Crafts Fall Winter

Paint Swatch Tree Craft for Preschoolers

I love using a variety of different materials to make really fun, pretty, and unique craft projects with kids. So as the seasons begin to change, I decided to make a fun tree craft for preschoolers. For these tree crafts for kids we used paint swatches to get different shades and colors to make a fun effect with our tree arts and crafts. You can turn this into a pretty winter craft for preschool, toddler, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders or a colorful fall craft if you prefer.

I love using a variety of different materials to make really fun, pretty, and unique craft projects with kids. So as the seasons begin to change, I decided to make a fun tree craft for preschoolers. For these tree crafts for kids we used paint swatches to get different shades and colors to make a fun effect with our tree arts and crafts. You can turn this into a pretty winter craft for preschool, toddler, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders or a colorful fall craft if you prefer.

Tree Craft for Preschoolers

Whether you are looking for a pretty fall craft for preschoolers or a fun winter craft idea, you will love this simple tree craft for kids! Just grab some paint swtaches the next time you are at the hardware store to make some stunning and beautiful tree arts and crafts for preschoolers! You can use red, orange, and yellow swatches to make a fall craft for preschool, shades of green for a stunning winter schene, or colorful trees in purples, blues, pinks, etc. for a out-of-this-work forest that will delight kids of all ages! Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler Рyou will love this unique paint swatch crafts.

paint swatch crafts

Tree art projects for preschoolers

All you need for this simple and pretty tree craft are a few simple materials:

  • construction paper – any color you want to use for the background
  • paint swatches – in any color you want to make your trees, various shades look really cool
  • scissors
  • glue
  • crayons – optional for details

fall craft

Paint swatch crafts

Start out by carefully using scissors to cut paint swatchesinto strips.

Tree art projects for preschoolers

Tree crafts

Pick the background color you want to use. Now add a shade of brown (or other color you like) as the tree trunk. Now add the leaf colored strips of paint swatches on top of the trunk by glueing them on overlapping to make the triangular, cone-shaped tree.

Tree crafts

Tree craft for kids

You can make one big tree or several smaller ones like they are in a forest.

Tree craft for kids

Tree arts and crafts for preschoolers

Using crayons is a fun way to add details and dimmension to your art project. We used a white crayon to make dots for falling snow and wavy lines to show the trees were all tucked in with a blanket of snow.

Tree arts and crafts for preschoolers

Tree arts and crafts

We also made a pretty fall tree craft too.  We used various shades of yellow, orange, red, and brown to make a really pretty, colorful tree. For this one we used a light tan paper and added some green blades of grass with crayons for details.

There are so many options with this simple craft for preschool students.

Fall craft for preschoolers

Fall craft for preschoolers

Whether you choose to arrange your paper horizontally to fit three small trees in a forest or vertically to make one big tree with changing leaf colors – the project is so much fun.

I love using a variety of different materials to make really fun, pretty, and unique craft projects with kids. So as the seasons begin to change, I decided to make a fun tree craft for preschoolers. For these tree crafts for kids we used paint swatches to get different shades and colors to make a fun effect with our tree arts and crafts. You can turn this into a pretty winter craft for preschool, toddler, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders or a colorful fall craft if you prefer.

Winter craft for preschoolers

I love the endless possibilities with this tree craft from realistic trees for any season to cheerful, almost-dream like trees in pink, blue and purles.  I think my favorite are when their are different shades of the same color on one tree. But the beauty of an open-ended project like this is you can make whatever you can imagine or want to try. And with an easy preschool craft like this, the results will be stunning!

This super cute whale craft allows children to make a cutewhat arts and crafts while at the same tim strengthening oralmusicles with a blow painting with straws. This whale craft idea is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first graders too. Simply print whale printable template and you are ready to make this fun ocean craft for kids. This super cute camping craft doubles as a fun name craft to help kids learn to recognize their name! This paper plate camp fire preschool name craft is sure to be a hit with pre-k and kindergarten age students who are learning their names. Use this name craft for kids in your camping theme or as a summer camping activity for kids. Whether you are studying how caterpillars turn into butterflies celebrating these cute insects, or just looking for a fun bug craft for kids, this free printable caterpillar craft for preschoolers is perfect! Print the caterpillar printable and follow our simple step-by-step instructions to learn how to make a caterpillar with a simple paper craft. This caterpillar art preschool, pre-k, toddler, kindergarten, and first graders is perfect for a spring craft too! FREE Printable Alphabet Crafts for kids - super cute A to Z crafts for toddler, preschool, prek, and kindergarten age kids.

Crafts for Preschoolers

After a long, dreary winter nothing says spring like pretty blooming flower bulbs! One of my favorite spring flowers are hyacinth because they are not only pretty, but they smell amazing too! This pretty hyacinth craft is not only a beautiful flower craft, but it is SUPER easy too! This flower craft for preschool, toddler, pre-k, and kindergarten uses a couple common materials and gift bows! This lovely spring craft for preschoolers is bound to be one of your new favorite flower activities. Create this bright and colorful parrot craft with just a few simple materials! This super cute paper plate parrot is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students. Whether you are doing the letter b is for birds or p is for parrot, this bird craft is great for strengthening hand muscles while creating a super cute paper plate craft!  Whether you are looking for a cute firework crafts idea to make as a 4th of July craft, or just a summer craft for kids to celebrate summertime - this fun-to-make firework activities is sure to be a hit. Make these patriotic crafts for kids with toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders too. The simple, fun technique makes such gorgeous independence day craft ideas, and teach firework art project will be different! Spring is here and that means that the butterflies have returned to delight both young and old with their graceful flight and beautiful wings. Celebrate these beautiful animlas with a fun butterfly craft for kids. This simple butterfly art project uses bowtie pasta to make the butterflies. This pasta craft for preschoolers, toddlers, and kindergartners is sure to be a hit! 

Crafts for Kids

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About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of Preschool Play and Learn. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! Beth is also the creator of 123Homeschool4Me.com and kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com where she shares more than 100,000 pages of FREE worksheets,& educational ideas for PreK-8th grade.

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