Autumn Activities for Kids


Keep your kids busy this Autumn with our favourite Arts and Crafts Activities , Sensory Play and Seasonal Games. The colours, textures and holidays of autumn provide so much inspiration for kids activities. The cooler weather also means more time spent indoors leaving lots of time to try out some new ideas and put your own twist on some classics.

Below you will find all of our Autumn activities for kids, plus a few of our favourites from elsewhere. Ideas for autumn leaves, autumn inspired art projects, sensory play, Halloween, Bonfire Night, Monsters, Spiders and more.

Autumn Activities to Keep Kids Busy

Autumn Art Projects

Get busy with some Autumn Inspired Bubble Painting.

Gather some leaves and make your own Owl Leaf Collage.

Once the leaves turn golden they are ideal for turning into Leaf Monsters.

Paint and Play with these Bubble Wrap Autumn Trees.

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Autumn Sensory Play

Mix up some play dough for this Invitation to Make…Hedgehogs

Do your kids like to play with water? Try this Fall Leaves Soup Sensory Play.

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Halloween Art & Craft Projects

Print and Paint Pumpkins whilst working on building strong fine motor skills.

Our Paper Bowl Spider isn’t scary but it is bouncy.

Raid your baking supplies and make some Cupcake Liner Silly Monsters.

Have a go at our Tape Resist Spider Web.

Make this beautiful Spider Web Art Project.

Set your kids a Spooky Sticker Story Writing Challenge.

Halloween STEM Activities

Halloween Sensory Play

Will you dare to dip your  hand into our Bubbling Witches Discovery Brew or our Spooky Rice filled Sensory Bin.

Gather together your felt scraps and turn them into Fun  Monsters. 

Get messy with some Jelly Potion Play.


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Halloween Games

Have fun with a game of Spider Web Jumble.

Play Roll a Frankenstein.

Remembrance Sunday or Veteran’s Day

Teach your kids the importance of Remembrance Sunday with these 3 Paper Plate Poppy Crafts.

Bonfire Night

Remember, Remember the 5th of November with these Bonfire Night Activities.

Make some Suminagashi Firework Art.

Have a go at one of these Fantastic Fireworks Activities.

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