The fall season brings with it iconic places to visit like pumpkin patches and corn harvest festivals. Corn husks are versatile and make an interesting craft material to introduce to kids during this season. Not only that, they’re inexpensive and can be shaped to form almost anything – from dolls, to flowers, cute turkeys, garlands and more. So what are you waiting for? Pick up some corn husks and get ready for some fun fall crafting with these cute harvest inspired crafts.
Corn Husk Painting (via hello, Wonderful)
Check out how we made these gorgeous corn husk flowers and decorative headpiece (so fun for pretend play or dress up) with just colorful paints.
Corn Husk Paint Brushes (via Pink Stripey Socks)
Here’s another fun way to paint with corn husks, except this time, they become the paint brushes to create cool abstract art!
Corn Husk Witches (via Everyday Dishes & DIY)
Check out how to make these adorable witches and a cool dying technique to turn your corn husks into brilliant shades of colors.
Corn Husk Wreath (via Design Improvised)
Make a gorgeous wreath for your Thanksgiving or fall decor. Wouldn’t this look especially beautiful with some kids’ paintings on it?
Corn Husk Dolls (via Martha Stewart)
Create adorable dolls with bits of fabric and felt. These harvest dolls would make fun stocking stuffers for the holidays.
Corn Husk Party Favors (via The Fickle Pickle)
Corn husks make decorative and easy party embellishments to dress up your Thanksgiving favors.
Flower Child Corn Husk Doll (via Free People)
Put a hippie and happy twist to the corn husk doll by making this flower child version.
Corn Husk Turkey Craft (via A Little Pinch of Perfect)
Make a cute turkey to celebrate Thanksgiving with the kids and dress him up with adorable corn husk feathers.
Corn Husk Flower Garland (via You Are My Fave)
Create a stunning yet simple fall decor with this pretty flower corn husk garland.
Corn Husk Tree (via Hipster’s Tea Party)
Let kids decorate their own holiday tree this year with this fun corn husk version.
Have you tried corn husk crafting with the kids? Let us know in the comments! Check out more creative fall crafts here.
Agnes Hsu is a mom of three and has been inspiring parents and kids to get creative with easy activities and family friendly recipes for over 10 years. She shares her love for creative play and kids food to her 2MM+ followers online. Agnes' commitment to playful learning and kindness has not only raised funds for charity but also earned features in prestigious nationwide publications.