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Spring Art Projects - Spring has officially arrived! Here's a collection of art project ideas to welcome spring into your classroom. source

flower theme - I made a flower pot with a large flower with huge petals. Each petal had a job on it. I laminated it and then wrote student names each week with a Vis -a-Vis on each petal. You could also use a bulletin board titled ...source

The idea for this bulletin board came from my wonderfully talented teaching assistant, Tena Riden. I was in need of a bulletin board that could be used through Easter and spring. The background was created from blue bulletin board paper with hills, which I cut from green bulletin board paper. I wanted my students to be involved in creating this board. So, each student created a colored, cracked egg, decorated in an Easter theme, from white construction paper. In addition, they colored baby ducks, also done on white construction paper, to go with the eggs. Both the eggs and ducks were cut out and I assembled them on the board...source

A Teachers Guide to Creating a School Butterfly Garden - Ideas and instructions for bringing a butterfly garden to your school. Lesson ideas are included as well as "how-to" source

Blank Tulip Printables - Small, medium, or large tulip patterns to print and cut out for use on spring bulletin boards, greeting cards and source

Color Garden - The many different colors of flowers are described through a fun and interactive activity source

Easter Educational Resources - Projects, songs, recipes, and a flannel board story for teaching about Easter source

Eggshell Plant Pots - Make and decorate tiny eggshell plant pots for Easter using potting soil, eggshells, grass or bean seeds, glue and source

Keeping a Garden Journal - Ideas for keeping a garden journal. Scroll down for a list of things students could record source

Journey North: A Global Study of Wildlife Migration - Science education program uses the Internet to track migration of several animals and signs of spring as it progresses across the Northern Hemisphere source

Journey North American Robin - A spring related math activity for old upper elementary students learning about averages. A fun way to learn and watch for those first signs of spring source

Plants Thematic Unit - Young children learn that plants are living things with specific needs, characteristics and uses with this integrated thematic unit source

Spring Fever:Taking a Prairies Temperature - A project to measure soil temperature. This lesson includes background information, equipment needed and a worksheet to use (pdf format) source

Spring Theme - A collection of activity ideas, a sample lesson plan about tadpoles, and several center activities for teaching about Spring source

Summer Counting - A printable worksheet full of summertime sunshines, sea shells, butterflies and ice cream cones for your students to count source

Weather - Students explore the world of weather with a focus on rain with this Collaborative Thematic Unit (Grades K-2) source

Wildflowers Coloring Books - Native Plant Conservation Initiatives Coloring Books for the Northwest and Texas Hill Country. Links to educational section discussing topics dealing with plants source

Window Box Watching - Lesson plans for creating and observing plants in a small class garden or window box source

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