J’s been really into matching lately so I kept that in mind when I started thinking about Easter activities for him. The easiest way to play an Easter matching game was to have him match the top and bottoms of plastic eggs.
I pulled out 12 different eggs and pulled each one apart. At first I just dumped them into a plastic bin. I thought that it would be fun to add some water into the bin (like last year’s egg activity). I added some neon green food coloring to enhance the play some.
I used a muffin tin for J to place the eggs, and I added a few kitchen utensils too.
I know the water looks a bit like pee in the pics, but I swear it looked more neon green in real life.
J knew just what to do when he saw the eggs. He preferred to use his hands and pretty much ignored the utensils.
Not only is this a good matching game, it’s great for fine motor and gross motor skills too.
The water makes it a fun sensory experience!
All done! He was able to match each of the eggs and snap them all up too.
How do you play with plastic Easter eggs?
Such fun! Never thought to turn it into a matching game but what a great idea. C gets upset when I put two different colored ends together lol so I bet he would get the hang of this.
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