If you have some plastic Easter eggs laying around then they are perfect for including in some fun hands-on learning for your kids, from helping with number skills and learning to read these educational activities are great for Easter. So here you go our Easter Ideas for Learning with Plastic Eggs.
Easter Maths Activities with Plastic Eggs
Let’s start with some mathematics, and these simple DIY maths activities using plastic Easter eggs are so simple and easy to do.
Addition Facts with Eggs
Let’s start off with some simple addition facts with this easy-to-set-up egg matching activity. You can use any addition facts that you want to to support your child in their learning at their level.
Number Bonds Egg Matching Activity
One of the most important addition facts that kids can learn are Number Bonds and this simple number bonds egg matching activity is great for some hands-on practice for kids.
Easter Egg Number Skills Puzzles
A critical number skill for kids is subitizing – this is the ability to recognise patterns of dots quickly for their numbers. Think arrangement of dots on a dice! This number skills easter egg game will help your little ones to do this easily.
Times Tables Eggs
Multiplication and times tables are important skills and those egg matching activities can be used with older kids as well. These times tables eggs are simple to make and you can create a set for each times table that your child is learning to help them practice.
Easter Egg Patterns with Printable
Another number skill that is so important to develop is pattern recognition and continuation. This Easter Egg Pattern Activity will help your child and it comes with a FREE printable.
Coin Counting with Eggs
We’ve looked above at number skills, well this sensory tub for Easter is perfect for working on counting skills. Simple to set up and easy to use this will make sure that your children learn to count as well as recognise numbers this Easter.
Easter Egg Letter and Word Fun
We’ve had some fun with plastic eggs and maths now it’s time for some fun with letters, words and spelling. Check out these Plastic Egg Literacy Activities for kids to try this Easter.
Easter Egg Letter Puzzles
Let’s start with letters and this simple DIY letter matching activity will help your child to build their letter recognition skills. Match the top and the bottom parts of upper and lower case letters to form the complete letter.
Spin and Spell Easter Puzzles
Word families are part of developing reading skills and these spin, spell and read puzzles with Easter eggs are simple to create and can help your child to work on essential reading skills. Simple and easy to set up and reusable with different word families.
Easter Spelling and Sight Word Egg Hunt
If your kids aren’t a fan of eggs (mine aren’t) then use some plastic eggs and go on a Egg Hunt with these fun spelling and sight word Egg Hunt from Teach beside me. This would make a great second or third Egg Hunt when the kids have found all of the traditional ones and want to go on an Egg Hunt again.
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