The weather's getting warmer and the trees and flowers are starting to bloom! Enjoy these spring themed activity worksheets!

These worksheets contain a number of different activities using a dedicated set of vocabulary words related to the spring season, including word search, fill in the blanks, scrambled words, word wall flash cards, acrostic poems, crossword puzzles, and more. The collection also includes six different packs of Bingo cards, which can be used during discussions of the topics. Last but not least, a KWHL (know, what, how, learn) diagram is included to help students pick a topic to explore in more depth.

Note: Each short reading assignment has two answer worksheets, consisting of both multiple choice and short-answer segments. The instructor may choose which to use.

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What Are Allergies?

Many allergies are annoying to the people who have them. If you are allergic to pollen, for example, your nose may run and your eyes might water when flowers and trees are blooming.

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Allergies Multiple Choice Questions

What is most likely to happen if you have an allergic reaction to poison ivy?

Allergies Short Answer Questions

Find out how many people live in the United States, then use the information in the passage to figure out how many of them suffer from allergies.

Why Do so Many People Suffer from Allergies in the Spring? - Reading Passage

When a substance that is not usually dangerous for people causes some folks to cough, sneeze, or itch, we say that those people are allergic to something.

Why - Multiple Choice Questions

Which of the following is not a symptom of seasonal allergies?

Why - Short Answer Questions

Visit a pharmacist and ask her which medications she suggests for people who are bothered by springtime allergies. Write about your findings.

Why Are There Seasons? - Reading Passage

Everyone knows that there are four seasons of the year in most parts of the world: winter, spring, summer, and fall (or autumn). But do you know why this is true? It all has to do with the Earth's rotation on its axis and its orbit around the sun.

Seasons Multiple Choice Questions

What is the name for the enormous imaginary rod that goes through the Earth?

Seasons - Short Answer Questions

How do you think animals know that winter is coming and make preparations for it? Is there anything about the Earth's rotation that would tell them?

What Are Some Symbols of Spring?

When someone says the word "spring," there are probably several images that pop into your mind. Maybe you picture baby animals or birds building their nests.

Symbols of Spring - Multiple Choice Questions

The word "migrate" means to move a long distance from place to place. Which migrating animals did the passage mention?

Symbols of Spring - Short Answer Questions

What kinds of jobs do people usually do when they are doing their "spring cleaning?" Write down at least twelve. Ask a parent or grandparent to help you if you get stuck.

Do All Areas of the Planet Experience Spring? Reading Passage

People living in areas away from the equator usually think of spring as a period of warming. Winter is over and the air gets warmer throughout the spring.

Multiple Choice Questions

Which seasons do people in tropical lands experience?

Short Answer Questions

Do some research about the Amazon rain forest. Which months of the year make up the dry season? Which are the wet months? What is the average temperature there?

What Happens to Plant Life During the Spring Season?

Biennial plants take two years to go through their life cycle. Carrots are a common type of biennial. A carrot seed will germinate in the spring, and grow leaves and roots during the summer.

What Happens to Plant Life - Multiple Choice Questions

Look at the word "germinates" in the third paragraph of the passage. From its context, what do you think the word means?

What Happens to Plant Life - Short Answer Questions

What do you think happens in the spring that causes plants to begin growing?

What Happens to Animal Life During the Spring Season?

When animals don't have to spend all their time and energy searching for food to eat, it is much easier for them to care for animal babies.

Animal Life - Multiple Choice Questions

Which of these is the best definition for the word reproduce?

Animal Life - Short Answer Questions

Choose one animal that hibernates as a subject for a report. Explain how the animal gets ready for winter, when its young are born, and what the animal must do when spring arrives.

What Events Are Celebrated Across the World in the Spring Season? - Reading Passage

For centuries, people have held celebrations during the season of spring. It is a time when the world of nature comes alive with new growth.

Celebrated Across the World - Multiple Choice Questions

According to the passage, why do people like to celebrate in the spring?

Celebrated Across the World - Short Answer Questions

Imagine you have a friend in another country. Write a letter to him or her explaining how and why you celebrate your favorite spring holiday.

Why Do the Clocks "Spring Ahead" One Hour? - Reading Passage

There are several reasons why people move their clocks ahead in spring, but the biggest one is probably to save energy.

Spring Ahead - Multiple Choice Questions

Why do countries in the southern hemisphere set their clocks forward in October?

Spring Ahead - Short Answer Questions

The idea of Daylight Saving Time is not popular everywhere. Research and write about some reasons why people object to changing their clocks.

Do April Showers Really Bring May Flowers? Passage

Annual flowers that must be planted every year, like petunias and marigolds, cannot be put into the ground until the danger of frost has passed.

May Flowers - Multiple Choice Questions

According to the passage, which kind of flower blooms as early as February?

May Flowers - Short Answer Questions

Use an almanac or gardening book to find out the date in your area when the danger of frost is usually past. Write a paragraph explaining why annual plants must be put in the ground after this date.

The Life Cycle of the Butterfly - Short Answer Questions

The life cycle of the butterfly from egg to adult insect is called metamorphosis. A butterfly begins its life as an egg. A female butterfly will lay her eggs on leaves.

Butterfly - Short Answer Questions

Lots to think about here.

Butterfly - Short Answer Questions

Different types of butterflies have different types of chrysalises. This is a picture of a chrysalis from a Black Swallowtail Butterfly.

Why are Bunnies Associated with Easter? - Short Answer Questions

Rabbits are known to have a lot of babies. Spring is the time of year when buds form on trees and flowers begin to grow.

Bunnies - Choice Questions

It seems that we owe the connection between bunnies and Easter to Germany. During the 1800s, bunnies made of pastry were an Easter tradition in Germany.

Bunnies - Short Answer Questions

Now we find candy and chocolate eggs in our Easter baskets. In fact, in the United States, 7.1 billion pounds of Easter candy is consumed each year!

Why are Bees Important? - Short Answer Questions

You have probably heard at least one person say that they hate bees. They must not know how important bees are to us!

Bees Important? - Multiple Choice

Pollination is the transfer of pollen from the stamen of a plant to the pistil of another. Pollen sticks to the bees’ fuzzy bodies and is transferred as they fly from plant to plant.

Bees Important? - Short Answer Questions

Honeybees gather nectar from flowers. When they have collected all that they can carry, they bring it to the worker bees in the hive.

The Most Common Flowers Associated with Spring - Reading Passage

Spring is a time for new life. One of the first real signs of spring is the bright color of flowers. Certain flowers are seen as symbols of springtime.

Most Common Flowers - Multiple Choice Questions

The crocus blooms in very early spring. Purple, yellow, and white flowers look vivid against their drab surroundings.

Most Common Flowers - Short Answer Questions

Hyacinths, another type of bulbous plant, come in several colors. These flowers grow as several small blooms on a single stem in a cone shape.

Earthworms and Rainstorms - Reading Passage

Did you ever notice that are a lot of Earthworms on the sidewalks after a rainstorm? Usually, earthworms live in the ground and we don’t see much of them unless we dig into the dirt. When it rains, earthworms seem to be everywhere!

Earthworms and Rainstorms - Multiple Choice Questions

Earthworms breathe by taking in oxygen through their skin. They don’t have lungs. They find this oxygen in the air that surrounds the loose soil in which they live.

Earthworms and Rainstorms - Short Answer Questions

After the rain stops, the worm must wait for the soil to dry out enough for them to return. It is dangerous aboveground!

How do Animals Know When to Migrate? - Reading Passage

Some animals move when the seasons begin to change. As seasons change, weather changes in many areas.

When to Migrate? - Multiple Choice Questions

Some animals migrate when the population in a particular area is too high. They leave to find a habitat where there is more food.

When to Migrate? - Short Answer Questions

Salmon are fish that migrate from the ocean to the freshwater stream where they were born to lay their eggs.

When is the Best Time to Plant Flowers? - Reading Passage

The best time to plant flowers varies depending upon your location. In some areas, spring weather is unpredictable and has temperatures that vacillate between very warm and quite cold.

Best Time to Plant - Multiple Choice Questions

Perennials live for two or more seasons. Though they can tolerate frost and cold, they have the best chance of survival if planted when the ground is warmer.

Best Time to Plant - Short Answer Questions

If you purchase your flowering plant early, store it in a sheltered place until the danger of frost is past.

Fruits and Vegetables of Spring - Reading Passage

Knowing what fruits and vegetables are in season is a good way to make sure you are getting the finest tasting produce at the best price.

Fruits and Vegetables - Multiple Choice Questions

Peas are a spring vegetable. They may be eaten raw or cooked in a variety of dishes.

Fruits and Vegetables - Short Answer Questions

Arugula is a leafy green that can be eaten in salads or cooked. If not harvested in spring, the warm weather of summer turns the greens bitter.

How to Start a New Garden - Reading Passage

If you are thinking about starting a new garden, consider starting small. A small garden will allow you to learn how to take care of your flowers or plants without becoming overwhelmed.

New Garden - Multiple Choice Questions

Prepare the site by clearing the grass and weeds. This can be very hard work! Add compost or top soil so that the ground is ready.

New Garden - Short Answer Questions

When you are ready to plant, bury the roots at about the same depth as the pot they were in. Water plants right away and cover with mulch, if you want.

Easiest Plants to Care For - Reading Passage

Some of the easiest plants to grow and care for are herbs. Herbs are plants that do not have a woody step and are valued for flavor, scent, or other qualities.

Easiest Plants - Multiple Choice Questions

Like many plants, herbs are best planted in the spring, when the risk of frost is gone.

Easiest Plants - Short Answer Questions

Mint can be fun to grow. Recently, nurseries have had interesting varieties of mint, including: chocolate mint, lemon mint, and candy mint.

Spring: Alphabetic Order

Vocabulary includes: rainbow, bloom, rainy, beetle, puddle, butterfly, garden, shower, insect, flower

Spring Visual Crossword

That is a shower you are looking at.

Spring: Missing Letters

A great spelling activity.

Visual Addition

Add them all up. Why not?

Spring Visual Subtraction

Take away the clouds. Just like a great summer day.

Word Chop

You will find several suffixes that will work in this case.

Word Scramble

Move those letters around.

Word Search

There is a rainbow within that puzzle. I promise.

Spring Maze

Help the rain find the umbrella.

Bingo Card #1

Bingo is over 500 years old.

Bingo Card #2

I'm one to prefer given the kids the definition and then find the word.

Bingo Card #3

The word "garden" is in a weird area of the this card.

Bingo Card #4

A great way to learn to spell and write words.

Bingo Card #5

Make it a very competitive game.

Bingo Card #6

Just not too competitive

Flowers Poem

Almost everyone uses "Flowers" for the letter F on this one.

Rainy Poem

Some people think of Spring as a wet season. Others think of it as warm.

Acrostic Poem

The poem that most people pick to work with.

KWHL

You think you know a lot about this theme?

Word Walls

A nice way to have the vocabulary words handy when you need them.