Lesson Overview: The following Autumn Leaves Coloring Page offers four, black and white fall leaf images. Simply print out the worksheet and use it as a coloring page or try it as part of one of the suggested activities.

Recommended Grade Level(s): First, Second, Third

  1. Leaf Field Guide (Book)--Students cut out each leaf image and paste into a small book (can be made by folding paper). Information about each leaf can be gathered through the Internet and then added to form a field guide.
  2. Autumn Brochure--Students can work independently or in pairs to create a brochure that entices people to adopt autumn as their favorite season or why visiting your area of the country is most beautiful during the autumn season. Leaf images can be colored, cut, and then added to make the brochure visually appealing.
  3. Leaf Collection Graph--Using a sheet of paper, a ruler, and a pencil, students can make a graph that represents each leaf. Students could then go on a leaf hunt (or a box of collected ones could be provided) to see how many leaves they can find of each kind and then graph the results.

Other Related Activities:

Autumn Leaf Word Sort--This activity prompts students to think about nouns and adjectives and how they apply to leaves.

Web Leaf Identification--This activity provides links to kid-friendly websites that provide information on four common leaves found in fall. Students use the information to identify each leaf.