As the leaves turn vibrant shades of red and gold, and a cool breeze whispers through the air, the season of fall beckons us to embrace its beauty and charm. If you’re a parent of toddlers, you’re likely on the lookout for delightful fall activities to share with your little ones. 

Activities to Enjoy With Your Preschoolers This Fall

Fortunately, there’s a cornucopia of engaging options perfectly tailored to preschoolers, ensuring a season filled with laughter and learning. So, what are some good fall activities for preschoolers? Let’s dive right in:

  1. Leaf Art
  2. Pumpkin Patch Visit
  3. Nature Scavenger Hunt
  4. Apple Picking
  5. Fall-Themed Baking 
  6. Hayrides 
  7. Costume Parade
  8. Storytime by the Fire
  9. Nature Collage
  10. Pumpkin Carving
  11. Fall Science Experiments

1.) Leaf Art

Gather vibrant fall leaves and use them in crafts. For a unique twist, create leaf rubbings, leaf collages, or even paint on them.

2.) Pumpkin Patch Visit 

Take the kids to a nearby pumpkin patch and let them choose their own pumpkins. Additionally, it’s a fantastic way to teach them how to grow fruits and vegetables.

3.) Nature Scavenger Hunt

Make a list of objects, such as pinecones, acorns, and various colored leaves. In your own backyard, a nearby park, or a trail, you can lead them on a nature scavenger hunt.

4.) Apple Picking

Let them choose apples when you take them to an orchard. After that, you and your friends or family can prepare delectable treats like apple pie or applesauce.

5.) Fall-Themed Baking 

Prepare cookies or cupcakes decorated in an autumnal theme. It’s a tasty and enjoyable way to enjoy the holiday.

6.) Hayrides 

Find nearby farms that offer hayrides. Most kids adore this gentle adventure. Hayrides are available at the Old Time Christmas Tree Farm in addition to their pumpkin patch activities!

7.) Costume Parade

Plan a small costume parade at your house. Let your preschooler parade around the house wearing their favorite costume!

8.) Storytime by the Fire

If you have a fireplace, curl up and enjoy a book about autumn. It’s a fantastic way to inspire their creativity and imagination.

9.) Nature Collage

During a nature walk, gather fallen twigs, pinecones, and leaves. Use them when you get home to make a lovely collage.

10.) Pumpkin Carving

Your little ones can scoop out the pumpkin seeds and make simple carvings. It’s a fantastic way to introduce textures and artistic expression to them.

11.) Fall Science Experiments

Examining how leaves change color or why apples float in water are simple experiments that are both entertaining and educational!

Join in on Fall Fun with Lighthouse School

Remember that the season offers a wealth of enriching experiences for your preschoolers as we set out on this lovely journey through fall. These fall activities for preschoolers not only occupy them but also foster their creativity and curiosity, whether you’re making crafts out of leaves, picking pumpkins, or going on a nature scavenger hunt.

Connect with Lighthouse School today to learn about additional educational opportunities and enrichment activities for your child.