Here’s a great collection of easy science activities to do in autumn.
Science activities to do in autumn
Try these science activities for autumn to learn about leaves, seeds, and hibernation. Plus, get great ideas for candy science experiments for Halloween.
This article is one of our easy science activities for children resources.
Table of Contents
– Ready-made science curriculum
– Autumn nature table
– Parts of a tree
– Mushroom spore prints
– Apple taste test
– Bug hotel
– Mason bee house
– Sunflower seed investigation
– Autumn nature walk
– Candy science experiments for Halloween
Ready-made science curriculum for children
The easiest way for you to teach your children is by using the ready-made units in NurtureStore’s Play Academy. Each unit gives you one activity per day that all your children can do together. Every thing is in one place, clearly laid out and with bonus printables to make your teaching even easier.
You can choose from over 50 ready-made units including our science curriculum pathway which includes untis on Space, Dinosaurs, Leaves & Twigs, Forest School, Sunflowers, Bees, Cats, Weather, Candy Science, Daffodils and Ice & Snow. See more and choose your first ready-made teaching unit here.
Autumn science lesons
How to make an autumn nature table
Use these ideas for an autumn nature table to create a fall discovery center with your children that invites them to explore the season with all their senses.
How to make mushroom spore print pictures
Learn about the structure of fungi and use them to create art as we make spore prints from mushrooms. A fun and fascinating nature art and science project!
Apple taste test study
Use this printable apple taste test sheet to learn about apple varieties and discover which apple is your favourite.
Easy science experiments for Halloween
Explore these lessons plans for easy Halloween science experiments using potions, pumpkins, and trick or treat candy.
Tree lesson plan and tree mini book printable
Use this tree lesson plan as part of your unit about trees – complete with printable tree mini book for your children to complete.
How to make a bug hotel
Try this great animal conservation project for children and follow our step-by-step guide on how to build a bug hotel.
Sunflower seed sensory play and investigation
Harvest your sunflower seeds and use them for sensory play and a sunflower discovery lesson.
Autumn nature walk treasure hunt printable
Head out and explore the new season! Use this autumn nature walk treasure hunt printable as your fall nature spotters guide.
More science activities for children
Use NurtureStore’s extensive resources to find more great science activities for your children: