It’s that time of year. The air is cooler, the leaves are changing colors and brightening up the trees and the world around, and everywhere you look pumpkins, skeletons, apples, spiderwebs, and more adorn homes and shops. It’s autumn and Halloween is coming. Cue, the Spooky Autumn Scavenger Hunt.

Getting outside and exploring nature with your kids doesn’t always mean hiking a trail. Sometimes it looks like wandering through your neighborhood, biking to your favorite playground, or parking a couple of blocks away from a restaurant or shop, just so you can explore the urban nature around you.

And this time of year there is no shortage of neat sights to see. In fact, with all the Halloween and fall-themed decorations, those urban outdoor adventures are even more exciting.

Spooky Autumn Scavenger Hunt

If you are looking for a fun and easy activity to do with your kids this Halloween season, download this Spooky Autumn Scavenger Hunt. You’ll not only be searching for autumn colors and leaves, but the spookier sides of nature (like spiders, spiderwebs, bats, and ravens) and a few common Halloween and Day of the Dead decorations too.




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