With spring coming soon, we decided to put together a comprehensive resource with spring busy bags. You will find here spring busy bags on themes like: flowers, bugs, weather (rain) and rainbow. Hope you and your kids will enjoy using these busy bags!
Why We Recommend Preparing Busy Bags for Your Toddlers and Preschoolers?
Busy bags are a wonderful activity to create for your toddler while you are on the road, at a coffee date or need a few minutes to do some work or housework. Busy bags can be taken anywhere and used as a backup toy or emergency quiet time activity. Get creative and create a few that you can take out when you need them in a hurry!
Basic Supplies to Have on Hand for Busy Bags
Here are few items you might need to create your own busy bags:
Flowers, Rain, Rainbows, Bugs and Other Spring Themed Busy Bags
Make a beautiful felt heart garden. This is a wonderful activity to add to spring or around Mother’s and Valentine’s day.
Flower fine motor busy bag will keep your toddler busy with clothespins. Awesome activity for fine motor skill practice!
Practice pincer grip building these pretty dew drop flowers.
Print these gorgeous flower counting cards for your busy bag (with free printable).
Match colors with these Spring matching busy bag sheets.
Plant the color flower in this toddler busy bag.
Create a Spring flower popsicle stick puzzle for your toddler’s busy bag.
Felt spring busy bag is easy to create with felt scraps and left-overs.
Plant a flower garden busy bag with mini flowers is perfect for practicing your child’s fine motor skills.
Use foam flower shapes (or paper) for alphabet matching busy bag.
If you prefer printable busy bags, these flower alphabet matching cards will be just right (free printable).
Match colors of pegs to flowers with this spring busy bag (with free printable).
For a spring rainy day make this clip card busy bag with clothes pegs.
On a rainy Spring day make a Math mat and practice counting (with free printable).
Counting kites make a good workout for little fingers.
Make simple rainbow color matching busy bag with buttons and felt pieces (or paper).
For kids who are working on their sight words, you can make word matching busy bag.
Lacing ribbon is another way to work on fine motor skills and with this busy bag, kids get to lace a rainbow!
Grab a bag of colorful fruit loops for this simple rainbow busy bag!
Roll, count and build a rainbow using fruit loops (you can use buttons or pompoms or any other type of manipulative if you don’t have fruit loops).
Building a rainbow with pony beads with let kids work on their fine motor skills.
Magnetic rainbow sticks allow kids to learn about shapes in fun and playful way.
Pasta and egg carton are main parts of this simple rainbow sorting busy bag.
Popsicle sticks are one of our favorite items for play. They are so versatile! And we love how they are used in this rainbow pockets busy bag.
Learn to count with these lovely rainbow puzzles (free printable).
This rainbow busy bag is a perfect workout for little fingers.
Explore light with rainbow prism busy bag.
Make a felt rainbow busy bag kids can use over and over again to build a rainbow.
Another way to make a rainbow and work on fine motor skills – clip a rainbow!
Learn to count with this cute ladybug domino set (with free printable).
A butterfly counting activity is a fun way to learn to count.
Ladybugs are fun for practicing counting in this busy bag.
Another way to work on counting is with felt ladybug busy bag.
Butterfly counting busy bag makes a wonderful counting game.
Print bug shadow matching game and turn it into a busy bag activity (with free printable)!
Toddlers and preschoolers will enjoy building their own caterpillars after reading The Hungry Caterpillar.
Work on letter recognition with butterflies (with free printable).
Match colored bunny tails in this cute busy bag.
Print any of these 6 Spring playdough mats (with free printable).
Count sheep with this adorable spring lamb busy bag.
Enjoy a number of different activities that promote math skills with ladybugs!
Fill your busy bag with goodies for a Spring fairy theme.
If your toddler enjoys nursery rhymes, they will adore Little Bo Beep color matching activity (free printable).
Egg cartons convert into cute Spring robins ready to be fed.
Grow My Garden busy bag is a cute creative activity.
Work on patterns with spring themed patterning cards (with free printable).
Busy bags are such a cute way to keep your toddler entertained while you’re out and about.
What are your favorite Spring-themed busy bag ideas? We’d love to hear yours.
More Busy Bags?
Similar to this collection, we gathered all of the best Easter busy bags featuring Easter eggs and adorable bunnies. For Valentine’s day busy bags, we have a bunch of hearts covering variety of skills, from fine motor skills to vocabulary.
Spring Activity Ideas to Try Next
For toddlers, you can set up a spring sensory bin or create a process art which can then be used for accordion spring wreath! Your preschooler can recycle egg cartons to create flowers or you can print out our free spring printable pack to add a bit of learning.