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Fall is a great time of year to study nature. The weather is great and there are so many once-a-year opportunities to take advantage of. Here are some of our favorite fall science activities for you to try. Have fun!
- Collect, draw and color leaves.
- Try a Leaves Through The Seasons Art Project.
- Do a leaf chromatography experiment to learn why leaves change colors.
- Make a leaf journal using the leaves you collect and these printables from Kidzone.
- Do a Fall Leaves Unit Study.
- Download these Fall Brick Activities from CurrClick.com.
- Visit a pumpkin patch or pick one up at the grocery store.
- Do a pumpkin unit study.
- 15 Pumpkin STEM Activities
- Pumpkin candy experiment
- You can do bark rubbings or collect seeds and nuts.
- Make a tree unit study of your own.
- Take a trip to your local apple orchard
- Learn all about the different varieties
- Dissect apples and find their seeds.
- Make apple prints
- Experiment with apples and vitamin C
- Fall is a great time to collect seeds and nuts from plants and study them.
- Check out this Seed Study series for some inspiration.
- Mini seed book printable – FREE
Take A Hike
- Hit the trails and just explore. You never know what you might find!
- These Nature Study Printables for toddlers and pre-schoolers will help direct the little ones.
- 5 reasons hiking is great for kids
What are your favorite fall science studies?