Fun Spring Activities for Teens
As the weather warms up a bit, there are many fun things for teens to do in the spring. It’s a great time for young people to start something new or launch a new project.
For families who live in climates where spring can be rainy or muddy, finding outdoor activities can be a little more of a challenge. But, there are plenty of things you can encourage your teen to do so she doesn’t grow bored and so she doesn’t stay glued to her electronics.
Here are some fun activities you can do with your teen (or suggest she go do on her own) to stay active this spring.
Spring can be a wonderful time to explore the woods or go for a walk around town. So get your family moving together and establish some healthy habits, away from the electronics indoors.
- Create an Easter egg hunt for younger kids.
- Design a scavenger hunt for friends.
- Hike a rail trail and check out the plants budding out of the ground.
- Ride a trail on a ATV.
- Watch the sunrise.
- Watch the sunset.
- Attend a baseball game.
- Go for a picnic at a local park.
- Check out camping opportunities.
- Bike five miles.
- Camp in your backyard.
- Take your dog/pet for a mile-long walk.
- Visit a historical site.
Whether you’re experimenting with a new recipe or creating a new craft, making something new will give your teen a sense of satisfaction. Here are some things you can make together this spring:
- Try out some new smoothie recipes.
- Invent a new snack mix.
- Make a friendship bracelet and send it to your friend.
- Invent something.
- Make a music video.
- Make a spring journal.
- Create a reading wish list in your journal.
- Make a website.
- Tie dye a t-shirt.
- Make earrings.
- Create a sidewalk mural with chalk, use a spring theme.
- Make a playlist of your favorite inspirational, get up and go songs.
- Make a new after school snack.
- Create a cartoon character.
- Make a sun catcher.
- Paint or decorate eggs.
- Make spring place cards or napkin rings for your family’s table.
- Make lip gloss.
- Make a salt scrub for your skin.
- Start a woodworking project.
- Start a small family business with little or no startup costs.