Digital read alouds that are perfect for Fall. Your students will enjoy these books about apples, leaves, Autumn, and pumpkins. Use in the classroom or for distance learning.
Digital Read Alouds for Fall
Fall is quickly approaching! Here in Colorado, we just experienced a 50-degree temperature drop with some snow. So, let’s just say I am feeling the coziness of a hot cup of tea and my sweatpants. During this season, we typically tie in apples, leaves, and pumpkins into our units of study. Whether you are face to face with your students or remote teaching, you can share and enjoy these digital read-aloud books for Fall.
#1 Bad Apple by Edward Hemingway
Enjoy this sweet story of friendship between an apple and a worm. Mac and Will love spending time together, but no one in the orchard will play with them. Then, Will goes missing and things just aren’t’ the same for Mac.
#2 Apple Trouble by Ragnhild Scamell
A little hedgehog is getting her nest ready for the winter when an apple drops from a tree and gets stuck in her spines. She asks for help from her friends, but things keep getting worse.
#3 Johnny Appleseed by Patricia Demuth
You must read a story about Johnny Appleseed during your study of apples!
#4 Hello Fall by Deborah Diesen
A girl and her grandpa enjoy seeing the signs of Fall on a walk together.
#5 Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn by Kenard Pak
Another great book to start a discussion on the signs of Fall and to learn about the changes that come with the new season.
#6 Autumn Leaves by Ken Robbins
Enjoy sharing this nonfiction read aloud with your students. A great book that shows the different leaves and trees of Autumn. Get ready to do some comparing and contrasting!
#7 Leaf Trouble by Jonathan Emmitt
A squirrel experiences the changes and falling of the leaves. Do the leaves need help? Squirrel thinks so!
#8 There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves by Lucille Colandro
Kids love these books and this one is perfect for Fall.
#9 Sneeze, Big Bear, Sneeze by Maureen Wright
Autumn is here and Bear thinks his great big sneeze is causing all the signs of Fall, such as falling leaves and geese flying south.
#10 Fletcher and the Falling Leaves by Julia Rawlinson
A sweet fox is concerned about his favorite tree; its leaves are turning brown. He tries his best to save the falling leaves and the tree.
#11 Scarecrow by Cynthia Rylant
I love this story and really every book by Cynthia Rylant! This peaceful story about a scarecrow is perfect for Fall.
We do have reading comprehension lesson plans for this book if you’re interested! Click here:
#12 It’s Pumpkin Day, Mouse by Laura Numeroff
Kids love these books by Laura Numeroff. This one is great for Fall!
#13 Penguin and Pumpkin by Salina Yoon
Penguin takes a journey to see what Fall looks like off of the ice.
#14 Splat the Cat and the Pumpkin Picking Plan by Rob Scotton
Splat and Seymour head to Farmer Patch’s pumpkin patch to find the perfect pumpkin for the front porch. He finds the perfect pumpkin but has one problem… it’s a little too big.
#15 Pumpkin Jack by Will Hubbell
A boy named Tim carves a wonderful pumpkin and names him Jack. Tim watches as Jack changes day after day. This story is great for starting a discussion about the pumpkin life cycle.
We also have digital activities for this Fall story. Check them out here:
Take a look at some Fall-themed blog posts here:
- Pumpkin Experiment and Activities for Kindergarten
- Scarecrow Lesson Plans
- Reading Comprehension Lesson Plans for Otis