Free fall resources: book lists to autumn leaf activities

Fall is in the air! To help celebrate the season and engage students around learning, here are some of our favorite free fall resources from Scholastic.com. Whether it’s enjoying a pumpkin themed book or making crafts with leaves to bring the season to life, these activities are sure to excite your students.

Welcome autumn into your classroom and celebrate harvest time and the changing foliage with these fall-themed lesson plans about pumpkins, leaves, and life cycles and teaching ideas for math, science, and art!

Connect science and language arts by comparing and contrasting fall and spring. Through this activity, student will conduct a color science experiment and identify the characteristics of a flower.

Let your students create leaf rubbings with crayons and leaf printings with paint, exploring the differences as they go.

Tested in classrooms by Teacher Magazine readers, these activities include hosting a math-and-science pumpkin party, creating masks from around the world, and keeping a tree journal.

Looking for fall books? Check out this recommended fall book list. Students will love the striking illustrations, early reader favorites, the best tales in the West, and — of course — a few spooky stories!

Don’t miss these three poems that complement a lesson on autumn.

From pumpkin globes to math leaf banners, these two vibrant crafts will bring nature into the classroom.

Students will love these twenty fall reward stickers you can print at home