For many, springtime symbolizes cheerfulness and fresh starts with warmer weather and flowers beginning to show their colorful faces. With that, you may be inspired to try something new with your family. We found some fun spring activities for every member of your household:
Babies and Toddlers – Duck Pond Sensory Play
Photo credit: Fantastic Fun and Learning
Sensory play is an easy and fun way to engage the youngest members of your brood. This homemade duck pond activity from Fantastic Fun and Learning can be put together in just a few minutes and supplies can be used over and over again. You’ll need:
Once you’ve got all the supplies, watch as your little one enjoys creating and playing in their own small world. If you’re worried about making a mess, just exclude the aquarium gravel and food coloring or liquid watercolors.
Photo Credit: Hands On As We Grow
This upcycled planter flower garden for kids from Hands On As We Grow is a great opportunity to be hands-on with your kids as they make their own flower gardens. It can be easily adapted to be as simple or complex as you want, depending on the age and/or interest of your children. You’ll need:
Once this activity is complete, see your child nurture their tiny garden as it thrives.
Teens – Pressed Flower Resin Coasters
Photo Credit: Jonathon Fong, eHow
Teens can be challenging to entertain but their options for activities and crafts are endless. This DIY pressed flower coaster craft from eHow is sure to be a hit with both the teens and adults! You’ll need:
Voila! Your coasters are complete and ready to use or give as a gift.
Adults – Fresh pineapple margaritas to enjoy outside
Photo Credit: The Live-In Kitchen
Spring activities for adults don’t have to be limited to labor-intensive spring cleaning or supervising the children’s activities. Here, we suggest taking a moment for some rest and relaxation and enjoying this delicious pineapple margarita from The Live-In Kitchen.
Optional chili rim: