It's hard to believe that Easter is just around the corner! The activities below offer opportunities for preschoolers to create, learn, and play with a seasonal Easter theme! Painting with PEEPS! Our kids are working on tally marks so we decided to add a cross-over art activity to our tally mark rhyme! Materials needed: PEEPS of any color with the corresponding color of tempera paint, paper … [Read more...] about Easter Themed Activities for Learning and Play in Preschool!
Easter Theme Ideas for Preschool
TANGRAMS A tangram is a traditional Chinese puzzle made up of a square cut into 7 different pieces (one parallelogram, one square, and five triangles). Introducing tangrams in preschool and kindergarten can help young kids develop spatial, geometric, and problem solving skills. The 7 pieces, when fit together, can make a square (as pictured above), but they can also form many other shapes and … [Read more...] about Critical Thinking: Tangram Bunny Crafts for Preschool & Kindergarten
The Easter Egg by Jan Brett is a beloved children's Easter Story. The heartwarming tale of Hoppi's quest to make the "perfect" Easter Egg will delight children of all ages. Parents and teachers will love the message of "giving" and "gratitude" as we lead our children to the real meaning of Easter. Extension Activities for The Easter Egg by Jan Brett WIKKI STIX© Easter Eggs Materials needed - … [Read more...] about Preschool Activities for “The Easter Egg” by Jan Brett
Easter Wood Stick Puzzle Craft Materials needed: Easter Craft Bags, wood sticks, (we found the craft sacks and wood sticks pictured at Hobby Lobby), scissors, pencils/crayons, and glue sticks. Each craft sack in the package is printed on both sides. We cut the sacks apart, prior to the activity, so that we could make 24 puzzles from the 12 sacks in the package. Use the straight edge of … [Read more...] about Easter Crafts for Preschoolers: DIY Craft Puzzles, Clay Flowers & More!
Explaining Easter to very young children can be challenging. The Easter Story Bracelet craft will help young children remember the "timeline" for events a little better. We make the Story Bracelets on Ash Wednesday and have the children retell the story often. When Easter finally arrives, they will KNOW the story and be able to share with others! EASTER STORY BRACELETS Materials … [Read more...] about Easter Story Bracelet Craft for Kids!
Whether kids are at home or in the classroom, the Easter egg roll and other activities below can provide simple, yet fun opportunities for learning and play! Easter Egg Roll and Color - Easter Egg Roll and Color Materials needed: One file (linked above) for each child, two dice for each child, and bingo/ dot markers or crayons – the “roll and color” can also be done as a “roll and cover” by … [Read more...] about Easter Egg Roll and Color, Bunny Action Game, and More Activites for Preschool!