#CelebrateWithDE – First Day of Spring

Harness the energy that spring often brings and celebrate new beginnings and creative activities with your students. Consider a special spring project to do as a class. You might plant a real or craft garden; make bunches of paper flowers to deliver to the office, a younger classroom, or anyone on campus who may enjoy one; or, have students create special hats (like Easter bonnets) that express the best of spring. Use the resources below to help students spring into action.

Understanding Spring

(Canadian Version)
Discovery Education Streaming
Grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, Full Video

This video explores the features of spring, focusing on the unique habits of plants, animals, and people during the season.

Celebrate Through Action

Support the entire process from learning about spring to creating something to celebrate with the strategy – naturally! – In Full Bloom (Canadian Version) from our Spotlight on Strategies series. Students can demonstrate their understanding of spring and then apply all the Bloom’s steps to move towards a meaningful creation.

Celebrating Spring
(Canadian Version)
Discovery Education Streaming
Grades K-2, Video Segment

In this Clifford video, Emily Elizabeth and her friends decide to turn an empty dirt lot into a garden, but they have trouble working together.
Ready Set Learn with Paz: Spring Has Sprung
(Canadian Version)
Discovery Education Streaming
Grades K-2, Full Video

Paz gathers spring flowers for Big Penguin, but he gives all but one away to his friends. Big Penguin is glad that Paz was able to make so many of his friends happy.
Easter Bonnets: Hat Styles Bring a Breath of Spring
(Canadian Version)
Discovery Education Streaming
Grades 6-8, 9-12, Video Segment

Takes a look at hat designs inspired by spring and worn by women in the early 1960s.

Interested in joining classrooms around the world to Celebrate holidays year round? Check out our Timely Content Page for our Virtual Viewing Parties and more Instructional Strategies.


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