Spring has always, hands down, been my favorite season. But the last couple of years, fall has slowly been enticing me and I’m getting kind of concerned that I’m going to soon have to change favorites!
There is just something about the cool, crisp weather, the wearing of sweaters and scarves, all things pumpkin and apple and sipping on cozy hot drinks that I have to admit, is just rather nice.
I love finding ways that we can celebrate each season together as a family and hopefully make great childhood memories for our kids. It’s important to me that the things we do are simple and frugal, too. Because lets face it, we’re like pretty much any other young family- we don’t have a lot of extra money and if it’s not simple, it’s probably not going to happen! Besides, often the best memories don’t cost a dime, right?
Here’s what I came up with for fall. I hope that it will inspire you to seize a few moments and celebrate the simple pleasures of fall with the ones you love the most!
15 Frugal Fall Fun Family Activities
1. Drink apple cider
2. Have a leaf raking party (and jump in the leaves of course!)
3. Make caramel apples
4. Enjoy a candlelit dinner
5. Make and play with pumpkin pie or apple cider playdough
6. Have a hot dog/smores roast
9. Read a bunch of fall themed books
For extra fun, snuggle together on the couch with cozy blankets.
10. Enjoy a hike and admire the changing leaves
Use this free leaf identification printable to turn it into a learning experience.
11. Make a scarecrow
13. Make a fall dessert
Some of our favorites are Pumpkin Crunch Cake, No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Trifles and Easy Apple Dumplings. And if you want more inspiration? You’ll find a lot of great ideas on my Fall Pinterest board!
14. Explore a corn maze
15. Go on a fall themed scavenger hunt
This free scavenger hunt printable is awesome!
Love these ideas? Get a free Fall Family Fun Checklist printable!
Just for fun, I’m offering everyone a free printable checklist for these frugal fall family activities!
Simply get your free printable here, no strings attached, and then enjoy celebrating fall with your lovely family!
Happy Fall, everyone!
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