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A Roundup of Our Best-Loved Spring Nature Crafts

Don’t you just love this time of year? Here in Colorado, March tends to be more of a battle between winter and spring, as the first flowers bravely peek out from fresh waves of snow.

Nature crafts are a fun way to celebrate the new season while we wait for things outdoors to thaw. I’ve put together a roundup of some of the springtime activities the kids and I have done over the years, and I hope you enjoy them as much as we did!

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Swallowtail Caterpillar Playdough

ย Check out this post on how to make a Swallowtail Caterpillar out of playdough.

Spring Flower Sun Catchers

These pretty sun catchers are so easy to make with pressed flowers and contact paper.

Nature Caterpillars

How sweet are these fuzzy little caterpillars?! All you need is playdough and fresh flowers.

Nature Moths

Just gather leaves and spring flowers from your yard to make these sweet moths (or butterflies).

Salt Dough and Seed Garden Art

This was a fun (although messy) project for livening up the wall in our garden. Check out my favorite salt dough recipe here.

Nests and Painted Wooden Eggs

This was a fun way to study nesting birds, while also adding a sweet display to our spring nature table.

Flower Tea and Mud Kitchen Play

Flower tea is so simple, yet hours of fun. Pick some flowers from the yard, fill some kitchen pans with water and you’re good to go!

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Spring Pond Sensory Tray

We love kinetic sand, and this pond sensory tray setup did not disappoint – such a fun way to learn about frogs.

It’s not too late to grab your Spring Journal! Over 50 pages of spring unit studies, journaling pages, phenology wheels and more.

1 thought on “A Roundup of Our Best-Loved Spring Nature Crafts

  1. These look great! Thanks for putting these together.

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