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Spring STEM Projects to Celebrate the Arrival of Spring

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When it comes to spring STEM activities, there are so many good ideas! These particular spring STEM projects are some of our very favorites and celebrate the arrival of spring.

Kids will get to learn about life cycles, weather, earth’s changes, seasons, plants, and more!

Keep reading to get to the list of STEM project ideas. You can click the links below to get directions and lesson plans for each experiment on this list.

Spring STEM projects bucket list! - Over 20 spring STEM activities to teach them about plants, life cycles, animals, weather, and more!

Amazingly Creative Spring STEM Projects for Kids

Spring STEM projects bucket list! – Over 20 spring STEM activities to teach them about plants, life cycles, animals, weather, and more!

Supplies for Spring STEM Projects

If you do any of the spring STEM projects on this list, you’ll want to check out these Amazon affiliate links for products that we love using with our STEM activities!

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Don’t forget to pick up a set of our spring STEM challenge cards to use in your STEM centers this spring. Here’s how to set up a STEM center.

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Spring STEM Lesson Plans

If you want ready-to-go, low-prep spring lesson plans, you’ll love these resources.

Spring into Science this Year with These Spring STEM Activities!

We really love doing STEM projects, and these are some of our favorite STEM projects for spring.

We really love doing STEM projects, and these are some of our favorite STEM projects for spring.

I usually do these with elementary kids, but you can also do these spring activities with middle school kids.

If you want activities for specific ages, check out our spring STEM activities for preschool, spring lesson plans for elementary students, and spring STEM activities for middle school.

Try the Egg Shell Garden Science Project and watch a plant grow right before your eyes!

If you want to know what type of soil to use to grow seeds, try the Seed Germination Experiment.

Try the Watermelon Seed Spitting Math Game and explore math hands-on and outdoors!

These adorable Strawberry Math Clip Cards teach the basics of subtraction and addition.

Try this Flowers around the world activity and learn about what plants grow in what locations around the world.

This Color Changing Flowers Experiment shows kids how plants drink water and get nutrients.

When it comes to life cycles, 3D shapes are a lot of fun! Try this 3D Butterfly Life Cycle Science Project.

Try this 3D Life Cycle of a Bee Activity for Kids and learn about an insect’s life cycle.

This Apple Tree Life Cycle Worksheet is so fun to use to learn about a tree life cycle.

Try the Life Cycle Earth Day LEGO Challenge and recreate a tree’s life cycle from LEGO.

Make a Tornado in a jar and learn about severe weather.

How to Make a Cloud in a Jar teaches kids all about the water cycle and states of matter.

Use puffy paint to learn about Types of Clouds!

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More Spring STEM Projects to Try!

20 Engaging and Fun Spring STEM Challenges for Kids

Spring Lesson Plans for Elementary with a STEAM Focus

The Ultimate List of Spring Science Experiments for the Classroom

Colorful Spring Science

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