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Easy October Crafts for Kids (2024)

Here are the 100+ Best October Crafts for kids.

Our list includes fun October craft ideas with paper plates, handprints, salt, pencil erasers, and many more.

They are easy to set up and can be done by toddlers, preschoolers, or older children.

Let’s dive right in and get inspired.

easy october crafts for kids

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Before we get started with our DIY October crafts and activities, let’s learn some fun facts about the month of October first.

Fun Month of October Facts for Kids

Here are some fun facts about the month of October for you:

  • October is the 10th month of the year and has 31 days.
  • It is the second Autumn month.
  • The leaves of trees often begin to change their colors during this month.
  • Symbols of this month are: Opal and pink tourmaline (Birthstone), calendula (flower), libra, and Scorpios (zodiac signs)


October was originally in the Roman calendar the eighth month of the year.

Its name comes from the Latin word “octo” which means eight.

Later, it became the 10th month of the year when January and February were added.

These and more facts about the month of October can be found here. Go have a look yourself!

Fall Books for Kids

As many of you know by now, every craft project or homeschool lesson comes with a list of matching book ideas on my blog.

Here is a list of adorable autumn books for your children:

As trees sway in the cool breeze, blue jays head south, and leaves change their colors, everyone knows–autumn is on its way!

As the leaves fall from his favorite tree, Fletcher worries that something is terribly wrong. But then winter comes, and with it a wonderful surprise.

In this picture book destined to become a fall classic, life as a leaf is pretty sweet! This charming and reassuring picture book about finding joy in change will be returned to again and again.

What is autumn all about? This comprehensive celebration of all things autumn will show you!

October Crafts for Kids

October is around the corner and with it the beautiful fall weather and pumpkin patches.

Sadly not every day in fall is warm with blue sky. But don’t worry here are 100 Fun October Crafts for rainy fall days.

Let’s get started.

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October Crafts for Toddlers

Let’s start off with our October arts and crafts for toddlers.

These fall crafts are easy enough for them to manage by themselves and will bring a lot of fun with them.

Toddler October Crafts

October Crafts for Preschoolers

Preschoolers can already be challenged to improve their motor skills. They will enjoy the following October craft ideas.

Preschool October Crafts

Did you enjoy our October arts and crafts for kids?
Then check out our matching Hello October Quotes, Columbus Day Crafts, or Hedgehog Wishes for kids.

Kindergarten October Crafts

Your child is already in Kindergarten? Then check out these October kindergarten crafts with them.

October Crafts for Kindergarten

Fun October Printables

Do you like to work with printables? Then check out these October printables and implement an educational lesson with your crafts for the month of October.

Here are 5 more October crafts for you to get inspired.

Now I would like to hear from you!
Which October DIY craft did you try?
Either way, let me know by leaving a comment below right now.
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