Shake Off Spring Fever! 10 Plant and Outdoors Activities

The spring thaw is coming, so breathe in some fresh air and get your little one's green thumb up to scratch with these plant-themed arts and crafts!

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Spoon Garden Markers

Spoon Garden Markers

Teach your child the meaning of recycle and reuse by repurposing plastic spoons as plant markers for your vegetable garden.
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Backyard Botany Hunt

Backyard Botany Hunt

Here's a fun activity that will have your child researching, collecting, and charting plant specimens from the neighborhood.
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Make Like a Bird and Nest

Make Like a Bird and Nest

Children use their design thinking skills and powers of observation to create and construct a bird nest.
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Plant Pets

Plant Pets

Bring the fun of gardening indoors! By stuffing a simple pair of pantyhose with a few grass seeds on top, your child can grow her very own plant pet.
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A Sandcastle You Can Keep!

A Sandcastle You Can Keep!

Help your child make a beautiful homemade sandcastle that will last!
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Natural Mosaic

Natural Mosaic

Celebrate the blooming season with your kid by showing him how to make a magical spring mosaic out of all natural materials!
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Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Build a bird feeder science craft that brings birds to your yard, and a smile to the whole family's face.
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Ocean in a Bottle

Ocean in a Bottle

Kids are sure to be entranced by the magic of the ocean when they create their very own ocean in a bottle.
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Egg Carton Garden

Egg Carton Garden

Here's a simple and fun kindergarten or first grade gardening activity: grow a miniature container garden in a paper egg carton. Great for kinesthetic learners.
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Moss Terrarium

Moss Terrarium

Learn about nature by making your own mini moss garden.
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