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Fall Leaves Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten

Today I’m sharing some fall leaves activities for preschool or kindergarten. Let’s get started.

spelling activity with leaves

What can my child learn from studying leaves?

Lots of things! Leaves are a wonderful topic to jump into, especially with little ones. From learning coloring to observing varieties t, kids can learn a lot from this topic. Here are a few more things they can learn from studying leaves:

  • life cycle of a tree leaf
  • size, color, and varieties of leaves
  • names of particular trees
  • season of autumn
  • a wonder for nature
  • colors of autumn
  • how to rake and work hard
  • attention to detail
  • experiencing feelings of autumn

Objectives for a preschool leaf unit

  • Identify general characteristics of leaves (shape, color, structure)
  • Identify fall colors
  • Explain the different ways we can use or enjoy leaves
  • Build preschool and kindergarten skills through leaf-themed music, crafts, activities, math, language, and imaginative play.

Picture books about leaves

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Printable Leaf Poem

l like to add a memory piece to our units. Here is our fall leaf poem download if you would like to add it to your fall leaves unit as well.

Leaf toy and prop ideas

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Music and videos about leaves

Fall leaf craft ideas

Fall leaves activities

Math activities

Fall leaves literacy and writing activities

Dramatic play ideas for preschool leaves unit

  • Leafy yard to rake
  • Bear den dramatic play
  • Cabin in the woods
  • Autumn camping pretend play

Free Printable fall leaves unit study plan for moms and teachers

For my homeschool moms and teacher friends, I’ve complied all these ideas into a printable resource. This unit builder includes everything in this post and also leaves room for you to add material lists and notes. 

Whether you are creating a autumn leaves-themed lesson plan for preschool or kindergarten or just thinking of adding some leaf activities into your homeschool preschool unit later this year, this is a great printable resource to reference, with a lot of ideas to choose from!

Download the Fall Leaves Unit Study Plan 

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What would you add to a preschool unit about leaves?

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