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Great Nature Activities for Your Spring Bucket List

After a long winter, kids love to get outside and stretch their legs! 

Let them get their hands muddy, get their feet wet and discover what happens to nature in the spring.

It’s a wonderful time to learn about animal and plant life cycles along with the fun changes of the season.

And it’s a great time to make a Spring Bucket List — what do you want to do with the kids this Spring? 

How will you enjoy the season together?



Nature Activities for Kids

Last week’s Discover & Explore linky had quite a few super ideas for your spring bucket list plus we’ve added a few of our favorite items along with affiliate links so you can explore those too! 

Whether you’d like to delve into some outdoor learning or just enjoy some simple spring activities together, here are some fun ways to kick-start your list:

Learn about the Life Cycle of a Frog with My Nearest and Dearest

Or explore the Life Cycle of a Butterfly with Racheous Loveable Learning

And this Scientific Explorer Backyard Kit includes the perfect tools for getting up close with insects & backyard animals!


Sunny Day Today Mama shares 10 Ideas for Spring Nature Studies for hands-on discovery

Let the kids get dirty!  They’ll love these 10 Fun Mud Activities at The Jenny Evolution

Or head out on a Spring Scavenger Hunt with this free printable list!


Create a Garden Sensory Bin to learn about plants with Rubber Boots & Elf Shoes

Planet Smarty Pants shows us how to have fun on a Rainbow Flower Hunt.


Print off this free Animal Observation activity to see who’s scurry about this Spring — one of the fun ideas you can use with the awesome book Kids’ Outdoor Adventure Book: 448 Great Things to Do in Nature Before You Grow Up


Definately visit Sun Hats & Wellie Boots to see these 50 Great Outdoor Activities for Spring — fun ideas like building a bug hotel, go on a worm hunt and roll down a hill!

And if you haven’t tried making your own nature journal, try this DIY Nature Notebook with 50+ free printable activities .



Looking for more inspiration?


things to do with the kids this spring


 Be sure to check out our 101 Fun Things to do with the Kids this Spring  and our Celebrate Spring free printable list too!


So what’s on your Spring Bucket List?