15 Amazing Fall Activities for Preschoolers and Big Kids

Are you looking for new fall activities for kids?

You are at the right place.

Try these 15 fun autumn activities. Your kids will love them.

Let’s dive right in!

15 Fun Fall Activities for Kids

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Fall Activities

Autumn is one of my favorite seasons, especially on warm Indian summer days. Nature provides so many opportunities for all kinds of indoor and outdoor activities and fall arts and crafts.

Take a look at these 15 amazing fall autumn activities for kids. You will find everything from Halloween pumpkin ideas, Thanksgiving centerpieces, STEM activities, to sensory play, outside games, and hunts with free printables.

Enjoy!

Please note that all fall activity step-by-step tutorials can be found by clicking on the project’s name. It will lead you directly to the instructions!

Fall Salt Painting with Free Printables

By Lil Tigers
Did you try to paint with salt yet?

You should give it a try it is so much fun. Click through now and see the full step-by-step tutorial and get your free fall printables.

Fall salt painting for kids

Donut Sale: How to Prep a Cute Donut Stand for the Fall

By Craft and Sparkle
Lemonade stands are out, donut stands are in!

Keep the kids outside this fall by setting up a donut sale. There’s a cute donut wall along with apple cider for sale.

donut bar for kids

Nature Art Project

By Lil Tigers
Do you need to clean your yard off the leaves? Take your kids and make a game out of it.

See here which beautiful leave art pieces we created and read about the benefits of outdoor play.

leave butterfly
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Paper Plate Tree Kids Craft for Thanksgiving

By Champagne & Sugarplums
This paper bag kid’s craft is so much fun from start to finish! Begin by painting a paper towel roll and finish by adding a fun swing under some paper bag leaves.

paper bag and towel kids craft

Explore Changing Leaves Activities for Kids

By Lil Tigers
It is getting colder outside and the days shorter, fall has arrived. It is the perfect opportunity to try this hands-on changing leaves sensory activities with your kids.

Exploring changing leaves

What to do with craft pumpkins

By Lil Tigers
Fall is the perfect time for pumpkin patches and visiting farms. So why not integrate this in our arts and crafts?

Here are 9 awesome farm animal activities for kids. All the instructions can be found here!

9 Farm Animal activities
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Kids Nature Scavenger Hunt and free Printable

By Dresses and Dinosaurs
A perfect way to spend a fall day is to go on a nature walk. You can make it even more excited for the kids by making it into a scavenger hunt.

This free printable nature walk scavenger hunt is a great fall activity for the whole family!

nature scavenger hunt

Corn Sensory Bin

By Lil Tigers
Do you like sensory play tables? Then this corn sensory farm idea is the perfect fall fun activity.

Take a look here.

Corn Sensory Bin for Kids - Fun on the Farm

How to Make a Wrapped Walking Stick

By Imaginative Homeschool
Decorating a walking stick is a fun craft for all ages.

Half of the fun is hiking through autumn woods to find the stick (though you can also snag a stick when neighbors trim their trees). And when you’re done you have something that is practical and can make a great gift.

diy walking stick
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Happy Pumpkin Stamp Art

By Beary Sweet Home
Happy pumpkin stamp art for kids. Fun Fall craft for preschool and up.

pumpkin art

Coffee Filter Leaf and Pumpkin Craft

By Three Kids, Three Cats, and a Husband
This is a pretty DIY fall garland that helps kids learn about mixing colors.

leave garland

DIY Walking Map for Kids

By Beary Sweet Home
Are your kids getting bored with going for walks?
Then try to make your own walking map and go on an adventure with them together. They will love it!

walking map

Fall Pumpkin Decoration from Repurposed Ceiling Fan Plates

By HungariCan Journey
Paint cute and crazy pumpkin faces on up cycled wood or fan blades. Perfect budget-friendly craft for kids and adults.

DIY Pumpkin Wine Glasses

By Freebie Finding Mom
Do you want a fun fall craft idea that will help you get your home ready for cooler weather?

These DIY Pumpkin Wine Glasses will do the trick! This wine glass craft idea makes a great fall centerpiece, candle holders, or mantel décor.

Have fun decorating for fall or Halloween with these little cuties.

15 Fun Fall Activities for Kids

Hand Painted Pumpkin Bath Bombs

By STEAM Powered Family
Hand-painted homemade pumpkin bath bombs are a fun Halloween activity that includes some fascinating science. A fantastic Halloween STEAM project.

pumpkin bath bombs

I hope you enjoyed this fun fall DIY projects with your kids. Don’t forget to leave a comment below and add a picture of your activity.

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