25+ Easter Activities for Kids

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March is flying by and Easter will be here before you know it! I’ve rounded up LOTS of fabulous Easter activities for kids from last week’s Tuesday Tots and from our own collection to share with you! There are arts and crafts, sensory play, science, books, and more included in this Easter round-up. Be

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Easter Color Matching Activity with Carrot Cake M&M’s

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Have you tried the new White Chocolate Carrot Cake M&M’s? We love them so much, I created a free printable to use with them. You might think this Easter color matching activity is intended to help children learn to match colors…or to work on fine motor practice as they use their pincer grip to

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15 More Must-See Sensory Bins

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Tuesday Tots is a weekly link-up sharing posts for kids 5 and under co-hosted by In Lieu of Preschool (me), Rainy Day Mum, Growing a Jeweled Rose, and Learn with Play at Home. Be sure to follow our Tuesday Tots Pinterest board! Can one ever have too many sensory bins??? After having seen the

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Messy Play: Shaving Cream Easter Eggs Craft

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Last Easter we tried shaving cream painting for the first time. We made Shaving Cream Painted Easter Eggs and used them to create Easter Egg cards and an Easter Egg Banner. It was one of the most fun art techniques we’d ever tried and the whole process from start to finish was absolutely beautiful.

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Peter Rabbit Small World Book Play

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My kids and I are huge fans of classic stories. The Complete Tales of Beatrix Potter are some of our favorites, and of course the most popular of those is The Tale of Peter Rabbit. To give my kids a chance to act out the story which is GREAT for comprehension, I created a

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The Jesus Storybook Bible Reading Plan for Easter 2013

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Last year we discovered The Jesus Storybook Bible makes for a perfect read during the season of Lent. Lent is the period of 40 weekdays leading up to Easter (excluding Sundays), and the Jesus Storybook Bible’s 40th story is the Easter story, with 4 stories that come afterwards as follow-up. It really couldn’t be

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Pass the Prayer Cross: Taking the Chaos out of Family Prayer Time

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We recently started saying group family prayers at night. This involves DH, me, Luke (age 4), and Lilah (age 2-1/2). Right away we noticed we had trouble figuring out whose turn it was to talk. And while I’m sure God has no issues understanding if we all pray to him at once, it made

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