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#1 of 6 Old 09-18-2009, 12:14 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I have a 2.5yo. I would like some ideas on simple activities we could do together to celebrate the holiday. Thanks!
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We're going on a scenic autumn train ride - our DS (2.5) is seriously into trains right now. We're also going apple picking.

Corn mazes, hayrides, etc. are also fun, might be better closer to Halloween though.

For more at-home activities, we're always big on baking and cooking. Any apple-y, squash-y etc. recipes would work well I think. Making apple sauce, maybe? Or apple prints, where you cut them in half and dip them in paint and stamp them on paper?

Going on a nature walk to collect natural items of the season, or taking photos together and making a mabon viewbook of what your neighborhood/yard looks like in each season.

Looking forward to reading other ideas!

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I have a 3yo, and we are seriously lacking in the Fall dept. (I live on the US/Mexico Border.) We'll be doing some cooking, and hopefully making mulled cider; might do some stuff with clay, making/drawing something to symbolize the equal length of the day.. The nature walk is a perfect idea. I especially like the neighborhood aspect, since different neighbors have different trees and all, and trees age differently.. color at different rates, that sort of thing. GL!

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totally looking for stuff to do with my 2 1/2 YO too!

I think a nature walk would be just the thing...collecting things for our "fall" alter along the way!

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We're going apple picking this weekend! I'm more thinking of something we can d the day of - simple and small - to celebrate.
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well, there's always pagan summer camp for inspiration... last summer, cariofoz gave us awesome craft ideas for each of the 8 holidays.... here's the link to the post that has mabon in it.
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