How you can Make a Suncatcher Leaf Craft

Learn to make this straightforward and exquisite suncatcher leaf craft for teenagers utilizing fall leaves, flowers and paper plates.

Up to date September 2022

Despite the fact that it’s Autumn, the flowers are nonetheless blooming! We had a lot enjoyable making these leaf suncatchers with autumn leaves, zinnias, and different pretty fall flowers.

That is only the start of some autumn crafts with fall leaves that we’ve got deliberate for the Fall!

We’ve made these so many instances before and simply used contact paper, however the paper plates work so effectively as frames for the suncatchers! The body units the leaves off properly and provides an extra canvas for adorning.

Picture by Andrea Martelle

Suncatcher Leaf Craft



  1. Create your suncatcher body

    Start by making a body in your Autumn leaf suncatcher by reducing a gap within the paper plate.

    flowers for nature suncatcher

  2. Add a middle of clear contact paper

    Lay the body over the contact paper and hint circles to suit over the opening (overlapping the paper plate by about half an inch).

    cutting contact paper

  3. Press leaves and petals to the sticky contact paper

    Prepare the leaves and Fall flower petals on the sticky aspect of the contact paper. You can also make an summary design, a mandala, or something you’d like!

    yellow petals on contact paper

    *Non-obligatory: you possibly can embellish your paper plate body with crayons, markers, or watercolors, if you happen to’d like!

  4. Cowl your design with extra contact paper

    Add one other circle of contact paper excessive to guard and maintain the character design in place.

    nature suncatcher

  5. Dangle up your Autumn leaf suncatcher!

    Punch a gap on the prime of the body and tie a loop of yarn or a pipe cleaner for hanging.

    flower petal suncatcher

The round format is ideal for mandalas, like the flower petal ones we’ve made before, however for these, we didn’t create the concentric designs. Simply summary preparations of fall leaves and flowers to deliver a contact of the season indoors.

flower suncatcher in window
Picture by Andrea Martelle

Extra Leaf Craft Concepts for Children

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Autumn Arts & Crafts Concepts & Provides

Download our FREE printable idea list of 30 autumn activities for kids & families! Or try the weblog publish with the hyperlinks. So many enjoyable concepts for fall!

And make sure to try our FALL family fun list in our Amazon store! It contains provides for fall arts & crafts, autumn toys, Halloween concepts, and film books about autumn.

And if you need even MORE Fall craft concepts, try our Fall Arts and Crafts Workshop on the Kids Art Spot, our children artwork membership. You’ll get 10 movies of enjoyable Fall artwork actions PLUS 10 seasonal drawing prompts!

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How to Make a Suncatcher Leaf Craft

Our names are Fareedah and Kamilah Amoo. We are seven and five year’s old sisters and live in Ontario, Canada, with our parents and little brother, Awad. We love writing stories, painting on canva, coding, reading books, and enjoying arts and crafts. Our goal is to motivate every child worldwide to read more books.

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