Five Fun Autumn Stories for Preschoolers


Hey Mamas!

The temperature is dropping a bit, the wind is picking up and leaves are changing colors. Autumn’s here!

Fall is a great time to for learning and reading. We’ve hand-picked our five favorite preschool books for autumn. Check them out!

Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf by Lois Ehlert

A beautifully illustrated collage of leaves and foliage, this story is the perfect book for introducing autumn to your little one. This would be a great accompaniment to a nature walk!

When the Leaf Blew In by Steve Metzger

A hilariously adorable story about a leaf that wreaks havoc on a farm. The illustrations are great and your kids will get a kick out of the animals!

We’re Going on a Leaf Hunt by Steve Metzger

Another gem from Steve Metzger, We’re Going on a Leaf Hunt is the perfect book for a scavenger hunt in the neighborhood.

The Roll-Away Pumpkin by Junia Wonders

Diddle dee doo, Oh what shall I do? A perfectly fun rhyming story about a pumpkin that goes on a journey in town as its anxious owners track it down.

I See Fall by Charles Ghigna

A fun short story about the falling, colorful leaves, pumpkins, apples and more!

That’s it! This is a great list to get you started and in the spirit of autumn! What’s your favorite story to read with your children this time of year?

*NOTE: Unless specified otherwise, we do not receive any products for free or at a discount in exchange for reviews. We buy the products ourselves. Moms don't let moms buy crummy products!*

Ashely J
Ashley is an early childhood enthusiast and play advocate based in the metro Atlanta area. Born and raised in Boston, she is a seasoned early childhood caregiver and having worked as a nanny, teacher, children’s museum interpreter and family helper for the last fifteen years....
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