This Is the Ultimate Nostalgic Fall Bucket List to Complete With Your Kids

Unless you're a total Summer-lover, the arrival of Fall — back to school, cool weather, and pumpkin-everything season — is an exciting time, especially for families. With it being warm enough to still hang around outside in most regions without sweating profusely, there are a bunch of outdoor activities for families to engage in together (whether Halloween-focused or not), not to mention all the delicious food, drinks, and Halloween candy there is to be eaten as a group during the season.

Introduce your kid to your favorite nostalgic childhood activities, as well as plenty of others, with this ultimate Fall bucket list for kids and families (print it out and keep it on your fridge so you and the kids can check off the items you complete together!).

  1. Go apple picking
  2. Make apple pie
  3. Create a masterpiece by using apple halves as stamps with paint
  4. Rake leaves . . .
  5. And play in them!
  6. Set up a scavenger hunt in the backyard
  7. Put together a big puzzle as a family
  8. Feed ducks at a local pond or lake (if the rules allow!)
  9. Paint acorns
  10. Make a recipe in a slow cooker with the whole family
  11. Take family photos
  12. Make a bird feeder
  13. Craft with fallen leaves
  14. Go pumpkin picking
  15. Carve jack-o'-lanterns
  16. Roast the pumpkin's seeds
  17. Bake pumpkin pie (or eat one you picked up at the store!)
  18. Watch Halloween movies
  19. Sip hot chocolate under cozy blankets
  20. Go Halloween costume shopping
  21. Go to a local football game
  22. Eat candy corn
  23. Make caramel apples
  24. Volunteer at or donate to a local food pantry
  25. Visit a haunted house
  26. Attend a local Fall festival or farmers market
  27. Go hiking
  28. Decorate your house for Halloween
  29. Bob for apples in the backyard
  30. Bake Fall cookies
  31. Visit a corn maze
  32. Make handprint turkeys for Thanksgiving
  33. Stargaze on a clear night
  34. Go trick-or-treating
  35. Take a foliage drive
  36. Jump in rain puddles
  37. Have a Fall picnic in the park
  38. Eat Halloween candy
  39. Have a bonfire on a cool night and make s'mores
  40. Have a family game night (in front of the fireplace, optional)