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Spring Starts: Some Spring Facts for Children

March 1, 2022

Spring is considered to be a time of rebirth. Days become longer, spring flowers start to flourish, days get warmer. We want to congratulate everyone on the calendar start of spring and mention some amusing activities you may participate in after long and cold winter.

As we know, spring is one of four seasons in the human calendar. It comes between winter and summer. When there is spring in the Northern Hemisphere, it is autumn in the Southern Hemisphere. 

The Vernal Equinox, which means "Equal days in spring" in Latin, is the first day of astronomic spring and usually happens on March 21st or 22nd. The sunrise and sunset on the Vernal Equinox are approximately 12 hours apart. The sun is directly above the Equator on the Vernal Equinox. This is also true for the Autumnal Equinox, which takes place around September 22nd.

What Happens in Spring?

The Earth's axis tilts towards the sun during spring. Hibernating animals such as bears and ground squirrels wake up and become active. Some birds that migrated to the south in autumn, return to their usual wildlife habitats. Many animals have offspring in spring. April will bring more rain whereas May will bring flowers. You can also observe many insects flying or crawling during spring. Things are humming. Use these sweet learning worksheets to inspire your little one with the spring mood and teach them things happening in spring!

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The weather in spring is very treacherous. There may be a sunny morning followed by the first thunderstorm in the evening. The weather may be rainy sometimes even snowy. It may drizzle and then suddenly the sun comes out from behind the clouds. To illustrate the weather, offer your preschooler or kindergartener these easy worksheets

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Can you name some spring holidays? We believe you can. Here are some of them: Easter, April Fools Day, Earth Day, Arbor Day, Mothers Day, Fathers Day.

Spring Activities 

Spring follows winter. What are some things that you look forward to in spring? Are you a fan of playing outside with friends? It's a great way to release all energy that you stored during winter. 

Are you a keen gardener? Talk to your parents about starting a vegetable garden. You can plant vegetables in spring, like tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers. You can also plant flowers if you don't want to plant vegetables. You can plant spring flowers such as daffodils and hyacinths.

Spring is the best time to get outside and enjoy nature. Take a nature walk. You can walk for hours and still get great exercise. Bring your binoculars. What do you see when you look around? Listen to the baby birds high in the trees.

Do you ride a bicycle? If you still don't, it's a great time of year to learn something new like this. Even if you are already able to do this, you can take your family on a nightly bike ride. This is a great way for your family to have fun and spend quality time together. 

If you want to go creative about spring, enjoy the coloring worksheets below and variegate them to get acquainted with some new concepts related to spring!

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