Read, Create, Explore, Discover
24 Interactive thematic lesson plans for young children
“All the leaves are falling down! Now is a great time to explore learning with leaves, apples, and pumpkins.”
Get ready for fun and learning with preschool unit lesson plans for fall. This thematic unit is packed with literature based activities that are easy to prepare and fun to implement.
- Explore a variety of themed hands-on activities!
- Build vocabulary and early literacy skills with songs and games!
- Get learners ready for school with printable pages!
Easy to follow lesson plans include activity modifications and adaptations to meet the needs of all learners.
This unit includes activities for
literacy math sensory exploration crafts science social studies gross motor social and emotional well being
Leaves, apples, pumpkins
• Why Do Leaves Change Color? by Betsy Maestro
•Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert
•The Little Red Hen (many print versions available)
•Pumpkin Circle: The Story of a Garden by George Levenson
•Apple Picking Day! By Candice Ransom
Activities at a glance:
• L is for Leaf
• Pumpkin Life Cycle
• Leafy Names
• Fall Words Bingo
• Graphing Numbers
• Apple Seed Stamping
• Oatmeal Writing Tray
• Leaf Patterns
• Color Changing Leaves
• Baking Bread
• Apple Boats
• Chicken Scratch Painting
• Apple Prints
• Parts of an Apple Paper Plate Craft
• Leaf Self-Portrait
• Transferring and Counting Pumpkins
• Apple Seeds Fine Motor Tray
• Pumpkin Harvest
• Applesauce Oobleck
• Pumpkin Hop
• Painting to the Sounds of Fall
• Pass the Pumpkin
• Sorting and Graphing Leaves
• ABC Fall Leaf Game
Developed by a team of talented teachers and parents, these activities range from whole group circle time ideas to active learning games. All lesson plans have been carefully crafted and kid tested!
Whether you are a new teacher developing an entire preschool curriculum, a veteran teacher searching for new inspiration, or a parent homeschooling your preschooler, you'll find everything you need in these Preschool Unit Lesson Plans.