Wednesday, September 5, 2012

100 Ideas for Your Fall Bucket List

Do you make a fall bucket list? We did last year and it was a lot of fun. Before making ours, I gathered together a massive list of 100 fun fall ideas. I hope you find some fun fall activities!

  1. Go on a hike
  2. Bake an apple pie (Simple Bites)
  3. Volunteer together as a family (The Good Long Road)
  4. Bake apple and cheddar quick bread (Everybody Likes Sandwiches)
  5. Make popcorn trees (Happy Hooligans)
  6. Make old-fashioned corn cob dolls (The Magic Onions)
  7. Make mini haunted houses (Kids Activities Blog)
  8. Play flag football
  9. Make your own Halloween costume (Inner Child Fun)
  10. Make apple oatmeal whole wheat muffins (Train Up a Child)
  11. Make some big leaf prints (Meaningful Mama)
  12. Make a Thanksgiving leaf garland (The Artful Parent)
  13. Go to your local high school football game
  14. Make fall leaf crowns (Chasing Fireflies)
  15. Explore a pumpkin (Creative Connections for Kids)
  16. Make coffee filter fall leaves (Play Dr. Mom)
  17. Make pumpkin spice pancakes (Annie's Eats)
  18. Play with autumnal play dough (The Imagination Tree)
  19. Do some autumn leaf threading (Picklebums)
  20. Laminate leaves and make magnets (Filth Wizardry)
  21. Go on a fall camping trip (Go Explore Nature)
  22. Make leaf people finger puppets (Make and Takes)
  23. Make bird feeders
  24. Go to a pumpkin patch
  25. Make leaf confetti (Grow Creative)
  26. Make applesauce
  27. Bake a pumpkin pie (Very Best Baking)
  28. Make land art with fall leaves (Red Ted Art)
  29. Look for signs of fall (JDaniel4's Mom)
  30. Make a thankful tree
  31. Go on a fall nature walk (My Merry Messy Life)
  32. Make candy corn sugar cookies (Kathie Cooks)
  33. Make fall nature suncatchers (The Artful Parent)
  34. Make paper bag pumpkins (Mess for Less)
  35. Make hand print turkeys
  36. Play in pumpkin guts (Childhood Beckons)
  37. Visit a corn maze
  38. Put googly eyes on a pumpkin (Play Dr. Mom)
  39. Make button and ribbon pumpkins (Toddler Approved)
  40. Go indoor apple picking (Inner Child Fun)
  41. Make drip-art pumpkins (The Imagination Tree)
  42. Make paper plate turkeys (I {Heart} Crafty Things)
  43. Visit an apple orchard
  44. Make a "ghostly" pizza (My Recipes)
  45. Make owl masks
  46. Make candy apples (Martha Stewart)
  47. Make pine cone bats (Almost Unschoolers)
  48. Play with a fall sensory bucket (A Mom With a Lesson Plan)
  49. Make autumn leaf place mats (Rhythm of the Home)
  50. Play pumpkin bowling (Jeanetics)
  51. Have a family movie night
  52. Make Halloween yarn pumpkins (NurtureStore)
  53. Make pumpkin bread (Martha Stewart)
  54. Play in the leaves (Mama Smiles)
  55. Make Thanksgiving Story Bracelets (Little Wonders' Days)
  56. Make acorn jewelry (5 Orange Potatoes)
  57. Drink apple cider (Gimme Some Oven)
  58. Make a fall hand print wreath (Mess for Less)
  59. Do apple stamping
  60. Harvest and dry herbs (Kitchen Counter Chronicles)
  61. Carve a pumpkin
  62. Go on a leaf hunt (Teach Preschool)
  63. Paint a pumpkin
  64. Roast pumpkin seeds
  65. Do some chuckin' pumpkin painting (Childhood Beckons)
  66. Paint with acorns (NurtureStore)
  67. Do leaf rubbings
  68. Do science with leaves (Learn Play Imagine)
  69. Make caramel apple cheesecake cookies (Confessions of a Cookbook Queen)
  70. Make googly-eye spider masks
  71. Go star gazing
  72. Make acorn nature collages (No Time for Flash Cards)
  73. Create an autumn nature table (The Golden Gleam)
  74. Make leaf print cookies (The Artful Parent)
  75. Go on a backyard scavenger hunt
  76. Make acorn cap candles (Paint Cut Paste)
  77. Preserve autumn leaves with beeswax (Crafting a Green World)
  78. Have fun in a fall-leaf maze (Happy Hooligans)
  79. Make a magazine collage tree (Crafts by Amanda)
  80. Eat apple nachos (Lynn's Kitchen Adventures)
  81. Decorate your windows for fall (Growing a Jeweled Rose)
  82. Go on a thankfulness walk (Go Explore Nature)
  83. Make your own fall leaf connect-the-dots (My Kids Make)
  84. Have a Halloween party
  85. Play with cinnamon pumpkin spice play dough (Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas)
  86. Play fall "I Spy" (Spell Outloud)
  87. Start a nature notebook (KC Edventures)
  88. Make autumn mobiles (Red Ted Art)
  89. Make Painted Leaves (Small for Big)
  90. Make a nature shadow box (Teach Preschool)
  91. Make a paint stick scarecrow (Crafts by Amanda)
  92. Go on a playground scavenger hunt (KC Edventures)
  93. Make fall leaf lanterns (Imagine Childhood)
  94. Go on a lantern walk (The Golden Gleam)
  95. Make a paper bag football (No Time for Flash Cards)
  96. Make a list of what you are thankful for
  97. Make some bubbling brew (Se7en)
  98. Make pumpkin mummies (Hands On: As We Grow)
  99. Send Halloween Cards
  100. Make a pine cone weather station (Science Sparks)
I hope this list gives you some ideas for your own fall bucket list. What would you include?

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  1. What a wonderful list! Thank SO much for including a couple of our fall favorites!

  2. The kids will never be able to say "I'm bored" this Fall. thanks for the great list and for including some of our adventures. Vicky from

  3. Wow...what a great list. I'd love for you to share this at our Fall Bucket List link-up.

    Thanks so I'm off to check out some of your ideas.

    Holli @

  4. Great ideas. We're going to do a lot of nighttime games. I see all these summer ideas for those but during the summer it doesn't get dark until VERY late!

  5. Thanks for featuring one of our activities!!

  6. Thank you so, so much for sharing at our link-up!!! So many great ideas.

  7. Great ideas! What a fun list. I made it to #50 before I got overwhelmed, but I've got some great new ideas for the kids. We just made an apple pie and a bird feeder this week, so we're already on our way!!

    Lindsey @

  8. This is such a fantastic list! Thank you so much for including a few of our activities. I can't wait for fall :)

  9. Thanks for the great work finding all of these great links!

  10. Thanks for including us! Thanks for compiling such fun fall resource. :)

  11. Thanks for this great list. I have been wanting to make one, but wasn't really sure what to put on it. Now I need to get started.

  12. Such a wonderful list! Thanks for sharing at the Sunday Showcase. :)

  13. absolutely awesome list linking to your blog and sharing your list on the The Mommies Network blog this Sunday 9-23-12, total credit back to you of course!

  14. What an amazing resource! I will need to look through them.

  15. Just wanted to let you know I'm featuring your post today.

    Thanks again for sharing. I'd love to invite you to share any Halloween posts this month, too!

  16. Wow! What a fun list! Thanks for sharing! :) I'm a new visitor on your blog!


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