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We’re right in the heart of spring now, and might even be able to start thinking about the summer before too long. But for now, it’s time to savour the spring weather, with all its ups and downs, and have some fun as a family. Let’s take a look at all the best activities you can enjoy with your little ones at this time of year:
Kids love to finally get outdoors after spending the cold winter months cooped up, and spring is the perfect time to head into the garden and start having some fun cleaning up the garden and making way for new life.
Spring is the ideal occasion to teach little ones about how things grow, and it can be highly enjoyable to get some seeds for flowers, herbs, and other plants and watch them grow over time.
Hiking and Cycling
There’s nothing better on a fresh spring morning than heading out to a local forest, park, or other green space and simply walking along as a family, admiring the views all around you, breathing in that crisp air, and feeling at one with nature. Even if you live in a big city, parks and natural areas are never too far away.
Just like with hiking, cycling is another fun spring activity for families to enjoy. There is actually scientific evidence to show that fresh air offers amazing health benefits, so it’s always a good idea to get out and enjoy nature whenever you can. The advantage of a family bike ride is that the little ones can simply sit and enjoy the fun, not needing to walk or be carried.
Of course, part of the problem with spring is that the weather can be pretty unpredictable. Sometimes, you have to accept that it’s going to rain and staying indoors might be the best option, but there are plenty of fun things to do indoors.
Lots of kids love to get cosy when the rain is splashing against the window, so why not sit them down with some blankets and read a super story? Putting on a movie is a popular choice for rainy days too, but reading is often a much more educational and engaging way to interact with your little ones.
If you’re looking for something different to do as a family this spring, why not organise your own little photoshoot out in nature on a sunny day? Having family photos to look back on in the future is essential for every mom and dad, and running your own photoshoot in a park, field, or forest is a fun occasion for all ages.
Plus, it gives you a chance to dress up nice in your favourite spring outfits, feeling beautiful and elegant while still living the life of a parent. You can even apply some of the perfumes for women; they won’t be visible on the photos, but they’ll make you feel even better.