Toddlers and preschool kids are the perfect age to get excited about decorating eggs and having egg hunts, but there are so many more ways to create toddler and preschool Easter fun for your young kids. I’ve gathered 20 of the best activities and crafts for toddlers and preschool kids to help you celebrate Easter with your little ones. BONUS: Did I mention the $1500 GIVEAWAY? That’s right, 3 winners will each get $500 a piece to make their spring a little hoppier and you can enter at the bottom of this post.
Make our Easy Easter Egg Garland to create a fun decoration and let your kids practice fine motor skills and patterns.
Go on an Easter Egg Hunt. You can change it up every day with new hiding places and new themes. Find all the eggs of one color, let the kids hide them and you hunt, hide special prizes inside for more learning fun.
Here is a math learning activity to try on an egg hunt from Pre-K Pages to really turn an egg hunt in to a fun learning experience.
Decorating eggs doesn’t have to be the same old vinegar dip method every year. Try these Melted Crayon Easter Eggs from The Nerd’s Wife for a fresh and colorful new idea.
If you like the traditional method but hate the mess, try this idea for Mess Free Egg Dying from Capri + 3.
Try our Make & Paint Baking Soda Dough Easter Egg Ornaments for a fun and interactive craft that looks so pretty hung on a branch or Easter tree.
Grab these 25 Free Easter Printables for Toddlers and Pre-K from Totschooling for easy preschool fun at home.
Create an Easter themed sensory bin. Here is a Spring Fine Motor Sensory Bin from Teaching 2 & 3 Year Olds, a really fun Easter Sensory Bin from Golden Reflections Blog, and a Colored Rice Easter Sensory Bin from One Time Through.
Plastic eggs are great for so many fun activities. Try this Easter Egg Gutter Race from Adventures of Adam.
When you’re ready for snack time, this Easter Egg Snack Idea from The Seasoned Mom is so easy and fun.
Create an Easter themed art project. Here is a Toddler Egg Painting Activity and an idea for Preschool Easter Art from Teaching 2 & 3 Year Olds.
Cross Resist Art Painting from Feels Like Home is a simple way to bring the focus back to Jesus and the meaning of the holiday in an age appropriate way, and create a beautiful piece of child made art.
If you want an art project without paint involved, here are six different Stained Glass Easter Eggs even toddlers can make from Danya Banya.
This Seed Growing Experiment from Sun Hats and Wellie Boots is such a fun way to bring science in to your Easter preschool activities.
We made these Thumbprint Crosses with the kids last year to help show them how personal Easter is to each one of us and give us a way to talk about what Jesus did on the cross for all of us.
Read the real stories of Easter to your kids from the Jesus Storybook Bible. You could read one each day of Lent starting at the beginning, or just jump right to the life of Jesus and lead up to the cross.
When you get to the story of Mary of Bethany anointing Jesus (Washed with Tears), try Anointing and Blessing Your Kids like we did to bring it to life. It may sound hokey, but it was really special.
For more Easter fun, check out our Itty Bitty Bunny Cupcakes, DIY Easter Basket Tutorial, our Easy Easter Mantle, and our DIY Easter Wreath Tutorial.
Follow Becca Eby ~ Bare Feet on the Dashboard’s board Holiday Fun on Pinterest.
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