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6 Spring Activities to Take Learning Outside the Classroom

     Spring has sprung ya’ll and it is lovely!!! I’m already planning spring activities to take learning outside the classroom! I’m excited about the weather, I’m excited about seeing the trees and flowers come back to life, I’m VERY EXCITED about upcoming spring break, and I’m excited to get closer to finishing up the school year!!!
I've got spring fever, and am so glad to find this list of spring activities that I can easily incorporate into my day and take learning outside. Spring is a great time for project based learning and this post is full of ideas! Time to take learning outside and enjoy the sunshine!
To help celebrate spring in my class, I am trying to incorporate spring  themes with blended learning. I want to use every opportunity I can to “Spring Outside the Classroom!”

1. One of my favorite spring activities is this All About Kites unit. Informational texts, website links, and a book about kite parts help students understand the history of kites and what makes them work! They will pay attention to the details.
I've got spring fever, and am so glad to find this list of spring activities that I can easily incorporate into my day. Spring is a great time for project based learning and this post is full of ideas! Time to take learning outside and enjoy the sunshine!

A small group of students make kites under my supervision then they can teach other students in small groups. The hardest part of the whole project is the angle to fold the paper… seriously!

I've got spring fever, and am so glad to find this list of spring activities that I can easily incorporate into my day. Spring is a great time for project based learning and this post is full of ideas! Time to take learning outside and enjoy the sunshine!

They love flying their kites and just had to take them home that day! I always have parents telling me how many kites were made at home that evening! 🙂

If you would like to give this Project Based Learning unit a try,  click here for a free sample of the unit in my store.

I've got spring fever, and am so glad to find this list of spring activities that I can easily incorporate into my day. Spring is a great time for project based learning and this post is full of ideas! Time to take learning outside and enjoy the sunshine!

2. Plant something and watch it grow! Students love getting outside and getting their hands dirty… well some of them do.  Or you can plant using containers. Either way, they are going to love learning outside the classroom with this activity. Incorporate reading skills with a project based unit that will provide information about plants, and give them an opportunity to write about their experiences.

I've got spring fever, and am so glad to find this list of spring activities that I can easily incorporate into my day. Spring is a great time for project based learning and this post is full of ideas! Time to take learning outside and enjoy the sunshine!

3. Plan a hike. If there is anywhere nearby to take your students on a short hike, I highly encourage it. There is no better way to take learning outside the classroom. You can have them plan a more detailed hike than they will actually be going on with this project based unit. Students will plan their survival kit with simple everyday materials that the teacher or parents will provide. Links to websites that can help students pick a location, find survival items, and plan the trip are provided.

I've got spring fever, and am so glad to find this list of spring activities that I can easily incorporate into my day. Spring is a great time for project based learning and this post is full of ideas! Time to take learning outside and enjoy the sunshine!

4. Take your task cards outside! They are easy to grab and go and can be used in a variety of ways. Digital task cards are self-correcting and so easy to work on outside. Just grab a blanket and get outside for a 30 minute review!

5. Take your students out for a shape hunt! No matter their age, they will enjoy this when they study geometry! I will be having my students take their iPads out to take pictures and then create an eBook to share with the younger students in our school.

6. Some of my students are still struggling with multiplication. I may have to try some of these fun activities!

I hope that you can take the opportunity this spring to get your students outside the classroom and make learning fun!

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