Spring STEAM Activities
Are you looking for some fun and simple Spring STEAM activities for the kids? Don’t miss out on this great list! All of these easy spring activities for kids are full of fun and learning.
Now that the weather is starting to ease up a bit from the wrath of winter, we’re geared up and looking forward to all the fun that spring brings. The kids love the fact that they can get outside more without freezing and I have to admit that it sounds pretty great, too.
With winter feeling as though it lasts forever, it’s a nice thought to think that spring is literally right around the corner. The sun is shining a bit brighter, the birds are chirping more, and we’re looking forward to doing all of these fun and simple STEAM activities for kids.
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Spring STEAM activities for kids
The great thing about using these Spring STEM activities is that it’s a giant list to choose from! The kids will love having options and can easily pick and choose any of the items that they want to do.
From a parental standpoint, you’ll want to be certain that you’re nearby and assisting as they need. Some of these are super simple and others will require a bit more adult supervision.
And who knows – you and the kids might be able to start from the very top of the list and get them all done! Talk about a fun and simple way to bond and create an awesome learning time, too.
Be certain to check out our Jelly Bean STEM activity for even more learning fun!
Why is STEAM learning important?
I’m a big fan of STEM learning for kids because I think it helps to create a well-balanced approach to learning.
It’s no secret that kids tend to like to do the same things over and over so combining a bunch of STEM activities means that they’ll be able to try out different activities to see what they like.
What is the difference between STEM and STEAM?
The basic difference is that STEAM includes the “art” factor while STEM doesn’t. Although you can easily do both and switch back and forth.
What is included in this spring STEAM activities printable?
So many fun things! And keep in mind that this list of STEM activities for kids is just a guide as you can easily branch out and add more in, too.
- Plant a vegetable garden
- Dry flowers
- Make art with flowers
- Go cloud watching
- Plant flower seeds
- Press flowers
- Go on a nature walk
- Experiment with eggs
- Try a dancing rice experiment
- Make an exploding volcano
- Create a popsicle stick catapult
- Make a fun marble run
- Create a Suncatcher from tissue paper
And these are just a few of the fun activities and ideas! The great part about STEM activities is that you can easily add more and more to this list or even do them again because they’re so much fun.
How to get gets excited about learning
One of the biggest things that parents talk about is trying to keep the excitement and wonder alive and active in their kids. I get that, we’ve all been there.
But when it comes to getting your child excited about learning, don’t forget that incorporating fun activities and ideas is key. We love to break up our day with these active activities that get our bodies moving and give us a change of scenery and pace as well.
This is why we love to do STEM activities and STEAM activities all throughout the year. Worksheets and printables are great but there’s just something so fun about hands-on activities and learning!
What are the benefits of a STEAM education?
There are so many benefits that you’re going to start noticing in your child. These spring STEM activities are a great place to start and to see if you notice a change.
First and foremost, you’re going to notice an increase in the willingness and wanting to learn. If you have a child who is often distracted or just doesn’t want to pay attention, activities like these are great. They’ll find a passion and excitement that they didn’t know they had!
These spring STEM activities will also help to enhance their critical thinking skills. While they’re not hard to do, they do require a bit of thinking outside the box. This is because the kids are going to have to do a bit of creative thinking and activity to get to a point where they’re excited and understanding of how these types of projects works.
Decision-making skills are also an active part of STEM learning because the kids will get to make their own choices about how to do these activities. This will help them with confidence and analytical skills as well and are a great way to help them get over their shyness and fears of learning.
Last but not least, spring STEM activities will make them curious for even more learning. This is huge when it comes to keeping kids active and interested in the learning process! Can you imagine the kids actually asking and wanting to do more school? How much fun, right?!
Now is the time to download this simple printable! It’s packed full of fun Spring STEM activities that the kids are going to want to get started on right away!
Recommended STEAM Books for Kids
Love these STEAM ideas for kids? Grab these other books for more ideas to help your children explore, create and discover.
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If you like this list of STEM activities, make certain to check out some of our other fun STEM activities, too! You can never have too many options for STEM learning and we love to have a ton of options that coordinate perfectly with the seasons of the year, too.
More STEM activities
Jelly Bean STEM Building Challenge
Hexagon Marshmallow STEM Building Challenge
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