Mosaic Acorn

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  • Things you probably have at home:
    • Scissors
    • Glue stick

Feel free to use whatever colors you like!

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Ideal Age Range:

This project is great for preschool age and above.

Mess Factor:


Prep Time:

5 minutes

This is a simple fall project that can be done with children of many ages. For older children, use this as cutting practice, having them prepare the paper mosaic pieces. Small children can simply work on gluing and placing.

Active Instructions:

  1. Print out the acorn template onto white paper. (Download the template at the end of the post.)
  2. Cut small pieces of fall colored paper into random sizes.
  3. Glue small pieces onto the acorn shape
Step 2 – cut fall colored paper into small pieces

Step 3 – glue small pieces onto acorn shape
  1. Cut out the completed mosaic acorn shape.
  2. Glue onto the middle of the black paper.
  3. Glue a narrow mosaic border around the edges of the paper.
Step 4 – cut out the completed shape
Step 5 – Glue the acorn onto black paper
Step 6 – add a mosaic border to black paper
  1. (Optional) The edges of the completed mosaic border can be slightly trimmed and then the picture can be glued onto another piece of paper to create a finished framed art project.
Step 7 – trim + glue black paper to create a framed final piece


You can download the acorn template here:

If you want to pin this project, please use the image below.

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