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10 Fun Fall Activities to Get Kids Exercising


2. Pumpkin Races

Fall means pumpkin patches and Halloween, two things kids really love. To get your kids exercising, pumpkin races are a fun fall activity that you can make a day of and play several times throughout fall. Take the family to a pumpkin patch or a grocery store that carries pumpkins, and buy a medium-sized pumpkin for each person or put everyone in teams for relay-style racing. Set up a start and finish line and have the kids race by pushing the pumpkins with a broom. Since it’s a race, kids will be rushing and running trying to get to the finish line first, giving their heart a good workout.

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