After all the fun we had for the spring play days series last week, I’m so excited to see many more ideas for spring. This week’s theme for Discover & Explore is SPRING. At the end of this post link up your favorite ways to explore spring with kids. We’d love to feature you!
Spring Flower Activities on Fantastic Fun and Learning
My kids enjoy exploring flowers anytime of year, but we have even more fun with all the gorgeous flowers we can find in spring. Here are some of the fun flower activities you might enjoy trying with your kids this spring.
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Save time and get right to the playful learning with our printable lesson plan sets. Each set includes over 30 playful learning activities related to the theme, and we’ve provided different versions for home preschool families and classroom teachers so all activities are geared directly toward your needs.
This pack includes editable lesson plans and hands-on activities for a week full of math, reading, & science learning activities about flowers and the plant life cycle. Watch this short video to see just a few examples of the types of activities and printables included in this set:
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Gather some fresh flowers for flower petal water play.
Explore flowers with play dough, and invite kids to make their own play dough flower garden.
Go on a nature walk to look at the spring flowers in your area. Then make a spring tree craft inspired by them. Use this idea for inspiraton but make it your own to match the flowers you find.
Plant some pretend flowers in your own mini pretend play garden.
Use flower petals for art projects. We made these flower petal butterfly crafts.
See what kind of markings you can make with fresh flower petals in this “painting” with flower petals activity.
Make a special crown with this recycled egg carton flower craft.
Explore shapes and indulge the senses with this flower theme sensory squish bag.
Create some coffee filter sunflowers to hang on the wall or in the window.
Make some fun flower snacks.