Do you have little ones at home who are just as crafty as they are outdoorsy? If so, this post is for you!
The acorn is an excellent source of inspiration for kids’ crafts! There are so many ways that your child’s imagination can grow with these natural materials. From acorn squirrels to acorn bracelets on their wrists, there’s an endless number of fun things kids can make from acorns.
We’ve compiled this list of 15 acorn crafts for kids that we know they’ll love! It will take some hunting around your yard or local park to gather all the supplies needed (for the crafts using real acorns), but it’ll be worth it when they see the amazing things they can create with them. These simple DIYs will help you spend quality time with your child while teaching them about nature, science, and art.
Crafts Using Real Acorns
Acorn Squirrel by Mama Instincts
Acorn Mice by Kids’ Craft Room
Painted Acorns by Crafts by Amanda
Felted Pom Pom Acorns by Adventure-in-a-Box
Acorn Marble Necklace by Rhythms of Play
Acorn Bells by Fireflies and Mud Pies
Acorn Bracelet by Red Ted Art
Paper and Pipe Cleaner Acorn by Simple Everyday Mom
Popsicle Stick Acorn Keepsake by Fireflies and Mud Pies
Mosaic Acorn by Crafts by Amanda
Paper Plate Acorn by Parenting Chaos
Acorn Gratitude Banner by Creative Family Fun
Rolling Acorn Painting by Crafts on Sea
Thumbprint Acorns by Fun Handprint Art
Handprint Acorn Lacing Craft by Kids’ Craft Room
Your FREE Printable Acorn Crafts + Activities Pack
Here’s a quick set of fun printable acorn themed printables to do with younger kiddos! I included some handwriting practice, counting, fine motor skills, crafting, and number recognition!
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And HEY – if you just need a blank acorn template, you can download that PDF right now!
I know not everyone needs a set of activities, but it’s also nice to just get what you need in one stop – if you’ve gotten this far and haven’t gotten it yet, hopefully this simple acorn template will atleast be a base for whatever fun activity you’re going to do!
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