Get ready for an incredible array of fall preschool themes to add some spice to your Learn At Home preschool lesson plans!
As the crisp days of fall arrive, we have a multitude of thrilling themes to enrich preschool learning. From the beauty of autumn leaves to the wonders of harvest and the excitement of Halloween, there’s an abundance of engaging topics that will ignite curiosity and cultivate a love for exploration.
Our Learn At Home Preschool Lesson Plans are super easy to use, and you’ll find most of the materials right at home. They work great for parents and teachers, whether you’re at home or in a classroom.
These fall preschool themes also pair beautifully with our Daily Lessons in Literacy and Math Preschool Curriculum.
What to Teach During Fall
Fall is the perfect time to engage preschoolers and explore the wonders of this vibrant and colorful season! I have a wide range of hands-on activities that will make learning exciting.
Fall themes like farm and harvest, nature walks, and pumpkin explorations add joy and enthusiasm to their preschool learning. These hands-on activities not only keep children engaged but also nurture their creativity, critical thinking, and social skills.
Whether it’s jumping in leaf piles, making fall crafts, or going on fall scavenger hunts, these hands-on preschool activities provide the perfect way for little learners to explore and grow in a fun and meaningful way.
Preschool Theme Ideas
It’s awesome to have preschool theme ideas for all the seasons. Check out the following posts for curated lists of preschool themes based on the time of year.
- Spring Preschool Themes
- Summer Preschool Themes
- Fall Preschool Themes (you are here)
- Winter Preschool Themes
- Anytime Preschool Themes
For more details on why I advocate for thematic learning, this article about thematic lesson plans is a must-read.
Fall Preschool Themes
When it comes to fall themes in preschool, you might wonder where to start. There are plenty of smaller theme ideas that work perfectly. Check out these suggestions for some inspiration!
- 5 senses
- all about me
- back to school
- community helpers
- family & pets
- feelings and emotions
- fire safety
- food & nutrition
- nocturnal animals
- nuts & seeds
Fall Theme Preschool Activities
Celebrate the joys of fall with a variety of exciting themes that enrich preschool learning.
You can enjoy delightful leaf hunts, where kids collect colorful leaves and make cool crafts with them.
Pumpkins become the stars of the season – carve them, paint them, or decorate them with stickers!
Apple picking is another thrilling activity, where little ones can pluck fresh apples and savor the juicy sweetness.
As the weather cools down, you can also indulge in cozy indoor activities like baking pumpkin treats or snuggling up for story time with delightful fall-themed books. There’s no shortage of fun-filled activities to enjoy with preschoolers during this wonderful season of fall!
Fall Themed Math Activities for Preschoolers
Fall isn’t just a time for snuggling with a warm blanket and apple cider during a hay ride, it’s also the time where teachers are gauging how much their new preschool class already knows in math. This post features five fall themed math activities, hitting all five disciplines of math.
Fall has definitely arrived in our part of the world. Everywhere you look there are signs that the seasons are changing, so why not incorporate them into your learning by using these FREE Fall Math Worksheets.
This simple yet engaging board game will captivate our little learners as they identify, name, and match various shapes with autumn elements on the board. They’ll exercise their shape recognition skills, learning to differentiate between circles, squares, triangles, and more, all while immersing themselves in the magic of fall.
Cozy Fall Preschool Centers$10.00
Fall Literacy Activities for Preschoolers
These autumn activities are anything but ordinary! Unlike typical fall activities centered around trees and leaves, this cozy autumn theme invites you to savor the magic of the fall season and slow down for a truly enchanting experience.
Kids will have fun practicing identifying alphabet letters with these super cute, fun fall color by letter.
I absolutely adore fall activities for preschoolers that offer multiple learning opportunities, don’t you? That’s exactly what this post is all about! With just a handful of fall items, my little ones had a blast engaging in these entertaining fall alphabet activities.
Free Fall Lesson Plans for Preschoolers
Get ready for some awesome fall fun with our free lesson plans for preschoolers!
There are so many fun things kids can do during this time. From jumping in piles of crunchy leaves to picking the perfect pumpkin from the patch, the possibilities are endless.
Teachers can bring all this fall magic into their classrooms by incorporating these exciting activities into their fall lesson plans. Whether it’s exploring nature, creating fall-themed crafts, or learning about the changing seasons, fall offers a fantastic opportunity to engage young minds and make learning truly memorable.
Free Fall Themes Lesson Plans for Preschoolers
All the above links are completely free lesson plans for preschoolers. They have been hand-picked to be included in our favorite fall themed activities and lesson plans for preschool.
However, to save you some time, you can get all the above lesson plans for a fall theme, in addition to all our other Learn At Home Preschool Lesson Plans, in a single convenience bundle.
I’m Sarah, an educator turned stay-at-home-mama of five! I’m the owner and creator of Stay At Home Educator, a website about intentional teaching and purposeful learning in the early childhood years. I’ve taught a range of levels, from preschool to college and a little bit of everything in between. Right now my focus is teaching my children and running a preschool from my home. Credentials include: Bachelors in Art, Masters in Curriculum and Instruction.