Spring into Fun! {Printable}

Spring has finally arrived! The buds are coming up and the sky is blue and it’s time to get out and enjoy all that Lake County has to offer! As always we’re here to help:


Spring Bucket List for Families

  1. Read a book outside, check out our bookshelf series for some new ideas.
  2. Go Birdwatching
    Try it at: Volo Bog {Ingelside} or Moraine Hils {McHenry} – They have guided nature walks almost every weekend.
    Make it an event: Attend the Rookery Watch at Almond Marsh {Grayslake} this Saturday April 4. This all ages free event hosted by the Lake County Audubon society will include nest viewing, spotting scopes and light snacks.
  3. Visit Lambs Farm
    Try it now, the Farmyard opened this week!
    Make it an Event: Go for Train Day on May 16 (read Kate’s review from 2011)
  4. Go to a Farmers Market opening
    Try it now: Grayslake Farmers Market opens this Saturday!
  5. Go to a plant sale
  6. Fly a kite
    Make it an Event at the Lindenhurst Kite Fly on April 24
  7. Tune up your bikes and get them ready to hit the trails!
  8. Make a mud pie
  9. Get cute rainboots
    Get them at Green Kids Resale, or check out these: Polka Dot Rain Boots for your daughter and these Chevron Rain boots for you!
  10. Plant a seedling
  11. Go to the Chicago Botanic Gardens
    Try it on a Monday morning for storytime.
  12. Splash in mud puddles (you have the cute boots now!)
  13. Have a May Day party
  14. Hike a new-to-you trail, check out one of these that have a playground too!

You can print out your own Spring into Fun List to decorate your fridge and inspire you to get out and play. Click the image below or the link to print our your copy today!


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Melissa is mom to 4. She used to dream of traveling the world, now she dreams of a clean kitchen. She can be found on most social media sites as @PBinmyHair because with this much hair and four kids, you're bound to find something in it.

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