10 Great Fall Activities

Try these fun ideas and recipes to keep your third grader entertained this fall.

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Make Your Own Trivet

Invite your child to partake in an eco-friendly craft by weaving long twigs into a useful kitchen stand for hot pots and pans.
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Bean Bracelet

Make lucky bracelets with lentils and black eyed peas for a New Years art project to remember all year!
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Gourd Painting

Gourd painting is a fun fall activity that makes for perfect Thanksgiving decorations. Try gourd painting with your child for some seasonal fun this autumn.
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Fall Party

Celebrate autumn with a seasonal bash. Welcome the fall with a festive party for your little one and her friends, full of crafts, snacks and fun games.
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Make a Raffia-Wrapped Fall Wreath

Boost fine motor skills and get in the spirit of fall with this fun wreath-making project.
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Bake Colonial Pumpkin Pie

Take a stab at 18th century American cooking with your kids by following this tasty recipe from the first colonial cookbook.
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Three Outdoor 'Pilgrim' Games

Pilgrim games are fun for the whole family before and after Thanksgiving dinner. These Pilgrim games take your family outdoors on for fun, traditional games.
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Say 'Huzzah' This Thanksgiving!

Have some fun--and learn some history while you're at it--with these words and phrases used by our Pilgrim ancestors in the 1620's.
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Play Pilgrim Dress-Up

Show your child how to make an adorable Pilgrim bonnet or hat. This is a great arts and crafts activity to do with your child this Thanksgiving.
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Seasonal Trees

Make a clay sculpture of a fall tree to celebrate the changing seasons and bring out the artist in your third grader.
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