The fall season, with its cooler weather, multi-colored leaves, and new fruits and vegetables is a source of curiosity and fascination for young children. In this week’s article, we share lots of fun, play-based learning activities to enjoy with the little ones in your early learning program. These engaging, open-ended activities use natural materials and are easy to set up, so the children in your program can dive in and explore the new season. Each activity description includes a link to additional information.
Activities for Infants
Each of the activities below will give your youngest learners a chance to engage in Fall objects and elements in a safe and natural way. As always with infants, observe closely as infants explore the activities to ensure that they are playing safely and that nothing presents a safety hazard.