Easter Activities for kids
Spring is on its way, and I can’t wait! I decided to put together a fun round-up of including our favorite Spring Time and Easter Activities Click on either the red links or the images to take you to the full post.
Sharpie Tie Dyed Eggs ~ A fun Easter version of a Sharpie Tie Dyed T-Shirt. My kids had so much fun creating these beautiful eggs. I love how the colors run and pool together in unique patterns.
Melted Crayon Easter Eggs ~ Unique way to color Easter eggs, and a fun way to use up all those broken crayons.
Volcano Easter Egg Experiment ~ Why not mix science and egg dyeing! Amaze your kids with this simple experiment. We had a line of kids waiting to explode their eggs at the Easter party!
Natural Easter Egg Dye ~ Create simple understated Easter eggs with these natural dyes. A little more Martha Stewart than the eggs your kids are used to making, but beautiful none the less. Your kids will have fun learning how to create the dyes.
Melted Crayon Cross ~ Dress up your window with these simple sun-catchers. We love the process of melting crayon art at our house. These are a beautiful reminder of the reason our family celebrates Easter.
Colorful Light Ray Cross ~ Colorful, beautiful cross that is perfect for Easter. I love the color burst effect the pastels create!
Egg Carton Cross ~ Create a beautiful cross straight from your recycle bin. Easy Toddler Easter craft.
Easter Borax Crystals ~ I love how these borax crystal shine in the window. I have a crystal obsessed daughter and these are some of the simplest crystals to make. The best part is they can create any shape that they want.
Observing and Painting Frogs ~ Nature is amazing. We found these amazing color changing frogs at the cabin and had so much fun learning and observing them. I love the simple Eric Carl inspired frog craft that we created!
Spring Photo Hunt ~ Get your kids excited about the little signs of spring. We love going on a simple spring photo hunt to celebrate new growth and watch spring emerge!
Painting with Jelly Beans ~ The perfect craft to do with all your left over Jelly Beans after Easter. I love the bright pools of color that the jelly beans leave behind.
Easter Decoration Revamp ~ Want to update your Easter eggs decorations. Turn your simple plastic Easter eggs into beautiful decorations that you will want to display.
Recycled Bug House ~ Discover what is living in your back yard. This simple bug house is created from things you have around the house. It is virtually indestructible unlike the store bought versions.
Regrowing Celery ~ This is a simple experiment that is easy to get your kids involved in gardening. All it takes is the end of your celery your would normally discard. Amaze your kids and yourself with this simple experiment.
Starting Seeds ~ Encourage your kids to get excited about gardening and learning how seeds grow. This is a fun opportunity to teach your kids the value of money as well. You will never guess what my kids were able to purchase by selling plants.
Repurposed Garden Stakes ~ No need to purchase expensive garden stakes, make your own. I love that these little garden stakes were once part of our dinning room.
Sprouting Seed Activity ~ Teach your kids about germination. Each seed starts to sprout and grow on its own timing. This is a fun was to get kids excited about gardening and digging in the dirt.
Growing Sprouts on a Sponge ~ Fun way to sprout seeds without soil. Yep you heard right, no soil:) Cut your sponge into any shape you choose.
Spring Oil Pastel and Watercolor Resist ~ I love this simple painting technique. I love the texture and interest that the oil pastel adds to the painting. The bright colors make me smile, not to mention the adorable chicks:)
Rubber Cement Resist ~ Rubber cement is a glue that has unique qualities. One of which is that it works wonderful as a simple mask. Your kids will love drizzling the glue and them later rubbing it off.
Funny Bunny Faces Game ~ This silly Easter game is a huge hit in our house. Each time you roll the dice you add a new feature to your bunny. Your kids will be giggling as they create their silly bunnies.
Spring Tree ~ This is one of my favorite painting that my kids have made. The bright colors and variegated flowers captivate me. Learn a simple technique that will have your kids creating beautiful flowers as well.
Building with Egg Cartons ~ Egg cartons are the perfect free building material. We love creating crafts, games and activities with this simple recycle material. However have you ever tried building with them. The kids had a blast creating simple forts. I love that it was a free activity!
Georgia O’Keeffe Flowers ~ Celebrate spring with these simple flowers created in the style of Georgia O’Keeffe. Bright bold colors are a must!
Rainbow Q-Tip Painting ~ Paint a beautiful rainbow with Q-Tips. Your kids will love switching up their regular brushes for Q-Tips.
Sorting the Rainbow ~ This simple spring rainbow is a fun way to practice fine motor skills. Your toddler wont even realize that they are working on color recognition and fine motor skills. Love!
Credit Card Art ~ Scraping Rainbows Rainbows are a beautiful part of spring. I love this simple scraping rainbow activity and your kids will too. Also another wonderful fine motor exercise.
Rainbow Bubble Snakes ~ If you love bubbles, then be ready to be amazed! These wonderful bubble snakes are fun to play with and your kids will be amazed! Add a little color and this takes these little snakes to a whole new level of awesome