Spring science activities for preschoolers 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 science activities include weather science, seed science, and more! Preschool science activities are perfect for early learning!
SPRING SCIENCE ACTIVITIES FOR PRESCHOOLERS
This spring, I have also 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!
These spring theme ideas are perfect for preschool, kindergarten, and early elementary age kids!
Make your own seed jar and get a bird’s eye view of how seeds grow underground. Observe the changes that take place that we usually never get a chance to see!
Observe seed growth in egg shells. Save your egg shells from breakfast, plant seeds, and every so many days, observe how they grow.
Turn white flowers into a rainbow of color and learn about the parts of the flower at the same time.
Did you know that you can regrow certain vegetables from their stalks right on the kitchen counter? Give it a try!
How does a rainbow form? Explore the science of light to produce rainbows around your house using a variety of methods.
Just 2 simple ingredients are needed to create goop in a rainbow of colors. Learn about non-Newtonian fluids and create a cool tactile experience for kids!
Learn about the water cycle in a bottle with this quick and easy spring science activity for preschoolers!
MORE FUN SPRING THEME IDEAS
Make your own pictures using items around the house and the sun’s rays.
Look around your backyard and investigate what’s growing for spring!
Encourage your young scientist to explore and experiment outdoors when the weather warms up. We took a free pallet and some scrap wood and made a super simple science table to leave outside.
Make a garden in sand pail containers on your deck. Start them inside and bring them out later in the season even. 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 sensory bin. Add your own plastic bugs for play. Plus you can add a bug book and identify bugs in your area.