Fall activities for kids

101 Fall Activities for Kids and Families

Since my 101 Summer Activities for Kids was so successful, and because I am going to be needing ideas to keep my girls busy soon, I decided to go on a hunt for Fall activities. I gathered quite a collection and decided to share 101 Fall activities with you! Ready?

Fall activities for kids

101 Fall Activities for Kids & Families

Games and Activities

  1. Go Apple Picking at a local orchard
  2. Have a pumpkin seed spitting contest
  3. Pumpkin Bowling
  4. Enjoy a local pumpkin patch
  5. Collect and donate food to a local food bank
  6. Do an Erupting Pumpkins Experiment
  7. Explore your local farmer’s market
  8. Play Football with Family & Friends
  9. Jump in a Leaf Pile
  10. Pumpkin Patch Candy Math Game
  11. Take a road trip to see the changing leaves
  12. Attend a high school football game
  13. Grow an herb garden
  14. Take a hay ride
  15. Pumpkin Seed Counting Game
  16. Play a Fall version of “I Spy”
  17. Go on a nature walk
  18. Build a campfire and roast marshmallows
  19. Visit a petting zoo
  20. Have a family movie night
  21. Take a photo walk
  22. Fall Sensory Jars
  23. Bob for apples
  24. Attend a local Fall Festival
  25. P is for Polka Dot Pumpkin Activity
  26. Collect leaves and sort them by color
  27. Find a corn maze to explore
  28. Study the  life of Johnny Appleseed
  29. Renact the first Thanksgiving
  30. Keep a nature journal


  1. Make Leaf Rubbings
  2. Attend a craft fair
  3. Create a family scarecrow
  4. Apple Printing
  5. Make your own costume
  6. Family Handprint and Footprint Fall Tree
  7. Create animals from leaves
  8. Do some Autum Leaf Threading
  9. Carve, paint, or decorate a pumpkin
  10. Decorate Pinecones for Fall
  11. Gather acorns and paint them
  12. Make Thankful Turkeys
  13. Create a flower arrangement in a pumpkin
  14. Fall Play Dough Invitation to Play
  15. Make a countdown to Thanksgiving calendar
  16. Fall Tree with Clay Leaves
  17. Spread peanut butter and bird seed on a pine cone for feeding birds
  18. Try Melted Crayon Art
  19. Doodle on leaves with markers
  20. Make hand print turkeys
  21. Autumn Leaf Suncatchers
  22. Carve arrowheads or fossils from bars of soap
  23. Make a Cornhusk Doll
  24. Decorate your door with a Fall wreath
  25. Big Leaf Printing
  26. Make a gratitude tree
  27. Create Fall crafts for the home or the kids


  1. Drink Hot Cider
  2. Bake Banana Nut Bread
  3. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate
  4. Crock-Pot Baked Apples
  5. Make Caramel Apples
  6. Roast Pumpkin Seeds
  7. Make a Pumpkin Dessert for a neighbor
  8. Caramel Stuffed Apple Cider Cookies
  9. Make homemade chili with your famly
  10. Fall Tree Snacks for Kids
  11. Pumpkin Rice Krispies Treats
  12. Apple Cinnamon Apple Bowls
  13. Make popcorn balls
  14. Apple Chips
  15. Pumpkin Apple Crisp Waffle
  16. Make pumpkin…everything
  17. Easy Homemade Applesauce
  18. Enjoy Apple Nachos

Which activities are on your family’s fall bucket list?

Enjoy the cooler weather and the season’s delicious flavors. Whether creating memories with your kids or the family as a whole, simple celebrate it! It’s Fall, Ya’ll!