Welcome to everything you need to get started with FALL STEM activities! This will be your ultimate resource page to take you from September through December and will not only include cool seasonal fall science ideas but also themes like apples. pumpkins and of course Halloween STEM and Thanksgiving STEM ideas!

FALL STEM ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS

Fall STEM Activities and Fall Science Experiments for Kids

FALL STEM ACTIVITIES

Do you love STEM but still want to learn more about STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math)? Check out our STEM guide complete with non -seasonal ideas and ways to apply STEM at home, in the classroom, for homeschooling, and more.

Let’s jump right into fall with apple orchards and pumpkin picking and fall leaves, all the best signs of fall! Below you will find everything organized for the resources by time of season, so apples will come first.

Make sure to scroll through to Halloween and Thanksgiving, we have some fun themed science and STEM ideas for these holidays.

There are tons of ways to explore the fall season through fall STEM activities using natural materials like real apples as well as themed apple science ideas! The same with pumpkins.

What you will find below are images with a brief descriptions. Since we have dozens and dozens of activities for each part of the season, I have made separate posts to keep everything straight and easier to find what you need. Looking for something? Contact me!

Looking for easy to print activities, and inexpensive problem-based challenges? 

We have you covered…

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Let’s get started! Click on all the links that are colored red, orange, and brown!

APPLE THEME FALL SCIENCE ACTIVITIES

I love this apple activities post! Not only does it go along with an awesome fall themed book, Ten Apples Up On Top by Dr. Seuss, but it showcases all the cool ways you can learn with real apples.

APPLE ACTIVITIES FOR A FALL THEME

Plus, you will even find a few printable activities to go along with some of these fall STEM activities.

Apple Science Experiments and STEM Activities For Kids

Apple Activities For STEM

ULTIMATE SLIME IDEAS FOR FALL

It’s no secret that we love slime around here, but we also love the changing seasons and holidays. So of course we need a collection of fall and Halloween slime to try out. My favorite slime recipe… Pumpkin Slime made inside a real pumpkin!

Slime is a must try kid’s science activity! You will find easy slime videos and everything else you need to know to make the best slime in our Ultimate Slime Guide.

FUN FALL SLIME RECIPES

Click here or on the picture below to see the full list!

fall slime ideas

FALL LEGO IDEAS

Take the Fall LEGO challenge and see what you can build! Give the kids new challenges for creating cool fall LEGO builds. Check out how we added a real pumpkin to our LEGO play in 2 ways. It’s super cool!

LEGO ideas for fall.

PUMPKIN SCIENCE ACTIVITIES FOR FALL STEM

We have an awesome collection of fall STEM activities exploring real pumpkins.   You will find a few of the ideas listed below.

PLUS, we have added a great pumpkin STEM book collection that’s perfect for pairing with some of these activities.

Additionally, we really got into enjoying white pumpkins or ghost pumpkins last year, and you can see some more cool science activities we checked out as well.

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PUMPKIN ACTIVITIES

Click on the photos below or links in orange!

REAL PUMPKIN STEM ACTIVITIES

PUMPKIN THEME BOOKS

This is my favorite list of pumpkin books for preschoolers that go along perfectly with our pumpkin STEM activities! You will see how some of the above listed activities go along with each book. Plus more cool ideas to try!

Pumpkin books for fall

WHITE PUMPKIN SCIENCE ACTIVITIES

White pumpkins are unique and also make for awesome Fall STEM and science play. Make sure to see how we used ours. Of course many of these white pumpkin activities are interchangeable with the standard orange pumpkin as well.

White pumpkin activities for fall STEM.

HALLOWEEN ACTIVITIES FOR FALL STEM

Nothing screams Halloween STEM like erupting Jack O’Lanterns, spooky density towers, and ghostly structures! We make sure to enjoy the major holidays with tons of themed STEM activities. Not to mention, they are all pretty easy to set up.

Also check out our 31 Days of Halloween STEM Activities {not pictured here}.

Halloween Science Experiments

Halloween science experiments for fall STEM activities

Halloween Candy Science Experiments

What to do with all that leftover Halloween candy you don’t want to have hanging around forever. Check out all the cool ways to learn and play with Halloween candy for FALL STEM.

THANKSGIVING STEM ACTIVITIES

Thanksgiving is often an overlooked holiday for activities other than those that teach gratitude and being thankful! However, there are a few fun STEM and science activities that fit the theme nicely. Plus we have printable I SPY pages for Thanksgiving Day.

Thanksgiving Science Experiments

Thanksgiving Science STEM Activities

Looking for easy to print activities, and inexpensive problem-based challenges? 

We have you covered…

Click below to get your quick and easy STEM challenges.

We hope you enjoy this giant fall STEM activities guide! Get a leg up on the next season and holidays with these resources!

CHRISTMAS STEM ACTIVITIES

WINTER STEM ACTIVITIES

VALENTINE’S DAY STEM ACTIVITIES