The Best DIY Fall Craft Kits to Try This Season

Put down your phone, pick up your paintbrushes and celebrate the season ahead with these fun fall craft kits on Etsy.

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September 07, 2022

Take a break from those screens and put your creative chops to the test with these fun, fall-friendly craft kits. We did our homework and rounded up our favorite craft kits sure to excite both kids and adults.

Our finds cover all the crafting bases with painting, embroidering, floral arranging and even mosaic tiling. Whether you’re a certified crafting queen or looking to try something new, these kits make the perfect polishing touch to your autumn afternoon with the kids or cozy movie night at home with a bottle of wine and friends.

Best part? Every kit on our list includes all the materials and instructions you need to take the project from start to finish.

Celebrate the season and put your crafting skills to work with this perky pumpkin string art kit. Each kit comes complete with all the necessities to recreate the gorgeous gourd pictured above including a pinewood board, design template, nails, orange and green string and sandpaper. This craft is best suited for kids ages 10 and up and offers plenty of autumn fun for the 30-and-up crowd, too.

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Scratch your creative itch and satisfy your sweet tooth in one fell swoop with this sweet DIY fall cookie decorating kit. The tasty set comes with a dozen sugar cookies in four fall-friendly shapes, four bags of vibrant royal icing, three containers of autumnal sprinkles and an easy-to-follow instruction guide to ensure your creations look as delicious as they taste.

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Keep your teen’s hands busy with something other than their smartphone with this pumpkin-clad embroidery kit. The kit is suitable for both beginners and intermediate stitchers and comes with a five-inch wooden hoop base, three thread colors, a needle, fabric with a hand-drawn design, a printed pattern and a stitch guide.

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A bear, a deer, a fox — oh my! This woodland creature painting set offers an afternoon of fun for kiddos and parents, alike. The kit includes all the essentials you need to bring these furry friends to life including three pinewood slices, twine, glue, paintbrushes, six paint colors and felt to create fuzzy ears.

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Bring art class to your kitchen table with this vibrant suncatcher craft kit. The set comes with four pre-cut fall leaf silhouettes created from cardstock and tissue paper squares in vibrant rainbow hues. Not only is this craft a blast to work on, but it also helps younger kids work on their fine motor skills while strengthening their hands to prepare them to write in the process.

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Show your fall spirit with this foliage-clad punch needle embroidery kit. The fully-equipped kit comes with a no-slip hoop, cotton monks’ cloth, threader, pattern, five colors of acrylic and wool yarn, your choice of punch needle and step-by-step instructions to guide you along the way. The vibrant hoop makes a perfect weekend craft for tweens or teens with parental supervision (but is not recommended for children under the age of eight).

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Usher farmhouse style into your fall decor with this adorable DIY wooden block pumpkin kit. The basic set comes complete with three wooden blocks, three dowels, three wire vines, rustic raffia bows and easy-to-follow instructions to put it all together. Upgrade to the premium kit and receive all the materials listed above plus a pair of sponge brushes, a round brush, wax, a wax brush and paint to complete the design. This kit is great for both kids and adults because any “imperfections” add to the rustic charm of the finished display.

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Bring your mantel, bookcase or hall table to life with dazzling autumn hues with this easy DIY mosaic art kit. Suitable for children ages six and up, each DIY kit comes with a wooden pumpkin base along with four shimmery mosaic color mixes, glue, white grout, orange acrylic paint, paintbrush and an in-depth instruction guide for creating three fall masterpieces at home. Choose between two sizes or grab one of each so that you can work on a mosaic alongside your favorite kiddo.

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Skip the storebought gourds and spend your Saturday afternoon creating custom creep-tastic seasonal decor of your own. This ready-to-paint wooden pumpkin accessory kit comes in four, fall-friendly designs: a bat, moose, turkey and cat. All you need to get started is a plump pumpkin and any craft paint or glitter you need to bring your gourd-geous vision to life.

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