Tuesday, August 28, 2012

30 Days of September Crafts

We're gearing up for my favorite time of year!  As I sat down to plan out activities for the daycare kids, I decided to share some of my favorite Fall crafts and activities with you.  There's an activity (or more) for every day of September.  I hope you get the chance to enjoy many of them with your children.

Our Favorite Fall Crafts from Last Year:
1.  Acorn Lacing & Poem
2.  Making Fall Centerpieces with Bag Painting
3.  Thumbprint Fall Trees
4.  S for Sunflower

Crafts We're Looking Forward to Adding This Year:
5.  Fall Print Trees - Reading Confetti
6.  Leaf Collection Bags & Leaf Garlands - Creative Family Fun
7.  Blow Paint Fall Trees - Putti's World
8.  Owl Rubbings & Leaf Weaving - The Educator's Spin on It
9.  Chocolate Apple Treats - Inspired by Family Magazine
10.  Fall Leaf Painting with Toddlers - The Educator's Spin on It
11.  Popsicle Stick Scarecrow - Projects for Preschoolers
12.  Painting Fall Trees with Egg Cartons - Teach Preschool
13.  Acorn Animals - Red Ted Art
14.  Leaf Crowns - Red Ted Art
15.  Crayon Wax Leaves - Teach Preschool
16.  Van Gogh Sunflowers - Here Come the Girls
17.  Coffee Filter Leaves - The Chocolate Muffin Tree
18.  Spray Painting Leaves - Creative Playhouse
19.  Collaged Autumn Leaves - Creative Playhouse
20.  Read. Explore. Learn. Sunflowers - JDaniel4's Mom
21.  Preschool - Ll is for Leaf - Train Up a Child
22.  Kindergarten - Ll is for Leaf - Train Up a Child
23.  Fall Leaves Using Black Glue - Mess for Less
24.  An Apple Extravaganza - Creative Connections for Kids
25.  Corn Fun - We Can Do All Things
26.  Sensory Acorn Craft - Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas
27.  Fine Motor Acorn Play - Teach Preschool
28.  No-Bake School Bus Cookies - Inspired by Family Magazine
29.  Leaf Dream Catcher - Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas
30.  Nature Art - Leaf & Stick People - Putti's World

Happy Crafting!

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  1. What a great list! Thanks for including us! I dont want the summer to be over, but I do love Autumn/Fall for all the lovely crafts! :D

  2. Wow! What a great list!!! Thanks for putting it together, that had to take some time. I'm a work at home mom too -- I used to work in daycare and now I run a home day care and work in the Children's Ministry department at our church. The day care kids at my house will love these!!

    Lindsey @ GrowingKidsMinistry.com

    1. Wow Lindsey! Your life sounds very familiar :) In addition to home daycare, I took over the nursery and preschool department when my husband took a new youth pastor position. We're always looking for fun crafts to do with the kids. I hope you guys enjoy these as much as we have!

  3. Love this list of ideas! Thanks for including our fall print trees!

  4. Wonderful round up of great September activities! I love the nature stick people from Putti's World. Thank you for including our ideas. :)

  5. Great list! Can't wait to check them all out. Thanks for including us

  6. What a great list of ideas! Thank you for putting them all together. We'll be doing a lot of these this September!

  7. Thanks for including my sunflowers. I have got so much traffic from this page already! Amazing! Going to check out the other ideas now.

  8. You have put together a fantastic list! I love the concept of doing a craft (or two) each day of September. How fun! I am bookmarking this page so I can look more closely at all of the links. Thank you for linking up to my Enchanted Thursdays Blog Hop this week!

  9. Fantastic list, Tina! I can't wait to start checking a few of these off with my boys. I shared your link on the Kids' Co-op FB page so other fans can join in the fun too. Thanks for linking up!

  10. Hi! you should follow back at http://lefthandedideas.com :)

  11. I'm one of the hosts of the Weekly Kid's Co-op and loved this list. I will be posting it as one of my top 3 picks on tomorrow's link-up. Thanks for sharing.

  12. Fantastic roundup! I am featuring it on my weekly Kid's Co-op Roundup!


  13. I don't do enough of this with my kids! Thanks for posting!

  14. This post is AMAZING!! I LOVE all the wonderfully, creative ideas!! I am loving this great source of inspiration! I think we are going to make the hand art sunflower first =-) I featured this at TGIF this week as the most clicked on link! (http://www.livinglifeintentionally.blogspot.com/2012/09/tgif-linky-party-47.html). Thanks for linking up & I hope to see you again today,
    Beth =-)

  15. Thanks so much for including our apple post! What a great collection of ideas. I've really enjoyed taking a walk through your blog too. :) Kristi

  16. Love love this list, I'm sorry I missed it but I think I'll try some of September's ideas through the rest of the fall season. Thank you so much for including the Popsicle Stick Scarecrow - I'd love to hear how yours turned out! <3