This Autumn leaf bunting is the perfect Autumn craft for the kids and will also look fabulous hanging up in your house.

What you’ll need:

  • Newspaper
  • Crayons
  • Water paints
  • Autumn leaves
  • String
  • Hole punch or stapler
  • Sticky tape


  1. Draw around leaf shape on the newspaper with crayon. Add detail.
  2. Repeat with other different leaves until you have enough for a bunting.
  3. Paint the leaf shapes and leave to dry.
  4. Cut out leaf shapes.
  5. With your crayon go over the leaf detail if you want.
  6. At bottom of leaf, add a piece of sticky tape to reinforce the leaf.
  7. Staple or use a hole punch to attach your leaves to your string.
  8. Hang up.

Watch the video for easy to follow visual instructions:

I love how these turned out! Another great Autumn craft for the kids.

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  • Great idea for old newspapers. Fun


  • You could cut a tiny hole with scissors instead of using a hole punch or a staple. You have to use scissors to cut the leaf shapes out.
    I notice the scissors aren’t listed in the “what you’ll need”.


  • I’ve been trying to teach our 4yo about Autumn but we have very few deciduous tree varieties here. This was a fun activity to try and reinforced this concept.


  • Another gorgeous bunting project – there have been so many of them. I particularly like this one because it uses newspapers and items already around the house.


  • I not sure what a bunting is, it would look quite cute ganging up though I think


  • A great craft idea for the kids to celebrate Autumn!


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