When fall comes around, it’s time for leaves, apples, pine cones, pumpkins, and all things nature. Bring the nature to your kiddos with these fun, fall-themed sensory activities. These fall sensory activities are perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners. These ideas are all classroom-friendly, and would be at home in any classroom sensory bin for fall.
Some of these activities are best suited for outdoors due to potential mess, but no matter where they are done, kids will have a blast feeling their way through these hands-on sensory activities. There is no end to learning when you’re discovering a sensory bin!
Fall Sensory Activities for Kids
Combine sensory and literacy with this apple letter match sensory bin.
Make a play pumpkin pie!
Get creative with a fall playdough kit.
Fluffy apple slime is the best sensory activity! //Schooling Active Monkeys
If you don’t want apples, try glittery fall leaf slime. // Schooling Active Monkeys
A leaf sensory bag is a fun way to explore leaves. // Kids Craft Room
Float a pumpkin boat! // Frugal Fun 4 Boys and Girls
Make fall sensory bottles for mess-free sensory play. // Kids’ Craft Room
Pinecones in water is a wonderful sensory activity. // Simple Fun for Kids
Make a leaf pool. // Fireflies and Mud Pies
This fall harvest sensory bin is a blast for kids! // Little Bins for Little Hands
Explore fall with a sensory bag. // Kids Play Box
Make some pumpkin slime. // Little Bins for Little Hands
Make soap foam that smells like apples. // Learn Play Imagine
Make fall cloud dough using apple cider spices. It smells amazing! // Teaching Mama
Try a forest floor sensory bin. // The Jenny Evolution
This wet and dry sensory table is a blast for kids! // Simple Fun for Kids
More Fall Learning Fun
Looking for even more fun learning ideas for fall? Here are some of our favorites!