Spring Has Sprung Activity Jar!

Spring is in the air...and I am LOVING it!!

It is so wonderful to look out my window and see the sun shining and hear the birds chirping away, spring is definitely on its way.

I was feeling crafty, but since I couldn't go to the store to get supplies I was inspired by things I had on hand.  Not too long ago I got some really adorable spring washi tape from my most favorite Pick Your Plum.  I also received a pack of Jumbo Popsicle Sticks from the wonderful people at  

Put these two together and I created our Spring Has Sprung Activity Jar!

First up I got out my Jumbo Popsicle Sticks.  These are a must-have for my craft stash...there is always something fun you can create with them.

I covered each stick in a strip of cute, springy washi tape.


Then on the back of each stick I wrote a fun spring-time activity my kids would enjoy.  Well, honestly they may not be thrilled about ALL of them...I did include a couple of spring cleaning chores too ;)

Then I simply put them all in a mason jar, set them on my counter, and enjoyed the little pop of SPRING!

But...I can never leave anything alone the way it is.  I remembered I had these mini-chalkboard clips in my stash and thought they would add the perfect finishing touch.

Activity Jars like this are a HUGE hit at our house!  Instead of turning on the TV or computer when your kids are bored, you let them pick a stick out of the activity jar.  They are excited to see what they get, and you get to spend some quality time with your littles...a definite win-win!!

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So pretty and colorful! Love the simplicity. We do a 'bored board' in the summer, but I love this idea for spring break! Now to find some washi tape. It'll be a good excuse to buy it now that I have a concrete idea of what to use it for. ;)

Debra Hawkins

Love this! So Clever!


This jar is such a wonderful idea! I love the paper you used to decorate your sticks too.

Brenda @ Chatting Over Chocolate

LOVE this!! So fun! :o) Happy 1st day of Spring!! Woohoo :*)


Oh, now this is genius! I can already tell my kids are going to need ideas of things to do! I love all your Washi tape! It is very hard to find out here in PA. :) Good luck with the last little bit of your pregnancy!


OH MY GOODNESS...I LOVE THIS!! And since I just got some washi tape from Pick Your Plum a couple weeks ago this is now a MUST on my list!! Thanks for the awesome idea.

Rebecca @ Herons Crafts

The washi tape Popsicle sticks look brilliant but you are right that the chalkboard clip absolutely finishes it off!


Great ideas! Love how cute your jar looks, too! I might even like pulling weeds if the idea came from something adorable ;)


Really cute idea for a fun spring pop, and I love that you mixed in a few chores with the fun activities! Although, my daughter does love to help with the weeding. We need to get on that this year!

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Christina at I Gotta Create!

Love this! The colors and patterns and ideas are so fun.

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Kelly @

Not only is this a brilliant idea to have on hand for kids, but you've made it so adorable too! I just pinned it...definitely going to make one for our house! Thank you :)

Kelly @

I just had to let you know I got a jar, popsicle sticks, and washi tape today! My 5yo girl and I are sitting on the couch brainstorming what to write on the sticks right now... :)


Absolutely LOVE this idea! Just posted a "Survival Guide" for National Screen-Free week and I included a link to this as one of the ideas! So adorable and so fun! Thanks so much!

Ellie @ Creative Geekery

p.s. Would love for you to link it up at THE Pin It Party next week! Dets here: