SPRINGTIME ACTIVITIES


If you are looking for something fun and educational to do during Springtime, try a few of the following activities...


Bubble Solution - Experiment to find out what ingredients make the biggest and best bubbles.

Bird Eggs - Links to science projects with eggs, make egg salad with a twist, and learn about the anatomy of bird eggs.

Bird Watching Activities - Bring the birds to you by making a bird feeder and bird food and learning how to identify them by shape, sound and color.

Spring/Easter Egg Craft - Make a hinged egg with a surprise inside. Full instructions and printable pattern available for this activity. This creative project is a great storytelling activity for any age.

An Eggcellent Game - Use a recycled egg carton and some plastic eggs to play this fun game.

Nature Backpack - Before your next outing, pack up a few items that will help make exploring nature a little more fun and informative. 

Chocolate - Learn about the history of chocolate, make an old fashioned chocolate egg cream, chocolate covered pretzels, chocolate bath soap, and chocolate lip balm.

Strawberry Craze - This mini strawberry research project is filled with questions to explore, experiments such as extracting DNA from a strawberry, a recipe for a strawberry breakfast sundae, plus links and videos.

Hula Hoop - Activities that can be done with a hula hoop, a link to the history of hoops, and videos about how to hula hoop and some of the amazing things people can do with them.

Geodes - Learn how to make geodes from alum, sugar, salt, or Borax, and learn how they are formed in nature.

Outdoor Charades - Make being outside a little more fun with a game of outdoor charades.

Bottle Toss - Make a bottle toss game from recycled items.

Bottle Cap Stamps - Make stamps from recycled caps and lids. Suggestions for use and instructions for the game, Code-Breaker included.

Tic-Tac-Toe Game - Make a tic-tac-toe game from recycled items and learn about the history of the game.

Crafts from Recycled Items - Turn egg shells into art, plastic milk jugs into a luminaries, grocery bags into a decorative bags and a shirt into a shoulder bag.

Outside links...

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2 comments:

  1. AHHH! Spring learning! My favorite! Thanks for making the lesson planning easy!

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  2. I'm always happy to hear it when I can make someone's life easier! Thank you for visiting, Betty Jo, and thank you for the comment.

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