Scarecrow Craft Projects For Kids


Scarecrows are a classic symbol of autumn and the harvest season. They are often seen in fields and gardens, guarding the crops and adding a touch of whimsy to the landscape. Making scarecrow crafts can be a fun and creative way for kids to celebrate the fall season. Here are some ideas for scarecrow craft projects that kids will enjoy.

Scarecrow Paper Plate Craft:

This is a simple and fun craft that even young children can do. All you need is a paper plate, some construction paper, glue, and a little bit of creativity. Cut out a hat, a nose, and some eyes from the construction paper and glue them onto the paper plate. Cut out some strips of construction paper for the scarecrow’s hair and glue them onto the hat. Draw a mouth and add some rosy cheeks with a crayon or marker.

Scarecrow Popsicle Stick Craft:

This is another easy and inexpensive craft that kids will love. All you need are popsicle sticks, glue, and construction paper. Glue the popsicle sticks together to form a square or rectangle. Cut out a hat, a nose, and some eyes from the construction paper and glue them onto the top of the popsicle stick frame. Cut out some strips of construction paper for the scarecrow’s hair and glue them onto the hat. Draw a mouth and add some rosy cheeks with a crayon or marker.

Scarecrow Mason Jar Craft:

This craft is a little more advanced, but still doable for kids with some adult supervision. You will need a clean, empty mason jar, raffia, construction paper, and glue. Cut out a hat, a nose, and some eyes from the construction paper and glue them onto the front of the mason jar. Wrap the raffia around the top of the jar to make the scarecrow’s hair. Draw a mouth and add some rosy cheeks with a marker.

Scarecrow Windsock Craft:

This craft is perfect for hanging outside in the fall breeze. You will need some colored tissue paper, a paper cup, some construction paper, and some string. Cut out a hat, a nose, and some eyes from the construction paper and glue them onto the paper cup. Cut out some strips of tissue paper and glue them onto the bottom of the cup to make the scarecrow’s hair. Punch a hole in the top of the cup and tie a string through it to hang it up.

Scarecrow Handprint Craft:

This is a fun way for kids to get messy and use their hands to make a cute scarecrow craft. You will need some brown, orange, and black paint, white paper, and construction paper. Have the child make a handprint with the brown paint on the white paper. Cut out a hat, a nose, and some eyes from the construction paper and glue them onto the handprint. Use the black paint to make the scarecrow’s mouth and the orange paint to make rosy cheeks.

These are just a few ideas for scarecrow craft projects that kids can enjoy. With a little creativity and some basic materials, you can come up with unique and fun scarecrow crafts.

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Hi, my name is Kim. I've always enjoyed making crafts for each holiday and season throughout the year. My fond memories are making crafts with my mom or helping my dad build something around the house. Now I get to create new crafting memories with my daughter and husband as well as share my knowledge and experience in crafting with the world. Hope you enjoy my site.

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