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30 Best Scarecrow Crafts for Kids

Here are 30 Best Scarecrow Crafts for Preschoolers and big kids.

Our list includes scarecrow arts and crafts, decoration ideas, and free printables for toddlers, preschoolers, and older children. Learn how to turn simple popsicle sticks, paper, jars, cans, or paper plates into fun scarecrow crafts.

Let’s dive right in and get inspired!

simple scarecrow crafts for preschoolers

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Funny Scarecrow Jokes for Kids

Before we get started with our scarecrow crafts let’s explore some clean scarecrow jokes for kids.

  1. Why did the scarecrow win an award? Because he was outstanding in his field!
  2. What do you call a scarecrow that tells jokes? A corny comedian!
  3. How do scarecrows say goodbye? “See you in the fall!”
  4. What did one scarecrow say to the other scarecrow? “You’re outstanding in your field, but I’m outstanding in mine!”
  5. Why was the scarecrow so good at his job? Because he was outstanding in his scare-crow-eer duties!
  6. What did the scarecrow do on his vacation? He went to the straw-beach and did some sunbathing!
  7. What did the scarecrow use to fix his clothes? A pumpkin patch!
  8. Why did the scarecrow become a successful politician? Because he was outstanding at straw-polling!
  9. How does a scarecrow keep its family together? With pumpkin patches and straw-bonds!
  10. What’s a scarecrow’s favorite fruit? Straw-berries, of course!

Easy Scarecrow Crafts for Kids

Autumn season is around the corner and it is time to get started with all these fun fall activities. In today’s post, I will show you a selection of 25 simple scarecrow crafts for children of all ages.

You will find handprint scarecrow art projects for toddlers, paper plate scarecrow activities for preschoolers, jar and can scarecrow crafts for kindergartners, and many more.

At the end of this article, I even added some great scarecrow children’s books for you in case you like to read some stories while crafting.


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25 Easy Scarecrow Crafts for Preschoolers

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If you are a visual learner, you might enjoy this lollipop scarecrow craft. Enjoy!

Scarecrow Books for Kids

We love to round up our craft activities with matching stories or other activities. Here are some cute scarecrow books I found for you:

“We’re off to see the Wizard! The wonderful Wizard of Oz!” Rediscover L. Frank Baum’s timeless children’s classic has charmed readers for generations.

“An emotionally impactful exploration of love and loneliness, this is an essential addition to any picture book collection.” — School Library Journal

Jack, the Scarecrow, believes he has to be scary because he’s a scarecrow. Until one day he realizes that just because he is a scarecrow doesn’t mean he has to act like one.

On the farm where Otis the tractor lives, the farmer has introduced someone new — a scarecrow to shoo away the pesky crows. But when Otis and the animals greet the scarecrow with friendly smiles, the scarecrow’s frown never leaves his face.

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