Home School Years

Proverbs 22:6 – Train up a child in the way he should go, even when he is old, he will not depart from it.

Autumn/Fall & Harvest Time

Related Posts:

harvestThe Four Seasons

Fall’s Here! Series

Forest In The Fall

All About Apples

Apple Orchard

All Things Pumpkin

Pumpkins & Jack-o-Lanterns

Autumn & Halloween Activities

Jack-O-Lantern Trail

Mayor’s Fall Hike and Outdoor Day

Corn & Scarecrows

The First (Shared) Thanksgiving

Farm Theme

Food and The Kitchen

Kitchen Lab – Sink or Float Experiment

Health & Nutrition

Harvesting Grapes

Recommended Books:

  • I Know It’s Autumn by Eileen Spinelli
  • It’s Fall! by Linda Glaser
  • Autumnblings: Poems and Paintings by Douglas Florian
  • Autumn: An Alphabet Acrostic by Steven Schnur
  • Fall’s Here! Series by Martha E. H. Rustad
  • Hello Harvest Moon by Ralph Fletcher
  • By The Light of the Harvest Moon by Harriet Ziefert
  • Harvest Home by Jane Yolen
  • The Vegetables We Eat by Gail Gibbons
  • When Autumn Falls by Kelli Nidey
  • Arthur Jumps Into Fall by Marc Brown
  • Crafts To Make In The Fall by Kathy Ross
  • The Pumpkin Patch Parable by Liz Curtis Higgs
  • P is for Pumpkin: God’s Harvest Alphabet by Kathy-jo Wargin

Another Way To Say It: Autumn = Fall


  • About Fall ~ using this form, have the student write a few things about Fall and then draw a corresponding picture. This form is another option.
  • Fall Leaf Art ~ easy activity with instructions.
  • Word Association ~ have student come up with words associated with Fall/Autumn and Harvest, such as: leaf, acorn, corn, apple, pumpkin, cornucopia, scarecrow, rake, haystack, hay ride, windy, chilly, etc. Ask them to make an alphabetical list using the words mentioned then draw an Autumn scene using items on the list they created.
  • Acrostic Poem ~ using this form, have student fill in the blanks to make an acrostic poem with the word AUTUMN.
  • Capturing Fall Colors & Scenes ~ go on a walk and take photos of the scenic colors of autumn in nature.
  • Make a Jar of Fall Harvest Soup Mix.
  • Wacky Web Tales (fill in the blanks) ~ Why I Love Fall!

Quiz: Fall Nature (answer key)

An Autumn Greeting

An Autumn Greeting



Online Games:

Coloring Page: Word FALL with leaves

Related Resources: 


Autumn/Fall = el Otoño

Harvest = la cosecha


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This entry was posted on September 21, 2012 by in Health & Nutrition, Nature, Science and tagged , , , .
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