Capturing Autumn: Creative Fall Art Activities for Preschoolers

fall art activities for preschoolers

Autumn is a beautiful season with its colorful leaves, crisp air, and pumpkin spice everything. As parents, it’s a great opportunity to introduce our preschoolers to the natural beauty of the season and nurture their creativity through art activities. In this blog post, I will share some fun and creative fall art activities for preschoolers. These activities are perfect for preschoolers and will help them express themselves creatively while learning about fall.

1. Leaf Printing

Leaf printing is a simple, yet effective art activity that captures the beauty of autumn leaves. You will need some craft paint, paper, and leaves for this. Place the leaf on the paper and dab the paint over the leaf with a sponge paintbrush or roller. Peel off the leaf carefully to reveal a beautiful leaf print. Encourage your preschooler to experiment with different colored paints, leaves, and patterns.

2. Nature Collage 

This activity is an excellent way to teach your preschooler about different shapes and textures while creating a beautiful artwork. Head out for a nature walk and collect different natural objects like leaves, pine cones, twigs, flowers, and rocks. Then, provide your child with a large sheet of paper and glue. Ask them to glue the objects and create a beautiful nature collage. You can also ask them to sort the objects into categories to encourage their observation skills.

3. Pumpkin Painting

Pumpkins are a classic symbol of fall. This activity is perfect for preschoolers because it’s less messy than carving and allows them to get creative with their designs. Provide your child with a small pumpkin and some craft paint, and let them paint and decorate it as they like. You can also provide them with some stickers or glitter to make their pumpkin even more special.

4. Fall Tree Art

 This activity is a great way to teach your preschooler about the changing seasons. Use paper, paint, and cotton swabs to create a fall tree on paper. Encourage your child to dip the cotton swabs in paint and dab them onto the branches to create a beautiful fall foliage effect. Teach them about the different colors of the leaves and the change in seasons. You can even write the names of the seasons on the paper to help them learn.

5. Apple Stamping

Apples are a staple fruit of fall, and this activity allows your preschooler to create beautiful artwork while exploring the shape and texture of apples. Cut an apple in halves and provide your child with some paint and paper. Dip the apple halves in paint and stamp them onto the paper to create a beautiful apple stamp art. Encourage them to use different colors and patterns to create their masterpiece.


Engaging in artistic activities with your preschooler is a wonderful way to capture the beauty of autumn while nurturing their creativity. These experiences not only encourage expression but also serve as educational tools about the natural world. Troomi Wireless provides a secure solution for kids, with parent-controlled features and a GPS tracking app for added safety during these creative autumn adventures. So, gather your supplies and get ready to create and connect with your child this fall!
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