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Leaf Window Suncatchers

Changing leaves falling from the trees during the autumn months inspired this craft for kids. Children can create their own colorful leaves out of paper and use them as decorations to brighten up any window in their home. The best part is that these leaves will not dry out.



Fall Craft for Kids - Paper Autumn Leaves Window Decorations

For this project you will need:

- color translucent paper in red, orange, yellow and brown
- black construction paper
- scissors
- glue
- clear contact paper

Ages 7 and older

Time required: about 1 hour

Craft Patterns:

Maple Leaf Pattern

Maple Leaf Template

Oak Leaf Pattern

Oak Leaf Template






1. Print out your pattern to a size you like or to fit your paper. Transfer the pattern to the black construction paper. You will need 2 sides for each leaf (one should be in reverse). First cut the insides out and then the outside shape.
2. Tear out randomly shaped pieces out of the 4 different colors of translucent paper and then follow the instructions in the link below to learn how to adhere the tissue paper pieces to the leaves.

Illustrated Craft Tutorial:

Foil Decorations Tutorial 75

Foil Decorations Tutorial





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Fall General Crafts

Fall Wood Crafts

Autumn Season Cards

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Thanksgiving Crafts

Leaf Crafts

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Fall Craft Patterns and Templates




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Fall Craft for Kids - Paper Autumn Leaves Window Decorations





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