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Colorful, Creative Spring STEM Activities for 4th Grade (with worksheets!)

Calling all 4th grade teachers! Find spring STEM activities right here that go beyond basic boring spring topics like weather and life cycles. All the spring STEM activities for 4th grade on this list are designed with 4th grade science themes in mind. You can also find many spring STEM worksheets for the 4th grade science lessons in this list, making your 4th grade spring STEM prep much easier!

20+ spring STEM activities for 4th grade that will delight 9 and 10 year olds! Weather, earth science, plants, insects, and more!

So, buckle up, grab a coffee, and browse this list of 4th grade spring STEM activities that you can use in March, April, or May in your fourth grade classroom with kids 9 and 10 years old.

There are so many useful and fun spring STEM activities for kids in this list of creative spring STEM activities!

Hands-on Spring STEM Activities for 4th Grade

20+ spring STEM activities for 4th grade that will delight 9 and 10 year olds! Weather, earth science, plants, insects, and more all picked from a long list of spring STEM activities for 4th by teacher feedback.

Spring Science Themes for 4th Grade

Here are some science topics that are usually covered in 4th grade science and STEM based on standards from NGSS, common core, and state public school standards.

  • Light refraction
  • Animal and plant structures
  • Senses
  • Rock formation and fossils
  • Erosion
  • Land formations
  • Human impact on land
  • Environmental science

Classroom Decorations for Spring

Here are some fun spring decorations to use to brighten up the classroom if spring outside is taking its time to arrive!

paper bug cutouts

Bug Paper Cutouts

4 season classroom door decorating kit

4 Season Classroom Door Decorating Kit

Never Stop Growing Bulletin Board

Never Stop Growing Bulletin Board

bunny bulletin board

Bunny Bulletin Board

paper flower decorations classroom

Paper Flowers

spring holiday door decorating kit

Spring Holiday Classroom Door Decorating Kit

hanging flowers

Hanging Paper Flowers

farmers market deluxe classroom decorating kit 79 pc 14356242 a01

Farmer’s Market Classroom Decorating Kit

4 seasons classroom tree decoration

4-Season Classroom Tree

spring vibes classroom door decorating kit

Spring Vibes Classroom Door Decorating Kit

Get even more spring decorations for the classroom here!

Supplies for STEM Activities for 4th Grade

You’ll want to keep these supplies on hand for your spring STEM activities for 4th grade kids aged 9 or 10.

Spring STEM Supplies for the Classroom

Here are some fun spring-themed activities and kits to add to your spring STEM activities.

nature boxes

Nature Exploration Boxes

prisim set

Classroom Prism Set

light exploration classroom set

Light Exploration Classroom Kit

life cycle puzzles

Life Cycle Puzzles

mobile greenhouse

Mobile Greenhouse

vegetable garden classroom kit

Classroom Vegetable Growing Kit

prisim set

Botany Lab Experimental Greenhouse 

real insect specimins

Real Insect Life Cycle Specimens

ladybug land observation jar

Ladybug Observation Habitat

plant flower observation classroom kit

Classroom Plant Observation Kit

seeds book and gardening classroom set

Seeds Book and Classroom Flower Growing Kit

life science classroom kit

Life Science Classroom Kit

water cycle posters

Water Cycle Posters Classroom Kit

weather science center

Weather Science Center

lego flower pot building set

LEGO Watering Can Set

Spring Books for the Classroom

Here are some spring books that you can use in your classroom this spring to teach kids about spring science and other spring topics!

spring science books set

Spring Science Book Set

weather science book pack

Weather Science Book Set

april printable pack 3rd grade

April Classroom Printables Set

may printable pack 3rd grade

May Classroom Printables Set

Amphibians Reader Grade 1 3

Amphibians Science Reader

Birds Reader Grade 1 3

Birds Science Reader

Toads and Other Amphibians Reader Grade 3 8

Toads Science Reader

life cycle science books

Life Cycle Books Classroom Set

Spring Science Lesson Plans for 4th Grade

Fourth grade teachers have a lot to do! If you need some help with your spring science lesson plans, we’ve got you covered!

Pick up a set of our FREE spring STEM challenge cards! Click the picture below to pick up your set.

spring stem challenges

4th grade teachers will love these ready-made spring STEM lesson plans! Each bundle contains multiple complete spring-themed lesson plans perfect for fourth graders.

Spring STEM Lesson Plans

If you want ready-to-go, low-prep spring lesson plans, you’ll love these resources. Spring science can have an emphasis on regeneration, growth, new life, birth, seasons, and weather.

20+ Spring STEM Activities for Fourth Grade

These spring STEM projects are just the perfect activities to try with a fourth grade class! You can also do them at home with 9 and 10 year olds.

Calling all 4th grade teachers! Find spring STEM activities right here that go beyond general themes! All the spring STEM activities for 4th grade on this list are designed with 4th grade science themes in mind.

Spring Science Experiments for 4th Grade

Spring science is so much fun! Find 4th grade science experiments here.

Make an Egg Shell Garden and sprout your own seeds indoors!

Try the How do Trees Breathe Science Experiment and learn about photosynthesis.

Try this Seed Sprouting Science Experiment and find out which type of soil is best for growing seeds!

Learn about Types of Clouds by making your own puff paint clouds!

Do the Flip a Rainbow Light Refraction Experiment and make learning about light refraction a blast!

Try the Flower Capillary Action Science Experiment and learn how plants suck up water!

Learn Where Wildflowers Grow around the world!

Spring Shirts for Teachers

Whether you want to rep the newly growing flowers, the warm spring breeze, or your favorite spring animal or insect, you’ll find the perfect spring shirt for teachers here!

every day is a beautiful day to learn spring teacher shirt

Every Day is a Beautiful Day to Learn Teacher Shirt

bananna socks

Banana Socks for Teachers

flower socks

Pansy Teacher Socks

strawberry socks

Strawberry Socks

rainbow flower earrings

Rainbow Flower Teacher Earrings

every flower blooms different teacher shirt

Every Flower Blooms Differently Teacher Shirt

flower teacher shirt

Teacher Flower Shirt

cat book flowers teacher shirt

Cat, Book, and Wildflowers Teacher Shirt

be attitudes teacher shirt

Bee Attitudes Teacher Shirt

bee kind teacher shirt

Bee Kind Teacher Shirt

flower teacher earrings

Beaded Flower Earrings

wildflowers teacher shirt

Spring Wildflower Teacher Shirt

hungry caterpillar teacher shirt

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Shirt for Teachers

be the light spring teacher shirt

Be the Light Spring Teacher Shirt

teach them love them watch them grow teacher shirt

Teach Them, Love Them, Watch Them Grow Shirt for Teachers

4th Grade Spring STEM Activities Using Technology

4th graders love exploring technology! Bring technology to spring with these STEM projects.

Make a Tornado in a Jar and teach kids about severe weather in the spring.

Create a bee life cycle and learn how technology is used to save the bees!

Make a Rainbow Fall from the Clouds and learn about the water cycle.

spring stem challenges

Spring Engineering Activities for 4th Grade

If you want a spring twist on engineering challenges for kids, these projects are perfect for 4th grade students.

Dissect a Flower and teach young kids about the parts of a flower.

Make your own butterfly life cycle and learn about the structure of insects!

Build a 3D Rose Model and learn about how to create a realisitc flower model.

Make a Cloud in a Jar and teach kids about environmental science.

Learn about land formations when you make Edible Tectonic Plates.

4th Grade Math Spring STEM Activities for Kids

4th graders will appreciate the fun spring twist on these math activities.

4th grade spring math review.

Spring-themed math challenge cards.

Spring math fun!

Spring math review for 4th grade.

STEM Teaching Resources

These teaching resources will make your STEM classroom more fun and rewarding for your students!

stem activity worksheet

STEM worksheets

Unleash the inner scientist in your students with our STEM experiment kits for elementary kids.

STEM experiment kits

space erasers

Space erasers

planet erasers

Planet erasers

star erasers

Star erasers

science stem noteboooks

Mini science notebooks

science straws

Science crazy straws

science notepads

Science sticky notes

Science themed stickers

stem journal

STEM journal

life cycle puzzles

Life Cycle Puzzles

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