Fall Books and Activities

Here are some fun Fall books to read with your kids with links to projects perfect for some Saturday afternoon family time. This list inspired by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich at Read Brightly

Farm Fresh Fun Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780448466972
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - October 2nd, 2014

Create your own paper farm, starting with this papier-mache hen project.


A Week in the Woods Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689858024
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Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - April 2004

Prepare for any future camping trips by making firestarters!


How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780679880837
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Published: Dragonfly Books - September 9th, 1996

Don't have time to make pie? Try making cinnamon apple rings instead.


American Indian Foods Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780516260914
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Published: Children's Press(CT) - March 1997

This Thanksgiving, in addition to the turkey and pumkin pie, add one of these wild rice recipes.


Leaf Man Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780152053048
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Published: Harcourt Children's Books - September 2005

Make a day of it; read the book, take a nature walk to discover 'leaf men' in the wild, and then make leaf alphabet collage cards.


Gooseberry Park Cover Image
By Cynthia Rylant, Arthur Howard (Illustrator)
$5.59
ISBN: 9780152061593
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Published: Harcourt Paperbacks - August 2007

Here's a perfect outlet for all those single gloves that have lost their mate and a rainy Fall afternoon, create a stuffie from a glove!


Aw, Nuts! Cover Image
By Rob McClurkan, Rob McClurkan (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062317292
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Published: HarperCollins - August 26th, 2014

Have the kids use acorn caps and pinecones to create a Fall centerpiece for the dinner table -- then create stories over supper.


American Indian Games Cover Image
$6.95
ISBN: 9780516260921
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Published: Children's Press(CT) - March 1997

This brief book explores historical and contemporary native american games. For rules and a supply list for many games check out this page on the State of North Dakota website.