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61 Fun Autumn Activities For Kids Plus Free Printable

Today on the blog I am sharing 61 Fun Autumn Activities for kids. Autumn is one of my favourite times of the year, I love it when the nights get darker and the air cooler.

I do like Summer but Autumn brings so much fun and it’s the activities from Autumn that I remember the most from my childhood.

So with this said I have created a list of 61 + fun Autumn activities that you can do with the kids.

These boredom busters are sure to keep you busy and I hope you find this list super useful.

Angela x

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61 + Fun Autumn Activities For Kids 

  • Visit A Farmers Market.
  • Make luxury hot chocolate.
  • Go on a road trip.
  • Use Cinnamon to make some tasty treats.
  • Visit a hot tub.
  • Give thanks and write a gratitude diary. There is a fab post on Laura’s Lovely Blog on how to start a Gratitude Diary.
  • Bake Yummy pies. Maybe a tasty Apple Pie.
  • Try out some Face painting.
  • Read a Book. There are so many awesome Autumn themed books out at this time of the year.
  • Have a Pot Luck Party. I love Pot luck and trying out all the tasty recipes different people make.
  • Explore the Woods as a family.
  • Go camping for the night.
  • Collect Leaves and paint them at home.
  • Chop Firewood. I used to love chopping wood in the yard with my dad.
  • Bob for apples. This is a fun activity which the kids are sure to enjoy.
  • Have a movie night.
  • Build a fire and toast marshmallows.
  • Visit a corn maze.
  • Carve Pumpkins. For fantastic ideas why not visit CuddleFairy and read her post on How To Carve A Pumpkin.
  • Complete a puzzle. This is a great rainy day activity.
  • Make a Scarecrow. Now that’s something i have never done but imagine it would be super fun.

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21 Autumn Activities For The Family

  • Have a Bake Sale – We have plenty of fun baking ideas in our Fantastic Food category.
  • Knit – I have a whole lot of fun knitting ideas over on my Pinterest boards.
  • Cook Beef Stew – You may love this simple Pepperpot Stew Hygge recipe from Elizabeths Kitchen Diary.
  • Watch the Sunset. We used to climb a hill to see the sunset back when I was a child.
  • Have a Picnic. This is always a fun option any season, maybe take some hot lentil soup and lots of yummy treats.
  • Plant bulbs, It is the perfect time for planting.
  • Snuggle under blankets. Now this is a great time of the year for snuggling. In fact my daughter has a fantastic snuggle sac which is perfect for this time of the year.
  • Have Thanksgiving as a family celebrate the harvest or cook a lovely meal to give thanks.
  • Play Board games. This is a fun time of year for playing games. We love Cluedo Junior and Monopoly.
  • Go Rock climbing
  • Can Fruit
  • Collect Pinecones and make some fantastic pinecone crafts. There are some amazing ideas over on Red Ted Art.
  • Cook a Turkey
  • Go on a Nature Walk.
  • Visit a Pumpkin Patch
  • Make a wreath. There is a fab Wreath tutorial over on Pinks Charming.
  • Make Apple Cider
  • Go on a Bike Ride. This is something my daughter loves to do with her dad.

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21 Fantastic Autumn Activities For The Family

  • Grow harvest herbs
  • Play kickball
  • Go on a family hike
  • Make Smores… ooh yummy yummy
  • Go horseback riding
  • Catch Falling Leaves
  • Make popcorn – We have a fantastic Starwars themed popcorn recipe which would be fun to make.
  • Drink Lattes
  • Do leaf Rubbings
  • Fly a Kite
  • Go to a festival
  • Play Catch
  • Visit the local park.
  • Go Geocatching
  • Press leaves.

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