Easter Egg Color Matching for Toddlers

 

Want to add some learning to your toddler’s Easter play? Looking for new ways to use all those plastic Easter eggs? Here’s a really simple Easter Egg Color Matching activity you can set up quickly, and that’s perfect for toddlers.

{Don’t have a toddler, or have other kids in addition to a toddler? Check the bottom of the post for ideas for using plastic Easter eggs with other age groups.}

 

Quick and simple Easter Egg Color Matching activity for toddlers - so easy to set up!

(E was 2 years and 4 months old.)

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Materials for Easter Egg Color Matching:

  • Plastic Easter eggs. {Any kind. Bonus points if they fit into the egg carton.}
  • Egg carton.
  • Markers that correspond to the colors of the Easter eggs.

 

 

 Around Easter of the year when E was 2, she enjoyed playing with an egg carton and plastic Easter eggs.

 

Quick and simple Easter Egg Color Matching activity for toddlers - so easy to set up!

 

When E’s interest in this simple activity started to fade, I noticed that we happened to have oil pastels as part of our art supplies that matched the colors of the Easter eggs. I decided to add some interest and extend the activity by marking each compartment of the egg carton to match the Easter eggs.

 

Quick and simple Easter Egg Color Matching activity for toddlers - so easy to set up!

 

E loved the idea and started matching colors right away.

 

Quick and simple Easter Egg Color Matching activity for toddlers - so easy to set up!

 

Once she’d played with the smaller Easter eggs a few times, she tried the bigger version.

She soon noticed that they didn’t fit into the compartments but she still did her best to complete the color matching with the larger eggs.

 

Quick and simple Easter Egg Color Matching activity for toddlers - so easy to set up!

 

She went back to the smaller eggs when putting the blue eggs into its spot caused the hot pink and turquoise eggs to tumble out of the egg carton 😉

 

Quick and simple Easter Egg Color Matching activity for toddlers - so easy to set up!

 

With the smaller eggs all back in their spots,

 

Quick and simple Easter Egg Color Matching activity for toddlers - so easy to set up!

 

she was very satisfied to find out that she was actually able to close the egg carton on all of them 🙂

 

Quick and simple Easter Egg Color Matching activity for toddlers - so easy to set up!

 

 

 

Other activities using plastic Easter eggs:

Baby Play with Plastic Easter Eggs

Full Body Easter Sensory Bin for Babies

Preschool Addition Game with Chicks and Eggs

 

 

 

 

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