Spring Fun Guide

dsm4kids Spring Fun Guide

Des Moines Spring Fun Guide

Even though we’re stuck at home spring brings tons of opportunities for family fun to Des Moines. Take advantage of the season with these handy guides of things you can do with your family indoors and out.

***As a growing number of events are cancelled for the coming months because of uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic, please verify information before heading to an event or activity since information may change.

Don’t miss these great ideas for spring fun in Des Moines!

Spring Holidays & Celebrations in Des Moines

11 Ways to Celebrate the End of the 2020 School Year with Your Kids
Memorial Day 2020: Celebrate Close to Home in Des Moines
Spring 2020: Making Mother’s Day Special at Home This Year
Celebrating Kids’ Birthdays While Maintaining Social Distancing
Spring 2020: A Few Fun Ways to Celebrate Easter at Home This Year in Des Moines
St. Patrick’s Day 2020: Your Guide to Family Friendly Events & Activities in Des Moines
May Day Basket Roundup
May Day Basket Ideas 4 Kids
Two May Day Baskets with Real Flower Power

Things To Do this Spring in Des Moines

Arts & Culture for Families in Des Moines: Top LOCAL Entertainment Streaming Online
Start a Post-‘Rona Wish Jar for Your Family
Fun Virtual Workouts to Keep the Family Fit While Stuck at Home
Fun Coloring Pages & Other FREE Printables by Des Moines Designers, Businesses & Organizations
Keep Connecting During Self Quarantine
Safe Outdoor Activities for Kids During COVID-19
On-Line Resources to Keep Kids Learning During the Coronavirus School Break
Activities to Keep the Kids Busy at Home During the Coronavirus School Break
Jester Park Year-Round Activities
Spring 2020: 30 Fun Things To Do with Des Moines Kids
Spring Break 2020: Things to Do on a DSM Staycation With Kids
March 2020: Des Moines Kid n’ Play List
9 Kid-Friendly Spring Day Trip Ideas for DSM Families
FREE Perks That Come with Your Public Library Card in Central Iowa
25 Rainy Day Boredom Busters
9 Parks 4 a Spring Walk in Des Moines
Plan a Family Garden with Your Kids
5 Fun Spots 4 a Park Playdate in Des Moines

Eat & Shop this Spring in Des Moines

How to Make Your Food Last Longer and Conserve Where We Can
What We Ate for Dinner Last Week: April 5-11, 2020
Where to Order Family Meals for Pickup or Delivery in the Des Moines Area
What We Ate for Dinner Last Week: March 29-April 4, 2020
What We Ate for Dinner Last Week: March 22-28, 2020
5 Ways to Support Des Moines Area Small Businesses While Stuck at Home
What We Ate for Dinner Last Week: March 15-21, 2020
Irish Restaurants in Des Moines
7 St. Patrick’s Day Foods 4 Lads & Lassies in Des Moines
Hobby Shops 4 Des Moines Kids
5 EASY Week Night Family Meals

Camps & Classes this Spring in Des Moines

Food for Thought
Spring Break 2020: Camps & Classes for Des Moines Kids

Stay Healthy this Spring in Des Moines

Why Babies Learn in the Natural World
10 Tips 4 Your Family to be More Active this Spring
Books to Help You Discuss the “Birds & the Bees” with Your Kids
Severe Weather Awareness Week in Iowa

Give Back This Spring in Des Moines

Youth Emergency Services & Shelter (YESS): Caring for Kids & Families in Crisis in Des Moines
Spring Cleaning: Where to Donate or Recycle Your Kid Clutter
Family Volunteer Opportunities in Des Moines
Encourage Kids to Put a Little Love Out into the World