Spring activities for preschool science are a natural choice when the weather turns warm! Plants begin to grow, gardens are getting started, bugs and creepy crawlies are out, and the weather changes. Fun spring topics include weather science, seed science, and more! Preschool science activities are perfect for early learning, and these will take you through kindergarten and early elementary ages as well!

FUN SPRING THEME FOR PRESCHOOLERS!

PRESCHOOL SPRING ACTIVITIES

We have put together our best spring science activities that will take you right through the summer too!  Everything you need to know to enjoy nature science easily with your kids. Plus, these are real ideas that are budget-friendly and simple to set up anytime!

Favorite topics for this time of the year to teach your preschoolers about spring include plants and seeds, weather and rainbows, geology, and more!

These fun spring activities are perfect for preschool, kindergarten, and early elementary age kids too!

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SPRING SCIENCE ACTIVITIES FOR PRESCHOOLERS

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LEARN ABOUT PLANTS FOR SPRING

Seed germination experiment is one of our most popular science experiments on our site, make your own seed jar and get a bird’s eye view of how seeds grow underground. It’s so easy to set up indoors and do with a large group!

Observe seed growth by growing seeds in eggshells. Save your eggshells from breakfast, plant seeds, and every so many days, observe how they grow.

Egg Shell Seed Science for Spring

Gather some fresh leaves from the garden and learn about how plants breathe with this easy to set up spring activity.

Turn white flowers into a rainbow of color and learn about the parts of the flower at the same time with color changing flower experiment.

Plant some seeds and grow your own flowers with our easy flowers to grow guide.

Explore the colorful world of science meets art with DIY coffee filter flowers.

Make some cool twisty pipe cleaner flowers and turn them into crystal flowers with a few simple ingredients.

Did you know that you can regrow certain vegetables from their stalks right on the kitchen counter? Here’s how to regrow lettuce.

Learn about how water travels through leaf veins with the kids this spring.

Explore real flowers with a 3 in 1 flower ice melt activity, sorting and identifying the parts of a flower and if there is time, a fun water sensory bin.

RAINBOW ACTIVITIES FOR SPRING

How does a rainbow form? Explore the science of light to produce rainbows around your house using a variety of methods.

Grow crystal rainbows using a classic crystal growing recipe with borax and pipe cleaners.

Super easy kitchen science using sugar, water, and food coloring. Explore the density of liquids to create a rainbow in a jar.

Learn how to make the easiest rainbow slime ever and create a rainbow of colors!

Make rainbow oobleck using basic kitchen ingredients.

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SPRING WEATHER ACTIVITIES

Weather is such a fun theme for spring science. See all our weather activities for kids here.

Easy way to make a visual rain cloud model for preschoolers.

Learn about how clouds are formed with this simple Cloud in a Jar Model.

This fun Tornado in a Bottle activity is sure to be exciting for preschoolers.

Water Cycle in a Bottle is a great way to introduce the water cycle.

Make your own cloud view and take it outside for simple Cloud Identification. Free printable included.

GEOLOGY ACTIVITIES FOR A SPRING THEME

Our geology activities are ever-growing because my kiddo loves rocks! Rocks are fascinating, and you don’t want to miss our FREE Be a Collector mini pack!

Make your own tasty edible rock cycle to explore geology!

Learn how to make edible geode crystals using simple ingredients I bet you already have.

Find out how salt crystals form from the evaporation of water, just like it does on Earth.

Explore the layers that lie beneath the surface of the Earth with simple LEGO layers of the Earth activity.

Explore geology for kids including the rock and growing crystals!

FUN NATURE SPRING ACTIVITIES FOR PRESCHOOLERS

Make your own super simple bird seed ornaments and enjoy this fun bird watching spring activity.

We made a DIY bird feeder for winter, now try this easy cardboard bird feeder for Spring!

Make bug slime with our easy bug slime recipe.

Make an edible butterfly life cycle to learn about butterflies.

Make your own sun prints using items around the house and the sun’s rays.

Look around your backyard and investigate what’s growing for spring! Then make these spring nature science bottles.

Encourage your young scientist to explore and experiment outdoors when the weather warms up with a outdoor science table.

Create a simple bee house to attract the local nature.

Make a cozy bug hotel for insects and other bugs in the garden to visit.

spring activity - build an insect hotel

Make a garden in sand pail containers on your deck inspired by the Surprise Garden book. We had a great time with a budget friendly garden that really produced some neat veggies and fruits for us.

Gather natural items from your backyard and turn it into a nature sensory bin.

BONUS SPRING ACTIVITIES FOR PRESCHOOLERS

ENJOY PRESCHOOL SPRING SCIENCE ACTIVITIES

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