1. Playing in the leaves
Simple but a classic! Whether you are out for a walk or raking up the leaves in your yard, kids love to jump in a pile of leaves. Take your camera and capture their happy faces surrounded by the bright colours of fall.
2. Fall Sensory bins
Sensory bins are a great way to explore the colours and smells of the season with your little one. Fill your bin with bright colours, different smells and textures – a great way to help them learn while playing! Here are some ideas on how to fill your sensory bin:
3. Picking apples
A great way to get outside and enjoy the fall weather as a family. Click here to read about our top picks for where to pick apples around Vaughan.
4. Fall Scavenger hunt
Another great way to get outside as a family. Take a walk around your neighbourhood and see who can spot everything on their list first! (Some ideas for your list: acorns, pinecones, bark, a squirrel, a rake, a pumpkin, a red leaf, an orange leaf, a yellow leaf, a tree with no leaves)
5. Attend a fall festival
There are a few fall festivals happening in Vaughan, click on their links to learn more:
Woodbridge Fall Fair (October 11 – 13th)
Vaughan Culture Days (September 27th & 28th)
Thornhill Village Festival (September 20th)
6. Do some fall crafts
The fall season is great inspiration for getting crafty and creative! Click here for 10 great craft ideas to do with your kids!
7. Make fall inspired meals and snacks
Bring on the comfort food! Soups, stews, chili and more – time to make some yummy meals that will keep you warm as the temperature drops. Here are a few ideas:
8. Go for a cool air picnic
Just because the air is cooler doesn't mean you still can't enjoy a picnic lunch! Pack up some soups and stews in a thermos and head out to a park! Don't forget the hot chocolate and marshmallows!
Collect some food donations for your local food bank, help a neighbour rake their leaves or pack up those summer clothes the kids have outgrown and donate them to those in need.
10. Decorate the house for fall
Get the kids to help decorate the house in fall colours! Grab some pinecones, pick up some fall flowers – bring those beautiful bright fall colours indoors!