DIY Craft: How to Make a Fall Autumn Wreath with Leaves and a Paper Plate

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Fall Autumn Wreath with Leaves and a Paper Plate

Difficulty: Easy
Great for

K – 5th grade

Total time



Learn how to make a wreath with leaves and a paper plate with a few simple supplies. You can learn through directions and pictures and a short video at end of post showing how to do it. Let’s get started!

For this craft you will need

  • Scissors

  • Glue

  • Orange ribbon

  • Scalpel

  • Paper plate

  • Fabric autumn leaves

  • Pencil

How to make craft

  • First take the pencil and draw a smaller circle in the middle of the paper plate. It doesn’t have to be perfect, just a line that will help you know where to cut the paper plate. Now, take the scalpel and cut that part of the paper plate you’ve already drawn. You will finish up with a wreath and this is what you are going to use for the base of your wreath.
  • Take your favorite glue and start attaching the leafs on the wreath by mixing the colors. If you don’t have this kind of leafs or you are not able to find some you can always use natural leafs that you can collect in the park.
  • When you have finished gluing the leafs just cut one longer piece of the satin ribbon and attach it on the back side of the wreath. I’ve chosen orange satin ribbon but you can also use any of the colors that you have on the wreath.
  • Hang your final wreath on door or wall as a decoration for fall

Craft Video

YouTube video


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My name is Jodi Carlson, I am a mom, wife, & web designer and come with 25 years of GS experience. I am now sharing my experiences and helping other Girl leaders be great and successful and shape today’s girls to be the leaders of tomorrow. I was blessed with a Son in March of 2015 and stepped down as a full time girl leader, but missed planning and volunteering, so I decided after 25 years I have so many ideas to inspire girls and help leaders so I choose to build this blog and it has grown into a resource beyond GS, I am reaching girl leaders in many organizations.