Fall Tree Newspaper Craft

If you are ready for making fall crafts, but the leaves haven’t yet turned brown, we have a fun fall tree newspaper craft idea you can do instead.

Recycle old newspapers and store flyers to create a cool-looking fall recycled craft.

Fall Tree Newspaper Craft

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We love making fall crafts for kids – check out our 3D owl coloring page craft, or have kids assemble a 3D life cycle of a pumpkin craft.

Afterward, they can use their preferred coloring supplies and our fall coloring sheets.

Newspaper Fall Tree Craft

Today’s craft is all about fallen leaves and the fall season.

DIY Fall Tree Newspaper Craft

How to Make the Fall Tree Newspaper Craft

What you need:

  • scissors
  • glue
  • blue color paper
  • old newspapers, magazines or store pamphlets
  • thin cardboard or brown paper
Materials Used

Step by Step Tutorial

The Tree Trunk

To make the trunk, have the kids wrinkle brown paper. You can also have them use old newspaper and paint it brown.

Step 1

Some twisting and turning will be needed to shape up the tree trunk.

Step 2

It’s a fun process for the little ones.

Step 3

Have them cut the ends to get the desired length of their tree trunk.

Step 4

This is an example of how the tree trunk should look.

Step 5

Have the kids glue the tree to the bottom of the blue color paper.

Step 6

The Branches

The tree needs a couple of branches. Have the kids cut out a couple of different-sized rectangles to make the branches.

Step 7

We made ours with six branches, your kids can make any number they like.

Step 8

Have the kids twist the branches in the same way as they did the tree trunk.

Step 9

All six branches are ready.

Step 10

Next, they need to apply glue (either on the branches or the sheet of paper) and stick the branches onto the paper.

Step 11

Let them go wild with placing the branches.

Step 12

The Leaves

Prepare the old newspaper, magazines, or store pamphlets and have the kids cut out leaf shapes. Any colors will do, but if they are aiming for fall feelings, reds, yellows, orange and browns work out best.

Step 14

Any colors will do, but if they are aiming for fall feelings, reds, yellows, orange colors and browns work out best.

Step 15

Different tones will make the tree look best!

Step 16

It’s time to glue on the leaves.

Step 17

Have the kids apply glue on the leaves and glue them on the branches.

Step 18

They can glue some leaves directly to the blue paper to make the look fuller.

Step 19

They can create a pile of leaves at the bottom by gluing one on top of the other.

Step 20

Yay! What a beautiful fall tree newspaper craft!

Step 21

We love how the different colors make it pop out!

Newspaper Tree Fall Craft

Kids can create different tree shapes by twisting and folding the branches.

DIY Newspaper Fall Tree Craft

Have fun!

Fall Tree Newspaper Art

And craft on!

Fall Tree Newspaper Craft Idea

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