We’ve already shared a lot of cool fall décor ideas and crafts to realize yourself, and today I’d like to give you some more. These aren’t only decorations, these are funny fall toys that can keep your kids busy and excited for hours. Today I’ve prepared fall crafts to make of chestnuts, this is cool and unusual. Got a handful of chestnuts? Let’s see what you can make of them.
The first DIY is full of fun ideas for your kids, they can create numerous various animals and birds, various movie characters. All you need is chestnuts of your choice, paints and matches – make various shapes, insert matches to attach chestnuts to each other and paint various faces. Give all these supplies to the kids and let them have a lot of fun!
Getting ready for Halloween? Make creepy chestnut spiders! Chestnuts for bodies, pipe cleaners to use for legs, glue some googly eyes and voila.
Need a simple and fast centerpiece for a fall or Thanksgiving party? Take a bucket, pour some water and put chestnuts and apples to float. Insert candles into apples and this way you’ll get a cool centerpiece.
Chestnuts are prefect for making wreaths and garlands, so this DIY will tell you how to make a cool wreath of them. Whether it’s a simple one row chestnut wreath, a large moss and chestnut one or a heart-shaped wreath, it’ll look amazing and fall-like.
One more idea for kids! Here there’s a whole zoo of chestnut animals! Deer, rabbits, snowman and other stuff can be easily made of chestnuts, matches, clay and paints. To find out how to make them all, read the tutorial.
One more beautiful chestnut wreath is here! It’s made of leaves, chestnuts, citrus peel for an aroma. Feel free to add whatever you like else to the wreath.
Paint the chestnuts with contrasting white, cream or gold paint making any patterns and looks you like. Let them dry and place them into a bowl as a centerpiece or a decoration.
Teach your kids alphabet painting letters with white paint on chestnuts. Paint them and give to your kids to make words and have fun, such a cool fall alphabet!
Make a fun chestnut worm with your child putting them on a string, painting a face and then gluing eyes onto a chestnut.
Here’s another craft with white paint on chestnuts. Take white paint and make various patterns and letters on them, let dry and voila!
Glitter the chestnuts and use them for place cards and placemats. Don’t be afraid to paint them in some bold colors and add colorful glitter. Decorate your tablescape with them and add a sparkle touch to your fall party.
Make another cool centerpiece or just decoration of chestnuts. Grab some of them, wash, dry and then add glitter or sequins of your choice. Let dry and put into a bowl or on a tray to make a centerpiece, or attach place cards to them.