Try these free fall activities for kids and enjoy all this season has to offer. October is a time to enjoy the crisp fresh air, make a few fall crafts, and cuddle up on the couch reading together. There are so many fun children’s activities you can enjoy without spending a penny. Fill your calendar with family fun this fall!
Kid-Friendly Halloween Movie Night
Get cozy on the couch and watch your favorite Halloween movies! Save on a movie theater ticket and turn your own family room into a thrilling movie hangout.
We’ve put together a list of the best kid-friendly Halloween movies :
- The Nightmare Before Christmas
- Toy Story of Terror
- Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie
- Monsters, Inc.
- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
- Hocus Pocus
Baking with the family
Bake some sweet fall treats in the kitchen! This fall activity teaches kids about measurements, as they help measure the ingredients. Baking is a perfect way to engage the whole family and make special memories.
We’ve compiled some favorite fall recipes below for your family to bake together:
- Pumpkin bars
- Pumpkin pie
- Apple crisp
- Cinnamon apple muffins
- S’mores brownies
- Pumpkin-shaped sugar cookies
Family Road Trip
Hop in the car and take a fun ride around your neighborhood and visit all the houses with the best Halloween decorations! Plan a family road trip to see the beautiful fall leaves; take pit stops to walk along a nature trail and take pictures along the way to capture your family memories. Collect leaves, acorns, sticks and rocks to make fall or Halloween crafts at home.
Carve a Pumpkin
Pre-cut pumpkins and have kids decorate with glitter glue, markers, and construction paper. For little ones too small for carving, have them draw on the pumpkin with markers.
Make fresh Apple cider
Enjoy a mug of hot apple cider and add cinnamon sticks for spice! When you’ve finished your cider, use your leftover cinnamon sticks for this children’s craft activity. Take five cinnamon sticks and glue them at the edges, overlapping, to form a star shape. Kids can then glue mini pine cones to the edge of their star and attach a ribbon for hanging. This easy craft will make your kid’s room smell like fall!
Try these free fall activities for kids this fall ! Comment below & tell us about fall activities you and your family love to do.