Fall is in the air. Celebrate the season with these fun at-home arts and crafts projects for kids, all courtesy of our favorite LA Instagrammers. Read on for all the DIY details.

Art Camp LA - Model Magic Calico Corn

Start getting in the Thanksgiving spirit with these beautiful corn creations from Arielle Goddard of Art Camp LA. You'll need black construction paper and Crayola Model Magic to get started. Goddard says its "an air dry clay that feels like light, fluffy marshmallows." Get the full DIY here. 

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Meri Cherry - Fall Leaf Prints

This oh-so simple project is a fall favorite. Collect leaves with kids (Meri Cherry of Meri Cherry Art Studio says avocado leaves work great!). "The bigger the better," she adds in her post. Paint the back of leaves and let little ones bet creative. 

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Hello Wonderful - Bubble Art Trees

Little ones are sure to love this bubble-blowing project from Orange County mom and DIY superstar Angela Hsu. Get the full how-to here

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Paper Cuterie - Fairytale Scenes

Make a paper doll chain of trees for a fairy tale forest, inspired by this post from LA art teacher and paper cut artist Shelley Friedman. For the rest of the scene, Friedman (who teaches at Purple Twig) gave students textured paper that they painted themselves using handmade nature brushes.

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Purple Twig - Mixed Media Paintings

For a project you can stretch out over a few days, introduce kids to mixed media paintings like these ones from LA kids art studio Purple Twig. Start with colorful bubble wrap prints on day one, and then layer on leaf prints in gold and black ink on day two. See the final results here

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Purple Twig - Sumi Ink Forest

Another one from the process art pros at Purple Twig, this project teaches kids how to create depth in their painting. Start with trees painted on using diluted sumi ink, then follow with black sumi ink trees on top.

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–Shannan Rouss

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