Posts Tagged "vernal equinox"

Vernal Equinox Spring Art Activities

March 20th marks the Vernal Equinox. This day is the official start of the spring season. Celebrate the spring with a fun fun-filled family-friendly crafts! Sunny Spring Day Landscape Break out the tempera paints and a canvas. Your creative kid can paint a sunny spring landscape from memory, a book or real-life. Discuss the colors of spring and how the natural surroundings look different during this season. Spring Flowers Use tissue paper to make a garden of faux flowers. Plant the flowers in a layer of modeling clay. Press the clay onto a piece of cardboard. Cut circles of colorful...

Celebrate the Vernal Equinox: Activities for Kids

It’s spring! The Vernal Equinox marks the first day of the pre-summer summer. Falling between March 20 and 24 each year, this day deserves its own celebration. What can your kids do on the Vernal Equinox? Have a picnic. Feel the warmth of the spring sun and take the kids outdoors for a picnic lunch or dinner. Learn about the Mayans. Events such as the equinox were important markers in the Mayan culture. Help the kids research the Mayans, the equinox and their celebration. Start some seeds. Even though it’s not yet time to plant in many areas of the...