Montessori-Inspired Spring Themes and Activities

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I love seasonal observances with kids, and spring has to be my favorite season to observe. Whether or not you use themes/unit studies in your homeschool or classroom, there are lots of fun ways to include some spring activities into any curriculum. You might choose to center an entire unit around a springtime theme as well.
Montessori-Inspired Spring Themes and Activities

Following are some posts with lots of Montessori-inspired ideas for spring themes (UPDATED FOR 2016):

Montessori-Inspired Spring Themes and Activities

Spring

Montessori-Inspired Spring Math Activities

Activity of the Week – Montessori-Inspired Spring Activities, Free Spring Printables and Montessori-Inspired Spring Math Activities, Montessori-Inspired Spring Playdough ActivitiesMontessori-Inspired Spring Themes and Activities, Montessori-Inspired Life Cycle Activities, Free Kite Printables and Montessori-Inspired Kite ActivitiesMontessori-Inspired Activities for Casey at the Bat,Montessori-Inspired Snacktime Subtraction Activity, Free Spring Songs and Rhymes for Circle Time, Spring Book Lists for Preschool and Elementary Kids: Garden Adventures Around the WorldMontessori-Inspired Spring Activities with Spielgaben {Free Printablesl}Montessori-Inspired Spring Phonics Activities with Small Objects {Free Printables}Kids’ Spring Activities Pinterest Board

Lent and Easter

Montessori-Inspired Easter Activities

Montessori-Based Lenten Activities, Homeschool Lent and Easter, Lent Pinterest Board, Montessori-Inspired Easter Activities, Montessori-Inspired Easter Activities (2012), Free Spring Printables and Montessori-Inspired Spring Math Activities, Homeschool Lent and Easter, Free Easter Egg Printables and Montessori-Inspired Easter Egg Activities, Easter Egg Rainbow Practical Life and Sensorial Activity, Easter Tree Sorting, Math, and Decorating Activity, Montessori-Inspired Easter Egg Sound Shakers for Babies and Toddlers, Montessori-Inspired Snacktime Subtraction Activity, 20+ Easter Phonics Activities, Free Easter Songs and Rhymes for Circle Time, Montessori-Inspired Easter Activities with Spielgaben {Free Printables}, Recycle Plastic Eggs with an Open and Close BasketKids’ Easter Activities Pinterest Board

Earth Day

Montessori-Inspired Lorax Activities

Free 3-Part Recycle Cards, Montessori-Inspired Earth Day Activities, Montessori-Inspired Activities for Earth Day Every Day, Montessori-Inspired Earth Day Activities (2012), Montessori-Inspired Lorax Activities, Free Earth Day Printables and Montessori-Inspired Earth Day Activities, Montessori-Inspired Arbor Day Activities, Free Recycling Printables and Montessori-Inspired RecyclingActivities, Free Recycling Cutting Strips (Montessori-Inspired Instant Download), Free Recycling Do-a-Dot Printable (Montessori-Inspired Instant Download)Kids’ Earth Day Every Day Pinterest Board

Arbor Day: Montessori-Inspired Arbor Day Activities

May Day: Montessori-Inspired May Day Activities, Kids’ May Day Activities Pinterest Board

Cinco de MayoMontessori-Inspired Spanish Activities, Montessori-Inspired Little Passports Activities – Mexico, Montessori-Inspired Color Tablets, Yarn Balls, and Spanish Colors, Free Spanish Printables and Montessori-Inspired Spanish Color Activities, Free Cinco de Mayo Songs and Rhymes for Circle TimeForeign Language for Kids Pinterest Board, Kids’ Cinco de Mayo Activities Pinterest Board

Mother’s Day: Montessori-Inspired Mother’s Day, Montessori-Inspired Mother’s Day (2012), Mother’s Day- and Teacher’s Appreciation Gifts for Kids to Give, Handprint Keepsake for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, or Grandparents Day, Rose Petal Treasure Basket, Sensory Bin, and Sensory BottleThumbprint Keepsake Keychain Gift for Mothers, Grandmothers, and TeachersMontessori-Inspired After Mother’s Day Flower Petal Transfer for Toddlers and PreschoolersKids’ Mother’s Day Activities Pinterest Board

Memorial Day: Child-Led Patriotism, Montessori-Inspired Fun with Golf Balls and Ping Pong Balls, Montessori-Inspired Patriotic Unit, Montessori-Inspired Memorial Day Activities,  Patriotic Practical Life and Math Activities, Free American Patriotic Songs and Rhymes for Circle TimeKids’ Patriotic Activities (U.S.) Pinterest Board

Flag Day: Kids’ Flag Day Activities on Pinterest,  Patriotic Practical Life and Math Activities, Free American Patriotic Songs and Rhymes for Circle TimeKids’ Patriotic Activities (U.S.) Pinterest Board

Weather

Montessori-Inspired Weather Unit

Montessori-Inspired Cloud Unit, Montessori-Inspired Weather Unit, Montessori-Inspired April Showers Activities, Free Water Cycle Printables and Montessori-Inspired Water Cycle ActivitiesWeather Unit Study Pinterest Board

Rainbows

Montessori-Inspired Rainbow ActivitiesMontessori-Inspired Rainbow Activities, Montessori Color Mixing Activities – Rainbows of Color, Water-Bead Sensory Bottles for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers, Montessori-Inspired Rainbow Activities with Spielgaben {Free Printables}, Free Rainbow Printables and Montessori-Inspired Rainbow Activities, Montessori-Inspired Mess-Free Finger Painting and Color MixingRainbow Unit Study Pinterest Board

Birds

Montessori-Inspired Bird Unit

Montessori-Inspired Bird Unit, Montessori-Inspired Life Cycle Activities, Bird Unit Study Pinterest Board

Caterpillars and Butterflies

Montessori-Inspired Caterpillar-Butterfly Unit, Montessori-Inspired Life Cycle Activities, Free Butterfly Printables and Montessori-Inspired Butterfly Activities, Free Butterfly Cutting Strips (Montessori-Inspired Instant Download), Butterfly Sensory Bin with Scavenger Hunt and Life Cycle Activities {Free Printables}, Montessori-Inspired Spring Activities with Spielgaben {Free Printables}Free Butterfly Do-a-Dot Printable (Montessori-Inspired Instant Download)Caterpillar-Butterfly Unit Study Pinterest Board

Insects

Montessori-Inspired Insect Unit, Free Ladybug Printables and Montessori-Inspired Ladybug Activities, Montessori-Inspired Caterpillar-Butterfly Unit, Montessori-Inspired Life Cycle Activities, Free Butterfly Printables and Montessori-Inspired Butterfly Activities, Free Butterfly Cutting Strips (Montessori-Inspired Instant Download), Butterfly Sensory Bin with Scavenger Hunt and Life Cycle Activities {Free Printables}, Montessori-Inspired Spring Activities with Spielgaben {Free Printables}Free Butterfly Do-a-Dot Printable (Montessori-Inspired Instant Download)Insect Unit Study Pinterest Board

Frogs

Montessori-Inspired Frog Activities for Leap Year or AnytimeMontessori Frog Life Cycle Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers, Free Frog Printables and Montessori-Inspired Frog Math Activities, Free Frog Do-a-Dot Printable (Montessori-Inspired Instant Download), Free Frog Cutting Strips (Montessori-Inspired Instant Download), “5 Green and Speckled Frogs” with Props and Free PrintablesKids’ Frog and Leap Year Activities Pinterest Board

Ponds

Montessori-Inspired Pond Unit, Montessori-Inspired Frog Activities, Montessori-Inspired Turtle ActivitiesFree Frog Printables and Montessori-Inspired Frog Math Activities, Free Frog Do-a-Dot Printable (Montessori-Inspired Instant Download)Free Frog Cutting Strips (Montessori-Inspired Instant Download)“5 Green and Speckled Frogs” with Props and Free PrintablesPond Unit Study Pinterest Board

Gardening (and Flowers)

Activity of the Week – Friendship Flower Activities, Free Montessori Botany Materials for a Gardening Unit, Montessori-Inspired Gardening Unit, Montessori-Inspired Flower Activities, Free Flower Printables and Montessori-Inspired Flower Math Activities, Shoots and Sprouts Activities + Free Printable from Montessori By Mom, Montessori Flower Identification and Arranging for Toddlers and Preschoolers, Montessori Nature Tray Sorting and Counting for Toddlers and PreschoolersNature Walk and Nature Cutting Tray for Toddlers and PreschoolersMontessori Nature Tray with Magnification Work and Flower Arranging, Spring Book Lists for Preschool and Elementary Kids: Garden Adventures Around the WorldGardening/Botany Unit Study Pinterest Board

Farms

Montessori Grammar Farm,Montessori-Inspired Corn Unit, Montessori-Inspired Farm Unit, Safari Ltd. Farm TOOBS and Keys, Free Farm Printables and Montessori-Inspired Activities Using Farm Replicas and Printables, 40+ Farm Sensory Tubs, Inexpensive, Simple-to-Prepare Montessori Grammar Farm, Montessori-Inspired Farm Animal Matching/Vocabulary for Babies and Toddlers, Farm, Zoo, & Ocean Animal Sensory Bottles for Babies and Toddlers, Montessori-Inspired Horse Unit, Story Stones – Farm Animal Families Treasure BasketFarm Unit Study Pinterest Board.

Zoo Animals

Montessori-Inspired Zoo Animal Unit

Montessori-Inspired Zoo Animal Unit, Montessori-Inspired Zoo Animal Unit (2012), Farm, Zoo, & Ocean Animal Sensory Bottles for Babies and Toddlers, Using the Montessori 3-Period Lesson to Teach Vocabulary to a Toddler, Montessori-Inspired Toddler Vocabulary with Animals and Silhouettes, Zoo Animal Unit Study Pinterest Board.

Stock Photo at the top of the post by Dmitry Naumov.

Montessori in the Springtime Blog Hop

Check out the Montessori Spring Blog Hop below for more Montessori-inspired spring activities! You can link up your Montessori-inspired spring posts anytime during the next 30 days. Of course, you can always link up Montessori-inspired posts of any kind on the Montessori Monday linky. And Montessori-inspired spring posts can be linked up both here AND on the Montessori Monday linky!

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