Autumn/Fall leaves sticking activity for preschoolers 22



Preschoolers love gluing and sticking and this Autumn leaves and tree sticking craft is a great craft for preschoolers and is a simple and pretty much mess free activity.  By preparing all the items you need before you can leave it as a great invitation to play.

Fall leaves activity

 

Autumn Fall leaves sticking activity

Preparation

  • Cut out a selection of leaves and acorns in different sizes and colours
  • Draw or cut out a bare tree

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Activities – three and under

  • Let your child feel and explore the leaves
  • Discuss the way they feel
  • Discuss the colour of the leaves and ask your child to point out the colours to you
  • Ask which leaves are smaller or larger
  • Point out acorns
  • Count the leaves with your child
  • Provide your child with a glue stick or glue and let them sick on the leaves as they choose

This is a great activity for over three’s too.  It is a brilliant activity for after school or quiet times.  It can also be a super activity for scissor skills as your child can cut out the leaves if they want to.

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Activities – over three

  • In addition to the above discuss why leaves change colour, you can find some great posts about it here at Teach Beside Me or Ingles 360
  • Encourage your child to colour in the bark
  • Why leaves fall off trees
  • What acorns are
  • Discuss patterns that they might make with the leaves
  • Talk about how many leaves they are sticking on each branch
  • Discuss the size of the leaves

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Like this, then why not take a look at my Autumn/Fall activities Pinterest board.

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