Spring Is in the Air
Spring Is in the Air

Today’s Activities

Read It! Write it!

As you go on a nature walk, pay attention to your five senses we are only going to use four for this activity? What do you smell, hear, see and feel? Write a paragraph or poem on a piece of paper or journal, if you have one.


Try one of these 16 card games that will turn you into a Math Ace.


Watch Why do birds lay eggs in the spring? and then go outside for a nature walk. Look for evidence of nests in your neighborhood. Collect items that you can use and build a bird’s next. Some suggested materials could be: twigs, pine needles or leaves. Bonus: Take a picture of your nest and send it to your teacher.


Use this recipe to make a bird’s nest cookie.

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Multiple meaning words: There is more than one definition for the word ‘bat’. Can you think of at least two different meanings of the word ‘bat’ using complete sentences.

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