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Acorn Actions for Preschoolers - The Educators' Spin On It

September 28, 2023
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Explore ideas and books for using acorns for learning with your preschooler this fall. These fun and easy hands-on acorn activities for preschoolers will get your child outdoors and learning about letters, numbers, and sight words.

Plus we’ve included our favorite acorn books too.

Acorn activities for preschoolers with acorns and yellow and green fall leaves.

Acorn Activities for Preschoolers

Acorns can be so much fun as a child! Looking outside during outdoor time for these treasures can honestly be a high priority for little ones during the autumn months.

Do you have a tree with acorns where you live?

We sharing with you several acorn activities that are both acorn learning activities and acorn crafts to explore acorns this fall.

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Acorn Alphabet Sensory Jar Game for Preschoolers

Acorn Alphabet Sensory Jar Game

Create your own I-Spy game with acorns and a jar with this playful acorn alphabet sensory jar Game.

Acorn Math Games for Kids

Acorn Math Game for Kids

We put together this playful math game with acorns which includes a printable acorn math game as well.

Rainbow Math Games for Preschoolers with Painted Acorns

Painted Acorn Math Counters

Add a little acorn craft time to math by making these colorful rainbow acorns math counter. Get hands on fun with counting and sorting by playing these Rainbow Math Games with Acorns.

We used our to work on counting to 100!

FUN & EASY Acorn Activities for kids: teach math, craft, and reading with acorns

Acorn Marble Painting

Here are some fun and easy acorn activities for even the youngest learners. You can explore how to marble paint with acorns and more!

Pumpkin Water Play Idea for Fall

Pumpkin and Acorn Water Play for Fall

Take a walk and enjoy the cooler fall weather to collect items for this fall sensory play with acorns, pumkins and leaves.

Acorn Fall Sight Word Game

Easy Fall Sight Word Games with Acorns

Explore these fun fall sight word games with your child using acorns!

PLUS an additional 10 bonus activities for learning science, math, and literacy with Nuts and Seeds: A FREE PRESCHOOL Unit!

Acorn Alphabet Games for Preschoolers

Start off by playing an Alphabet I-Spy Game with Acorns.

Acorn alphabet matching game

Alphabet Matching Game

Acorn Letter Match

Acorn Alphabet Matching Game by Toddler Approved

Acorn Sensory Play and Alphabet Match by Teach Mama

Alphabet Matching Game with Acorns by Life Over C’s

Acorn Math Games for Preschoolers

Print out your acorn numbers here to get started.

Acorn Tens Frame

Acorn Ordering and Sorting

Counting Cards with Acorns

Printable Acorn Tens Frame by J Daniel 4’s Mom

Acorn Ordering and Sorting by Rainy Day Mum

Acorn Counting Cards by Life Over C’s

You can to patterning and sorting with the painted acorn math counters.

Acorn Craft Ideas for Preschoolers

You can try to do acorn painting with fall spices for a full sensory experience with acorns.

Watercolor Acorn Friend Art Project

Torn Paper Acorn Craft

Handprint Acorn Craft for Kids

Water color Acorn Craft by Glue to My Crafts

Torn Paper Acorn Craft by No Time for Flashcards

Handprint Acorns Craft Idea by Crafty Morning

Marble Painting with Acorns

Be sure to check out this gorgeous acorn marble necklace idea from Rhythms of Play. Then check out what happens when you bake the marbles for this same acorn necklace idea.

Acorn Themed Snacks

Donut Hole Acorns

Hersey Kiss Acorn Treats

How to Make Acorn Cookies

Acorn Donut Holes by Soccer Mom Blog

Hershey Kiss Acorn Treats by Crafty Morning

How to Make Acorn Cookies by Cake Whiz

There are so many fun ways to explore acorns with your preschooler!

Acorn week activities for preschoolers and toddlers

Books About Acorns for Kids

The Golden Acorn

Because of an Acorn:

Little Acorn Grows Up

One More Acorn

Acorn to Oak Tree (LifeCycles)

The Acorn and the Oak Tree

Nuts to You!

Acorns Everywhere

Little Acorn

Dot & Jabber and the Big Bug Mystery

The Nuts: Bedtime at the Nut House

Hector the Collector

Scaredy Squirrel

I Want That Nut!

The Nuts: Keep Rolling!

The Nuts: Sing and Dance in Your Polka-Dot Pants

Acorn and Leaves Mandala Design for fall with kids

Acorn Games and Toys for Preschool Learning

For more ideas for fall learning, explore our 100+ Fall Activities for Kids!

100+ Fall Activities for Kids

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