Easter ‘egg’stravaganza

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By Jenni Tavenerearly years teacher and writer.

Celebrate Easter in style with these ‘egg’cellent activity ideas

Person holding a chicken

How many Easter chicks?


Help the children to make an Easter chick counting display. Provide small, round sponges and yellow paint and show the children how to print two yellow circles to represent the head and body of an Easter chick. Invite the children to use orange and black felt-tipped pens to decorate the chicks with a beak, legs and eyes. Help the children to cut out and glue the chicks on to a large sheet of paper in clusters of one to five. Let them decorate the background with green finger paints to represent grass. Display the scene on the wall and use it to inspire counting activities by asking questions such as, ‘How many chicks are there in this cluster?’, ‘Can you find a group of three chicks?’, and, ‘If one more chick joined this cluster, how many would there be altogether?’.

Egg-shaped Easter card

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