Fall is here! Crisp temperatures, apples and pumpkins, hayrides, corn mazes and more! After a fall-filled day of fun, cuddle up with some good books!
We’re Going on a Leaf Hunt by Steve Metzger
Use this book to lead a leaf hike with your branch! In the book, three friends hunt for leaves as they travel over a mountain and through the forest. This book will help get young hikers eager to see what they can collect on trail. You may want to start your hike by reading the book and then set off to see what your trail has to offer.
Look What I Did with a Leaf by Morteza E. Sohi
Interested in leading a hike that ends with a craft? Consider Look What I Did with a Leaf. This book gives detailed instructions on how to craft with leaves. Author Morteza Sohi includes a field guide as well as artistic theory to help young crafters truly understand nature.
Why Do Leaves Change Color? by Betsy Maestro
Do your kids ever ask about why leaves change color? Use this book to help answer their questions! Scientific topics such as photosynthesis are explored, and directions for creating beautiful leaf rubbings are also included. After reading about the leaf-changing process with this story, head out to see the fall foliage in person. Due to some of the scientific language in the book, it would best be suited for Kindergarten and up.
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