It’s the time of year when leaf blowers can be heard throughout the neighborhood. But instead of blowing away all of the fallen leaves in your yard, gather them up into a giant leaf pile. Give some leaf rakes to the kids and let them help, too! Then jump right in and enjoy some old-fashioned fun! 

When you’re through, gather up some different leaves and see if you can identify them. You can use the guide on


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Written by Samantha Bell