The Sights, Smells and Sounds of Spring
Posted on 28th April 2023 at 13:11
Spring is the season of renewal and rebirth; it literally puts a spring in our step! The feeling of the sun on our face and the smell of freshly cut grass, what are your favourite Spring sights, sounds and smells?
It is a time when the natural world awakens from its winter slumber, and new growth and life emerge. The weather during Spring is typically mild and pleasant, with warmer temperatures and longer days. The air is filled with the sweet fragrance of blooming flowers, and the sound of birds singing fills the air.
During spring we will see the growth of new plants and flowers, and it's when we begin to see a lot more colours.
The most common flowers that grow in spring include sunflowers, daffodils, tulips, hyacinths, crocuses, snowdrops, primroses, peonies, and magnolias.
New flowers are a great way to get your little one to explore more, so here is a list of all the flowers that are safe for your child to be around.
Nasturtiums are a great option; they have velvety blossoms in a variety of colours.
Marigolds are another safe and easy option, as they are hardy and come in many different colours and shapes.
Succulents are a great choice for spring flowers, as they are easy to grow and come in many colours and shapes.
Spring is a great time to enjoy the outdoors with your children. Make the most of this time of year and get outdoors with your little one.
Here is an easy Spring activity that you and your children can enjoy together:
Plant a garden: Spring is the perfect time to plant a garden with your children. You can start small by planting herbs, flowers, or vegetables in pots or a small patch of soil.
Let us know how you get on!
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