Looking for the best Easter activities for kids? You’ve come to the right place. This comprehensive list was thoughtfully created with simple, easy, and fun Easter ideas. Broken into groups by arts and crafts, STEM, sensory, and literacy activities, this Easter activities list is easy to navigate.
I love a good Easter activity moment. The eggs, the colors, the bunnies and chicks – the possibilities are endless. But what are the best Easter activities for kids and where do you even find them?
You find them here.
I took the liberty of scouring the Internet for you to find perfect Easter fun for your kids (and mine)!
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What can I do for Easter for kids?
You can have some really fun activities for them to play with.
And these activities can be set up all month long in preparation of Easter and to interact with it even more.
But guess what?
Easter activities do NOT need to be complicated! You can make some amazing Easter activities using a few plastic eggs and items you have around the house.
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What age are Easter activities for?
It depends! The Easter activities in this post range in age from young toddlers (tabies) to early elementary students.
It really all depends on your kid, their interests, and their ability levels. We don’t need to worry ages so much as fun level and ability.
Pick from this list what looks good to you and to your child – trust me, there is something for everyone!
Easy Easter Sensory Bins
Easter Sensory Bin
It’s a simple one: grab rainbow rice and add in plastic eggs. It doesn’t look like much, but trust me on this one…
Simple Easter Sensory Bin with Funnels
A cereal “snack” bin that’s perfect for tabies and young toddlers. This edible bin is perfect with Easter eggs and funnels.
Giant Easter Sensory Bin
Create a giant Easter basket inside a sensory bin for tables and toddlers to enjoy.
Easter Sensory Bin
A mash-up Easter crafting supplies put together into one giant, imagination and dramatic play-filled sensory bin.
Egg Scoop for Toddlers
Couldn’t get much easier: plastic Easter eggs, water, whisks and scoops. Play set-ups don’t need to be complicated to be magical.
Letter Matching Easter Sensory Bin
A combination of rainbow rice, plastic eggs, and a hint of literacy.
Spring Colors Sorting Sensory Bin
The base of this activity is lentils. I know, right?! Lentils! The light green color is just perfect for an Easter activity.
Awesome STEM Easter Activities
Easter Hidden Colors Science
Baking soda and vinegar is always a winner. Theme it to Easter AND add in a colorful surprise? Sign my kids up.
Cool Whip Easter Eggs
This is the coolest! Use cool whip to dye Easter eggs with a really amazing marble effect. It’s easy and a total wow-factor.
Easter Egg Rolling Ramp
One of the best ideas around: Roll Easter eggs down ramps. It’s simple and it’s brilliant.
Sink the Easter Eggs
Can you make the eggs sink? This lesson on sinking and floating is a great open=ended challenge for kids.
Fizzy Easter Eggs
I’m obsessed with this idea: baking soda and eggs in a water table with all the colorful vinegar.
Plastic Egg Water Wall
This bath tub activity is so awesome! Create a water wall using Easter eggs. It’s a great idea!
Easter Egg Rocket
Wow, this is so neat. Create an alka-selzter powered Easter egg rocket. Yep, you read that description right.
Jelly Bean Science Experiment
Absolutely love science activities on dissolving. Try this one with all those Easter jelly beans.
Easter Literacy Activities for Kids
Easter Alphabet Matching
Arguably one of the all time favorites at our house. Hide ABC magnets in the eggs, hide the eggs, match it up AND REPEAT.
Easter Egg Letter Puzzle
Great DIY activity: write letters on Easter eggs and ask kids to match up the top half letter with the better. It’s a challenge!
Crack a Name Easter Activity
Working on recognizing family names? Try this activity for helping kids learn to identify names in the family.
Easter Letter Match-Up
Have a child learning upper case and lower case letters? This matching activity is a great option.
Easter Egg Beginning Sounds
This fantastic literacy activity asks children to place the correct animal toy in the egg with the letter name on it (/m/ for monkey).
Arts and Crafts Easter Activities for Kids
Giant Easter Painting
I love a giant painting moment. This very large Easter egg is so inviting for big kids to paint in detail. Make a smaller version for littles.
Drip Painting Easter Egg Art
I love drip painting!! Add watered down paint into plastic eggs to let it drip out of the egg’s hole.
Sticker Easter Egg Craft
These are so cute. What a great way to use sticker! All you need for the activity is stickers and construction paper.
Pasta Easter Eggs
Dyed pasta…pastel eggs… could their be a cuter activity for kids?! You can also use this pasta in a sensory bin…
Mess Free Easter Egg Painting
Love this miss free idea for tabies and young toddlers. It’s a great way to explore color mixing without exploring a mess.
Crayon-Resist Easter Egg
I can’t get enough of crayon resist art, and neither can my kids! I made this Easter egg decoration for my kiddo to reveal with watercolor.
Easter Egg Art
This is such an adorable set up for Easter egg art. Bust out the washable paint and cardboard boxes for this activity.
Easter Sun Catcher
I love making sun catchers – they’re surprisingly easy. Con-tact paper + tissue paper = one great set up for Easter.
Potato Stamping Easter Egg
How cool is this?! Use a potato to create an Easter egg stamp. This is a great activity for creating Easter notes and place cards.
Easter Egg Collage Art Activity
This is a beautiful invitation to create. A tray of art supplies and egg-shaped paper is perfect for a Easter kid’s table.
Easter Egg DIY Puzzle
A multi-step activity involves coloring a DIY puzzle, cutting it out, and gluing it back together. It’s a fun and simple activity.
Frequently Asked Questions
I’m not sure about the rest of the Internet, but the most popular Easter activity on my corner is the Easter Egg Match-up. This has been a viral sensation on my Instagram and website since 2017.
Totally up to you! I love seasonal activities with toddlers as a way to introduce the season/concept and help them understand and interact with the holiday. As kids get older, activities become a way to get excited about a holiday and experience it before the “big day.”
I don’t have a list of favorite Easter-specific books but I do know of a great list of “egg-themed” books from Happily Ever Elephants.