## 11 fun spring activities for elementary and middle school students

Spring is on the horizon and with it comes the arrival of sunnier days, flowers in bloom and birds chirping. There are many ways to celebrate the arrival of spring with your students, such as planting seedlings and reflecting on your students’ growth. But celebrating spring can also be an opportunity to develop your students’ STEM and language skills. Here are 10 spring-themed activities you can use to start learning with your elementary and middle school students.

## 5 creative spring-themed STEM activities

Enter the spring of things and integrate more STEM into your classroom with these math and science activities.

Life Cycle of Plants by Karen Jones

Grades: PreK-2 | English language sciences and arts

Use this fun creative to teach your students all about the life cycle of a plant. It includes three versions so you can differentiate the needs of your students.

Crack the Code Math Spring Edition Addition and Subtraction No Prep of Primary Playground
Grades K-1st | Mathematics

This pack includes 10 self-control puzzles for students to practice addition and subtraction. Each cracked code features a spring-themed prank your kids will love.

Peeps Parachute Spring STEM Activity by Carly and Adam STEM
Grades: 1st-5th | Science

With this STEM challenge, students will design a parachute to slow down the rate at which a cup falls and allow their marshmallow chick to land safely.

Spring Math Task Cards Addition and subtraction word problems for first graders by Teach Me T
Grades: 1st | Mathematics

Bring some spring warmth into your math lessons with these bright and sunny spring-themed word problems. These task cards feature 18 problems for reviewing addition and subtraction skills.

Linear Equations Linear Functions Patterns Spring April Activities by the 8th grade math teacher
Grades: 8th-9th | Mathematics

This spring-themed activity is a fun way for students to write the equation of a linear function and plot it in a table and graph. Perfect for reinforcing this notion right before spring break or when you have a replacement.

## 6 Engaging spring-themed language activities

Bring some sunshine and color to your lessons with these creative language arts activities that are sure to give your students a learning boost.

ESL Spring Emergent Reader – Planting Seeds Level C PreK, Kindergarten, First by Jill Richardson
Grades: PreK-1st | English Language Arts (ESL)

This spring-themed emerging reader on planting seeds is a great resource for beginning readers and ESL students.

Spring Math & Literacy Printables {1st Grade} PDF and Digital Ready! looking for silver
Grades: K-2nd | English Language Arts

These are great for independent math, guided math, morning work, homework, and more. Includes tons of printables that practice math and literacy skills needed for first graders, advanced kindergarteners, or revision for second graders.

Spring Writing Capitalization and Punctuation Practice | Digital and Print from K-2 to Core
Grades: 1st-2nd | English Language Arts (Grammar)

These engaging, no-prep activities will help your students practice reading, writing, capitalization, punctuation, and sight words all at the same time.

Spring Color by Sight Words by Anne Elizabeth
Grades: 1st-2nd | English Language Arts (Reading)

This fun activity for kids can help students practice recognizing and reading their sight words. It is especially useful for first comers, literacy centers or as part of a replacement backup plan.

Digital March April Spring Writing Prompt Activity Spring Bulletin Board from The Little Ladybug Shop
Grades: 3rd-5th | English Language Arts (Writing)

This spring-themed writing skill is perfect for helping you develop your students as writers, and includes pennants you can use for a unique spring bulletin board.

Spring bulletin board writing activity by Tanya Marshall The butterfly teacher
Grades: 3rd-5th | English Language Arts (Writing)

Bring the beauty of spring into your classroom with this spring-themed bulletin board writing creativity that will ask your students to reflect on how they have grown this school year.

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