a collage of orange and red leaves illustrate fall leaf activities for young learners

Leaf Activities for Young Learners

Fall is a great time to teach young students about the changing seasons and the science of leaves. Check out over 50 ideas for incorporating science, math, art, and literature into your lesson plan about leaves.

STEM: Signs of Fall

Engage students in STEM teaching and learning as they investigate the variables that cause leaves to change color with PLT’s Activity 78: Signs of Fall.

hi koo children's book

Hi, Koo!

Use this book with PreK-3 graders to explore the changing seasons, the alphabet, and the wonderful world of haikus.

leaves children's reading book

Leaves

Use this book to explore the falling leaves of autumn with young readers and a first-year bear cub.

trouts are made of trees children's book

Trout Are Made Of Trees

In this book for grades K-2, join three young children and their Dad as they observe life in and around a stream.

nature-journal

Nature Journaling Ideas

Discover how experiential learning across all subjects can be achieved by encouraging your students to use a nature journal.