25 Fun Family Activities For Fall

Autumn is such a beautiful time of year with the changing colors. It’s a time for the weather to cool down, a time to prepare for the coming winter, and a time for being thankful. There are so many fun things you can do as a family during this time of year. Try some of these Family Fall Activities with your family.

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  1.  

    Go to pumpkin patch and pick pumpkins rather than buying them at the store.

  2. Have a contest to see who can pick the biggest, the smallest, the strangest shaped, and the longest stem of the pumpkins.
  3. Go on a hay ride.
  4. Grab the family, jump in the car, head to an apple orchard to pick apples.
  5. Make caramel apples.
  6. Make homemade applesauce in a crock pot and enjoy the smell. You can find a super, easy recipe here.
  7. Rake up the leaves, jump in them, and have a leaf fight (friendly of course).
  8. Have a costume day that’s not on Halloween.
  9. Go on a scavenger hunt around town in your new car from new car from Kayser Chrysler Center of Watertown looking for Autumn-themed items. You can find all kinds of scavenger hunts on Pinterest.
  10.  Make and decorate the house with Autumn-themed items like leaves, corn cobs, corn stalks, pumpkins, hay bales and such. Many pumpkin farms sell these along with their pumpkins.
  11. Have a camp out in the backyard and make s’mores either with a fire pit (if you can) or in the house, and then enjoy them outside while telling “campfire” stories.
  12. Make a Gratitude Tree .
  13. Make Scarecrow Snack Mix and share with neighbors.
  14. Try a new recipe like Stuffed Pumpkin Bake.
  15. Take a fun family photo with a professional. You can use these pictures for your Christmas cards if you’d like.
  16. If you live where leaves don’t change colors, pick some and paint them yourself. Make a collage.
  17. Take pictures with this list: Photo Checklist.
  18. Make Pumpkin Pie Twists.
  19. Load up the car and go to a high school, college, or professional football game. Be sure to pack weather-appropriate clothing.
  20. Play Pumpkin Bowling in the yard. Use a medium-sized pumpkin to roll toward the pins.
  21. On your way to the apple orchard from #4, collect leaves to create a beautiful piece of art.
  22. Make these Krispies pumpkin treats together.
  23. Plan and put together a neighborhood fall festival in your backyard. Invite the neighbors.
  24. Volunteer as a family at a homeless shelter or someplace else that could use your help.
  25. Take pictures of all the activities you do as a family and create a memory book.

Take time with your family to enjoy doing some fun things together this fall.

What’s your favorite fun family fall activity?

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