Posted by: Jacquie Fisher   

100 Fun Things to Do in Spring!

A HUGE list of fun things to do in Spring -- great ideas for Spring Break and ways to make memories with your kids!

After this wild & wacky winter, we should all pat ourselves on the back :)

Now it's time to enjoy all those things we LOVE about Spring --

Birds chirping, warmer temps, the fact that it's usually still light out after dinner and being able to wear flip-flops without freezing your toes off!

Plus the kids now hear a "yes" when they ask if they can wear shorts to school :)

Spring is also the time to make a few memories together.

So to inspire you to push aside that spring cleaning and enjoy some time with your kids, we've got a list -- one hell of a list -- of fun ways to celebrate the season!

 

Spring activities and spring crafts for kids - outdoor ideas, indoor fun things to do!

100 Fun Things to do in Spring

We're including a TON of ideas on this bucket list along with a free printable of Spring activities to keep you inspire in the coming months!  You'll also find affiliate links to a few of our favorite items and holiday activities too.

Inspire your kids to go explore & have an adventure or two this season!

 

1.  Let your kids climb a tree

2.  Visit a pond and feed the ducks {grab this free printable 20 Fun Activities for a Day at the Pond }

3.  Explore a new playground to two with this printable playground scavenger hunt

4.  Go fly a kite and learn about wind science

5.  Visit the Farmer's Market and try a new fruit or vegetable this year

6.  Grab a blanket and have a picnic lunch outside -- we love this waterproof fold-up Picnic Blanket perfect for the park or beach!

7.  Blow a blade of grass and make it whistle!

8.  Paint Rainbow Pots & grow something together -- they also make a wonderful teacher gift idea.

9.  Go on a road trip!  {printable list to get you ready + 50 Ways to Entertain the Kids }

10. - 20. Choose 10 of these awesome Nature Activities to do with your kids!

 

100 Things to do in Spring - let your kids climb a tree

 

21.  Lie on a blanket and look for shapes in the clouds

22.  Make an Outdoor Activity Jar

23.  Go puddle-jumping after a rain storm! or just go for a walk in the rain together

24.  Create your own Nature Notebook {with 50+ free printables)

25.  Skip rocks at the lake

26.  Watch birds build a nest (or maybe even see them feed the baby birds!)

 

Spring activities and ideas for Spring Break with families

 

27.  Grab the sidewalk chalk and create something AMAZING!  Have you seen the *new* Neon Glitter sidewalk chalk?!!

28.  Hide the plastic Easter eggs from last year for an impromptu egg hunt (grab this set of Free Easter Egg clues!)

29.  Run barefoot in the grass

30.  Make your own Fairy Garden

31.  Read a book at the park -- try this list of books that inspire kids to be nice to nature!

32.  Take a night hike with this printable nighttime scavenger hunt

33.  Grab your camera and go on a Outdoor Photo hunt

 

Fun things to do - Spring craft and activities for kids

34.  Visit a farm or petting zoo and feed the baby animals

35.  Sleep with the windows open

36.  Go on a creek walk

37.  Get the kids to HELP with some Spring Cleaning {free age-specific printable list!}

38.  Teach your kids how to jump rope, hula hoop or use a pogo stick -- great large motor skills!

39.  Have breakfast outside in your pj's one morning!

40.  Dye Easter eggs - try this egg-dying science experiment too.

41.  Do homework outside after school

42.  Start a new family tradition

 

Outdoor Spring activities and fun things to do

 

43.  Lie in the hammock and enjoy a family read-aloud book together

44.  Blow bubbles!  If you have young kids, this AWESOME Bubble Machine is one that we used so much in Spring and Summer!

45.  Or make MONSTER bubbles

46.  Visit the hardware store and let your kids ride the tractors

47.  Put up a tent and have a backyard 'camp-out'

48.  Or better yet, take the kids camping at a local park {check this list to find free places to camp!}

49.  Get the whole family to play flashlight tag!  or a game of Lawn Darts!

50.  Wash off the outdoor toys

51.  Watch the sunset together 

52.  Pick a bouquet of fresh flowers

53.  Explore a new hiking trail

 

Great ideas for things to do in Spring

 

54.  Plant something!!  30 Garden Ideas for Kids to Try

55.  Roll down a hill {parents should do this too!}

56.  Play tag with the whole family!

57.  Move story time outside with these great books that celebrate Spring

58.  Make something with Rocks!  {here are 28 amazing crafts & projects }

59. - 77.  Enjoy one of these 18 Ways to Play at the Park

 

Fun and free things to do for Spring break

 

78. Start a nature collection

79.  Explore the parts of a flower with this easy flower dissection science project

80.  Go on a scavenger hunt

81. Grow moonflowers (they are really cool!)  They can be hard to find but you can buy moonflower seeds online.

82.  Stop and smell the lilacs

83.  Go on a Sound Walk and see how many different things you hear

 

84.  Attend a spring program at the library

85.  Create some art outdoors!

86.  Play hopscotch

87.  Dig for worms

88.  Take a book on a hike and see what you find

89.  Play in the sandbox

90.  Go geo-caching or letterboxing

 

100 Things to do this Spring with your kids

91.  Do a few science experiments

92.  Go on a bug hunt - use this Bug Hunt Field Journal to record what you find!

93. Take a family bike ride

94.  Make boats & go float them at the pond

95.  Teach your kids how to yo-yo!

 

96.  Get inspired to 'go green' with a few easy activities that help the Earth

97.  Visit the zoo - try these fun books about zoo animals & zoo scavenger hunt with your trip!

98.  Make marshmallow constellations & gaze at the stars

99.  Have a campfire

100.  Enjoy these free printable activities -- great for a rainy day!

and a bonus that's good no matter what the season --

101.  Build an awesome fort!

 

Print your own version of the 101 Things to do in Spring!

 

101 AWESOME Things to do with the kids this Spring

So get out and enjoy some time together -- the vacuuming can wait!

 

 

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