7 Fun Fall Nature Activities To Do With Your Kids

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Fall is such a wonderful season here in the Northeast! It’s the season of pumpkin and apple picking, warm days, cool nights and falling leaves. The trees are topped with vibrant hues of red, orange and yellow and people have pumpkins and beautifully colored mums displayed in front of their houses.

A great way to celebrate the season is to use nature to do fun activities and great projects with the kids!

  1. The easiest and most fun fall activity- rake leaves into a pile and jump into them!IMG_0163
  2. Go on a fall themed nature scavenger hunt. Print this one for free from www.moritzfineblogdesigns.com

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  3. Dye the leftover pumpkin seeds and make pumpkin seed art. You can find a tutorial here: http://greeningsamandavery.typepad.com/greening-sam-and-avery/crafts/page/2/

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  4. Use leaves, flower petals, sticks, acorns and other bits of nature to make a sign or a scene.IMG_0175         IMG_0173
  5. Collect and paint acorns. A tutorial can be found here: http://www.homestoriesatoz.com/fall-2/how-to-paint-acorns.html

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  6. Collect remaining flowers from bushes, your garden or wildflowers and press them. After we pressed ours (left them in books for a few weeks), we made a flower collage.IMG_3599
  7. Make a leaf painting using leaves as a stamp or painting around them for the outline.IMG_2655

2 thoughts on “7 Fun Fall Nature Activities To Do With Your Kids

    Heather M. said:
    October 19, 2015 at 9:54 am

    Thanks so much for featuring my Fall Scavenger Hunt Printable!

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      Danielle Beerli responded:
      October 19, 2015 at 12:07 pm

      You are welcome! Thanks for checking out my post!

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