Let’s find the best: 10+ activities with Easter eggs
Here’s a not-so-secret fun fact: I love plastic Easter eggs for YEAR ROUND activities. I know, I probably should keep them “special” and put them away each Spring… but I just can’t do it.
The shape, the size, they open, they close, they colors. I’m telling you: this is one of the greatest activity supplies.
RELATED: Looking for more Easter activities, with bunnies, grass, and Spring flair? Check out these Easter Activities for Kids.
Activities with Easter eggs are the best – and so versatile
Plastic eggs are full of possibilities. They have limitless uses in:
These relatively simple and unsuspecting holiday decorations are actually a goldmine of opportunities. This may be an “Easter” post, but I’m kind of hoping you’ve found this in the off season.
We keep our eggs out year round – and I’m just fine with that.
Eggs don’t have to be for “Easter-only”
Did you know you can find Easter eggs year-round?
I stumbled on that gem a few years ago but it’s true. If you ever run out of eggs… a certain small online retail location has them at the ready.
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Here are 10+ fantastic activities with Easter eggs that kids will love
I’ve collected just the best of the best for this list: the easy and fun Easter egg activities that my kids have grown up loving.
You’ll be clicking through here to some fantastic blogs – enjoy meeting many of my friends/colleagues.
Egg+Letter Match Up – Busy Toddler
Arguably one of the all time favorites at our house. Hide ABC magnets in the eggs, hide the eggs, match it up AND REPEAT.
Egg Crack and Sort – Busy Toddler
Fill the eggs with pom poms or other sortable item and let kids crack and sort what’s inside.
Egg Stem Towers – The Educator’s Spin On It
This looks amazing – pair play dough with plastic eggs for a way cool STEM project. I wonder how big my kids can get this?!
Egg Ramp and Roll – Toddler Approved
This is the BEST baby/taby/toddler activity. And notice how baby is inside the box and CONTAINED?! This is the best.
Easter Hidden Colors – Busy Toddler
Add some food coloring to the egg halves, top with baking soda, and let kids squirt on vinegar to reveal the “hidden colors.”
Easter Egg Puzzle – Happy Toddler Playtime
I think this is such a smart idea! A DIY matching puzzle for toddlers – wouldn’t this be cool for a big kid to set up for their little sibling?
Easter Rainbow Rice Bin – Busy Toddler
Check out how pretty this bin is?! It’s rainbow rice and eggs. You don’t get much simpler than that!
Egg Tower STEM – The Resourceful Mama
What a cool way to play with eggs?! This stacking game is a STEM dream. What an amazing engineering project for kids.
Kinetic Sand and “Dinosaur Eggs” – Fun Learning for Kids
This is actually how my kids use their eggs most days – these plastic eggs live in our kinetic sand bin and it’s PERFECTION.
Can You Make the Egg Sink – Happy Toddler Playtime
Can you make the egg sink? This is a science challenge activity for children – can they add materials to the eggs to make them sink?