Toddler Play with Plastic Eggs and Pom Poms

Toddler boredom busters mean great fun with super simple materials, and today’s activity fit the bill perfectly: Toddler Play with Plastic Eggs and Pom Poms!

This was a great quick and simple sensory activity, perfect for Easter or any other time. Just keep some eggs around after the holiday, they’re great for a huge variety of activities.

 

Some boredom busters never fail: This toddler play with plastic Easter eggs, pom poms, and a muffin tin used the simplest of materials, took less than a minute to put together, and kept my toddler happy and entertained!

(N was 1 year and 8 months old.)

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Materials for Toddler Play with Plastic Eggs and Pom Poms

 

  • Plastic Easter eggs.
  • Pom poms.
  • Muffin tin or other container(s).

 

I put pom poms into the eggs and placed the eggs in a muffin tin. That was all the preparation I needed to do – perfect!

N pretty much grabbed the muffin tin out of my hands 😉

 

Some boredom busters never fail: This toddler play with plastic Easter eggs, pom poms, and a muffin tin used the simplest of materials, took less than a minute to put together, and kept my toddler happy and entertained!

 

He wasted no time opening the eggs and taking out the pom poms. Some pom poms went flying, he was working so fast 😉

 

Some boredom busters never fail: This toddler play with plastic Easter eggs, pom poms, and a muffin tin used the simplest of materials, took less than a minute to put together, and kept my toddler happy and entertained!

 

N experimented with transferring pom poms from one egg to another

 

Some boredom busters never fail: This toddler play with plastic Easter eggs, pom poms, and a muffin tin used the simplest of materials, took less than a minute to put together, and kept my toddler happy and entertained!

 

before he decided to put all the pom poms back into the muffin tin

 

Some boredom busters never fail: This toddler play with plastic Easter eggs, pom poms, and a muffin tin used the simplest of materials, took less than a minute to put together, and kept my toddler happy and entertained!

 

and turned to exploring the Easter eggs.

He tried out different ways of putting the two halves together,

 

Some boredom busters never fail: This toddler play with plastic Easter eggs, pom poms, and a muffin tin used the simplest of materials, took less than a minute to put together, and kept my toddler happy and entertained!

 

and then he discovered that he was able to stack the halves!

 

Some boredom busters never fail: This toddler play with plastic Easter eggs, pom poms, and a muffin tin used the simplest of materials, took less than a minute to put together, and kept my toddler happy and entertained!

 

He really enjoyed this new discovery and kept stacking and restacking for quite a while.

And the pom poms still fit in there, too! 🙂

 

Some boredom busters never fail: This toddler play with plastic Easter eggs, pom poms, and a muffin tin used the simplest of materials, took less than a minute to put together, and kept my toddler happy and entertained!

 

What’s your toddler’s favorite boredom buster? Leave a comment below!

 

You may also like these other simple play ideas for toddlers:

 

Toddler Boredom Buster with Cups and Cotton Balls

Valentine’s Treasure Dig (adaptable to any theme)

Toddler Art with Flour Paint (this is messy, but great fun!)

Dots and Coins Fine Motor Play for Toddlers by Best Toys 4 Toddlers

Activities for 18-24 Months Olds by Powerful Mothering

Toddler Activities with Easter Eggs by Living Life and Learning

 

 

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