20+ Spring Science Activities for Kids

If your children or students love science, you won’t want to miss this post!  Here’s over 20 spring science activities for kids from planting seeds to learning about butterflies!

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20+ Science Activities for Kids that are Perfect for Spring!


Spring is a season full of changes- plants are growing, flowers are blooming, and butterflies can be seen flying in gardens! Children are naturally curious and excited about all these changes, so why not build off their interest with some spring themed science for kids!


20+ Science Activities for Kids that are Perfect for Spring

Spring Themed Science for Kids from Buggy and Buddy

Spring Themed Science Activities from Buggy and Buddy

1. Spring Banners from Flower Pounding

2. How Water Travels Through Leaves

3. Observing Plant Growth with Bulbs

4. Dissect a Bean Seed

5. Chromatography Butterflies


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Spring Themed Science

6. Parts of a Plant with Egg Cartons from School Time Snippets

7. Backyard Nature Hunt and Craft from Joys of the Journey

8. Planting Milkweed Seeds from Rubber Boots and Elf Shoes

9. Pot Planting with Toddlers from Bambini Travel


Spring Themed Science 10. Plant Science Activity with Kids from What Do We Do All Day?

11. Regrowing Vegetables from Scraps from What Do We Do All Day?

12. Comparing and Sorting Seeds from How Wee Learn

13. Starting Seeds with Kids from Fantastic Fun and Learning


More Spring Themed Science for Kids

14. Seed to Plant in Clear Cup from Putti’s World

15. Seed Growing Experiment from Nurturestore

16. Do Seeds Need Soil, Light, and Water to Sprout? from Feels Like Home

17. DIY Glowing Flowers from Fun at Home with Kids

18. Dissecting a Flower from Gift of Curiosity

19. Homemade Watercolors from Fresh Flowers from Learn Play Imagine

20. From Caterpillar to Butterfly from Not Just Cute

21. Raising Butterflies from Fun at Home with Kids



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  1. Great roundup! Thanks for including our bug nature hunt and picture!

  2. Katie at This Mom's Heart says:

    What a great list! I am looking forward to using some of these. I also “pinned” it to share with my other homeschooling friends. 🙂

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