Do you have a preschooler? Or maybe you teach preschool, and you’re looking for fun fall preschool themes to use this year. Fall is filled with so many fantastic ideas to explore. Whether it’s animals, colors, senses, seasons, or something else, I think you’ll find great ideas here. I’ve always enjoyed coming up with themed learning units, and it’s always exciting to see the children enjoying the activities. Hopefully, the preschool themes and activities that I share will make it easier on you.
Here are over 40 of the best Fall Preschool Themes, lesson plans, activities, and printables. Perfect for weekly or monthly themed learning or unit studies.
Fall Preschool Themes
40+ Fall Preschool Themes and Preschool Lesson Plans
Teaching preschool is so much fun! That’s the reason we love sharing themed activities, crafts, songs, and other fun things we have done as a great way for us to connect with you. Maybe you love teaching the preschool years, or perhaps you are looking for fun activities to keep your child busy while you are homeschooling older children. Either way, I hope you find inspiration here and lots of perfect preschool themes for your kids to enjoy.
These awesome apple themed printables and activities make it easy to practice early math and literacy skills with your preschoolers this Fall.
Explore the natural world this season with a simple tree puzzle craft that will give your kids the opportunity to get creative while building critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
The beautiful math exploration table in this themed lesson will have even your most reluctant mathematicians excited about learning early math skills this Fall.
Can you build a gate for 5 little pumpkins? The printables, STEM activities, literacy activities, and pumpkin playdough in this recipe will help your kids will have so much fun with hands-on learning activities.
There’s nothing to be scared of with these silly spiders! Build fine motor skills and creativity with your kids while crafting with paper cups and pipe cleaners to make your very own 8 legged friends.
This preschool color wheel activity will be fun for all ages! Plus, it’s an excellent way to introduce colors and give kids extra practice recognizing and identifying colors.
Check out these Montessori inspired astronomy lessons for preschoolers all about the phases of the moon.
You won’t want to miss the handprint keepsake included in this printable learning pack!
This cinnamon playdough is a sensory delight that your kids will love creating with and exploring. Plus, it will have your whole house smelling like delicious cinnamon spice.
The autumn I-spy printable in this activity pack about squirrels is the perfect way to add a little fall fun to any day. Don’t forget to check out Adam Rubin’s Those Darn Squirrels! Picture book for even more Fall-themed fun and plenty of giggles with your preschoolers this season.
Exploring nocturnal forest animals, like owls, is another fun way to explore this Fall with your preschoolers.
Have you ever painted with an ear of corn? This corn cob painting activity is an excellent exercise in creativity and exploration your preschoolers won’t soon forget!
Try some Montessori math number exploration for practicing counting skills with acorns this Fall.
Explore crafting harvest-themed centerpieces for a Fall table with your preschoolers this season.
The popsicle stick pilgrim puzzles are soo fun! Plus, they’re an excellent way to help your preschooler build critical thinking and problem-solving skills this Fall.
This Thanksgiving-themed early learning bundle is filled with tons of printables for preschoolers to learn from this season.
Why not try a field trip this Fall? It’s the perfect time to go for a drive or hike through the mountains to admire the changing foliage.
Build a paper bag football to toss around or create a fingerprint football craft Dad will adore with your kids while the big game is on.
You can explore art through nature with your preschoolers for STEAM learning fun this Fall.
Enjoy a sensory experience that’s perfect for Thanksgiving with cranberry scented slime.
For more Fall themed sensory fun, create a corn sensory bin to explore with your preschoolers this Fall.
These alphabet clip cards are perfect for keeping kids busy at the Thanksgiving table while you get the pumpkin pie.
Try your hand at creating some flannel boards for learning play this Fall.
Preschool Themes and Activities
Read more about indigenous people just in time for Thanksgiving with Tomie de Paola’s The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush.
Explore Montessori style sensory materials with your preschooler this Fall.
Create some art with your kids to explore these beautiful flowers a little more this season.
You’re going to love this farm themed unit study, it’s perfect for the harvest season.
Fall is the perfect time to make some pinecone bird feeders with your preschoolers.
This bird themed unit study will help you introduce your preschool and kindergarteners to all kinds of birds this Fall.
It’s harvest time, but it all starts with a little seed. Explore the importance of seeds with your preschoolers using this adorable book The Lorax.
Learn more about Assateague Island or Horse habits with your preschoolers this season.
Explore the weather this season with a Montessori style unit study.
This practical life skills chore chart is a great way to introduce important skills like cooking.
This collection of animal habitat activities is perfect for a preschool science unit this Fall.
Hot air balloons
These colorful counting clip cards are perfect for preschoolers who dream of flight!
Did this make you want to start planning your preschool units? Grab your printable list below.
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Preschool Themes and Preschool Lesson Plans for Fall
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What do you think? Can you think of fun fall themes to add to the list? Feel free to leave your ideas in the comments below.
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