Written by contributor Lauren of Mama’s Learning Corner
It seems Spring is coming quickly this year! I’m in North Carolina, where the trees are budding and the daffodils are in their beautiful full bloom. That type of beauty deserves some study during our school time!
Spring Scavenger Hunt – I am Momma, Hear Me Roar
These easy scavenger hunt instructions are adaptable for any age – preschool to high school. It takes a little preparation from mom, but how fun to reacquaint ourselves with springtime.
Beans in a CD Case Experiment – Art Projects for Kids
What an interesting way to watch beans sprout! This is a great visual for any type of study on plants or gardening.
Signs of Spring Observation Journal – ABC Teach
Start tracking your early spring observations with this simple journal.
Make a Worm Farm – Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Worms are a vital component of healthy soil. Follow these instructions to make your own worm farm.
How to Draw a Spring Tree – Housing a Forest
Using paint and fingerprints, create a beautiful spring tree.
Make a Bird’s Nest – alphamom
This method may be a little messy, but oh what fun! Very little prep is needed, so this can be used for a ‘Mom, I’m bored’ type of activity.
Collection of Spring Poetry – DLTK
Interested in memorizing a few spring poems? DLTK offers a large collection and many offer supplemental activities or crafts and coloring suggestions.
Fun Food: Spring Flower – Meet the Dubiens
This is a fun way to spruce up lunch – a fun spring flower lunch.
And lastly, if you’re looking for All Things Spring related to nature, Handbook of Nature Study is the place to visit. Barb has resource after resource for spring nature study, including recognizing signs of spring , spring wildflower study, and a spring bird study.
Lauren Hill is the homeschooling mama of 4 fabulous little people, 7 and under. When she’s not talking about all things laundry, she publishes worksheets and printables daily at Mama’s Learning Corner. Follow Mama on Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter.
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