This activity is one for the books!
It is one of those classic activities, that is so much fun, very easy to setup and a wonderful keepsake thereafter.
I used some of our craft leaves for this but any fun craft items that stick and are large will work, really.
Some examples are larger pom poms, dot stickers and fall stickers.
What other fun manipulatives can you think of trying out with this simple Fall wreath activity for kids?
I’ll be sharing the items we used along with how you can go about this simple Fall craft for kids and how you can make it educational!
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And, that my friends is it!
Unless, you’d like to add a few other fun manipulatives, that is. 🙂
Easy Fall Craft for Kids
So, how exactly did I set this simple activity up?
It was very easy to setup. 🙂
Here are the steps I took to set this simple Fall kids activity up:
Cut the middle of a paper plate out (it should cut out as a circle.)
Then, set out craft leaves on the table.
Also, set out elmers glue.
Voila! An easy setup that can be done to create a fun Fall leaves craft (or a fun Fall hat.) 🙂
How to set up a Simple Fall Kids Craft
To set up this simple kids craft my girls added the fall leaves around the paper plate to create a simple Fall wreath craft!
Easy enough, right?
If you’d like to add an educational twist to it, here are some suggestions:
Talk about the different Fall leaf colors.
Count the leaves as you add them.
Skip count by color (For example, add one red and one orange then over and over again.)
Use equations on a few sheets of paper and add leaves according to the answer.
What other fun ways can you think of trying out this simple leaves activity?
Toddler Fall Leaf Activity
For Toddlers, you can just add the leaves without glue.
This will help with fine motor skills, hand and eye coordination and talking about the different fall leaf colors.
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Preschool Fall Leaf Activity
For Preschoolers, you can practice counting as you add the Fall leaves to the wreath.
Talk about how the seasons change when the Fall season comes around.
You can also talk about how the leaves are brown, red and orange from being the color green.
Kindergarteners can also learn through equations.
Set out a deck of index cards with equations such as 2+2 and 3+3.
Add the leaves onto the wreath as the answer.
And, there you go!
I hope you enjoyed this Fall activity for kids! Happy Learning!
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