Spring Brings Learning Opportunities for Families
As we embrace spring in Iowa we may be experiencing sunshine, picnics and parks. We also may be navigating spring storms, mud and pesky bugs. Whether your family is inside or out, we have gathered ways you can make the most of Iowa’s gorgeous spring season.
Using our senses
- Family Activity: Nighttime is a great time to explore!
- Craft: Observe with a DIY magnifying glass
- Learn online: Elinor’s Nature Adventure
- Watch and Learn: Echo location and Ear's to you
Bugs, bugs, bugs!
- Family Activity: Go on a critter collection adventure
- Craft: Build a bug house
- Learn online: Bugs in the system
- Watch and Learn: Secrets of the spider's web
Spring brings new plants
- Family Activity: Meet the trees
- Craft: Make a leaf imprinted ornament
- Learn online: Park builder
- Watch and Learn: Backyard Soup and Colorful and Tasty
Find these family-friendly learning opportunities and more on PBS KIDS for Parents, specifically in their Explore the Outdoors collection.