It’s time to get into Spring! The weather is officially looking up, the blossoms are coming out, rabbits are hopping in the fields and shops the world over are filling up with Easter eggs! What’s more, it’s a great time of year to engage kids, take on new aspects of learning and be inspired. As educators, there is nothing better than teaching something that you are genuinely interested in and excited to be covering, and we’ve included some spring ideas that are not only suitable for Early years age children, but in fact all ages.
Spring Activities for Kids
First up, this is a super popular activity that is quite simple – Sunflower Size Ordering Activity – but also very effective – especially popular with childminders. Put the sunflowers in size order as a warm up activity to growing your own sunflowers in your garden or just in a pot.
If you like that, you’ll definitely love our Spring Chick Hatching Craft – works perfectly if you’re got Living Eggs or other chicks in your setting.
If you like learning about nature in your setting, then this Caterpillar Life Cycle Activity is just perfect! All you need are pipe cleaners, crepe paper, a paper plate and you’re pretty much there! Really great for reinforcing changes about life stages.
Fancy some Spring pencil control activities? We’ve got you covered! Try these Spring Dot to Dot sheets – perfect for Early Years.
Got a thing for playdough? These Spring playdough mats are just what you need!
These super simple Spring Bookmarks are the perfect craft for all ages.
Work on those fine motor skills with these Spring Pencil Control Worksheets.
Or some simple Spring Colouring Sheets – these are great for preschool settings.
And my personal favourite – lots of people love our Spring Hunt Checklist – it’s a great excuse for getting outdoors and seeing what you can find in your surroundings.