Monday, October 15, 2012

Fun Fall Family Activities

Perhaps one of the loveliest times of year is the fall season.  The leaves are changing, the air is cooler, and those golden-orange pumpkin patches are making their appearance.  Cool green hues of summer give way to fall's brilliant reds, plums and golds.  There's a smokiness evident in the air from the wood burning stoves, cozy warm fires and spicy hot cider.  We may rise early to cool, damp mornings which warm later as just a wash of sunshine creates a glorious crisp fall day.  Just think of the many wonderful sights, smells and sounds of fall.  From hot apple cider, warm pumpkin bread, delicious caramel apples to crackling fall leaves, cozy warm fires and soft warm sweaters, there's so much to love about the fantastic fall season.  Just grab your best comfy sweater, relax with a cup of hot chocolate and start planning some fun activities and delicious food for the fall season.

Are you looking for fun activities that you and your family can do together?  Well, look no further.  I've organized a few activities and fall themed books you and your family will surely love.  Of course, be sure to check out the family-friendly Halloween events hosted by Birmingham Public Library.  BPL free events include the Ghouls' Ball, decorated pumpkins, movies, spooky stories and so much more.  Join BPL for a spooktacular time!

Let us know about your favorite fall family activities by sharing your ideas in the comments below.


Library Materials:

Autumn Juvenile Literature 

Autumn Juvenile Fiction 

Halloween

Halloween Cooking

Halloween Decorations


Websites:

53 Fantastic Ways To Celebrate Fall

Fall Crafts For Kids

Fall Games

Fall Getaways

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