25 Fun Spring Kids Activities for Families

This time of year our family loves all the fun spring kids activities!

In spring, our family loves to be outside in nature, which means park days, hikes and beach days. But unless we’re intentional about these springtime activities (including Easter activities for kids), like all things, these spring family activities can get pushed to the side if we’re not intentional about doing them.

We’ve found that making a spring bucket list really helps us focus on the important things we’d like to accomplish together. Enjoy these fun family activities that are perfect for spring!

Love Christian Easter Spring Kids Activities?

Of course spring flowers and better weather play a part in our spring kids activities, but since spring is also about Easter, we make sure our spring break activities include Christian Easter activities that share about the meaning of Easter!

Speaking of Easter, don’t miss the awesome Christ Centered Easter crafts and activities! They’re some of our family’s favorite spring kids activities!

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These fun kids Easter activities are a perfect part of your spring activities for kids:

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It’s so hard it is to find Christian Easter coloring pages or Christian Easter activities! That's why I created these 8 wonderful Story of Easter coloring pages printable. Each Easter colouring page contains a powerful truth about Easter and an Easter Bible verse so that your kids can learn about the true story of Easter--the Resurrection--while they color.

Love these spring kids activities that tell the true story of Easter (Jesus’ death and resurrection)?

Go here to get your copy of these awesome Christ Centered Easter Family Resources.

Make a Spring Bucket List for Your Spring Kids Activities

Want to be intentional about planning your spring kids activities?

You’ll love this Spring Bucket List printable from the Christ-Centered Easter Home Decor Resources! It’s sized to be an 8 x 10 image so that it can be framed and used as a dry-erase board (just write on the glass with a dry-erase marker!)

Here’s a video so you can see how easy it is to use!

Get the Spring Bucket List printable here as part of the Christ-Centered Easter Home Decor Resources!

25 Spring Kids Activities Ideas

Need some ideas for meaningful, fun spring family activities your family can enjoy?

Check out these 25 spring kids activities ideas and add them to your family’s spring bucket list!

You’ll find fun outdoor family activities here, plus a few acts of kindness or service-oriented ideas for families looking to share the hope of Easter. Enjoy!

1) Grab the picnic blanket and host an informal “picnic dinner” on the grass in the backyard.

2) Visit a relative that you haven’t seen for a while (bonus points if you bring a note of encouragement or your kids color a coloring page for them)

3) Go on a “spring color hunt” with your kids! Go on a walk and tell the kids to collect items that represent 5-7 spring colors (pink, red, blue, purple, yellow, orange, etc). The first person to collect all the colors wins!

4) Go fishing at a local pond or river.

5) Collect items for other kids organizations in need, such as a local Ronald McDonald House. Our church puts together Easter baskets for the families staying there over the Easter holidays.

6) April showers keeping you inside? Spend time coloring these beautiful Story of Easter Coloring Pages. Check them out below and get your copy as part of the Christ Centered Easter Family Resources:Looking for Christian Easter coloring pages for kids or adults? You’ll love these 12 Easter colouring pages—each one with a powerful truth about Easter and an Easter Bible verse so that your family can learn about the true story of Easter--the Resurrection--while they color.

7) Find a local basketball court and play a little one-on-one with the kids.

8) Decorate your home for Easter! You’ll love the 8 x 10 and 5 x 5 art printables (plus a banner) here in the Christ-Centered Easter Home Decor Printables!

P.S. These Home Decor Printables also contain the “Spring Bucket List” printable I shared about before! Decorate your home for spring with inspiring faith-based Easter art… and create a cute dry-erase Spring Bucket List!

9) Go to a local scenic area with lots of flower blooms and take impromptu photos with the kids.

10) Pick a bouquet of fresh flowers from plants in your yard or in the neighborhood.

11) Host an Easter activities day with friends where you host a Christian Easter Egg hunt and share about the true message of the Easter story (check out these resources for everything you need!).

12) Make Resurrection Gardens and Resurrection Biscuits with the kids (one of our favorite spring kids activities that teach kids the true story of Easter!)

13) Go on a “spring color hunt” with your kids! Go on a walk and tell the kids to collect items that represent 5-7 spring colors (pink, red, blue, purple, yellow, orange, etc). The first person to collect all the colors wins!

14) Maybe spring activities represents “spring cleaning” for your family? If so, check out this post on top tips for decluttering. Then donate your no-longer-needed items to a local charity.

15) Our family loves all the beautiful cloud formations in spring (from those spring showers!). Take a few minutes outside with the kids just looking at the cloud formations (and identifying patterns).

16) Dust off the porch swing or patio furniture and snuggle up with your kids to read a good book.

17) Gather loose change in a leftover baby bottle to give to a local crisis pregnancy center.

18) Pick the kids up from school early and take them to a park to play.

19) Go on an outdoor date with your husband (think walking around downtown, sitting outside at a restaurant, or a hike with a picnic).

20) Leave a piece of Easter candy on your child’s pillow at bedtime (when they aren’t expecting it!).

21) If you live where strawberries are in season, visit a “You Pick” field and plan an afternoon of picking (and eating) strawberries.

22) Have your kids write their teacher (or another influential adult in their life) a thank you note.

23) Visit another family you haven’t seen in a while (and bring a yummy dessert).

24) Plan to do a family Easter Bible study (there are two types here in the Christ-Centered Easter Family Resources!). Choose one or both.

25) Take each child out for a one-on-one date (even just for coffee or ice cream) to make them feel special.

I hope you enjoyed these ideas!

Remember, make your Spring Bucket List easy (and extra fun!) by grabbing this printable from the Christ-Centered Easter Home Decor Resources!

Of course, these resources have more than just the “Spring Family Bucket List” printable (to make your dry-erase frame)!

There’s lovely 8 x 10 and 5 x 5 art pieces, plus a “Happy Easter” banner and much more!

It’s a wonderful way to welcome spring!

CLICK HERE to get these printables!

Enjoy, everyone… and Happy Spring to you and your family!

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Our family loves spring kids activities! In spring, our family loves to be outside in nature, which means park days, hikes and beach days. But unless we're intentional about these springtime activities (including Easter activities for kids), like all things, these spring family activities can get pushed to the side if we're not intentional about doing them.

About the Author

As a wife and mom to four passionate kids, Alicia Michelle loves encouraging women, married couples and families with practical tips for growing closer to God during holidays like Easter, Christmas and Thanksgiving. Alicia is the owner/editor of both ChristCenteredHolidays.com and YourVibrantFamily.com; the author of Plan to Be Flexible, The Back to School Survival Manual; and the creator/producer of the "7 Days to a Less Angry Mom Online Video Course,", Christ-Centered Christmas Resources and My Memory Box Organizing System. In addition, she is a monthly contributor for several popular family blogs, including Crosswalk.com. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

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