Fall is finally here, but it may look a little different. During a global pandemic, everyone’s top priority is how to stay safe and protect yourself from the upcoming flue season and Covid-19. Here are ten things you can do with your family this fall while staying safe!
1. Pumpkin Patch / Farm
Pumpkins are a staple of the fall season, as well as is a family trip to the local pumpkin patch and farm! Here is a list of pumpkin patches in the Toronto area for your adventure this fall while having no worries about being at risk with their reduced visitors and social distancing precautions.
2. Enjoy The Leaves
What truly makes fall beautiful is the gorgeous trees and changing leaves. Get out and enjoying the leaves is one of the best parts of autumn, whether you go for a nice hike through the woods, a drive around the block or a special adventure with the family.
4. DIY Halloween Costumes
Being stuck at home is a great time to take the chance and design some fun Halloween costumes with your kids. Instead of buying your costume this year, try to make your home and make it a family activity. After your costumes are complete, this is a great chance to do a Halloween photo shoot with family and embrace the spooky season.
6. Baking Day
Fall baking can be a blast for the whole family! Whether you’re making pumpkin and apple pies for thanksgiving or Halloween sweets, you’re sure to have some delicious turnouts! Here are some great recipe ideas to try out: 43 Halloween Desserts, Thanksgiving Desserts, and 16 Easy Desserts to Make with Kids.
7. Movie Marathon
Halloween movies are a great way to get into the spooky season and enjoy some family time! Create a list of the top Halloween movies you would like to watch this fall and have your family add theirs, check them off along the way and save the list for next year.
8. Carve A Pumpkin Or Do A Halloween Craft
Pumpkin carving is something a child looks forward to every year as a way they can contribute to decorating their house for Halloween. If your children aren’t a fan of pumpkins, try a Halloween craft and save yourself a mess. Here are some seasonal crafts to try out: 43 Easy Halloween Crafts for Kids or Easy Fall Kids Crafts.
9. Apple Picking
Many enjoy families enjoy visiting pumpkin patches and farms in the fall, but many forget about apple picking season. This is a chance to get the kids outside while staying safe. If you’re looking to tie your fall activities together, try combining apple picking and your baking day for some farm fresh pies!