15 Awesome Autumn STEM Activities


Pumpkins, cooler weather, crunchy leaves…Autumn is such a fun and exciting time of the year. Now that the heat of Summer has subsided and you’re settling into a normal, daily homeschool routine, it’s the perfect time to add in something new. Hopefully this list of Autumn STEM activities will get you and your family excited!

Now that you're settling into a normal, daily homeschool routine, it's the perfect time to add in something new, like this list of Autumn STEM activities.

If you’re not familiar, STEM stands for Science, Technology, Math and Engineering. Ideally, a STEM lesson will encompass each of these disciplines, but even touching on only one or two will add a beneficial time of study to your homeschool day.

While I’m going to share some of my favorite Autumn STEM ideas, you may want to come up with your own ideas or plan out something that more specifically fits your family’s interests.

If so, you may like this post which spells out exactly how to plan your own STEM lesson. (It even includes a free printable template!)

Awesome Autumn STEM Ideas:

I’ve organized this post into 3 different Fall STEM categories: leaves, apples and pumpkins. So if you’re looking for something specifically related to one of these Fall favorites, check out the list below!

Leaf STEM Ideas:

Apple STEM Ideas:

Pumpkin STEM Ideas:

Do you enjoy Fall themed learning? What are some of your favorite STEM activities to try out in Autumn?

Bethany Lake

About the author

Bethany is a former math teacher and the mom behind the blog, MathGeekMama.com. Her passion is to help excite, encourage and challenge kids to love math by helping parents and teachers teach in a way that makes sense.

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