Spring Activities to Get Kids Outdoors

These educational activities get your child outdoors while he learns about life science and more.

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Color Spy

Enjoy the warm spring weather outside and indulge in a colorful game of I Spy while you're at it! It's just as fun as classic I Spy but twice as educational.
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Find a Flower

In this activity, find out who the flowers' "partners in crime" are by being a flower spy!
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Flower Identification

When spring is in full bloom, be sure to get outside to smell the flowers! Your little nature lover can have fun with this flower identification activity.
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Make Your Own Garden Markers

It's spring--time to get outside and dig! Once seeds go into the ground, invite your kindergartener to mark the spot in style.
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How to Make a Weathervane

Learn how to make a weathervane with this fun and simple meteorology project for fourth graders.
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Tissue Paper Butterfly Hunt

This fun and crafty activity is easy enough for your child to lend a helping hand and makes a great indoor or outdoor game.
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Leaf Shapes

Get outside and take a stroll! This leaf guide will give your little one a great learning experience the next time you're out at the park.
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Plant a Garden

The garden is the perfect place to practice math and science with preschoolers. Get digging (and counting, sorting, observing at the same time!)
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Recycled Wire Hanger Bird Feeder

Here's a fourth grade science craft with lots of benefits: it's good for birds, good for your child's learning, and good for the planet, too.
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Growing Sunflower Sprouts

Kids grow sunflower greens from seeds for a hands-on gardening experience in this kindergarten life science activity.
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