The days of Summer fun may be over now that school is in session, but kids can get just as much joy from Fall.
The days of Summer fun may be over now that school is in session, but kids can get just as much joy from Fall. Here, we've rounded up 10 free and affordable ways for families to frolic, as recommended by our community.
Several moms suggest you head to your local library or bookstore to take advantage of free reading programs. As Kelly A. says, "Public libraries often have story times that are a great way to beat the heat or cold, depending on the season."
Laurie W. says the best activities involve the outdoors, but you don't always have to explore on foot. Hop on a bike, and you can breeze across the pavement, hit the trails, follow a path along a stream, and cover more ground. Julie R. says her family both walks and bikes on the bike trail in her area. "The kids love it."
Fall is a busy time in nature with leaves changing and animals preparing for Winter. Lisa N.'s family observes all the activity up close and receives an educational lesson by visiting nature centers. "Most have different programs you can enroll in for a small fee," or maybe even for free, she says.Keep reading to discover six more fun and free Fall activities!