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Four Days of Fun

Enjoy four days of springtime learning. You will find activities to do with the whole family. First, enjoy listing to a story to get started on each springtime topic. The stories have a springtime fact. Try out the quiz at the end of day 4. Next, try out the fun snack recipes, make a craft, and enjoy a fun science experiment. The material needed can be found around your home. Click on the yellow butt

Let's get started!

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Story Time

Try out this Recipe

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The craft of the Day

Rain Stick Craft

Possible Materials:

  • 1 paper towel roll

  • A bag with rice/noodles, beads, cake sprinkles

  • Yarn

  • Two elastics

  • Flower pattern mactac paper

  • Two muffin cups 

  • Aluminum foil

Exploring with Science

Water Cycle Science Experiment 

You will need: 

  • Bag

  • Black Marker

  • Paint to make watercolour or Food Colouring

  • Tape

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Let's Get Outside

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Can you make a wind-powered boat using recycled materials? Try it out in a puddle!

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Story Time

The craft of the Day

Flower Painting like Eric Carle

You will need: 

  • 1 white pieces of paper

  • Watercolour paint

  • 1 construction paper

  • Black marker

  • Scissors 

  • Glue stick or tape

Exploring with Science

Planting Science Experiment

You will need: 

  • Soil

  • Bean Seed or another type of seed

  • Container to plant the seed

  • Recording sheet

  • Water

  • Ruler or an object to measure with such as lego blocks.

Try out this Recipe

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Let's Get Outside

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Can you make a floating garden using recycled materials? Moss works great as a base for seeds. 

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Story Time

The craft of the Day

Bird Feeders 

You will need: 

  • A container of some sort

  • Something sticky: honey, jam, peanut butter

  • Bird Seed

    Watch the video for ideas on how to make your bird feeder with things found around your home.

Exploring with Science

Egg Salt Water Science Experiment

You will need: 

  • Recording sheet

  • Glass or container to hold the water and egg

  • Egg

  • ½ to 1 cup salt depending on the size of your container. Keep pouring salt in until the egg starts to float. (regular table salt works)

  • Warm Water

Try out this Recipe

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Let's Get Outside

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Can you find nature materials and build a bird nest? Try using sticks, grass, leaves, mud. and moss.

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Story Time

Try out this Recipe

The craft of the Day

Caterpillar Craft

You will need: 

  • Egg Carton

  • Black marker

  • Watercolour Paint, Markers, or Crayons

  • Pipecleaner 

  • Stickers

Exploring with Science

Butterfly Balloon Science Experiment

You will need: 

  • Balloon 

  • Black Marker

  • Recording sheet

  • Bottle of some kind

  • Baking soda

  • Funnel 

  • Vinegar

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Let's Get Outside

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Can you go on a Scavenger Hunt and find these Spring items? Click on the yellow button below to print it off.

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Question 1
Which of these tree flowers are pollinated by the wind?

 

a) cherry    b) hazel   c) birch   d) alder  e) horse chestnut