Keep kids engaged, informed, and entertained with some amazing preschool fall activities. Find all kinds of inspiration here.
The season of fall; when the days are shorter and nights are longer. Outside, the trees are quickly turning yellow and red, as if they are saluting summer. During this time, even preschoolers love to do some fun activities in school.
So keeping the theme of fall going on, we shall look at some educational and exciting preschool fall activities. So grab your paint brushes and thinking caps, because we are going to have some fun kids' art activities lined up for the little munchkins.
Activities for Preschoolers
Kids are most excited about going to school during this time of the year. You want to know why? It's because of all the creative art and crafts projects they are going to do. So when you wish to keep them entertained and grounded with something to keep them distracted and from roaming outside the house/school, just try these engaging activities.
Making Fall Wreaths
Kids love to do messy things, but with our first craft idea, you will surely enjoy making beautiful wreaths.
All you have to do is gather simple materials which are readily available in craft stores. Plus, it doesn't require any hazardous materials that the kids can't work with.
Get 8'' white doilies and fruit stickers
Take scissors, cut centers of doilies
Give kids cut doilies and fruit stickers
Place stickers all around the wreath
Hang fruit wreaths or glue green construction paper
Have kids collect fall leaves
Cut middle section of few paper plates
Give plates to kids and let them cover it with glue
Glue leaves all around the plate
Hang leaf wreaths on the wall or door
Also, add colorful bows to the wreath
Get small colorful feathers
Cut out middle sections of some paper plates
Let the kids cover the sides of plate with glue
Carefully place colorful feathers all around the plate
Hang feather wreaths on the wall or door
Painting with Fingers
The next activity is all about painting; finger painting to be exact. Every chance you get, sit with your kid or younger sibling and try it. You are definitely going to go back to your childhood days.
Gather 3 tbsp. sugar, ½ cup cornstarch, 2 cups cold water, 6 drops liquid soap, 12 drops food color
In a microwave bowl, mix sugar, cornstarch and water
Heat for about 3 minutes, get it thick
Lastly, add liquid soap and food color
Cool it and store in airtight container
Your cornstarch finger paint is ready for use
Corn syrup is glossy
Get few thick craft papers
Put at least 1 spoonful corn syrup on each of the papers
Put 2 to 3 drops of food color on the syrup
Ask kids to use fingers and mix the color
Start making designs with the colors all over the papers
Put different play dough colors in bowls, add water
Let kids put their fingers in play dough mixtures
Start dipping fingers in different colors and paint
Or, keep play dough on few papers
Add water and ask kids to mix the paint all over the papers
Making Paper Plates
For our third activity, why don't we make some cute creations with paper plates? Paper crafts are simple to make and gives kids a chance to learn something new.
Trace a kid's hand on 3 color papers
Get at least 10 hand print cutouts
Either glue or staple hand prints in a circle around a plate
Base of hand inside, fingers outside
Make smaller circle inside first with 2nd hand print color
And lastly, glue 3rd hand print color
Glue small piece of color paper in the center of flower
Trace kids' hands on yellow color paper
Cut out at least 7 hand prints
Glue of staple hand prints around the plate
Base of hand inside, fingers outside
Draw sun's mouth and nose
Draw eyes and glue googly eyes
Get some white paper plates
Cut wedges out of paper plates
Use the wedge as the fish's tail
Glue or staple the tail at the end of the fish
Use a googly eye and glue it
Color the fish, draw scales and lips
Also, make a tiny fish and hand it on large fish's mouth
Try these amazing preschool activities with kids. They will love it and it will also enhance their creativity. Aren't these perfect activities to bond with the kids?