Spring Activities and Lesson Plans

The Spring seasonal pages will provide you with great educational and fun resources for a number of spring related topics. Ideas within this section include resources for general activities like plants, weather, and flowers. You can also find more specific resources for the following: Earth Day, Mother's Day, baseball, Cinco de Mayo, and more.

We are always looking for new ideas! Your creativity can help other teachers. Submit your spring seasonal activity today. Don't forget to include additional resources-documents, web sites, or a photo.

New Activities

SpringSpring - The first day of spring is generally considered to land on the vernal equinox in the northern hemisphere. Spring lasts from the vernal equinox (in March) to the summer solstice (in June).

First day of Spring:
March 20, 2012
March 20, 2013
March 20, 2014

Check our March Events Calendar for more important dates
  • Spring Flowers Grades K-2
    A fun and easy craft for your students. (Can make a great bulletin board.)
    Materials:
    • Green Paint
    • White Construction Paper
    • Coffee Filters
    • Water Colors
    • Glue
    Directions:
    Have the children place their hands in the green paint, and put on white paper at the bottom of the page to make leaves. Use the paint brush to make a green stem for the flower. Use watercolors to decorate the coffee filter and glue to the top of the stem. You now have a beautiful spring flower.
  • Spring Word Search
    Create your own or use our word list.
  • Spring Word Scramble
    Create your own or use our word list.
  • Spring Crossword Puzzle
    Create your own Crossword or use our premade word/clue list.
  • Other Spring Printables
    These include journal pages and printable coloring pages.

Spring lesson plans and activities:

Journey North American Robin Grades Any
Your class can learn about the journey of the popular bird.

Kites Grades Any
Find a resource for the easiest classroom kites. You can find additional kite resources on our Spring Page.

Plant Seeds of Learning: Classroom Lessons Bring Plants to Life! Grades Various
Spring has sprung! It's the perfect time to explore plants in the classroom. This week, Education World presents five new classroom lessons that involve students in growing things and learning about scientific classification, plant cell structure, the importance of plants in our history, and the many uses of plants!

Plants Grades Various
The Teacher's Corner Resources Plants Grades Various
Unit includes web sites, lesson plans and literature.

An all-time favorite Spring unit of study!

Weather Grades Various
Spring is a great time to use this thematic unit idea. Here are a couple weather units:
 The Teacher's Corner Resources Weather Grades Various
Unit includes web sites, lesson plans and literature.

The Teacher's Corner Resources Spring Bulletin Board Ideas
Decorate your walls with one of our Spring Bulletin Board Ideas!

EMAIL us your favorite Spring Activity!