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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Fall! {Halloween and Fall Fun Round-Up}

Elementary / Family / Ministries / Preschool //

The weather is getting cooler and pumpkins are sprouting up all over the stores.  I have spotted Halloween decorations, fall leaves on wreaths, and apple cider galore.  I thought it was about time to haul out my old Fall and Halloween themed posts from years past to save you the time searching for them!

Pumpkin and Pajama Party 

This Halloween Alternative combines the unending appeal of wearing pajamas with the seasonal fun of pumpkins.  Click through to find games, snacks, and ideas for decorations.

Grab a Pumpkin! Join the Team!

 

 

Are you looking for a creative way to recruit new volunteers for your fall event?  Check out this bulletin board idea.

Halloween Alternatives for Home and Church

In this post, I’ve gathered a few ideas from other sites to provide you with some fun fall activities for both your home and church.  Be sure to check out the comments for a few additional ideas.

Fall Festival Game Ideas

 

 

This post is chock full of indoor and outdoor games you can use at your fall party!

How to Host a Halloween Block Party

Are you thinking of hosting a party at your house this year?  Check out these tips we learned along the way!

Who Do We Think We’re Fooling? 

This post is about a conversation I had with a fellow mom about the merits of a Halloween-alternative party.  I’d love for you to weigh in on the issue!

10 on Tuesday: Halloween

 

Pumpkins Family

 

Links from around the internet weighing in on the great Halloween debate. Head on over and check out the controversy.

Preschool Fall Party

 

 

Not interested in controversy?  Check out this fun post with lots of fall party fun for preschoolers.  Great for your homeschool group!

Harvest Decorations

Looking for some ways to spruce up the church this season?  Check out these amazing props put up by the church who shares our space.

Pumpkin Patch Bulletin Board

 

 

Speaking of fun decorations, here’s a poster we made last  year entitled “Cutest Pumpkins in the Patch”.  It’s amazing how much the kids have grown! Click through for full directions.

Do Not Fear Puppet Skit

When we couldn’t find the perfect skit for our Halloween Alternative event, we decide to draft up our own.  Hopefully this will help your ministry as well!

Princess and Warrior Party

 

 

Part of the fun of Halloween is dressing up, so keep that in the mix, but add some Bible fun too.  At Princess and Warrior party, the girls heard from Esther and the boys experienced battle with Gideon.  And they had a lot of fun!

Fall Themed Story Time (Preschool)

Leaves! Leaves! Leaves! (From 2012)

Fall Leaf Fun (From 2013)

 

Leaf Craft Preschoolers

 

Pumpkin Carving Fun

 

 

Just in case you haven’t had enough Fall fun yet, here are a few posts from my own life.

Family Trip to Port Farms

 

 

This is a local attraction and a family tradition for us!

Thanks for stopping by!  If you’ve got a great Halloween or Fall post, be sure to leave it in the comments!

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