Fun Spring Activities Checklist

The weather is warming up and everything’s turning green. Shed your winter coat and get started on this list of fun ways to enjoy the spring season.

The Great Outdoors

 

Plant something green
See the cherry blossoms
Have a picnic at the park
Find the first crocuses and snowdrops
Jog outside
Take a hike
Play softball
Ride a bike
Sit outside at a café
Visit a farm to see the animals
Walk on a deserted beach
Play a round of golf
Go horseback riding

Nostalgic

Fly a kite
Look for four-leaf clovers
Jump in puddles
Get dirt under your fingernails
Blow bubbles
Climb a tree
Find a playground and swing on the swings
Feed the ducks at a pond
Wade in a creek
Draw pictures on the sidewalk with chalk
Skip stones across a pond
Plan a spring break vacation

Eat and Drink

Roast a bunch of asparagus
Steam whole artichokes and eat them leaf by leaf
Bake cupcakes with pink (or lavender or yellow or baby blue) frosting
Eat a ripe apricot
Visit the farmers’ market and buy spinach and sugar snap peas
Pick strawberries
Eat jellybeans
Buy a package of Peeps
Mix up a pitcher of margaritas

 

Just Because

Listen to the rain
Watch bumblebees at work in a garden
Notice the trees budding
Spot a rainbow
Listen to the birds singing
Go bare-legged
Feel the sun on your face
Leave your windows open to catch a spring breeze
Pet a bunny
See all the Oscar-winning movies
Send someone other than your mum a Mother’s Day card
Wear open-toed shoes
Buy a fun umbrella
Visit the zoo
Decorate your home with fresh tulips and daffodils
Get caught in a spring shower