Exploring Lesson Themes – FALL


Explore the concept of fall and seasonal changes in nature. Learn about apples, pumpkins, the parts of a tree, and why leaves change colors.  Discover how animals such as squirrels prepare for the winter months.

Click on the link below for more information on fun fall and seasonal changes in nature:



  • Arts, Science

    Fun With Leaves
    Children will explore and sort leaves, and make leaf rubbings.

    Little brothers looking at fallen leaves through a magnifying glass

  • Science

    Pumpkin Pudding
    Children will learn about the pumpkin, including that it’s edible.

    Photo of a little girl cleaning out the inside of a pumpkin with her hand

  • Science

    Nuts & Seeds
    Children will learn about seeds and nuts in the fall.

    Photo of a little boy playing with pinecones

  • Science

    Large, Leafy Tree
    Children will learn about trees in the fall.

    Photo of a girl throwing leaves

  • Art

    Fall Landscapes
    Children will discuss and make fall pictures.

    Photo of a little girl painting at an easel outside, surrounded by fallen leaves

  • Arts, Science

    Munchy, Crunchy Apples
    Children will learn facts about apples.

    Photo of little brothers eating apples out of a basket

  • Arts, Science

    Colorful Leaves
    Children will learn about the changing colors of leaves.

    Photo of a little girl smiling while laying in a pile of fallen leaves

  • Arts, Science

    Family Trees
    Children will learn about the parts of trees and will make family trees.

    A photo of parents showing their daughter a photo album

  • Science

    The Pumpkin & Its Parts
    Children will learn about pumpkins and their growth cycle.

    Photo of a little girl hugging a pumpkin

  • Arts, Science

    Squirreling Away Food
    Children will learn about how squirrels get ready for winter.

    Photo of a squirrel eating a pile of nuts










Copyright © 2017 ·Jacksonville Children’s Commission

1095 A. Philip Randolph Boulevard · Jacksonville, Florida 32206 · (904) 630-3647