Celebrate the Arrival of Autumn with Leaf-Inspired Art, Crafts, Designs and More!

By Inhabitots

Autumn is here! While we watch the leaves begin their graceful descent from the trees, earning the colorful season the apropos name of "fall," we're setting our sites onleaf inspired art, crafts, designs and cooking! Artist Omid Asadi creates intricate masterpieces out of fallen leaves that are truly wow-worthy. Inspired to use leaves to fashion your own works of art? Here's how to create leaf prints using Glob natural paints. Tiny tots can learn about fallen foliage with this gorgeous sustainably made wooden leaf puzzle from Just Hatched . What better way to enjoy a crisp autumn day than by swinging in the fresh air on this wooden leaf shaped swing. We're smitten with artist Jenny Lee Fowler's amazing silhouette leaf portraits! Make some festive autumn leaf adorned crowns with your kiddos to celebrate the season. Thinking ahead, check out these three easy, eco-friendly crafts kids can make for the Thanksgiving table , including a pine cone turkey that gets his plumage from collected leaves . You can even make a delicious dinner using the leaves of bok choy . See the recipe for how to make steamed Chinese pak choi parcels with a yamani rice and vegetables core .