Autumn teaching resources

The crops are ready to be reaped, the leaves are falling from the trees and the landscape is coloured with hues of golden brown, yellow and orange: it can only be autumn. Get into the spirit of the season with this mixture of fun and topical resources.

A poem with a drumbeat – on keeping warm in the autumn

Encourage your children’s creativity with this audio and visual PowerPoint – plus worksheet – all about getting dressed to go out in the cold.

Autumn and summer: Moving, composing and singing

A wonderful package full of ideas for autumn music. It includes videos with instructions on how to play musical game as well as worksheets.

Song about the seasons

Inspire your pupils with this video featuring words and prompts for using percussion instruments in class.

Autumn scents

Take a stroll through the woods with Nature Detectives and use the natural environment to create your own autumnal fragrance.

Reflections on autumn

Learn about reflections by using an autumn landscape as a starting point.

My little book of autumn

Start crafting a seasonal book for autumn by colouring in and cutting and sticking these picture templates to the pages of your book.

Autumn walk senses recording sheet

Help your pupils tune in to their senses with this recording sheet that will allow them to keep a track of their sensual experiences while taking a walk in the woods.

Autumn alphabet

Create an A-Z of all things autumn using the dictionary and a little bit of imagination.

Autumn topic words

Oranges and reds and falling leaves are just some of the autumnal themes that come to mind and that are covered by these topic cards for display.

Autumn haiku

This is an opportunity to test the autumn vocabulary and imaginations of your pupils with this haiku writing lesson.

Autumn topic plan

From conducting a leaf dance to collecting fallen leaves, this autumn topic plan features a wide range of activities for your class to enjoy.

Autumn art

A study in warm colours and changing landscapes through the brush strokes of the likes of Van Gogh forms the basis for this autumn-themed art lesson.

Autumn scavenger hunt

With a list of treasures at hand, the forest floor becomes a goldmine of activity in this Nature Detectives autumn scavenger hunt.

Autumn poem framework

This poem framework is designed to tap into the sights, smells and textures of autumn.

Autumn presentation

Falling leaves and ripened berries are some familiar sights around autumn time, and this presentation captures the essence of autumn in photo and then in poem.

Autumn assembly

Create a contemplative atmosphere with these autumn photos and captions to introduce the autumn topic.

Autumn sing-along

Bring autumn to life with song, using these lyrics adapted from popular nursery rhymes.

Autumn leaves dance

Your pupils will be able to put on their dancing shoes by swishing, gliding and wiggling like a leaf falling from a tree.