Fall is one of the best times of the year.
There’s so much to look forward to. From cooler weather to apple cider to apple picking and best of all:
The kids are back in school!
Ok, all joking aside, we really do love fall around our home. To us, it signifies the beginning of the holiday season and a time to be with family and build memories.
But there’s another type of building we’ve been doing lately that my kids just can’t seem to get enough of.
Building characters on our fall pattern block mats.
We’ve created a few different pattern block mats for kids in the past including these but to us, these fall ones are the cutest so far!
Fall Pattern Block Mats For Kids
Here’s a quick video showing my older son using these pattern block mats:
One of my favorite things about these pattern block mats is the ease of using them.
They only require a few supplies and once you’ve printed and laminated them, you’re all set!
- Pattern blocks
- White cardstock
- Fall Tangram Mats
- Laminator (optional, but recommended if you plan to reuse them)
- Laminating pouches (optional, but recommended if you plan to reuse them)
All you need to do to get started is print out your pattern block puzzle pages, laminate them, and let your kids go wild!
Any way you choose to use these fall puzzles, I’m sure your kids will love them.
Want more fall activities? The fall printables bundle for kids is the perfect way to get your child excited for the upcoming fall season. With 80 pages of fun and learning, your child will be entertained for hours. From worksheets to color by numbers and pattern block mats, this bundle has everything you need to keep your child occupied and learning all at the same time.
Fall Unit For Kids
Fall is the perfect time to get creative with indoor crafts and activities! There are so many fun things that kids can do to keep them engaged, off the screens, and learning.
Want to create an entire fall unit around these pattern block mats? If so, keep reading below to see how we would put it together!
Kids Books About Fall
So next time you’re looking for some fun storytime activities with your little one, grab a book from your shelf and read to them! Below are some of the top fall-themed books for kids.
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Leaf: The mischievous old lady swallowed a handful of leaves! Her tummy started to rumble. So she swallowed some more items. Then even more. But as her stomach grew full, the leaves began to poke out through her mouth… when suddenly – poofffff! – it turned into a scarecrow!
Pete The Cat Falling For Autumn: Pete is not a fan of fall. But he decides to do some detective work and finds out that there are lots of things about this season he loves, like corn mazes, hayrides, wearing scarves, and apple picking! This story helps kids learn that even though they might not love every season of the year, there are still good parts to each one.
We’re Going On A Leaf Hunt: The seasons are changing, the days getting are shorter, and children everywhere are starting to make plans for their favorite outdoor adventures – and what could be more fun than a Leaf Hunt?!
Fall Crafts For Kids
Kids love to craft and it’s a great activity for them. It encourages creativity, fine motor skills, problem-solving, and more. Here are some of our favorite fall crafts for kids:
Paper Bag Corn Craft – This corn puppet is too cute! It’s the perfect fall character to encourage pretend play. Just imagine all the fun your little one will have putting on puppet shows with this guy. Best of all, this craft is easy to make.
Pumpkin Craft For Kids – This easy pumpkin craft is perfect for preschool and kindergarten children! It’s so cute and only requires a few simple supplies you likely already have on hand at home!
Scarecrow Headband Craft – This scarecrow craft is so cute, that kids will want to show it off to everyone! It’s easy to make from colored paper, and it’s the perfect addition to any fall unit.
Paper Plate Hedgehog Craft – This hedgehog craft for kids is the perfect fall activity! Not only will they have fun painting, but they’ll also get to cut and glue. And best of all, it’s free! Just print out the template and let the kids get to work. They’ll love seeing their hedgehogs come to life.
Fall Kids’ Activities
Add in some learning with these fall printables for preschool. They’ll help kids work on fine motor skills, patterns, counting, and more.
Your little one will love these fall color by sight word printables and it’ll get them practicing their reading skills, too. It’s a great way to help your child learn new sight words in a low-pressure setting.
This fall play dough kit is perfect for kids who love sensory-based play. The two different colors of play dough are soft and colorful, and the trinkets included in the kit are perfect for decorating and exploring. The hands-on nature of play dough is great for developing fine motor skills, and the fun trinkets add an extra element of exploration!
It’s almost autumn, which means it’s time to start thinking about scarecrows! These free printable scarecrow coloring pages for kids are the perfect way to get into the fall spirit. Whether you’re looking for a fun activity for a rainy day or you want to decorate your house for fall, these coloring pages are sure to please.