Fall Themed Books and Activities for Preschoolers

Happy, Fall, y’all! It feels like it’s FINALLY time to really dig into our Fall themed activities! I don’t know about you, but this is my absolute favorite time of the year! It’s finally starting to get a little cooler, and you can feel that this is the beginning of several fun-filled months!

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We are loving our Fall unit for toddlers and preschoolers! These units include 10+ hands-on, printable activities in color and black/white. Your little ones will love practicing common Preschool skills like counting, colors, shapes, and more! Each center in the unit can be adapted for little ones ages 2-4 and include tons of fine motor skills practice!

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Before your order or purchase any new books for this unit, take a quick look through the books you already own and I bet you’ll find lots of good ones! But if you’re looking for some new ones, you can find some of our favorites below! *These links are Amazon affiliate resources. I will earn a small commission at no extra cost to you if you choose to purchase using my links!*

Little Fox’s Surprise – Trace Moroney

Pick a Circle, Gather Squares – Felicia Sanzari Chernesky

Awesome Autumn – Bruce Goldstone

Love is Kind – Laura Sassi

The Little Scarecrow Boy – Margaret Wise Brown

The Berenstain Bears and the Prize Pumpkin – Stan Berenstain

The Berenstain Bears Harvest Festival – Mike Berenstain



The pumpkin life cycle is a great Science addition to your pond theme! It’s also a great way to modify the Fall plans for your older kiddos. LG loves learning about different life cycles with these studies!

This study includes tons of hands-on activities like sensory bins, STEM activities, sequencing cards and more! It also includes book recommendations, videos, real-life photos and practice pages!

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Another fun study to use with your Fall theme is the life cycle of a sunflower! Included you’ll find all of the same activities as the pumpkin life cycle, but appropriate for studying the life of a sunflower!

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These sensory bin matching mats are a fun addition to your Fall theme whether you choose to use a sensory bin or NOT. Simply provide your kiddos with the cut out pieces and help them make their matches on the matching mats! This Fall-themed set practices shapes, colors, counting, beginning sounds, and letter identification!

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Each month I LOVE sending my e-mail subscriber pals some fun FREEBIES for their little ones! And this set of freebies is truly one of my very favorites! Your kiddos will practice subitizing 1-6, number identification, and letter formation!

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Practicing fine motor skills with our little learners is SO important, and clip cards are a great way to do that! LG loves using her PreK clip cards and often flies through them as a fun independent activity! These cards include counting, colors, shapes, numbers, letters, beginning sounds, and upper/lowercase!

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Alright, y’all. We love Fall-themed sensory bins so much. Like, SO MUCH. In fact, I have an entire blog post dedicated to our favorite Fall sensory bins. Ha! So click the link below to head over to that post for TONS of fun ideas!

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One of our favorite activities each month are our themed worksheets. Using worksheets with preschoolers may sound a little odd, but LG LOVES these practice pages! All of the pages include coloring, cutting, gluing, tracing, and more! That way your kiddos are combining fine motor skills practice with academic skills! With 40+ practice pages, this NO PREP set is a lifesaver!

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Are you ready to get busy with this theme? Don’t forget to grab your FREE Fall-themed plans! These plans include Sensory, Math, Literacy, and Fine Motor activities for 9 days. You can spread them out across a whole month or use them like we are for 2 M-F weeks!

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Well, friends – I hope this post helps you tons with your Fall theme! If you ever have any questions, please feel free to e-mail me or DM me on Instagram! Hope to chat with your soon!


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