Inside: Wondering what to do with all those leftover plastic eggs? Here are 10+ Easter ideas that build a variety of skills!
Plastic eggs are popular for Easter egg hunts and Easter baskets.
But did you know they can also be used to build an assortment of skills?
Skills such as
If you are like me, and save plastic eggs when spring is over, you will love knowing you can put them to good use.
Check out this collection of over 10 different Easter ideas to use with them!
👉 Scroll down to find the free pdf download for a free egg color sorting puzzle!
10+ Easter Ideas Using Plastic Eggs
Topsy Turvy Easter Egg Activity: This is fun action art that requires eggs dipped in paint to be tossed around on a piece of paper.
Painting with Eggs: Our toddlers really love the stamping motion with this easy art activity!
Check out how we used plastic eggs in our water table:
Spring Color Sorting Bin: Use pom poms that are the same colors as your plastic eggs and work on color recognition.
Easter egg Color Matching: Use a recycled egg carton for this fun color activity. (Sunny Day Family)
Egg Towers: Stacking eggs is a great fine motor activity! (Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls)
Counting with Easter Eggs: Work on one-to-one correspondence while counting the pieces in each egg. (Nurture Store)
Easter Egg Shape Math: This is super simple to set up, and a fun way to reinforce shape recognition skills. (School Time Snippets)
Letter Matching: This hands-on approach to matching upper and lower case letters is fun! For younger kiddos, use either all uppercase or all lowercase to make the matching easier. (The Happy Teacher)
Egg Stacking Activity: Invite your child to build egg sculptures. (The Educator’s Spin On It)
Glow in the Dark Eggs: How about an egg hunt at night with the lights dimmed? (Hip 2 Save)
Spring Movement Game: There are 36 spring-themed action cards you can tuck into eggs that get kids moving! (Creative Little Explorers)
Flying Eggs: Add some STEM to your child’s day with this catapult activity. (Little Bins for Little Hands)
Music and Movement
Egg Shakers: So fun to make, and a great way to explore rhythm and sound. (Mama Smiles)
More Easter activities:
Free egg color matching puzzle!
Click on the photo below for link to the pdf download:
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