Egg Shell Painting on Canvas

Egg Shell Painting

We eat a lot of eggs in my house. We even had our own backyard suburban chickens for a few years. At least once a month I make a big batch of egg muffins and freeze them for easy portable snacks and breakfasts. This time, however, I got creative with the leftover shells with an Egg Shell Painting activity. Get Ready for Egg Shell Painting: Crack your eggs very … [Read more...]

Silly Sentences with Foam Easter Eggs

Silly Sentences with Foam Easter Eggs

There are so many ways you can learn with these foam Easter eggs that can be found at craft stores before or after Easter. Counting with Easter Eggs for Toddlers and Preschoolers- Match the numeral to the amount of stickers used to decorate the egg. 4 Ways to Learn with Foam Easter Eggs for Older Children - compound words, numbers and counting, alphabetical order, and … [Read more...]

Coloring Easter Eggs with Toddlers

Coloring Easter Eggs with Toddlers

Coloring Easter eggs with toddlers can be tricky. You want them to have the experience, but you could live without the mess. Here's a different way to color Easter eggs that is perfect for your toddler AND kids of all ages! Not only will you end up with beautiful, colored eggs, but also with colored rice to play with later! Fill plastic containers 2/3 full of uncooked … [Read more...]

Easter Estimation

Easter Estimation

I love to make a teachable moment out of just about anything, so when it’s time to change my seasonable centerpiece, that’s exactly what we do! All you need is a clear glass container to hold a candle, and jellybeans…the more the better! We usually hit up the Dollar Store early in the season, because we use about 8-10 bags of jellybeans, and they can get expensive. You can … [Read more...]

10 Easter Activities

10 Easter Activities for Preschoolers and Toddlers

  Easter is quickly approaching. Here are The Activity Moms' top 10 FAVORITE Easter Activities for Preschoolers and Toddlers: Easter Egg Counting Decorate paper Easter eggs with the corresponding number of stickers. Easter Egg Puzzles FREE! Download, print, and play. Puzzle Easter Egg Hunt Fill your eggs with puzzle pieces and have an egg hunt … [Read more...]

Easter Egg Letter Activity

Easter Egg Letter Activity

Use stickers to practice forming letters in this Easter Themed Letter Activity. Cut out egg shapes from construction paper. Write one letter on each egg. I wrote "Easter", but you could also write your child's name. Use stickers (any small sticker will work) to trace each letter.   … [Read more...]

Easter Egg Color Matching

Easter Egg Color Matching

  Cut eggs from different colors of construction paper. Use whatever stickers you have on hand.  Decorate each egg with matching colored stickers. Not only is this a creative color matching activity, but it is great for fine motor development as your child manipulates the stickers. … [Read more...]

Easter Egg Counting

Easter Egg Counting Activity

  Easter Egg Counting and Decorating Cut out eggs from construction paper and number them. Encourage your child to decorate each egg using the number of stickers shown on the egg. I love how quick and easy this activity is to set up. It was a fun opportunity for N to practice identifying numbers and counting. … [Read more...]

Puzzle Egg Hunt

Puzzle Egg Hunt

You can have egg hunts all month long without having to fill the eggs with candy or cheap toys. The trick....a puzzle egg hunt! Stuff the eggs with 2-3 puzzle pieces and hide them around the house or yard. Some puzzle pieces may be too large to stuff in the eggs, but the 100 piece puzzles seem to be the perfect size. Go on an egg hunt. After you find all of the eggs, dump … [Read more...]

Foam Easter Eggs

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  For the whole month of April my kids have decorating eggs on the brain! They can't get enough. These foam Easter egg decorations are the perfect supplement to dying and decorating real eggs. Materials: craft foam, scissors, water, paint brush Cut out foam Easter eggs from craft foam. Cut out other random shapes to decorate the eggs with such as lines, … [Read more...]

Host an Easter Themed Tot School

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Are you ready to host an Easter themed tot school for your little friends?  Grab some plastic eggs, take a trip your dollar store, and you'll be good to go! Emotion Eggs These eggs came from Target and they're so fun for teaching emotions.  Children can just explore them, they can make matches, they can grab the one you request ("Can you find an egg that is ANGRY?"), or … [Read more...]