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Spring – Teacher Resources

Welcome spring into your classroom, with our printables, activities, and lessons for all grade levels. You'll find plenty of cross-curricular resources to excite and teach your students. From free printable worksheets and to reference articles, to art projects and math lessons, we have the springtime resources you need.

Whiteboard Compatible Mini-Lessons

Building Nests Mini-Lesson
More Mini-Lessons


Seasons Printables Slideshow
Top 10 Spring Activities (K-8)


The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities Booklet
Describe the Rainy Day
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Reading Passage
Structure of a Typical Flower
Butterfly Life Cycle Worksheet
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Poster & Activities
Looking for Signs of Photosynthesis
More Spring Printables

Lesson Plans

Life Cycle of Butterflies
The Sunflower
Class Garden
Bird Bread
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring
Flower and Leaf Press
Spider Plants
More Spring Lesson Plans


The Vernal Equinox
Baseball Parks
May Day: A Cornucopia of Holidays

Resources about Plants

Cranberry Facts
Photosynthesis Worksheet
Plant Parts
Careers: Who Am I?
In Which Liquids Do Seeds Grow Best?
Plant Parts
Growth Cycle of Plants
More Plants Resources for Teachers

Resources about Animals

List of Rain Forest Animals
Vertebrate and Invertebrate Animals
What Is Adaptation?
Charlotte's Web
Turkey Coloring Page
"The Grasshopper and the Owl": A Fable by Aesop
Animal Farm Literature Guide
More Animals Resources for Teachers

Digital Books

Eye Wonder: Forest
Eye Wonder: Plant
E.Guides: Plant
Eyewitness: Bird
Eye Wonder: Birds
Eyewitness: Eagle & Birds of Prey
Ready, Set Grow!
Eyewitness: Plant
Digital Book Library

Spring Holidays

Earth Day Teacher Resources
Easter Resources for Teachers
Mother's Day – Teacher Resources
Passover – Teacher Resources
St. Patrick's Day Teacher Resources

Art Activities

Classroom Tree Bulletin Board
Tissue Flower Craft
Butterfly Mobile
Fingerpaint Clover Field
Heart Butterfly
The Giant Easter Egg
Crepe Paper Flower
May Baskets
The Rabbit
Maisy's Nature Walk Activity Kit
Tissue Garden
May Basket with Flowers
May Basket
Spring Coloring Page
Crayon and Watercolors
Sun Mobile
"Signs of Spring"
Sponge Flowers
Circle Flowers Mobile
"My Garden Song"

Science Activities

Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Comprehension Questions
Butterfly Life Cycle Quiz
Baseball Fun
Cool-Weather and Warm-Weather Crops
Butterfly Facts and Questions
Frog Life Cycle Booklet
Spring Tides
More Popular Spring Activities for Science Class

Reading & Language Arts Activities

Writing Diamantes
Spanish Vocabulary Challenge: Springtime
The Works of Eric Carle: Quiz & Answer Key
More Spring Resources for Reading & Language Arts

Social Studies Activities

Mardi Gras or Carnival
Plan a Holiday With Your Family
Studying and Measuring Spring Weather
Pancake Day Recipe Activity
Welcome Spring

Other Seasons

Autumn Teacher Resources
Winter – Teacher Resources
Summer - Teacher Resources
Seasons – Teacher Resources

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Celebrate the Festival of Lights in your classroom! Hanukkah begins at sundown December 6.

December Calendar of Events
December is full of events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: World AIDS Day (12/1), International Volunteer Day (12/6), Hanukkah (begins at sundown 12/6), Handwashing Awareness Week (12/6-12), Computer Science Education Week (12/7-13), Human Rights Day (12/10), Winter Solstice (12/22), Christmas (12/25), Kwanzaa (begins 12/26), Visit the Zoo Day (12/27), and New Year's Eve (12/31). Plus, celebrate Bingo's Birthday Month, Universal Human Rights Month, and Write to a Friend Month all December long!

Hour of Code
Introduce your students to basic coding and computer science! Celebrate Computer Science Education Week from December 7-13, 2015 with our Top 5 Free Coding Tools for Kids, Top 5 Free Coding Tools for Teens, or the Hour of Code resources provided by Code.org®

Interested in using different types of media in your classroom? We have a growing collection of videos, with related activities, for holidays and events, including: slavery & the Civil War, American History, U.S. Presidents, handwashing awareness, the Common Core, women's history, Memorial Day, the American Revolution, and the environment. Enjoy!

Teaching with Comics: Galactic Hot Dogs
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guides to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series (chapters 1-4 and 5-8), as found on Funbrain.com (and now in print!), will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stories.