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Styrofoam Peanuts Fall Crafts for Toddlers and Preschoolers

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.
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

Kids will have fun celebrating fall with this super cute fall leaf craft for kids! This styrofoam packing peanuts crafts shows you how to dye packing peanuts to create a truly unique and beautiful autumn craft for kids. The fall tree craft features packing peanut leaves in red, yellow, and orange to make a really pretty, fun-to-make, and easy fall craft for preschoolers, toddlers, kindergartners, grade 1, and grade 2 students.

Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler -your children will love this super cute, unique fall craft for kids. It is easy to make and produces stunning results.

use powdered tempera paint

how to color packing peanuts

We used our powdered tempera paint and mixed it with water in several spray bottles. Just a couple tablespoons plus a couple cups of water and shake well.

spray the packing peanuts to dye
Lay out packing peanuts on a covered surface. You may also want to make sure your child’s clothes are protected. Now spray the peanuts to saturate the peanuts; this will allow you to get  a really deep, intense color. We used brown, orange, yellow, red, and green to feature all the pretty colors of fall.

beautiful fall colored styrofoam peanuts left to dry

Now let packing peanuts dry thoroughly. It will take 3 hours or so.

Fall Tree Craft for Kids

use construction paper to make a tree
Fall tree craft for kids

On an oversized piece of paper we used glue to affix strips of brown construction paper to make a tree trunk and branches.

glue on packing peanut leaves
Fall Crafts for toddlers

Now let your kiddo squirt liquid glue where they want to stick their Styrofoam peanut leaves. Then just press them in the glue. Allow the glue to dry and harden.

fall leaf craft for preschoolers

Fall Crafts for Preschoolers

She is so proud of her beautiful fall tree craft she made herself!

use these fall playdough mats as a template to make sunflowers, acorns, leaves, pumpkins, and more  practice letter recognition and matching upper and lowercase letters with these fall alpahbet printables - pumpkinn, apple, leafe, acorn, and more

Fall Activities for Preschool

Looking for more fun, fall printables to make leaning fun for prek kids? Take a peak at these:

pumpkin alphabet phonics game fall crafts for preschoolers

Fall Colored Cereal Tree CraftPin Why do Fall Leaves Change Colors? This is such a fun, simple, and effective science experiment for kids of all ages from toddler, preschool, and kindergarten, to elementary age kids. #fall #leaves #scienceexperiments

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.

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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