Colorful Autumn Leaves Craft from Crumpled Tissue Paper


Let’s make tissue paper leaves by crumpling, crinkling and balling autumn coloured tissue paper to create each texture and coloration. Children of all ages will take pleasure in this conventional autumn tissue paper craft that works nice within the classroom or at residence.

Let’s crumple tissue paper and make fall leaves!

Crinkle Tissue Paper Leaves Craft for Children

Tissue paper crafts are actually enjoyable as a result of tissue paper will be smoothed, shredded, chopped, crinkled, crumpled, decoupaged and so many different artful types of enjoyable!

The autumn leaves colours are stunning and fall is my favourite time of yr! This fall craft is straightforward and enjoyable, however might be altered as a tissue paper craft for spring leaves by simply altering the tissue paper colours.

That is an artwork challenge that you could be bear in mind from your personal college days.

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The right way to Make Tissue Paper Crinkle Leaves Artwork

Fall Craft: Tissue Paper Leaves shown next to a stick as a tree limb with autumn colors like orange, red and colorful combination
Earlier than you recognize it, we could have a fall leaf craft!

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*If you’re making this with a crowd of children or take pleasure in making plenty of tissue paper crafts, try these pre-cut tissue paper squares which might work nice for this fall leaf craft.

Instructions to Make Tissue Paper Leaf Craft

Watch Our Brief The right way to Make Tissue Paper Leaf Craft Video Tutorial

Step 1

Print out the leaf template printable and minimize out the particular leaf shapes you need to use. In order for you bigger leaves, then enlarge them by 200% in your printer.

Or utilizing a pencil and paper, define fall leaf shapes utilizing the images seen right here as a information.

Alternatively, go on a stroll earlier than doing this craft and select some leaves from nature to carry again as a template for this fall leaf craft.

Fall Craft: Tissue Paper Leaves - first step showing cut out leaf shapes from leaf template and red tissue paper squares
Minimize out the leaves from the leaf template and seize your tissue paper.

Step 2

Minimize or tear tissue paper into squares. These do not need to be precisely the identical measurement since they are going to be crumpled and crinkled.

Fall Craft: Tissue Paper Leaves - step 3 adding glue to the leaf cut outs and red tissue paper squares laying beside
Add a bit glue at a time so you’ve gotten time to work earlier than it dries.

Step 3

Apply white glue to a small part of one of many leaves. Unfold it round liberally or use a paint brush to evenly coat the leaf template floor.

Fall Craft: Tissue Paper Leaves - red tissue paper squares are now crumpled next to the leaf with glue on it
Crumple and crinkle the tissue paper squares into little tissue paper balls.

Step 4

Crumple squares right into a ball.

For older children use smaller squares, whereas youthful children will do higher with bigger tissue paper items.

Fall Craft: Tissue Paper Leaves - little tissue paper crumple balls are added one by one to the glue on the leaf template
Add your little crumpled tissue paper balls one after the other to the glued space on the leaf form.

Step 5

Press the crumpled paper into the glue.

Get inventive and use a number of colours in the event you like.

Fall Craft: Tissue Paper Leaves finished tissue paper leaf shapes next to a stick as a tree limb
Prepare the tissue paper leaves subsequent to your limb created from a stick, tissue paper or paint.

Step 6

Add a stick with your background and strategically prepare the leaves round it. Alternatively, you possibly can use rolled up brown tissue paper because the tree limb or paint a brown tree limb on the background.

This makes an ideal classroom exercise. Embellish a whole bulletin board to seem like a tree with every youngster liable for a leaf or two. It’s a good collective artwork challenge.

Prep Time
5 minutes

Energetic Time

Whole Time
20 minutes


Estimated Price


  • fall leaf template printable – or a pencil to stipulate your fall leaf sample on common paper
  • Tissue paper in fall colours – yellow, gold, orange, darkish inexperienced, gentle inexperienced, gentle brown, darkish brown, purple, cranberry and utilizing metallics like gold, bronze, copper and silver will be fairly too!
  • White glue
  • (non-compulsory) Stick from the yard to make use of to connect leaves – you possibly can additionally use brown tissue paper or brown paint and a paint brush as an alternative
  • Background canvas


  • (non-compulsory) Paint brush to unfold glue
  • Scissors or preschool security scissors


  1. Print out the leaf template or draw your personal leaf shapes and minimize them out.
  2. Minimize tissue paper into squares.
  3. Crumple the tissue paper into balls.
  4. Glue a small space of your first leaf minimize out.
  5. Push the balls gently into the glued floor.
  6. Proceed till you’ve gotten all of the leaf template coated.
  7. Add a tree department form utilizing a stick, tissue paper form or brown paint in your background.

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How did your fall tissue paper leaf craft end up? Did you crinkle or crumple the tissue paper {Giggle}?

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