Spring Fun

Spring Fun

Spring is here, and with it comes a season of outdoor exploration, learning, and celebration! Get ideas to celebrate spring, from activities and science ideas to printable fun.

Spring Activities

Newspaper Flowers

Don't throw that Sunday paper away just yet! If you've got a kid who thinks she's "too old" for crafts, introduce her to beautifully simple newspaper flowers.

Egg Carton Flowers

Use these pretty egg cup flowers to decorate a spring table. They don't require water, they'll never wilt, and they're perfect for Easter.

Over the Rainbow

This rainbow collage activity is a great way to practice using different materials to create texture. The completed craft is sure to brighten up any space.

Make Your Own Garden Markers

With spring in the air, it's time to get outside and dig! Once seeds go into the ground, invite your kids to mark the spot in style.

Flower Basket Craft

Celebrate May Day and the beauty of spring with a charming basket of handmade paper blooms!

How to Press Flowers

April showers may bring May flowers, but your child can preserve the beauty of spring's bounty all year long with this simple craft project!

Spring Science

Seed Bomb Recipe

Bombs away in the garden! Making a "seed bomb" lets your junior guerrilla gardener spread flowers far and wide.

Growing Sunflower Sprouts

With large seeds that are easy for kids to manipulate and a fast growth rate, sunflower greens make great first gardening projects for kids to try at home.

Make Your Own Seed Packets

Create homemade seed packets with your kids. This activity combines your kids' love of science and the outdoors with a little writing and drawing fun.

How to Make a Sketchbook

Get your kid to venture outside to observe the world around her. She'll collect natural items from the outdoors to make prints and sketches for her garden sketchbook!

Find a Flower

Flowers are up to some very important business: they are reproducing! In this activity find out who the flowers' "partners in crime" are by being a flower spy.

Bee Garden

Everyone is a-buzz about protecting bees these days. Create a bee garden to help shelter bees in your area.

Spring Printables

Play Busy Bees

Chock full of cute and colorful graphics, this fun board game is guaranteed to please your preschooler.

Springtime Addition

Spring is a time of rain and flowers, and it's also the perfect time for math! Print out this colorful worksheet and make the next rainy day an educational one!

Color the Spring Things Path

The baby duck wants to go to the pond! On this prekindergarten math and science worksheet, kids color the path that shows spring things to help the duck get to the pond. Watch ...

What Do You Wear in the Spring?

Splish, splash! It's a warm spring day, but a rain shower is on the way! Kids completing this preschool science worksheet circle the appropriate clothes for a spring day. ...

Practice Patterns: Bugs, Bugs, Bugs

Patterns are everywhere, from math and science to literature and poetry. Here's a worksheet that will help your first grader get better at identifying and labeling patterns.

Plant Life Cycle Flash Cards

Budding botanists will love these flash cards that encourage science and curiosity about life cycles.