My kids love to hide our plastic eggs in the yard and around the house. They take turns hiding and searching at least once a day in the weeks leading up to Easter. Pretend egg hunts are just one way to re-use plastic eggs.
Here is an awesome collection of fun and learning crafts and activities to make using plastic eggs.
14 Crafts and Activities with Plastic Eggs
If you are hoping to use your plastic eggs to work on some beginning literacy skills, here is a great Literacy Themed Plastic Egg Activities from Stay at Home Educator.
These plastic eggs are also good for Spelling Word Practice (from A Mom with a Lesson Plan), and Two Letter Word Matching. (from The Good Long Road).
For honing in your child’s listening skills, you may want to try this Plastic Egg Listening Discrimination Game by A Mom with a Lesson Plan.
To extend creative expression and imagination, the Plastic Egg Animal Sculptures from Kids Creative Chaos, Plastic Egg Easter Wreath from KC Adventures, and Paint Stamping with Plastic Easter Eggs from Buggy and Buddy may be just
To turn your plastic eggs into music makers, you may try one of each
For a little science – try starting a little Plastic Egg Planter from Sun Hats and Wellie Boots
Have a baby? Here is a great basket to encourage sensory exploration – Baby Plastic Easter Egg Play from The Educators’ Spin On It.
and if you have the GIANT eggs, this activity is a MUST DO!!!
DIY GIANT Bird Nest from Creekside Learning
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