- Spring means the return of birds, flowers and new babies! Have you seen any new birds in your neighborhood? See how many birds you can find with this handy checklist. Can't find birds outside yet? Try coding a game with Flappy Bird.
- If you think coding can only happen indoors, play the If-Then Backyard game—no computer or app required. Or you can come to the library and learn robotics with Bee-Bots, Rover bots or littleBits circuits.
- You may have played hide and seek, but have you ever played Spud? Here are some other classic outdoor games you can play now that it's warm.
- Everything is coming up green! Try your hand at planting by making a seed ball for your backyard or neighborhood.
- Plants need lots of sun and rain to grow. Chart the Earth's rotation around the sun by making a shadow plot to determine your own geographic north. Learn the science behind clouds and make it rain in your house!
- Make your own chalk and draw pictures or a game on the sidewalk.
- Write a shape poem or acrostic poem about your favorite parts of spring.
- Spring weather can be very windy! Make a pinwheel, take it outside and watch the wind work.
- Plant a garden indoors by making hand-print flowers.
- Help the birds build nests for their babies and recycle your used mesh fruit bag and yarn scraps.
- Love to jump rope? Create your own jump rope rhyme or chant. Need some inspiration? Check out Anna Banana: 101 Jump Rope Rhymes.