Easter is a wonderful time for families to come together and celebrate. Toddlers are at an age where they are beginning to understand the world around them and are eager to explore new things. This makes Easter an excellent opportunity to introduce them to new activities and traditions. In this article, we will be discussing some Easter activity ideas that are perfect for toddlers.
Easter Egg Hunt
An Easter egg hunt is a classic Easter activity that is perfect for toddlers. This activity can be done indoors or outdoors, depending on the weather. To make the hunt more exciting for toddlers, you can hide the eggs in easy-to-find places. You can also use colorful plastic eggs or add stickers and other decorations to make the eggs more interesting.
Crafts are always a hit with toddlers, and Easter is the perfect time to introduce them to some fun and easy crafts. There are plenty of simple Easter crafts that you can do with your toddler, such as painting Easter eggs or making Easter baskets. You can also make Easter-themed finger puppets or masks, which are great for imaginative play. Don't forget we've got some fun kids arts and crafts on our website to try out.
Baking Easter cookies is a fun activity that toddlers will enjoy. You can use pre-made cookie dough or make your own from scratch. Cut the dough into Easter shapes, such as bunnies, eggs, or chicks, and let your toddler decorate the cookies with frosting and sprinkles. This is a great activity for developing fine motor skills and creativity.
Decorating Easter eggs is a fun activity that can be done with toddlers of all ages. You can use hard-boiled eggs or plastic eggs, and let your toddler decorate them with stickers, paint, markers, or crayons. You can also use natural dyes made from ingredients such as onion skins, beet juice, or turmeric. This activity is a great way to teach your toddler about colors, shapes, and patterns.
Easter Bunny Ears
Making Easter bunny ears is a simple and fun activity that toddlers will love. You can use construction paper or felt to make the ears and attach them to a headband or a hair clip. Your toddler can decorate the ears with stickers or draw on them with markers. This is a great activity for imaginative play and can be used for Easter photos.
Reading Easter-themed books is a great way to teach your toddler about the holiday and its traditions. There are plenty of great Easter books for toddlers, such as "The Story of Easter" by Patricia Pingry or "Happy Easter, Mouse!" by Laura Numeroff. You can also make your own Easter storybook by printing out pictures and creating a simple story to go with them. We've got some fun readalong stories to try on the Everything's Rosie website.
Easter Sensory Bin
Creating an Easter sensory bin is a great way to introduce your toddler to new textures and colors. You can use a plastic bin or a large bowl and fill it with materials such as shredded paper, plastic grass, or Easter eggs. You can also add items such as bunny ears or stuffed animals for your toddler to play with. This activity is great for developing fine motor skills and can be used for imaginative play.
Easter Sticker Activities
Sticker activities are always a hit with toddlers, and Easter stickers are no exception. You can use Easter-themed stickers to create pictures or decorate Easter baskets. You can also use stickers to create Easter cards for family and friends. This activity is a great way to develop fine motor skills and creativity.
Easter Sensory Bottles
Creating Easter-themed sensory bottles is a great way to introduce your toddler to new colors and textures. You can use plastic bottles or jars and fill them with items such as plastic Easter eggs, pom-poms, or glitter. You can also add water or oil to create a calming effect. This activity is great for sensory exploration and can be used for relaxation or calming down.
Puzzles are a great activity for developing problem-solving skills and hand-eye coordination. There are plenty of Easter-themed puzzles available that are perfect for toddlers, with varying levels of difficulty. You can also make your own Easter puzzle by printing out a picture and cutting it into pieces.
Easter is a great time to introduce your toddler to new activities and traditions. The above Easter activity ideas are perfect for toddlers, as they are easy to do, engaging, and fun. These activities will not only help develop your toddler's creativity, problem-solving skills, and motor skills, but will also provide an opportunity for quality time with your child. With a little bit of planning and preparation, you can make Easter a memorable and enjoyable experience for your toddler. Don't forget that Everything's Rosie toys are coming soon!