How to Make a Suncatcher Leaf Craft

How to Make a Suncatcher Leaf Craft

Learn how to make this straightforward and lovely suncatcher leaf craft for youngsters making use of fall leaves, flowers and paper plates.

Updated September 2022

Even although it is Autumn, the flowers are nonetheless blooming! We had so substantially enjoyable generating these leaf suncatchers with autumn leaves, zinnias, and other beautiful fall flowers.

This is just the starting of some autumn crafts with fall leaves that we have planned for the Fall!

We’ve produced these so a lot of instances ahead of and just utilised get in touch with paper, but the paper plates work so effectively as frames for the suncatchers! The frame sets the leaves off nicely and gives a additional canvas for decorating.

Photo by Andrea Martelle

Suncatcher Leaf Craft



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  1. Create your suncatcher frame

    Begin by generating a frame for your Autumn leaf suncatcher by cutting a hole in the paper plate.

    flowers for nature suncatcher

  2. Add a center of transparent get in touch with paper

    Lay the frame more than the get in touch with paper and trace circles to match more than the opening (overlapping the paper plate by about half an inch).

    cutting contact paper

  3. Press leaves and petals to the sticky get in touch with paper

    Arrange the leaves and Fall flower petals on the sticky side of the get in touch with paper. You can make an abstract design and style, a mandala, or something you’d like!

    yellow petals on contact paper

    *Optional: you can decorate your paper plate frame with crayons, markers, or watercolors, if you’d like!

  4. Cover your design and style with more get in touch with paper

    Add yet another circle of get in touch with paper more than the prime to shield and hold the nature design and style in location.

    nature suncatcher

  5. Hang up your Autumn leaf suncatcher!

    Punch a hole at the prime of the frame and tie a loop of yarn or a pipe cleaner for hanging.

    flower petal suncatcher

The circular format is best for mandalas, like the flower petal ones we’ve produced ahead of, but for these, we didn’t build the concentric styles. Just abstract arrangements of fall leaves and flowers to bring a touch of the season indoors.

flower suncatcher in window
Photo by Andrea Martelle

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Autumn Arts & Crafts Ideas & Supplies

Download our Free of charge printable thought list of 30 autumn activities for youngsters & households! Or check out the weblog post with the hyperlinks. So a lot of enjoyable tips for fall!

And be positive to check out our FALL family fun list in our Amazon store! It incorporates supplies for fall arts & crafts, autumn toys, Halloween tips, and image books about autumn.

And if you want even MORE Fall craft tips, check out our Fall Arts and Crafts Workshop at the Kids Art Spot, our youngsters art club. You’ll get 10 videos of enjoyable Fall art activities PLUS 10 seasonal drawing prompts!

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How to Make a Suncatcher Leaf Craft

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