Activate your senses this Easter with these 7 sensory activities for kids. These would make a great sensory table for your preschool classroom or even stations for an Easter playdate with friends.
Try one a day for the next 7 days of sensory play!
Sensory Activities for Easter Play and Learning
Dig your hands into this Jelly Bean Sensory Bin from Stir the Wonder. What sounds do they make as you pour and scoop them?
Explore the sense of paint on your fingers with these Painted Easter Egg Sun Catchers from Creative Family Fun.
Activate your child’s sense of touch and movement with this Fine Motor Easter Egg Hunt from In the Playroom.
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Connect sensory play with a little math with this Easter Sensory Bin with a Math Twist from I Heart Crafty Things. Try addition facts for your older child.
Simple, but oh so sweet, this Springtime Sensory Basket from Natural Beach Living is the perfect sensory basket for little ones to explore.
Have a lot of buttons? They are so much fun for kids to run their fingers through. My kids love to search for their favorites among the colors. Try this Buttons and Eggs, a Simple Easter Activity for Preschoolers from My Nearest and Dearest.
Have a little one? This Baby Easter Basket from The Educators’ Spin On It is the perfect way to get babies exploring their senses this Easter. I just love the idea of putting a silk scarf in a plastic egg – it’s the perfect invitation for a game of peek-a -boo!
My kids 3 favorite Easter Books:
Connecting a book with any sensory activity enriches the learning experience. Try choose a scene from one of these books and re-create it with a sensory bin!
Duck & Goose, Here Comes the Easter Bunny! Short and sweet just like all of Duck and Goose books. The pair set out to find the Easter bunny with bright colored illustration, this book is sure to please young readers.
The Easter Egg Jan Brett’s illustrations are stunning in this picture book tale of Hoppi’s quest to make the most magnificent egg in order to be chosen as the Easter Bunny’s helper.
The Great Eggscape is when the Good Egg and his pals escape their carton and drop into the store for a morning of fun, enjoyed by everybody. Well, almost everybody.
Easter Bugs : A Springtime Pop-up Book This book has been a favorite of my kids for 5+ years. They Easter bugs are so cute and Pop Ups always are a hit in our house.
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