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Acorn Craft for Preschool! (with free templates)

Check out this great Acorn Craft for Preschool! This craft is awesome for the Fall months, or when completing a nature/outdoors lesson. Introduce your little ones to the art of collage by assembling different square pieces to create a whole. Print out your free acorn cutouts onto cardstock paper and have fun exploring the use of watercolors, crayons, or markers! Be sure to head outside and gather some real acorns for craft inspiration!

Acorn Craft for Preschool!
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Materials Needed:

Acorn Printable Craft Pieces (Download below!)

glue stick/scissors

cardstock paper

brown construction paper or tissue paper


Acorn Craft for Kids!

Step 1: Gather your supplies! Print out your acorn craft pieces onto cardstock paper for the best results. Regular computer paper is too thin! Cut out the three acorn pieces with scissors, then get decorating. Use watercolors, markers, or crayons to fill in the stem and cap. I used watercolors.

Acorn Craft Materials
Acorn Cutouts
brown watercolor

Step 2: Let your cap and stem dry while filling in the bottom of the acorn. Use scissors to cut small squares out of the brown construction paper, this can be done beforehand when prepping for the craft. Use a glue stick and paste squares all over the bottom of the acorn. Using these small pieces to create a new whole is called “collage”.

Step 3: Finally, glue all three pieces together! Be sure to hang your new acorn somewhere that needs a bit of nature inspiration! Don’t forget to head outside and see some real acorns.

Collage Acorn Activity!

Remember to make this craft your own! Combine watercolors, markers, crayons, even pom poms! Everyone’s acorn will be different and unique. If you’re feeling extra adventurous, use brown tissue paper for the bottom of the acorn. See how its texture changes the look!

Click below to download your FREE Acorn Printable Craft Pieces!

We hope you enjoyed this Acorn Craft for Preschool! Be sure to check out our entire Preschool Craft Library. Does your little one love animals? Be sure to check out the Alligator Craft for more crafting fun!

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