Felt Fall Leaves Craft for Kids Made with Watercolor Paint

These felt fall leaves made with watercolor paints are a fun process art project for kids of any age! We added our felt leaves to some twigs we found outdoors in order to incorporate natural materials into our creation. They made a beautiful fall decoration for our home.

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Felt Fall Leaf Process Art Activity for Kids


I love that this fall craft for kids combines natural objects with process-based art. I think the results turned out beautiful! What a fun way to decorate a classroom or home for fall! (This post contains affiliate links.)

Felt Leaves Made with Watercolor Paint

Recently I shared how Theo and I tried a new art technique- painting with watercolors on white felt. I would easily say this was by far one of Theo’s favorite process art experiences. He was so immersed in creating and loved exploring the watercolors on such a unique canvas.


Painting with Liquid Watercolors on White Felt- Process Art for Preschoolers


We saved the finished art pieces from a few weeks ago and turned some of them into fall leaves to decorate our home for fall.

Materials for Watercolored Felt Leaves

  • Watercolored felt that is completely dry (Here’s how to watercolor felt.)
  • Good scissors
  • Some twigs from outdoors


Fall Crafts for Kids: Watercolored Felt Leaves~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Directions for Felt Fall Leaf Decoration

1. Find some twigs from outside to use for the decoration.

2. Cut leaf shapes out of your watercolored felt.

3. Make two snips in your felt leaf. Weave the twig through the snips to attach the leaf.


make snips in your felt leaf and attach it to a twig


4. Do this for all your leaves.


5. Display your finished felt leaves!


Fall Crafts for Kids: Watercolored Felt Leaves

Felt Fall Leaf Process Art Project for Kids: Make this beautiful autumn decoration for your home or classroom using felt and natural materials! ~ BuggyandBuddy.com


  1. Those leaves are just gorgeous! They make a lovely display 🙂

  2. They look amazing, and so simple!

  3. Laura at Mommy Maleta says:

    These turned out really nice! I like the eye dropper idea. Thx for linking it up at the Thoughtful Spot!

  4. These look so beautiful. What a fab process art activity and the leaves are a beautiful thing to make out of the felt.


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