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Montessori Fall Activities

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The fall is a gorgeous time of year.  Cooler weather, leaves falling, beautiful colors.  There are so many new topics in nature to discuss and discover with little ones.  This list of suggestions for Montessori Fall Activities includes pumpkins, leaves, corn, apples, and acorns.

Montessori Fall Activities from Wildflower Ramblings

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The activities listed will cover the four Montessori principles of language, mathematics, practical life, and sensorial.

Language Activities

Alphabet Pumpkins from The Imagination Tree


DIY Leaf Alphabet from Under the Sycamore

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Pre-writing in corn meal from Carrots are Orange

Halloween and Fall Theme Alphabet and Initial Sound Sorting Cards

Fall Sound Sorting Cards, Rhyming Cards, and Reading Cards from Trillium Montessori

Bringing autumn poems to life from Children’s Books and Reading

Apple scented playdough line paths for preschool

Pre-writing with apple playdough {with free printable} from Preschool Toolbox

Pumpkin Life Cycle Book and Craft {with free printable} from Preschool Toolbox

Mathematics Activities

Acorn Numbers and Counters

Outdoor Acorn Math Activities from Living Montessori Now

Fall Montessori Ideas by Preschool Inspirations-7

Pumpkin and Corn Sorting Tray from Preschool Inspirations

Counting with Leaves from Montessori Confessions

Apple Tree Number Match {with free printable} from Spell Outloud

Counting pumpkin seeds

Pumpkin Seeds Counting Cards {with free printable} from Trillium Montessori

Practical Life Activities

Leaf Threading from A Little Learning for Two

Fall Clothespins Tree - Stir the Wonder

Fall Clothespin Tree from Stir the Wonder


Cutting Strips from the Fall Printable Pack from This Reading Mama

Fall Flower Arranging from Discovery Moments

Leaf Lacing from Happy Hooligans

Exercising grace and courtesy through sharing carrot snacks from Montessori Nature

Sensorial Activities


Pumpkin Exploration from Wildflower Ramblings

Play dough apple pie

Apple Pie Play Dough from The Imagination Tree

How To Make Apple Scented Soda Dough

Apple Scented Soda Dough from Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

September Sensory Tub from Counting Coconuts

Apple Pie Sensory Play

Apple Pie Oats Sensory Bin from Fun A Day

Fall Sensory Bin by Wildflower Ramblings

Fall Sensory Bin with Pumpkin Playdough from Wildflower Ramblings

Leaf Identification Cards {free printable!} from Wildflower Ramblings

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Fall Activity and Craft Ideas

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  1. Leanne Lunn says:

    These are great activities we love making pictures with all the lovely coloured leaves.

  2. i love being a preschool teacher during the fall! so many fun activities! i love Montessori based activities for the children! I really like the Pumpkin and Corn Sorting Tray. and i LOVE ALL the sensory activities. I LOVE making fall scented sensory items! SO much fun! I think I Get more excited than the children lol :)

  3. Dorothy Boucher says:

    All this information is wonderful and definitely will be put to good use, and thanks for all the fun stuff I can do with my grand-children, they love craft time :) @tisonlyme143

  4. these are ALL so wonderful!! Thank you for sharing! I can not wait to try these out. I will put this link in my blog as well to share!


  5. Michelle L says:

    Great thank you for these ideas and activties. Thank you for the chance.

  6. Susan Highland says:

    Carrot Fingers. Buy some fresh carrots. Cut them into finger sizes. put peanut butter on the nail bed, and use the peanut butter to glue red apple peel cut into a fingernail. Eat that! This is a healthy snack for kids, and they love the gore!

  7. Ronald Gagnon says:

    I love how you made such unique creations from nature’s best

  8. Colleen Boudreau says:

    The Pumpkin Playdough is neat!

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  10. Great thank you for these ideas and activties. Thank you.

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