10 Fall Activities To Do With Your Toddler

Almost every child loves to be outside. What better time is there to play outside, then in the fall. Kids need exercise and parents need to have a little fun. I came up with this list based on what I want to accomplish with my toddler this year. I hope it helps you too!

  1. Rake a pile of leaves and let your child enjoy playing and jumping in the leaves. Hey you were going to rake then anyways right? After you are done playing you can teach them how to rake the leaves.
  2. Fly a kite. There is nothing better than being outside on a warm breezy day.
  3. Go to the park. You don’t have many opportunities left with the winter fast approaching. It’s time to take a break and enjoy!
  4. Have a picnic. Make a couple of sandwiches, grab some fruit, and maybe a bag of chips. Grab a sheet and lay out under your favorite tree and enjoy a nice picnic with your little one. When you have lunch at the table everyday, it’s nice to switch things up a bit.
  5. Take a nature walk. This can be a learning experience and a relaxing stroll all in one. You can teach your little one about the trees, animals, nuts and berries, ect. while on your walk.
  6. Go to the zoo. A lot of zoos do activities around this time of year. I know the zoo near me is having Halloween activities such as a flashlight hunt. It’s great to visit the animals before winter sets in.
  7. Take a trip to a pumpkin patch. If your planning on decorating pumpkins for Halloween, why not get the pumpkins at a pumpkin patch and make a fun day out of it?
  8. Decorate a pumpkin. If your little one is to young to carve a pumpkin then there are alternatives. Let them clean the pumpkin. They will enjoy playing in the seeds. Or you can keep it clean and let them color on the pumpkins.
  9. Teach them to ride a bike or tricycle. I know we are going to start teaching my toddler how to ride a tricycle. It’s perfect to learn this time of year. It’s not to hot so you can enjoy the day and make it a relaxing learning experience.
  10. Feed the fish. My toddler is to young to go fishing. He is the perfect age though to go to the river and feed the fish, with guidance of coarse. The rivers are calm around this season because they are not full of swimmers. You can also go to your local fish hatchery and feed the fish there.

Seasons come and go and days fly by to fast. Take sometime and enjoy the little things or they will pass you by as well. Most of these activities are free or cost very little. I hope this list can help in planning an experience that your children will remember forever. Thanks for reading!!

29 thoughts on “10 Fall Activities To Do With Your Toddler

  1. Tyane Milem

    Mine aren't quite toddlers, anymore, but we plan on making a leaf scrapbook this year once the leaves change colors a little more. I can't wait to see how this goes! I can't wait to take mine to the zoo and the pumpkin patch, either!

    Like

  2. Georgiana

    Mine are quite a bit older but would still love most of these suggestions! Especially the zoo…it’s the perfect time of year, not too hot or too cold. Sounds like you have great plans πŸ˜€

    Like

  3. Savannah (@HowHesRaised)

    Raking a pile of leaves!!! So simple, yet so much fun, I absolutely love the idea (:
    My 18 month old is absolutely OBSESSED with being outside, and I know he would get so much joy out of these activities. Fall is my favorite! Thanks for sharing ❀

    Like

  4. Shann Eva

    Great ideas! We’ve been working on bike riding, and we just went to the zoo. I’m hoping to get a few more park visits in before it gets too cold. Plus, it’s getting dark earlier and earlier. Oh! We also made it to a pumpkin patch.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s