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Happy First Day of Spring!: 12 Lesson Resources for Teachers

Happy First Day of Spring!: 12 Resources, Lesson Plans for Teachers

March 20 is the First Day of Spring, and Education World has you covered when it comes to finding the right lesson plans and activities to welcome the Spring Equinox. Here are some lesson plans and activities teachers can use in the classroom:

  1. First Day of Spring: Get Busy!: This article offers a "to-do list" for teachers to complete to welcome in the spring including cleaning out their desks, and straightening up their classrooms. 
  2. Springtime Online: With this article, students can complete all different types of activities to learn about what causes the seasons, plants, weather, Daylight Saving Time, butterflies, and more. 
  3. 5 Simple and Colorful Art Projects for the First Day of Spring: This article offers five different arts and crafts projects for students to complete during the first days of spring. 
  4. Spring Has Sprung: With this resource, teachers can find a list of lesson ideas about garden and plants, eggs activities, composting, and more. 
  5. Spring Haiku: Students will read and write a haiku about animals during the springtime. 
  6. Every-Day Edit: Spring is Here: With this activity, students can find grammatical errors in a paragraph about springtime.  
  7. Spring to Life!: Teachers can access a list of activities about springtime including animal life cycles, butterflies, migration, and recycling. 
  8. Spring Ahead Scavenger Hunt: With this printable, students can explore the Internet and answer questions about the seasons and spring. 
  9. Soar Into Spring With Kites!: With this article, educators can teach their students all about kites and how they were used in the past and present. 
  10. Spring Has Sprung!: This resource offers a list of lesson plans teachers can bring to the classroom including bees, gardens, soil, and ecosystems. 
  11. Spring Poetry Unit: With this lesson plan, students will learn how to write poems in lists, makes-me-think-of, and haiku formats. 
  12. March Into Spring: This article offers a myriad of lesson plans for the springtime from Women's History Month to National Nutrition Month. 

 

Article by Kassondra Granata, Education World Contributor 

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