Can the kids copy the acorn from the grid on the left to the grid on the right? It helps to count carefully, and draw each square one by one.
As the days get longer you will need something to keep your kids occupied indoors. Here are some autumn puzzles and mazes to print out and enjoy with your kids. New this year are our Autumn word sudoku puzzles - a fun twist on traditional sudoku for children!
There's a juicy apple that's fallen off the tree in the centre of this maze! Can the children find their way to pick it by following the correct path?
Mark the turn of the season by trying this very challenging challenge! Try to find an autumnal word for each letter of the alphabet...if you can!
Our autumn boggler puzzle asks the kids to find as many words as they can from the letters in the grid. Instructions are on the sheet. We have hidden in some autumn words which will give them bonus points.
Here is an autumn crossword for the kids to get stuck into! We've included an answer sheet in case you need it.
This word search puzzle is all about the Autumn Equinox. Can you find words such as equator, September, autumn and others in the grid?
The aim of our Autumn smaller words puzzle is for kids to see how many smaller words they can make out of the letters in "Autumn leaves". Write the words they find on the lines provided.
Copy the autumn leaf from the grid on the left to the empty grid on the right. Count the squares to help…
Match up the pairs of autumn leaves on this pretty puzzle. You should find one leaf left over without a partner!
Can the kids find a path through the maze so they can rake up the autumn leaves dropping from the tree?
Unjumble the letters in our Autumn Scramble puzzle to find a collection of Autumn words - it's quite tricky!
Can the kids follow the letters to work out each of the autumn-themed sentences in the three grids? Tricky, but lots of fun!
This is quite a tricky read copy puzzle featuring an autumn tree, complete with fallen leaves. Count the squares on the empty grid and draw the picture square by square if that helps.
We've jumbled up some autumn vocabulary, and the children need to unscramble each word and match to the lovely illustrations on the right...
This bright and cheerful word sudoku puzzle is for beginners and features the letters of the word LEAF rather than numbers. Fun for autumn!
Here's a 6x6 sudoku puzzle where the numbers are swapped for the letters of the word ACORNS for our autumn theme. Print it for the kids to puzzle out!
Our fun apple tree complete the picture puzzle asks children to fill in the missing parts of the picture by copying the complete tree on the right. It takes a fair amount of concentration to get everything to match up!
Have a go at this complete the picture puzzle of an oak leaf, filling in the missing parts of the grid by referring to the complete picture on the right. The oak leaf has an interesting shape and I think by trying this puzzle, children will remember it and be able to identify it in future.
Here's a fun squirrel printable activity for younger children. Can they fill in the details on the worksheet as requested, before colouring in their picture?
How many times can the kids find the word "acorn" in the puzzle? This makes a fun puzzle for autumn or winter, perhaps.
Here's a lovely little fox, but he's stuck inside the maze! Can the children help him find his way out?
It's harvest time, but the children need helping find their way through the maze to collect the harvest basket. We've included the solution to the maze below if you need it...
The aim of this fun puzzle is to find the squashed sentences with a harvest theme! The kids need to start on the shaded square then draw a path to find the sentences. The leftover letters from each grid will form a 6 letter word with a harvest them too...
This simple hedgehog maze is ideal for younger children. Can they help the hedgehog find his way out?
Here's a simple counting activity puzzle for younger children. Count all the leaves or count by colour.
You have to be quite intrepid to try this puzzle - counting the jumbled up leaves will take a while and quite a bit of concentration!
Did you know that owls can turn their heads as much as 270 degrees? This owl still needs the children to help him out of this maze though!
Can the kids help the farmer find their way through the maze to the pumpkin? This is one of our more challenging mazes!
Hve fun with these 3 challenging circular mazes - perfect for autumn, Harvest, Thanksgiving or Halloween perhaps. You could even cut out the outline of the pumpkin and laminate the mazes for repeat use with a dry wipe pen.
How many smaller words can the kids make using the letters in "scarecrow"? Use this printable as a solo challenge, as a time filler in the classroom, or as a competitive timed game.
Our grid copy pages ask the kids to copy a picture from one grid to the next, using the boxes to help. Here's a cheeky squirrel grid copy which I think they will enjoy!
Squirrels are well-known for hiding nuts and acorns in the autumn - can the children help this little squirrel get to his acorn through the maze?
Here's a word wheel challenge that's particularly fun to do in the Autumn, or perhaps even as part of a fairy theme. That might give you a hint as to what the nine-letter word hidden in the word wheel might be!