By now, spring has finally shown its face everywhere, and E and I are loving it! The sun is staying out longer, plants and flowers are starting to bloom and grow again, and all of the wildlife is coming back out from hiding all winter.
What’s not to love? It’s also a perfect time to introduce your child to some spring-themed sensory activities. If you don’t know of any off the top of your head, no worries, I’ve got you covered!
With the 25 spring sensory activities for kids I’ve gathered, you can have fun with your child until summer! Your kids will get to explore flowers, gardening, birds and their nests, butterflies, rainbows, and other spring-related concepts all while working on their fine and gross motor skills. Your child’s face will be shining as bright as the sun when they get to dig into these fun-filled activities!
I particularly enjoyed putting this round-up together, because it gave me an opportunity to look back at some of the very first posts I ever wrote, more than three years ago! Check them out below 🙂
(Please note that the activities that are included in the collage are marked with **asterisks**!)
Fun at Home with Kids – Rainbow Soap Foam Sensory Play
Pre-K Pages – Moldable Rainbow Sensory Sand
Modern Preschool – Baby Bird Eats Worms Fine Motor Sensory Play
** Easter Sensory Tub **
** Glued to My Crafts Blog – Carrot Garden Sensory Bin **
Natural Beach Living – Ladybug Life Cycle Sensory Activity
Kids Activities Blog – Edible Mud Sensory Play
** Plain Vanilla Mom – Flower Garden Sensory Bin **
** Kids Craft Room – Spring Flower Sensory Bottle Activity **
** Hands On as We Grow – Nature Sensory Bag Suncatcher **
Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails – Bird Seed Sensory Bin
Fantastic Fun and Learning – Flower Garden Play Dough
Buggy and Buddy – Spring Themed Sensory Bin
Pre-K Pages – Butterfly Life Cycle Sensory Bin
** Fun at Home with Kids – Mess-Free Sensory Play Butterfly **
** Glued to My Crafts Blog – Bird Nest Sensory Bin **
Kids Activities Blog – Water Bead and Flower Sensory Tub
Learning 4 Kids – Digging Worms Sensory Play
Fun Littles – Pond Life Sensory Play
The Jenny Evolution – DIY Spring Sensory Bottles
Mess For Less – Garden Sensory Bin
Fantastic Fun and Learning – Bird Nest Play Dough Activity
Do you have a favorite spring activity you love to do with your children? If so, what is it? Leave a comment below!
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