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Fall Indian Corn Crafts with Mum Flowers

Kids will love making these beautiful and truly unique Indian Corn Crafts using mum flowers and cardboard. This corn craft for kids makes a lovely decoration for fall, Thanksgiving, or any time of the year.  Plus, this fall craft for preschoolers is such an easy autumn crafts for kids in preschool, pre-k, toddler, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade students.

Kids will love making these beautiful and truly unique Indian Corn Crafts using mum flowers and cardboard. This corn craft for kids makes a lovely decoration for fall, Thanksgiving, or any time of the year.  Plus, this fall craft for preschoolers is such an easy autumn crafts for kids in preschool, pre-k, toddler, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade students.

Indian Corn Craft

Corn and mums are two things you see often in the fall. Both corn and mums are used for decorations and crafts, especially as a thanksgiving corn craft! Corn is typically harvested late August or early fall. Mums can be seen budding in the same timeframe. You will begin to see mums bloom in the fall with vibrant colors such as orange, yellow, pink, and purple. Have you ever thought of combining corn and mums? The effect of this flower corn crafts is truly quite beautiful and a lovely decoration your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and grade 2 students to make.

Corn Crafts for Preschool

This activity uses cardboard to create a corn shape, while the blooms on mums become beautiful kernels! This activity is really easy to set up! It requires minimal supplies. You probably have these supplies in your house right now! Use this activity with your preschooler, kindergartener, or elementary age kiddos. This activity provides not onlt a great fine motor workout but it exposes kids to the many beautiful colors that both corn and mums can have!

 The best part about this activity? You can reuse the cardboard shape over and over again!

Cardboard Mum Corn 3

Fall Craft for Toddlers

To create your Cardboard and Mum Corn, you will need:

  • Cardboard
  • Mum blooms (with stems)
  • Pencil
  • Green paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick

Draw a basic corn shape on your cardboard with your pencil. Now cut out the corn shape. Trace around the cardboard corn on your green paper. Cut out the green corn shape.

cardboard and green construction paper

Flower Crafts for Kids

Remove the center of the green piece to create the husk of the corn. It will be on the outside perimeter of the corn cob. See picture for more.

Glue the husk to the outer portion of the cardboard with a glue stick.

Using the sharp end of a pencil or a pointy object such as a skewer, poke holes in the cardboard. The holes need to be large enough to hold a mum stem.

Corn Crafts for Preschool

Fall Crafts for Preschoolers

Pick the mums off the stems, leaving a piece of the stem to insert into the cardboard. Have the child place them randomly to appear as corn kernels.

Corn Crafts for Toddlers

Autumn Crafts for Kids

Enjoy this activity! The results are always beautiful!

fall craft for kids


This makes such a lovely fall art projects.

Corn Craft for Kids

This makes a particularly fun thanksgiving craft for kids to make to decorate the home for the holiday dinner.

 If you like this activity, you may enjoy these other flower activities:

leaf watercolor salt painting fall leaf art Fall Craft for Preschoolers Celebrate Autumn with a beautiful fall leaves craft making simple, but stunning leaf crafts using coffee filters to make vibrant suncatchers!

Leaf Crafts for Kids

Looking for more fun fall craft projects? Check out these fun ideas:

super cute, free printable, fall craft for preschoolers - leave, apple, and pumpkin hat crafts beautiful Leaf Wreath Printable Fall Craft to share with you. This Leaf Wreath Craft for Kids is great for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, and grade 4 students. Use the free leaf template to make your own leaves even before the leaves in your own back yard start changing outside! Fall Leaf Prints with Markers Here is a super cute fall craft for kids using packing peanuts! This simple to make Styrofoam Peanuts Fall Crafts for Toddlers and Preschoolers uses red, orange, yellow, brown, and green leaves to make a colorful 3d craft. This autumn craft produces such beautiful results with a unique look and texture that is fun to play. Great for preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade students.

Fall Crafts for Kids

scarecrow-cvc-words-preschool-kindergarten-first-grade Looking for some quick and easy fall coloring pages? You will love these simple free coloring sheets perfect for toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade students to enjoy this Autumn. Simply print pdf file, print coloring sheets with pumpkins, scarecrows, bales of hay, etc. and colour! fall playdough mats fall do a dot printables

Fall Printables

Fall Color Words Emergent Reader Looking for a fun fall activity that is no-prep because it uses free printable fall worksheets? This super cute Fall I Spy is a great way to have fun, work on visual discrimination, and work on counting too. This I spy fall printable is great for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten and even first grade and 2nd grdaers. Simply print free fall printables and you are ready to play and learn! Super cute alphabet activity for preschoolers and kindegartnerrs - candy corn phonics puzzles Get outdoors, getting exercise, sunlight, and exploring nature with these FUN, free printable Fall Nature Scavenger Hunt Printables. Students will learn to become observant of the world around them as they enjoy these fall scavenger hunts for toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students.

Fall Activities for Kindergarten

skip counting fall worksheets Free Sticker Addition Math Worksheets If you are looking for a fun, hands-on fall math activity, you are going to love this Candy Corn Math! These free printable Candy Corn Multiplication and candy corn division puzzles make it fun for 3rd and 4th grade students to sneak in some fun math practice during October and November! We love educational activities and free math games to make learning fun! Free Fall Color by Number Worksheets

Fall Math

pumpkin alphabet phonics game parts-of-a-pumpkin-craft-and-free-pumpkin-printables Make practicing reading fun with these super cute, free printable pumpkin Word Family Sliders! Learning to read rhyming words is the first step towards learning to read. This pumpkin printable is perfect for preschool, pre k, kindergarten, and first grade students to make learning fun. Each word family printable has not only the word, but a picture clue too! FREE Pumpkin Math Activity - fun addition math practice for prek, kindergarten, and first graders during October for a pumpkin themed educational activity #pumpkin #addition #kindergarten

Pumpkin Activities for Kids

Amaze your kids with this colorful apple science project! This apple experiment is quick, easy, and the perfect apple activity for kids of all ages from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first graders. All you need are a 2 simple materials for this apple science experiment that is sure to delight and teach yougn children. Use this apple activities for your upcoming apple theme preschool or as an engaging activities for September. Beginning Sounds Apple Book red apple slime  Really pretty, fun-to-make, EASY apple crafts for kids. Try this fall craft for preschoolers and kindergarten in September.

Apple Activities for Kids

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Mary Alice Baldwin

Mary Alice Baldwin is the owner and creative director of Brainy Beginnings Network. She currently homeschools five children. While not creating activities for her children, she can be found knitting, sewing, cooking, gardening or otherwise working with her hands. :)

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