Are your young kids climbing the walls? Need to find something fun and exciting to do to keep them occupied? We’ve found some spring themed activities to do with your preschoolers that are relatively easy and should keep them engaged on these upcoming spring weekends.
Most of these spring themed activities require very little preparation, just some paint, crayons, and some regular items you have hanging around the house.
Celebrate Spring with Flower Play-Doh
Celebrate those blooming flowers with your kids by creating some simple Play-Doh flower sculptures. All you need is a few containers of the clay and some vivid imagination.
Creating a Spring-Themed Sensory Bin for Quiet Play Time
Sensory bins are all the rage with preschoolers and toddlers, and creating a new spring themed bin with household items will net you some quiet time.
How To Make Coffee Filter Butterflies
You should have coffee filters lying around the house (unless you’re a Kerig household) but dig in the junk drawers anyways. With some markers, water, and a pipe cleaner or two, your kids will have some spring themed decorations for their bedroom in no time at all.
Making Beautiful Rain Paintings with Crayons & Watercolors
Just because it’s a rainy day doesn’t mean there can’t be fun. Capture some of the rain with a spring themed art project that requires only crayons and watercolors. The refrigerator never looked so good!
Bee-Themed Painted Rocks
Here’s a two-step spring themed project – first go on a rock hunt in the backyard or park. Once you bring them home, the creativity can begin with step two – painting! In this case we’re looking at bees, because spring, but really, they can be painted any way you want. Plus, show us a kid that doesn’t like paint!
How To Make Bubbles in the Backyard
Chasing bubbles around the porch or the yard checks off two things – it’s something different, and it gets the kids out of the house. And almost anything can be a bubble wand if you try hard enough!