50+ Autumn Activities for Toddlers

50+ Autumn Activities for Toddlers

Inside: 50+ autumn activities for toddlers. This is a collection of the best fall activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Here you will find sensory play ideas, Breakfast Invitations, Autumn STEAM ideas, and the best book list for fall.

Depending on where you live, autumn is starting to creep into the air.

Over here in the south, it’s creeping at a snail’s pace, but we are welcoming the occasional zip up at the bus stop.

Morning walks before 9 that are not 90 degrees.

…and do I dare say it? - Planning this year’s Halloween costume. Here we were last year on our Instagram account. Nothing says DIY like these robot costumes. 😆

So what better way to welcome the new season, than the best autumn activities for toddlers!

I categorized these activities just the way I would picture you searching for Autumn ideas. Skip the endless GOOGLE search, and come directly here. I have found it all!

  • Autumn Sensory Play

  • Autumn Breakfast Invitations - Wait, what? Start Here.

  • Autumn STEAM ideas

  • Autumn story book retell ideas

  • Autumn books to read aloud

50+ Autumn Activities for Toddlers

Let’s get started on this incredible autumn activities for toddlers roundup!

In no particular order, here are some of my favorite ideas I have found to help welcome autumn.

autumn sensory activities for toddlers

20+ Autumn Sensory Play Activities

Here’s over 20 autumn sensory play activities for your toddler and preschooler. Inside this list, you will find apple playdough, pumpkin slime, and of course, water play to welcome fall. These autumn activities are the best!

Fall Pour and Scoop - Days with Grey

Pumpkin Cloud Dough - The Chaos and Clutter

Eyeball Soup - Days with Grey

Apple Wash - Busy Toddler

Fall Sensory Bottle The Chaos and Clutter

Apple Cinnamon Playdough- Natural Beach Living

Farm Theme Sensory Activity from Little Blue Truck - Stay at Home Educator

Muddy Pumpkin Patch - Nerdy Mama

Pumpkin Slime - Little Bins Little Hands

Pumkin Gak - Busy Toddler

Fall Leaf Bath - Mama Papa Bubba

Fall Rock Soup - Happy Toddler Playtime

Little Blue Truck Playdough Kit - Mama Papa Bubba

Pumpkin Bath - Busy Toddler

Fall Leaves Slime Kori at Home

Apple Oobleck - Little Bins Little Hands

Crazy Pumpkin and Loose Parts - The Workshop for Children

Fall Sensory Bin - Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds

Fall Art - Mess Free Painting - Happy Toddler Playtime

Sticky Pumpkin - Days with Grey

autumn activities for toddlers

10+ Autumn Breakfast Invitations

What better way to keep your Breakfast Invitation rotation going than to add some fun ideas for fall! You know I couldn’t leave this category out!

Hold up. What is a Breakfast Invitation? START HERE.

Apple Dot to Dot - Days with Grey

Save the Pumpkins - Days with Grey

Apple Sticker Sort - Busy Toddler

Autumn Places-settings - Days with Grey

Turkey Hole Punch - Happy Toddler Playtime

Pumpkin Memory Game - Days with Grey

Autumn Apple Gluing - Days with Grey

Fall Leaf Crown - Mama Papa Bubba

Fall Pumpkin Roll and Color Math Game - Fantastic Fun and Learning

Pumpkin Faces - Days with Grey

Fall Lacing Wreath - Happily Every Mom

Ghost Counting Eyes - Days with Grey

Fall Tinker Tray - Left Brain Craft Brain

autumn activities for toddlers

6 Autumn ideas for STEAM

Balancing apples on paper rolls, and making a clock out of a pumpkin? Yes, please! This is a short, yet creative list to inspire STEAM learning for fall!

Apple Balance - Days with Grey

Fall Engineering Challenge Capri Plus 3

Pumpkin Clock STEM Project - Little Bins for Little Hands

Why Do Apples Turn Brown? - Left Brain Craft Brain

Falling Leaf Art and Science - Fun Fantastic Learning

Five Little Pumpkins STEM Challenge - Little Bins for Little Hands

autumn activities for toddlers

4 Autumn Read and Retell Ideas

Books are the key to literacy. Here, are some of my favorite books for fall and autumn activities that include apples, fall leaves, and all the frills of the changing season.

Retell Tree: A Peek Through Picture Book - Days with Grey

Pumpkin Faces - Days with Grey

Pair Books with the Perfect Fall Children’s Book - Happily Ever Mom

Room on the Broom - Days with Grey

10+ Must Read Autumn Books

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Fantastic Book Fall Book List by Happily Every Elephants

Apple Books for Autumn:

Autumn season change books:

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