season, stock up on inexpensive craft supplies. Trust us, colorful felt, glue and craft paper can go a long way!

5 Fall Crafts for Kids

Thanksgiving Turkey Finger Puppets. We all know that keeping children entertained during family dinner parties can be a challenge. This Thanksgiving, set the table with these adorable turkey finger puppets. They’re simple to make, and your young guests can take them home.

Apple Coasters. Brighten up your home with these cheerful apple coasters. Fresh shades of lime green and bright red are sure to liven up any fall tabletop. We suggest making a few extras so your grandchildren can give them as holiday gifts to their teachers!

DIY Color-Dipped Pumpkins. Who says pumpkins are just for Halloween? These colorful mini pumpkins are perfect for fall centerpieces, fireplace mantels and outdoor settings.  Let your grandchildren select their favorite paint colors to get started!

Children’s Crafts with Leaves. Take advantage of beautiful fall foliage by creating imaginative shapes and characters with your grandchildren. This project explores inventive ways to turn average leaves into artistic masterpieces!

Simple Notecards. Repurpose old buttons to make these crafty custom notecards. It’s a great way to teach your grandchildren the importance of handwritten thank-you notes, especially during the holiday season. We like how this post offers a free, downloadable template with colorful flower stems.

For more DIY inspiration and fall crafts for kids, click here to visit the Blogglebeans Pinterest page.

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