Next time you take the kids on a nature walk, bring along a copy of this fall leaf scavenger hunt. Perfect for autumn months.
Scavenger hunts are a great way to work on observation skills while having fun.
Kids can hone their leaf identification skills with this printable scavenger hunt ideas for kids.
To prepare for this scavenger hunt, print out one page for each child who will be participating. Then, gather pens or crayons for each one.
If you’d like to make these reusable, you can laminate them and use dry erase markers. This way, you can use them over and over again.
Fall Leaf Scavenger Hunt
My favorite thing about scavenger hunts is that they can be done individually or in groups.
Kids can pair up and compete as teams, or they can compete with each other individually.
Gather your supplies, decide how you want to complete the scavenger hunt (individually or in a group), and head out!
On this fall leaf scavenger hunt, children will search for nine different types of fall leaves.
This scavenger hunt printable features images AND words making it appropriate for non-readers and readers alike.
BOOKS ABOUT FALL
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about fall. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
Hello, Harvest Moon – While tired farmers and their families are in bed, the harvest moon silently climbs into the sky and starts working its magic. For some, it is the nightly signal to rise and shine. It is time to hunt, to work, or to play in the shadows. For a little girl and her cat, it is an invitation to enjoy the wonders of the night and a last flood of light before the short days of winter set in.
Awesome Autumn – Autumn is awesome! Leaves change color. Animals fly south or get ready to hibernate. People harvest crops and dress up as scary creatures for Halloween. And then there are pickup football games to play, Thanksgiving foods to eat, leaf piles to jump in―all the amazing things that happen as the air turns crisp and cool.
Fall Mixed Up – Fall is all mixed up in this silly book from Bob Raczka! Can you find his mistakes in the words and pictures?
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:
This Waldorf apple tree would be a great Montessori toy for you kid. The wooden puzzle tree falls into 5 pieces: a body, a crown, and 3 apples. It will help your child to develop fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
This wooden leaf matching game is perfect for homeschooling and classroom use. Children loves to see different shapes of leaves and learn about their names. These wooden cards are durable and long lasting.
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