Here are my favourite ideas for Autumn and Fall Science activities.
I’ve been really inspired this year to think of seasonal activities for the kids, here are some of my favourite Autumn ideas, all with a Science twist.
Investigate the best way to preserve leaves and make some leaf people.
We love this leaf chromatography experiment from Playdough to Plato.
Lovely ice play ideas like this beautiful Autumn themed ice, what would happen if you added some salt?
Try some Apple bobbing.
Learn about weighing and measuring with pumpkins.
Make some leaf rubbings and think about different textures, a lovely idea from Red Ted Art.
Investigate filtering with some lovely apple cider.
Get messy with some Autumn goo. Can you scrunch the cornflour up into a ball?
These lovely sensory bottles from Here Come The Girls would be great for younger children.
Find out how much water vapour is released by a leaf from Enchanted Homeschooling Mom.
Find out about hibernation with a hedgehog craft.
Have some fun in the forest estimating the height of trees.
Try these fun activities with sticks and leaves.
Have some sensory fun with blackberry playdough, from Rainy Day Mum.
We love this beautiful Autumn Sensory table from The Imagination Tree.
Have some more sensory fun and explore colour mixing with this beautiful shaving cream autumn leaf marbling activity, also from The Imagination Tree.
What about trying an Autumn version of this floating art experiment from Learn with Play at home.
If you’re having a Halloween party we’ve got some great ideas to help make it a memorable one.
For more Autumn and Fall science ideas see this more recent post.