If you’re looking for engaging spring activities for preschoolers, you’ve come to the right place! We’re big fans of fun and meaningful learning activities here at Fun-A-Day.
And these spring ideas definitely fit that bill. You’ll find spring-themed art, crafts, math, science, sensory, literacy, and more below. There are definitely more than enough for all of your lesson planning needs.
All of the spring fun on this page has been used with preschool and kindergarten kids. I like to say they’re kid-tested, teacher-approved. Plus, you can differentiate the spring activities based on the needs and interests of your students!
Related: Holiday Activities for Preschoolers
All of the links shared below are from Fun-A-Day. I’ll be updating it as I add even more spring activities! So be sure to save this post for future reference.
Spring Activities for Preschoolers
I’ve broken the preschool spring ideas up into a few different categories. For now, the activities have been divided into different subject areas so you can find what you’re looking for. I might change that up in the future if I find a better way to organize everything for you.
Because this post houses all of Fun-A-Day’s spring activities, you’ll find a multitude of links listed. The links are underlined and blue. Find the ideas you’re interested in and click on the links to read more about each of the individual ideas.
Spring Arts and Crafts
Let’s kick things off with creative spring activities for preschoolers. Lots of spring art and craft ideas your students will love!
- Spring Shaving Cream Art
- Coffee Filter Flowers
- Mother’s Day Handprint Art
- Tissue Paper Stained Glass
- Beaded Shamrock
- Butterfly Life Cycle Necklace
- Tissue Paper Rainbow Collage
- Easter Egg Art
- Easter Egg Sculpture
- Easter Egg Handprint Art
- Easter Bunny Bag Craft
- Egg Carton Easter Basket
- Easy Easter Art
Now let’s touch on spring activities for preschoolers who love math! You’ll find ideas related to number identification, counting, one-to-one correspondence shapes, and more.
- Sunflower Calendar Numbers
- Flower Shape Mats
- Bunny Shape Mats
- Spring Math Game
- Easter Calendar Numbers
- Spring Calendar Numbers
- Rainbow Abacus
- St. Patrick’s Day Calendar Numbers
- Earth Day Math
And here are a few collections with even more spring math ideas:
Spring Activities for Preschoolers Science
Next up are spring-themed science activities your preschoolers will get a kick out of. Your students explore chemical reactions, nature, life cycles, and using their senses to make observations.
- Color Changing Flowers
- Easter Baking Soda and Vinegar Experiment
- Peeps Slime
- Rainbow Science
- Bee Slime
- Butterfly Life Cycle for Kids
- Mud Slime
- Hatching Chicks with Preschoolers
Preschool Spring Literacy Activities
The spring activities for preschoolers below are all centered on literacy concepts. You can use these ideas to explore book skills, letter identification, fine motor skills, high frequency words, letter formation, and more.
- Spring Read It Build It Write It
- Counting Flowers Printable Book
- Spring Cutting Strips
- Earth Day Sensory Bin
- Spring Printable Book
- Five Green and Speckled Frogs Printable
- Ladybug Letters
- Ladybug Printable Books
- Butterfly Name Activities
- Butterfly Life Cycle Printable Book
- Easter Cutting Strips
- Counting Eggs Printable Book
- Easter Beginning Sounds
- Easter Alphabet Printable
- St. Patrick’s Day Beginning Sounds
- Gold Coin Alphabet Activities
- St. Patrick’s Day Tracing Printable
- I See a Rainbow Book
Spring Sensory Activities
And finally, let’s touch on spring activities for preschoolers that incorporate sensory exploration! We have sensory bins, messy sensory play, sensory bottles, play dough and more. Ready for little hands to get into!
- Butterfly Playdough Mats
- Bee Sensory Bottle
- Butterfly Sensory Bin
- Insect Sensory Bottle
- Butterfly Life Cycle Sensory Bottles
- Insect Small World Play
- Garden Messy Play
- Frog Sensory Bag
- Spring Sensory Bin
- Pond Sensory Bin
- Seed Sound Matching Game
- Frog Sensory Bin
- Easter Sensory Bin
- Easter Messy Play
- Rabbit Sensory Bin
- Easter Playdough Mats
- Carrot Garden Sensory Bin
- Chicken Sensory Bin
- Rainbow Yarn Sensory Bin
- Rainbow Messy Play
- Rainbow Corn Sensory Bin
- St. Patrick’s Day Sensory Bin
- Rainbow Sensory Bin
- Rainbow Sensory Writing Tray
- Bee Sensory Bin
Well, now that you’ve seen ALL of Fun-A-Day’s spring activities for preschoolers, you’ve got a tough choice! Which of these ideas are you going to start with? And remember to save this post. I’ll be adding to it as I share more spring-themed ideas.
Even More Spring Activities for Preschoolers
Spring Lesson Plans
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Click on the image below to get our spring lesson plans. The pack contains a weekly overview, detailed daily lesson plans, whole group activities, small group lessons, center ideas, book suggestions, and related printables.
You can also find us on Teachers Pay Teachers.
Materials for Your Preschool Spring Activities
As always, I recommend checking what you already have in your supply stash first. Then pick and choose activities from the list based on what you have on-hand. That being said, if you’re looking for an excuse to head to the craft store, I’m happy to provide that, too! Here are some items that would be handy for many of our favorite spring activities for preschoolers (I may get commissions for purchases made through links in this post):
- Mini erasers
- Dry erase markers
- Kid-friendly tweezers
- Eye droppers
- Liquid watercolors
- Dry pasta
- Plastic eggs
- Baking soda