50 Fun Fall Activities for Kids!

The leaves are turning red and orange, there is a chilly breeze in the air, and you’re looking for something fun to do with the kiddies!  Creative Play Plus has some great Fall activity ideas for all ages!  

  • Go apple picking at a local orchard.
  • Bake a treat with the apples you just picked from #1: a pie, galette, applesauce, etc .
  • Rake leaves, make a huge pile, and jump right in!
  • Go on a hay ride.
  • Roast marshmallows over a bonfire.
  • Make yummy s’mores with your roasted marshmallows from #5.
  • Play a neighborhood game of touch football.
  • Attend a local football game, whether it’s college, high school, or pee wee.
  • Enjoy a mini tailgating party before the football game from #8.
  • Plant fall flower bulbs that will bloom next spring: tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, etc.
  • Tour a scary haunted house.
  • Visit a pumpkin patch.
  • Carve the biggest pumpkin you bought at the patch from #12.
  • Bake a treat with the smallest pumpkin you bought at the patch from #12: pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie, pumpkin pancakes, etc.
  • Attend a fall festival.
  • Host a weenie roast over an open fire.
  • Go through a corn maze.
  • Iron colorful leaves between two sheets of waxed paper. Display on fridge.
  • Make a fall wreath.
  • Go raspberry picking.
  • Make a treat with your raspberries from #20: a pie, mousse, jam, etc.
  • Start your holiday shopping.
  • Drink hot apple cider.
  • Do a fall craft.
  • Make leaf rubbings.
  • Take a brisk walk in the woods, fields, or city park.
  • Stuff a scarecrow.
  • Enjoy a cup of hot cocoa.
  • Make homemade marshmallows to top off your hot cocoa from #28.
  • Buy or bake old-fashioned cake doughnuts to enjoy with your hot cocoa from #28.
  • Identify leaves by using a good guidebook.
  • Sew your own Halloween costumes.
  • Visit a local candle shop and buy a fragrant, fall-scented one.
  • Make an acorn necklace.
  • Make a pine cone bird feeder covered with peanut butter and birdseeds.
  • Read a fall-themed book (see suggestions below).
  • Make a hearty soup.
  • Host a clambake.
  • Go bike riding, either around the block or on a bike trail.
  • Watch a fall night sky.
  • Take a walk on a beach (which will probably be empty) and build a sandcastle.
  • Play a game of Frisbee.
  • Make a list together of all the things you’re thankful for.
  • Go on a fall picnic.
  • Buy fall vegetables at a farm stand.
  • Make something delicious with the vegetables you bought from #45, such as a carrot smoothie, squash ravioli, spinach salad, etc.
  • Write a fall-themed poem together.
  • Make a scrapbook about all the fun things you did together over the summer.
  • Skim rocks across a pond or stream. Feed the ducks while you’re at it, too.
  • Participate in a charity walk.

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2012-10-03T21:07:09+00:00

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