15 Unbelievably Brilliant Toddler Spring Activities

Spring is on the way so now is a great time to plan some fun Spring themed activities to do with your toddlers and preschoolers.

Spring is a great season for toddlers, preschoolers and small children. With nature bursting back into life, there’s a new world for our kiddos to explore. You can encourage your little one to enjoy Springtime with these 15 unbelievably brilliant toddler Spring activities.

I absolutely love Spring.

It’s definitely one of my favourite seasons.

The days are getting longer. And the weather is getting warmer.

Best of all it feels like the world is springing back into life again with the vibrant colours of early flowering plants.

Our kids notice these things too.

Spring gives us the perfect opportunity to encourage our toddlers to be curious and want to explore the natural world.

You'll absolutely love these 15 brilliant toddler Spring activities (great for learning through play that big kids will enjoy too!)

If you’re looking for some new outdoor play ideas, or new ways to learn about Spring through play, then you’ll absolutely love these 15 brilliant toddler Spring activities.

15 Unbelievably Brilliant Toddler Spring Activities

I’ve searched the internet to find the very best Spring activities that will encourage toddlers and preschoolers to explore the world around them, and popped them all here for you.

This round up of the best toddler Spring activities comes from crafting, teachers, mummy and education bloggers. They’re all tried and tested, and perfect Spring activities for toddlers and preschoolers to do.

Spring Themed Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Ground Chalk Art

This is such a simple idea that’s super-easy to do and suitable for kids of all ages, including toddlers and preschoolers. I love these cute flowers pictures – perfect for Spring!

From Dresses and Dinosaurs

Image Credit: Dresses and Dinosaurs

Flower Garden Sensory Bin

The thing I love most about this toddler Spring activity is that it can be done both indoors and outside. The Spring weather can be a bit unpredictable, but this sensory activity will keep littler gardeners happy come rain or shine.

From Simply Full of Delight

Image Credit: Simply Full of Delight

Butterfly Game

There’s such a cute story behind the creation of this game. One of the great things about it is that it’s so low cost to buy the bits and pieces. And it’ll get your toddler moving about, practicing those gross motor skills.

From Ruffles and Rain Boots

Image Credit: Ruffles and Rain Boots

Eggbox Seeds

I love any activity that involves plants and flowers. And I think it’s so important for our kids to learn about how plants, flowers and veggies grow.

If you use a cardboard egg box, then you can plant this right into the ground. The cardboard will simply decompose!

From Bunny’s Garden

Image Credit: Bunny’s Garden
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Seed Bombs

How pretty are these seed bombs?! Using different coloured paper to make seed bombs is actually really clever. You can colour code the seeds bombs if you want a little control over where different types of flowers end up germinating. Kids of all ages will love making these, and watching them grow too!

From Craft Play Learn

Image Credit: Craft Play Learn

Flower Soup

Water-play is always a winner for little kids. They seem to love splashing, dipping, pouring. And they’ll love making flower soup with any fallen flowers or petals that they find in your garden.

From Taming Little Monsters

Image Credit: Taming Little Monsters

Garden Sensory Bin

My girls always want to get involved in things I’m doing. Sometimes this is great, and sometimes not so much. This is why I adore this sensory bin idea. Now my kiddos can pot their own flowers, and rearrange their own little garden.

This is a brilliant toddler Spring activity from Mess for Less.

Image Credit: Mess for Less

Clay Faces

This is such a cute idea. Toddlers, preschoolers and bigger kids will love making faces in clay from bits of leaves, petals, twigs and grass that they find.

From Messy Little Monster

Image Credit: Messy Little Monster

Balance Beam

Spring provides lots of opportunity to play outside, even if it is in between showers. This super-simple idea will help little ones develop their balance with minimal risk. This homemade balance beam is a great toddler Spring activity.

From Hands On As We Grow

Image Credit: Hands On As We Grow
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Ladybird Sensory Bin

This is a wonderful open-ended play idea all about ladybirds. Elizabeth has even recommended some ladybird books to go with this toddler Spring Activity.

From Frugal Mom Eh!

Image Credit: Frugal Mom Eh!

Garden Scavenger Hunt

Kids love scavenger hunts. And this is a brilliant example of one that can be done in the garden at home, or the local park if you don’t have a garden.

I love the toddler-friendly pictures!

From Lets Do Puzzles

Image Credit: Lets Do Puzzles

Cut the Grass

Practising scissor skills is a great activity for toddlers and preschoolers to build their finger muscles, develop hand-eye coordination and improve their fine motor skills.

From Taming Little Monsters

Image Credit: Taming Little Monsters

Daffodil Experiment

This experiment will amaze your kids! It’s a brilliant way to introduce your little ones to some fun science activities. Bigger kids will definitely want to get involved too!

From Rainy Day Mum

Image Credit: Rainy Day Mum

Nature Colour Wheel

This reminds me of that episode of Bing where they say a colour and then have to find things in nature that are that colour. It’s a brilliant activity to help toddlers and preschoolers learn the colours while playing outdoors.

From Mimosas & Motherhood

Image Credit: @bright_little_brains via Mimosas & Motherhood

Jumping Bunny Cup

I just had to share this brilliant idea from Mombrite. Watch the video below to see what I mean. And then head over to Betty’s site for instructions on how to make this jumping bunny.

From Mombrite

Image Credit: Mombrite

15 Unbelievably Brilliant Toddler Spring Activities: Recap

So there you have it. 15 unbelievably brilliant toddler Spring activities to encourage your little one to enjoy Springtime and explore the world around them.

  • Ground Chalk Art
  • Flower Garden Sensory Bin
  • Butterfly Game
  • Eggbox Seeds
  • Seed Bombs
  • Flower Soup
  • Garden Sensory Bin
  • Clay Faces
  • Balance Beam
  • Ladybird Sensory Bin
  • Garden Scavenger Hunt
  • Cut the Grass
  • Daffodil Experiment
  • Jumping Bunny Cup
  • Nature Colour Wheel

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You'll absolutely love these 15 brilliant toddler Spring activities (great for learning through play that big kids will enjoy too!)
You'll absolutely love these 15 brilliant toddler Spring activities (great for learning through play that big kids will enjoy too!)
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