Pumpkins, scarecrows, hayrides. Apple cobbler, apple cider, apple cobbler. Apple butter, apple sauce. Apple… OK, I’ll stop. I just can’t help but get so excited that autumn is on its way! It’s by far my favorite season, and I’ve heard that’s the case for many of you, too! Know what else I’m super-excited about? The amazing fall-themed activities, center ideas, mini lessons, and more available on TpT. And then there’s the fall-themed clip art with brilliant shades of red, orange, green, yellow, brown, and all the colors that go hand-in-hand with this spectacular season.

We’ve gathered some of those wonderful resources right here. With a variety of grade spans and subjects being featured, you’re sure to find the perfect one (or ones!) for your classroom!

A Healthy Harvest of Fall-Themed Classroom Resources

“Fall is my favorite season! I created a unit especially for preschoolers that has fun fall circle time lessons and lots of hands-on fall centers. Here it is: Fall – Autumn Centers and Circle Time Preschool Unit (grades PreK-K).” – Play to Learn Preschool

“Our Apple Unit and Johnny Appleseed Activities! (grades PreK-K) resource is perfect for fall! It’s jammed-packed with science explorations, crafts, and printables that focus on the marvelous apple! Students can even practice important Math and ELA skills while learning about the parts of an apple, the apple life cycle, and so much more!” – Curriculum Castle

Fall Word Cards {and writing practice}: Fall-Themed Classroom Resources“My Fall Word Cards {and writing practice} (grades PreK-1) vocabulary cards are great to use in your writing or word work station throughout fall. Each ‘theme’ is color-coded for easy organization. Just print the cards, cut them up, and laminate them for durability. These cards coordinate with my Monthly Journal Writing!” – Miss Kindergarten Love

“Your students will LOVE doing these Pumpkin Fun! {Math and Literacy Activities} (grades PreK-1) using both real and paper pumpkins as learning tools!” – Anita Bremer

“I adore fall and truly miss it down here in Florida. One of the things I really love (and miss) is the changing of the leaves. So I created one of my basic matching file folder activities focused on the falling leaves along with pumpkins and candy corn. It’s great for early childhood/preschool and Kindergarten as well as for students with special needs working on basic matching skills. Here it is: Autism Matching File Folders:Falling Into Autumn with Numbers {Special Ed, EC} (grades PreK-1).” – Christine Reeve

“My Fall Kindergarten Pack ~ Print & Go ~ CCSS Aligned (grades PreK-1) resource is 81 pages of Common Core aligned print-and go-activities, and can also be used as a review for 1st grade.” – The Teaching Treehouse

Autism AUTUMN MATH CENTER {Special Education/Pre-K} Stand Up and Learn Series (grades PreK-3) “Stand Up and Learn! Autumn counting to 10 activity. Count with pictures, ten frame, tally marks, an array of dots, touch point numbers, and more! Hang this activity on a wall or back of a bookshelf to keep your kids focused and moving!”

Scarecrow Cut and Paste: Fall-Themed Classroom Resources“I absolutely love my Scarecrow Cut and Paste (grades PreK-3) resource! It’s a large-scale cut and paste project (but you can downsize it on a copier!) — it includes the patterns as well as directions for copying and tracing by hand. It can also be used to make a great bulletin board display or for your classroom door.” – Laura Bensley

“My Blank Board Games – Fall / Winter Holiday Pack (File Folder Games (grades PreK-3) are a chance for you, the teacher, to make a customized board game out of the contents of any lesson. This fall/winter holidays set has four different themes that are sure to catch your students’ interest!” – Jen Strange

“Fall is such a fun time of year. The teaching possibilities are endless — I love teaching with apples, pumpkins, and leaves. Creating hands-on seasonal experiences for students makes the lessons so memorable. I plan on using this fab FREE Football Themed Measuring Activity (grades PreK-6).” – Lindsay Keegan

“My Write The Room-Fall Theme Literacy Centers (grade K) resource focuses on apples, fall, Halloween, and Thanksgiving!” – Maureen Preziozo

Fall Writing Pages: Fall-Themed Classroom Resources“Fall is my favorite season: crisp air, hot chocolate, holidays, family, friends, and football! What’s not to love? My FREE Fall Writing Pages (grades K-3) offer fun writing paper for students to use throughout the season for any assignment.” – iHeartLiteracy

“I absolutely love fall! Maybe it’s the pumpkin spice lattes making their way into my routine, or just the anticipation of the holidays. Here’s a simple, fun grid map activity that incorporates fall and Halloween: Halloween Grid Map Activity (grades K-3).” – Carol Martinez

“My No Prep Fall Language Conventions Printables {Grades 1-2} are a set of printables targeted at grammar skills for grades 1-2. We’re at the end of winter here in Australia; I used these during our autumn.” – Yara Sea of Knowledge

Pumpkin Unit: Pumpkins to the Common Core PLUS Science!: Fall-Themed Classroom Resources“This complete pumpkin-themed unit contains language arts, math, and science activities aligned with Common Core State Standards as well as loads of pumpkin science activities and experiments! Here it is: Pumpkin Unit: Pumpkins to the Common Core PLUS Science! (grades 1-2).” – Forever First Grade by Lindsey Brooks

“My Fall Bundle Watch, Think, Color Games – EXPANDING BUNDLE Mystery Pictures (grades 1-3) resource makes differentiating math stations SO easy!” – The Primary Techie

“Who doesn’t love learning about bats at Halloween time? My science set has a book, posters, and matching cards for all your favorite scary bats! Here it is: Bats! {Book to Cut and Create, Matching Cards for Centers, and Posters} (grades 1-3).” – CampingTeacher

“My fall-themed Ending blends game helps students by familiarizing and strengthening their ability to decode those tricky ending blends! Here it is: Ending Blends Games with ft, lf, lp, lt, mp, nd, nk, nt, sk, & st (grades 1-3).” – Fashion Craze Learning Days

Fall Writing Prompts (1st-3rd): Fall-Themed Classroom Resources“My Fall Writing Prompts (1st-3rd) can be used for narrative writing, expository writing, creative writing, and poetry. Make a class book or fall-themed bulletin board. It’s perfect for morning work or to use at a writing center over several weeks.” – The Busy Class

“My Subjects and Predicates ~ I Have Who Has ~ Fall Theme resource (grades 2-4) is great for review, test prep, listening skills, and just a fun and exciting time for the kids!” – Primary Teach”spiration”

“Immerse your students in some fun, outdoorsy, autumnal experiences with this 48-page nature booklet! Chock-full of indoor and outdoor activities, there’s bound to be something to appeal to every child: Autumn/Fall Nature Booklet {A booklet of activities celebrating autumn} (grades 2-4).” – Green Grubs Garden Club

“Use my around-the-room activity cards to review plural possessive nouns with the whole class, a small group, or in a classroom center: Pumpkin Possessives Plural Possessive Nouns (grades 3-5).” – Kelly Benefield

“My Pretty Peculiar Pumpkin {fall writing, art, and following directions activity} (grades 3-5) is a fun ‘following written directions/writing/craft activity’ all packed into one!” – Elementary Lesson Plans

“My Fact and Opinion Craftivity (featuring football) (grades 3-7) puts a fun spin on identifying facts and opinions. It also makes a creative bulletin board or school hallway display and can even be used as a valuable addition to your students’ interactive notebooks!” – Deb Hanson

Name-o-lantern Halloween Glyph: Fall-Themed Classroom Resources“Even bigger kids love to see their creations hanging up. My Name-o-lantern Halloween Glyph (grades 4-8) resource lets students make pumpkin glyphs that reflect some of their Halloween preferences and activities. Each pumpkin is named for its creator — mine would be Mary-o-Lantern.” – Mary Carr

“To honor my favorite season, here are my Fall Figurative Language Task Cards (grades 4-7)!” – It’s a Teacher Thing

Fall or Halloween I Am Poem 4-8 (grades 4-8) is an ‘I am…’ poem with a fall twist! Prompts that can apply to autumn, a harvest festival, a fall sport, Halloween, and more have been added to the line starters.” – AZSunsetwoman

“Welcome fall with this Jack O Lantern Fraction Freebie (grades 5-8)! Your students will add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions to figure out the Halloween joke: ‘What do you use to fix a jack-o-lantern?’.” – Activities by Jill

Thanksgiving, Fall and Halloween Middle School Math Activities (grades 6-8) includes over 20 activities and worksheets that are perfect for incorporating into the middle school math classroom during the fall season!” – Lindsay Perro

Two Step Equation Word Problems: Fall Mania PowerPoint Game: Fall-Themed Classroom Resources“Teachers can display my Two Step Equation Word Problems: Fall Mania PowerPoint Game (grades 7-11) on a smartboard. Students then can take turns picking a leaf. Each leaf has a question that will pop up once picked.” – 4 the Love of Math


What an awesome selection! Students are bound to get excited about learning, thanks to these spectacular resources. Ready for more?

A Colorful Bounty of Clip Art and Decor

Fall Clipart Bundle: Fall-Themed Classroom Resources“My 126-piece Fall Clipart Bundle features a stitched acorn, blank signs, an ear of corn, owl, squirrel, bale of hay, haystack, three different leaves, trees for four seasons, pile of leaves, rake, pumpkin, mushroom, pumpkin pie, scarecrow, scarecrow with a blank sign, and a sunflower!” – Teaching in the Tongass

“I recently posted this FREE collection of happy apples: Apple Clipart – Silly Apples – Apples with Faces- Commercial Use (they’re for personal use, too). What inspired me to create them is a vintage toy I have on my desk called a ‘happy apple.’ It has a chime in the middle of it. Remember those?”- Crayonbox Learning

Fall Festival Candy, Leaves, & Mason Jars Clip Art: Fall-Themed Classroom Resources“Make beautiful smartboard lessons plans for your lower elementary math class with my Fall Festival Candy, Leaves, & Mason Jars Clip Art. Overlap the mason jars on varying amounts of Fall-colored candies to help number skills. The glitter will dazzle your students and keep them entertained all while learning.” – Glitter Meets Glue Designs

Autumn / Fall Theme Digital Papers: Fall-Themed Classroom Resources“My Autumn / Fall Theme Digital Papers are perfect for the season!” – SunnyDaze

“These Fall / Autumn Stripes & Solids Digital Papers (20 Sheets) include 10 attractive striped sheets and 10 corresponding solids for layering.” – Jessica Osborne

“Fall is my FAVORITE! I feel really creative right now and have been doodling away for my favorite season. I just made a cute set of ‘Patchy Ghosts’ clip art. Here it is: Ghost Clip Art for Fall or Halloween Theme by Kid-E-Clips Commercial Personal.” – Marcie Jurkowski

Clipart: Alphabet Designs "Symmetry In Motion" (Uppercase A-Z): Fall-Themed Classroom Resources“If you need some alphabet clip art to go with your fall-themed bulletin boards and student projects, try this set of clip art letters: Clipart: Alphabet Designs “Symmetry In Motion” (Uppercase A-Z).” – KB3Teach

“My Fall Borders and Labels Digital Borders Clipart by Poppydreamz includes frames, borders, and accents. They’re great for task cards, name badges, desk labels, cubby tags, photo frames, and so much more!” – Poppydreamz Digital Art


May this be a season of beautiful discoveries for you and your students.

(Thanks to Teacher’s Toolkit Design for the Fall feature image.)