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Favorite Spring Recipes

Our favorite Spring recipes are full of color, flavor, and freshness! You may want to pin or bookmark this handy collection for future reference. The best part is that the kids could play an active role in preparing many of these Spring recipes, since they are quick and easy to make! Here are some of […]

Simple Spring Snack for Kids

This simple Spring snack for kids is sure to bring lots of smiles! These festive butterflies are easy to make, and perfect for an on-the-go snack! With just a few materials you probably already have at home, you can make this adorable butterfly snack. Invite the kids to join you in the kitchen, and this […]

Math Activities for Spring

These Math activities for Spring are a great way to foster creative learning fun! When I think of Spring, the first things that pop into my head are flowers, butterflies and bugs!  Today, I’ve got a little Spring-time fun that brings together flowers, butterflies and bugs and MATH, not mention a little art too! To […]

Spring Spelling Activity

This Spring spelling activity is a simple, easy, and festive way for kids to practice their spelling words! The kids start by saying the word, then match the word on the flower to the corresponding word on the paper, and finally write the word out on a sheet of paper. Added bonus — Read below to […]

Spring Must-Do List

Here’s a simple Spring Must-Do List to help you make the most of your time with the kids this season. This list of classic childhood crafts and activities are perfect for welcoming Spring and celebrating all that it has to offer! Do you have a favorite Spring activity to share? We would love to hear […]

Simple Ways to Love Your Child in Spring

These simple ways to love your child in Spring are great for making lasting memories you are both sure to treasure! These activities are easy to do and many do not require any preparation. Spring is the perfect season for exploring the outdoors together, fostering a love of nature, or even cuddling indoors during a rain […]

Learning Activities for Spring

Are you ready to welcome Spring? These learning activities are perfect for exploring nature, colors, windy days, birds, gardening and so much more that Spring has to offer! Most of these learning activities for Spring can be done at home with materials you probably already have on-hand. Here are some of our favorite learning activities for Spring: […]

Ways to Play Spring Calendar 2015

Here’s a super convenient list of things to do with the kids this Spring, outlined in a handy calendar printable! Each week from March through May includes 3-4 activities, most of which use common household items you probably already have on-hand. Yay for simple and fun Spring activities!!! Ways to Play Spring 2015 Calendar Printable Includes activities and […]

Ways to Play during Spring Break

These creative ways to play during Spring Break are sure to keep the kids happily entertained while creating or spending some time outdoors! Many of these use recyclable materials, or other common household items you probably already have on-hand. Yay for simple and fun activities for kids! Here are 20 of our favorite ways to […]

5 Books to Celebrate Spring

Spring is finally here! Celebrate the season with your children by reading these beautiful stories outdoors on a warm, sunny day! Little White Rabbit – In this beautifully illustrated springtime story by Kevin Henkes, a little white rabbit uses his big imagination to wonder what it would be like to become something else. My Garden […]

Spring Baskets from a Paper Plate

These Spring baskets are a quick and easy craft project the kids can make and they are quite useful for snacking or gift giving! A BIG thank you to our friends at Melissa & Doug for sponsoring today’s creative craft project! Psst — did you see we recently teamed up with Melissa & Doug and […]

Spring has Sprung — the definitive guide

Do you find it difficult to know when Spring has arrived? Do the weather patterns confuse you? Are you looking for an easy, definitive guide for knowing exactly when Spring has officially begun?? Look no further — Here are seven ways to know, without a doubt, that Spring has sprung! 1. You live in a […]

Gift Ideas to Make the Most of Spring

There’s nothing more fun for kids than getting outdoors and being active. You can encourage outdoor play with these cool, new gift ideas perfect for Spring: 1. A Water Table – There are hours and hours of fun just waiting to be had in this small, portable water table. There’s something magical about mixing kids […]

Free Printable — Spring Flower Matching Game

Need a quick activity for the kids to do that’s free and easy to set up? Here’s a little printable matching game just for you! The kids and I are so eager for the first flowers of the season to bloom, that we thought it was time to take matters into our own hands. Just […]

Cherishing Simple Pleasures in Spring

“I must admit I’m a bit of an Autumn girl, but you really can’t beat the magic of Spring!” ~ Jane In the Spring, we love going outside and searching our garden for new flowers that might be peaking up, and identifying the birds and bugs in our yard.  There is so much wonderment in […]

Spring Craft – 5 Little Ducks Play Set from Red Ted Art

Here is a cute Spring craft for the kids to make — a 5 little duck play set as inspired by the upcoming book Red Ted Art: Cute and Easy Crafts for Kids by Maggy Woodley. This book would be a wonderful addition for your family’s bookshelf, or even as a birthday gift for any […]

Spring Crafts for Kids!

Spring Crafts and Activities for Kids Need a few ideas for what to do with the kids during Spring break? Here are 20 of our favorite crafts and activity ideas to celebrate the season! Despite our forecast for snow flurries later this week (yikes!), we’ve decided to take matters into our own hands to make […]

Smile, it’s Spring!

I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden. ~Ruth Stout The days are getting warmer, and my thoughts once again turn to the garden. We spent the weekend prepping our beds to get ready for this season’s plantings. I just had to stop and chat about […]