The Easter holiday has ended, but don’t be too quick to pack away those plastic eggs just yet. They make a great, frugal manipulative for learning many subjects. Here are over 25 educational uses for plastic Easter eggs:
Post originally published in April, 2013.
Practice reading clocks with this Telling Time Matching Game.
Science Matters presents a fantastic way to teach some Biology with this Easter egg genetics lesson from Science Matters.
Work on patterns with this Easter egg matching activity.
Create word family Easter eggs as seen at Nurture Creek.
Build a Garden math game at Family Your Way.
Make music with these DIY fancy egg shakers.
Crayon Freckles has fun idea for egg crack paintings.
Move your body and have Easter egg fun in the pool like Having Fun at Home.
Playing House shares 10 learning games using Easter eggs.
Playing House also shows you how to make an Easter egg Bird feeder.
Work on upper/lowercase letter recognition with plastic eggs.
Your little ones will love playing this plastic egg stacking game from Toddler Approved.
Download 4 free pages of fun plastic Easter egg activities at Teach With Me.
Have some tactile fun with an Easter egg sensory bin like Train Up a Child.
Live Called shares 7 egg-cellent learning activities for young children.
Or use Easter eggs to learn antonyms.
Help your child learn to distinguish sounds with this Match the Sounds game.
Teach Preschool has a fun game using Easter eggs that involves sound and math.
Develop fine motor and number skills with number snake threading using plastic eggs by I Can Teach My Child.
Reading Confetti shares ten ideas to learn letters and numbers with Easter eggs.
Help build math fluency with Easter egg math facts.
Find an I Spy Easter egg tutorial at Ucreate.
Corkboard Connections offers a free Easter egg showdown review printable pack to review various subjects with older children.
And because you’ll want a fun meal after all that learning …
have an Easter egg lunch hunt like Gluesticks.