Free puzzle games, stories, crafts, and printable activities for kids ages 4–12.

Find Fall Fun on the FarmFind Fall Fun on the Farm
Without a doubt, going pumpkin or apple picking is a favorite fall tradition for many of us. But sometimes, despite our best intentions, we can’t seem to find the time to make the trip. And this year, we may not choose to go for health reasons. Well that’s okay, because thanks to this week’s collection of “Fun with a Purpose” resources, we’re bringing Fall Fun on the Farm to you!
Find Fall Fun on the Farm

1. Find Fall Fun on the Farm

Watch this video now for ways to find fall fun at the farm from home.

 

solve a puzzle

2. Solve a Puzzle

Find the hidden objects in this apple orchard while this turtle gets a little help from a tall friend. Then ask your child whom or what they turn to for help when they can't reach something.

read a story

3. Read a Story

Read about Marcos and his mom finding the perfect pumpkins for everyone in their family. Ask your child to describe their perfect pumpkin. Is it big or small? Lumpy or smooth?

play acorn challenge

4. Play a Nutty Game

While humans enjoy the harvest of apples, pumpkins, and corn each fall, our squirrel friends enjoy a bountiful acorn harvest. Make and play this miniature acorn-toss game to celebrate the season.

 

Paint a pumpkin

5. Paint a Pumpkin

Even if you’re not ready for jack-o'-lanterns yet, you can still add a little pizazz to the pumpkins on your doorstep by painting them using this easy, low-mess, squeeze-bottle method. 

Do something for others

6. Do Something for Others

Did your child leave smiling gourds on anyone's doorstep? Invite them to share their kind act with us on Highlightskids.com!

 

Write, Draw, or Talk About It

7. Write, Draw, or Talk About It

We'd love to see how your child dressed their favorite animal for fall. Share their creative work with us on Highlightskids.com!

 

find silly things

8. Spot Silly Things

Point out the silly things happening on this farm. Then ask your child which silly things they wish could happen in real life.

 

find the hidden objects

9. Find the Hidden Objects

Fall is a perfect time for a hayride! See if you can find all of the hidden objects. Ask your child if she would prefer a hayride being pulled by a horse or a tractor. Why? 

make a fall treat

10. Make a Sweet Fall Treat

Whether you picked them from an orchard, in your own backyard, or at the grocery store, this Old-Fashioned Apple Crisp recipe is a great way to use up those autumn apples.

create a harvest craft

11. Create a Harvest Craft

These fun-to-make puffy pumpkins and apples allow your child to celebrate the fruits of the season without you worrying about spoiling produce. 

build a 3d tractor

12. Build a 3-D Tractor

Use paper to build a 3-D tractor. Then encourage your child to use it to “harvest” the puffy pumpkins and apples he made.  

 

find your way through the maze

13. Get through the Maze

These creatures are having a spook-tacular time at the corn maze. Find all 8 objects in this Hidden Pictures puzzle. Then ask your child if she would rather find her way through an in-person maze or an on-paper maze. 

find a path

14. Find a Path

Help this little chick get back home before nightfall. Together, think about why the chick prefers to spend the night inside the barn.

 

High Five Magazine

Learning is fun with the puzzles and activities in this magazine designed just for preschoolers!

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