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Fall Leaves Autumn Themed Books & Activities for Preschoolers
Your preschooler will love our fall leaves activity packet for October. Learn outdoors and in with hands-on activities, crafts, and engaging children’s literature all about autumn!
In this pack, you’ll find crafts and activities to encourage your child to learn and explore while gently introducing early reading, math, and science concepts and practicing fine motor skills through play.
Frog and Toad All Year: The Surprise by Arnold Lobel
Your preschooler will love this sweet story of two friends trying to surprise each other in the fall. Award winning author, Arnold Lobel, shows us how good it feels to do a good deed for a friend.
What can you do for a friend or relative this fall? Help your preschooler surprise someone by raking leaves, sweeping a porch, or bringing in a neighbor’s garbage cans or newspaper. Leave behind one of these sweet painted kindness rocks to make them smile. Painted rock project by No Time for Flashcards.
We’re Going on a Leaf Hunt by Steve Metzger
If your little one likes “going on a bear hunt,” they’ll love going on a leaf hunt! Chant along with the familiar song as you join the children as they explore the fall landscape.
Get outside and go on your own leaf hunt! Bring along a fun leaf scavenger hunt from Edventures with Kids and find different shaped leaves in all the fall colors.
Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert
Follow Leaf Man on his journey on the autumn wind. Where will he end up? Your child will love finding out while looking at the real photographs of fall leaves in this beautiful, classic fall story.
Take a nature walk and collect your favorite fall leaves to make your own leaf people! Fun and easy leaf people directions are from My Mommy Style.
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves by Lucille Colandro
Preschoolers love retelling the “There was an Old Lady…” stories! Find out what the Old Lady swallowed in the fall. This book is sure to give your little one the giggles as you sing the familiar song and practice retelling a story in the right order – with a big surprise twist at the end!
Create your own stick puppet craft and retell the story with printables and instructions from The Preschool Toolbox.