Teaching kids why autumn leaves change colour

Why do leaves change colour in Autumn? kindergardening.co.uk
Have you ever wondered just why it is leaves change their colour in Autumn?

The autumn colours are beginning to show themselves and now is the perfect time to be telling children what’s behind this process in the autumn leaves. If you don’t know yourself then you may find this interesting too, I know I have learned things myself just from trying to answer our childs’ questions. It’s important to encourage their curiosity and want of understanding by not simply dismissing the questions we can’t answer, although it’s not always easy. We have lots of activities lined up for the autumn leaves this year too to encourage their curiosity but more on that later. Now I will do my best to lay out the transformation of the autumn leaves in a simple interesting way. Continue reading “Teaching kids why autumn leaves change colour”