Montessori Inspired Spring Activities for Kids

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I absolutely love spring. All of the beautiful flowers, warmer weather, and no winter coats. I thought it would be fun to gather some great spring Montessori activities for the kids. There are tons of ideas in all these post, I can't wait to try some of them.

Montessori inspired spring activities for kids.

Montessori Inspired Spring Activities

Even though this first activity is technically a Waldorf inspired activity, I think it fits perfectly with this list. I love how natural and simple it is.

Waldorf spring hand-made kite.

This Waldorff inspired hand-kite from Sugar, Spice, and Glitter makes for the perfect spring toy.

Living Montessori Now has a huge resource of Montessori Inspired Spring Themed Activities  that include rainbows, birds, insects, to Earth Day and Easter activities and more.

There is also a Montessori Inspired Botany and Gardening Unit, these free kite printables, spring songs and rhymes, or these April Showers activities from Living Montessori Now.

Outdoor community buildings

These outdoor community buildings from Mama's Happy Hive would be the perfect spring play activity.

What better way to get the kids working on some outdoor practical life skills than with gardening. Here is a great intro to gardening post from Child Led Life.

Here is a great list of 10 spring sensory activities from my own site.

I also love this spring play dough garden from Learning 4 Kids.

I absolutely love this colorful spring sensory bin and felt button flowers from The Kavanaugh Report as well.

Spring sensory bin activities

Kimberly at natural Beach Living also has some great ideas with this list of spring Montessori activities, 20 ways to explore natural materials in the spring, an adorable  Ladybug Life Cycle unit along with some great spring DIY toddler activities.

Spring play dough activity

There are also some great unit studies from Every Star is Different. She has a unit study for birds, and two different ones for insects, one for older children and one for toddlers. Each post also comes with free printables so you can do the unit studies at home.

Spring insect units

And lastly, here are a couple of spring sensory bin ideas from Age of Montessori.

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Heather Greutman, COTA

Heather Greutman is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant with experience in school-based OT services for preschool through high school. She uses her background to share child development tips, tools, and strategies for parents, educators, and therapists. She is the author of many ebooks including The Basics of Fine Motor Skills, and Basics of Pre-Writing Skills, and co-author of Sensory Processing Explained: A Handbook for Parents and Educators.

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  1. Lily Hayes says:

    Great ideas, great article 🙂 Kids will definitely love these activities

  2. Love these tips! Thanks for sharing – have to try these on on the kids.

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