Turn that pile of Fall leaves into a fun learning lesson all about leaf activities. Identify different leaves and other leaf facts for kids.
There’s something about fall that makes everything feel golden. Crisp apples, shiny pumpkins, and crunchy Fall leaves make this season a favorite here at MWH. There are so many fall activities to keep the family busy.
We love that fall provides so much inspiration for creativity as well as arts and crafts projects! The taste smell and sights of a clear, autumn day are a fall sensory dream!
Do you love Fall as much as we do? Then you won't want to miss our other popular Fall Educational Activities For Kids including Apple Facts For Kids, Sunflower Life Cycle, Pumpkin Facts For Kids, and Football Activities.
Changing of the Leaves
We’ve got enough autumn activities to carry you through Thanksgiving to the holidays. We’ve got fun hands-on activities as well as more academic activities that can double as lesson plans or just fun activities that help kids learn.
Older kids can begin learning about the science behind colored leaves in the fall with our engaging and free, printable leaf activities. Each of our worksheets is designed to help kids learn about all the wonders of the changing seasons.
From labeling the parts of leaves to learning about photosynthesis, these activities are a perfect complement to early childhood education.
For teachers, our free leaf activities are great to keep on hand for early years or students looking for an extra challenge. They can be incorporated into almost any lesson and can be completed in small groups or individually.
Fall Leaf Activities for Preschoolers
There are so many fall activities for preschoolers to practice their fine motor skills. From coloring to writing answers to prompts, our leaf-themed worksheets will help kids master essential school skills.
These activities are perfect for getting kids outside to explore the look, smells, and sounds of fall leaves. Nature walks are especially fun with the crunching leaves.
Fall is one of the best times for playful learning.
Younger students will love identifying and drawing leaves. Go for a nature scavenger hunt and make a game of collecting and noticing different kinds of real leaves. This sensory play will engage kids and help drive their curiosity.
If you have enough fallen leaves, there is nothing better than jumping into a big old pile of leaves!
Our fall learning activities will appeal to all kids. There’s a bit of math, science, and art in each of our printable worksheets. You could also keep the focus on learning by adding your own favorite fall storybooks.
Turning Leaves into Craft Projects
The Fall season (September, October, and November) is a great time for a colorful art project. Watercolors help blend the vibrant reds, golds, and oranges of the season. Make a wreath with dried leaves, acorns, and ribbon.
We’ve got tons of arts and crafts ideas from easy-peasy to more advanced projects.
Check out our 15+ Leaf Crafts, Salt Painting Leaf Art, and Leaf Bowl DIY.
With bright days and cooler weather, why not throw a leaf theme fall party? You can organize games like bobbing for apples and corn hole.
Set up a pumpkin carving station and another table with fall art activities. Try setting our paint brushes and paints for kids to create still-lifes of leaves and gourds.
Flavors of Fall
But what’s a fun fall party without amazing Fall party food? The flavors of autumn are definitely something to fall for. (See what we did there?)
Carrot cake donuts, pumpkin bread, apple pie, and apple cider in mason jars will set a festive tone. A fall leaf wreath makes for a gorgeous table centerpiece.
These fall leaf activities are great for weekends when the adults might be preoccupied with game day and fantasy football leagues. Print out the worksheets to keep kids entertained during the big game.
With easy-to-follow directions, kids can move from one sheet to the next and learn independently.
Leaves are one of the most iconic symbols of fall. They are a reminder that all seasons are filled with beauty and hope. We are so excited to share our love of all things, Autumn, with these super cool leaf activities.
We highlighted this Fall Printable along with other fun kid's crafts in our September Crafts for Kids and our 101+ Easy Craft Ideas for kids.
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