After the inevitable hibernation that Winter weather brings, Spring’s a great season for getting active and creative with the kids. If you’re looking for seasonal art projects for kids, or outdoor activities with nature, here’s 15 Fun Spring Activities for Preschoolers, that will keep you and the kids from climbing the walls!
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1. Learn Spring songs and rhymes
Lets Play Music have a lovely collection of 8 songs suitable for preschool children. Songs and rhymes about bunnies, lambs and chicks always go down well with young children. There are also songs perfect for circle time, counting and incorporating puppets, and is sure to have something for everyone.
2. Create Colourful Tissue Paper Butterflies
This Tissue Paper Butterfly craft from In The Playroom is a great follow on activity from reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar and learning about the changes that take place in the life cycle of a caterpillar.
3. Create & Decorate an Easter Tree
Whether you decide to buy an Easter Egg tree to go on to decorate or begin from scratch this activity from Red Ted Art is great for the whole family. Why not all wrap up warm, put the wellies on and venture out to collect some twigs to create your very own Easter/Spring decoration. Paint your twigs white, bind them together and set about having a craft day with lots of materials free to access.
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4. Create a Spring Collage
Artsy Craftsy Mom get busy with lots of different materials to create an interesting Spring Collage. Leave your preschooler to get creative and make their very own collages that they can give to family and friends.
5. Yarn Wrapped Tulips
These Yarn wrapped Tulips, from School Time Snippets is not only great for developing fine motor skills, but also for learning about Spring Time flowers. They look adorable in little vases!
6. Spring Sensory Bottle
A sensory bottle is a beautiful way to explore the seasons. Here My Little 3 and Me share how to create your very own Spring Sensory Bottle, which would be great for developing children’s exploration and enjoyment of the wonder of this time of year.
7. Create a Spring/Easter themed Sensory Box
We love our sensory boxes over on our blog, Learning and Exploring Through Play. They are wonderful for hands on learning and exploring. Children can explore textures, learn about cause and effect whilst getting lost in their imagination.
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