Easter

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Easter


Pre-K, preschool, and kindergarten Easter theme activities

Easter Books

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{FREE} Easter Class Party Planning Guide
FREE Classroom Easter Party Planning Guide #preschool #kindergarten
This free 17 page Easter party planning guide includes several different examples of notes to send home to parents; both Easter and “spring” parties are addressed. Read aloud suggestions, games, activities, snack ideas and more! You can download this freebie in the free printables section below. Don’t miss my Bunny Treat Cups and Educational Easter Egg Hunt ideas on the blog!

Easter Literacy Activities

Hop! Alphabet Game
Easter Alphabet Identification Game #preschool #kindergarten
This activity includes both upper and lower case versions in black and white or color. Students will take turns drawing a card, identifying the letter, and marking it on their recording sheet. When the Hop! card is drawn all the students can stand and hop like a bunny. This activity also includes two recording sheets, one for uppercase letters and one for lowercase letters and is available in the Easter Literacy Packet located in the printables section below.

Easter Egg Beginning Sounds Activity
Printable Easter Beginning Sounds Activity #preschool #kindergarten
Students will identify the beginning sound of each picture and attach a clothespin with the correct letter to the corresponding picture. There is also a black and white recording sheet included with this activity. The beginning sounds activity is available in the Easter Literacy Packet in the printables section below.

Bunny Rhyming Game
Fun Printable Bunny Rhyming Game #preschool #kindergarten
This fun game can be played in large group and is available in both black and white and color. Students take turns “reading” their cards and finding their rhyming partner. This activity is available in the Easter Literacy Packet located in the printables section below.

Easter Syllables
Printable Easter Syllable Activity #preschool #kindergarten
Students will identify the number of syllables in each picture. This activity includes a black and white recording sheet and is available in the Easter Literacy Packet located in the printables section below.

Easter Pocket Chart Sentences
Easter Pocket Chart Sentences for #preschool #kindergarten
The predictable text in this pocket chart set will help your students learn concepts of print such as left to right directionality, return sweep, one-to-one correspondence, and more. The printable pocket chart sentences are available in the Easter Literacy Packet in the printables section below.

Easter Mini Word Walls
Printable Easter Mini Word Walls
These printable mini word charts are available in both black and white and color. I created two sets, one that includes the word Easter Bunny and one that uses the word rabbit. The printable word charts can be found in the Easter Literacy Packet in the printables section below.

Easter Word Cards
Printable Easter Words Cards for Pocket Chart
Printable word cards to place in a pocket chart or on a word wall. These cards can be used to help develop vocabulary; they are available in the Easter Literacy Packet in the printables section below.

Easter Printable Emergent Reader
Printable Easter Emergent Reader
The predictable text in this book is designed to support your emergent readers. Use this book to reinforce concepts of print such as words are separated by spaces, left to right and top to bottom, written words match spoken words, common sight words, and more. This easy to assemble emergent reader is offered in both black and white and color in the Easter Literacy Packet located in the printables section below.

Easter Read and Write Around the Room Activity
Printable Easter Read and Write Around the Room Activity
This fun read and write around the room activity is available in the Easter Literacy Packet located in the printables section below.

Letter Matching
letter eggs
Setting: Small Group, Literacy Centers
Objective: Upper and lowercase letter identification/matching
Materials: magnetic letters, permanent marker, laminating film, egg accents
Directions: Write uppercase letters on the egg accents with a permanent marker. Laminate the eggs for durability. Place magnetic letters in a bowl or basket in the middle of the table so they are easily accessible to all students. Students will select an egg mat and find the corresponding lowercase letter to match.

Easter Egg Sight Words
egg sight words
Setting: Small Group, Literacy Centers
Objective: Sight Word identification
Materials: magnetic letters, permanent marker, laminating film, egg accents
Directions: Write a different sight word on each of the egg accents with a permanent marker. Laminate the eggs for durability. Place magnetic letters in a bowl or basket in the middle of the table so they are easily accessible to all students. Students will spell the sight words out on the egg mats with magnetic letters.

Easter Word Families
easter word family eggs
Setting: Small Group, Literacy Centers
Objective: Onset-Rime identification
Materials: plastic Easter eggs, permanent marker, three Easter baskets, recording sheet, markers or Do-A-Dot markers
Directions: Select three word families that your students are currently learning or have learned. Place three small baskets in the middle of the table and label each one with a word family chunk. Use your permanent marker to write the onset (first letter) on one half of an Easter egg and write the rime (word family chunk) on the other half of the egg. Once all the eggs are completed take them apart and mix them up. Give each student in your small group a recording sheet. Students will find the egg halves that create a correct word family word and place them in the correct basket. Students will record their finds on their recording sheet.

Upper and Lowercase Egg Matching
literacy alphabet egg game
literacy alphabet egg game 2
Setting: Small Group, Literacy Centers
Objective: Matching upper to lowercase
Materials: plastic Easter eggs, permanent marker, 1 Easter basket, recording sheet, markers or Do-A-Dot markers
Directions: Use your permanent marker to write the upper and lowercase letters on each egg. Take the eggs apart and place in an Easter basket. Give each student in your small group a recording sheet. Students will locate and reassemble the eggs with the matching letters (upper to lowercase) and record their finds on their recording sheet.

Easter Math Activities

Egg and Peep Number Game
easter number counting game in preschool
Your students will love learning how to identify numbers with this fun, hands-on game. The Easter Egg and Peep Number Game uses plastic eggs to increase student engagement. Included are numbers 0-20 in both color and black and white or a blank set of Peeps for you to customize to meet the needs of your students. Three different recording sheets are also included. The Egg and Peep Number Game is available in the Easter Math Packet located in the printables section below.

Bunny Mallow Graphing
bunny mallow graphing activity in preschool
The Bunny Mallow graphing activity is designed to be used with Kraft Bunny Mallows found in most grocery stores. Your students will have fun learning how to graph with this yummy activity! Available in both black and white and color for your convenience it also includes a printable die or pictures to use in a pocket cube. The Bunny Marshmallow Graphing activity is available in the Easter Math Packet located in the printables section below.

Bunny Mallow Sorting
bunny mallow sorting activity in preschool
The Bunny Mallow sorting activity is designed to be used with Kraft Bunny Mallows found in most grocery stores. Both color and black and white versions of the recording sheet are included so you can choose the ones that best meets the needs of your students. Your students will enjoy practicing their sorting skills with this fun, hands-on activity! The Bunny Mallow recording sheets are available in the Easter Math Packet in the printables section below.

{FREE} Counting Eggs in Order
counting eggs in order printable
This counting eggs in order activity can be found in the free printables section below. Print one sheet per child. Students will cut out the eggs and glue them in order on a sentence strip. For added fun you can turn them into headbands to wear home.

Easter Egg Races
easter egg races game in preschool
The Easter Egg Races help build number sense and one to one correspondence skills. This easy to assemble activity is available in the Easter Math Packet located in the printables section below.

FREE Easter Egg Visual Discrimination Printable
Free Printable Easter Egg Visual Discrimination Activity for #preschool and #kindergarten
Read all about how to use this free printable on the blog HERE.

Easter Play Dough Counting Mats
easter playdough counting mats in preschool
The Easter play dough counting mats will help your students develop number sense and counting skills while exercising the small muscles in their hands necessary for holding a pencil and writing. These mats are available in the Easter Math Packet located in the printables section below.

Easter Patterning
easter patterns
easter pattern activities in preschool
You can use Easter stickers and stamps for pattern practice with the free pattern grid located in the printables section below or you can use the printable patterns included in the Easter Math Packet also located in the printables section. Also included are three pattern practice cut and paste sheets for assessment purposes. Your students will learn how to identify, extend, and create AB, AABB, and ABC patterns using these fun Easter treat shapes!

Egg Counting Book
easter egg printable counting book in preschool
This easy to assemble book helps reinforce number sense and counting skills. Two versions of the book are included, one featuring numbers 1-5 and another that is blank so you can focus on the numbers your students need to practice. The Egg Counting Book is available in the Easter Math Packet located in the printables section below.

FREE Where’s Peter Rabbit? Positional Words Game
Free Printable Where's Peter Rabbit? Game for #preschool and #kindergarten
This is a super fun game that will have your kids hunting for Peter Rabbit while using prepositions. Find out how to play on the blog HERE.

Easter Bunny Board Game
easter bunny board game in preschool
Your students will build number sense and develop one-to-one correspondence skills while helping the bunny deliver his eggs. This printable board game is available in the Easter Math Packet located in the printables section below.

{FREE} Egg Roll ‘N Stamp Game
egg roll stamp
Setting: Small Group, Math Centers
Objective: Number recognition, number sense, one-to-one
Materials: foam die, 1-5 game recording strips, spring holiday stamps OR pastel Do-A-Dot Shimmer Markers (see resources section below)
Directions: Students take turns rolling the die, identifying the corresponding number on their paper and stamping/marking that number. See the free printables section below to download this game.

{FREE} Easter Animals Counting Book Template
egg book 1
egg book two
Setting: Small Group, Math Centers
Objective: concepts of print, number sense, number identification
Materials: spring holiday stamps (see resources section below), “I Can See Spring” booklet- one per child (see free printables section below).
Directions: Pre-assemble and distribute one booklet to each child in your small group. Students “read” the sentences on each page using their knowledge of numbers and the rebus pictures for support. Students stamp the appropriate number of animals or items on each page.
*This is a crossover activity meaning it integrates literacy and math*

{FREE} 1-5 Counting Grid
egg counting two
Setting: Small Group, Math Centers
Objective: 1:1 correspondence
Materials: 1-5 counting grid- one per child (available in free printables section below), foam spring stickers
Directions: Give each child in the small group a counting grid sheet. Place the foam stickers in the center of the table in a container so all students can easily reach them. The students will place the correct number of stickers next to each number on the counting grid.

{FREE} Feed the Bunny 1:1 Game
feed the bunny
Setting: Small Group, Math Centers
Objective: 1:1 correspondence
Materials: Feed the Bunny 1:1 mats- one per student in small group (see free printables section below), carrot erasers
Directions: Print the 1:1 bunny mats on cardstock and laminate. Give each student in the small group a mat. Place the carrot erasers in the center of the table in a container so they are easily accessible to all students. Each student takes a turn rolling the die and putting the corresponding number of erasers on their recording sheet. When there is one eraser on each space on the mat they have successfully “fed the bunny” and completed the game.

Oviparous Animals Egg Hunt Game
Free Oviparous Animals Game and Free Printable
Learn how to play this fun, hands-on game on the blog HERE.

Fun Easter Activities

Bunny Listening Game
Bunny Listening Game for #preschool and #kindergarten with FREE printable
This is a fun game that your students will love, and it also improves listening skills! Read all about it on the blog HERE.

Tissue Paper Egg
tissue paper egg
Materials: white cardstock, pastel tissue paper in variety of colors, glue, liquid starch.
Cut white cardstock in the shape of a large egg. Cut the tissue paper into small squares. Have students paint the egg with glue and lay the pastel tissue squares on the egg. When dry paint over top of egg with liquid starch to give the egg a shiny, smooth appearance.

Paper Bag Bunny
paper bag bunny
Materials: white paper lunch bags, white construction paper, crayons, white cotton balls, small pink pom-pom’s, wiggly eyes, glue, scissors.
Have students decorate the front of the bag with crayons to resemble bunny face, add two wiggly eyes, and glue pink pom-pom on for nose. Glue white cotton ball on back for bunny’s tail. Cut two white ears from the construction paper and glue to the top of the bag. Fill with Easter grass and these bags can be used to hold plastic eggs and candy.

Puffy Paint Bunny or Egg
Materials: shaving cream, glue, food coloring, outline of bunny or egg on cardstock
Add: wiggly eyes, pink pom-poms and pipe cleaners if making bunny.
Mix one part white liquid glue to two parts of regular Barbasol shaving cream. If you are making an egg add food coloring. Allow students to spread mixture on their paper in large dollops. If making a bunny add wiggly eyes, pom-pom nose, and pipe cleaner whiskers before dry. When dry these paintings are three-dimensional and look fantastic displayed on a bulletin board.

Coffee Filter Eggs
Materials: regular, white coffee filters, scissors, watercolor markers, water.
Cut coffee filters into egg shape. Color coffee filters with pastel colored watercolor markers and spray lightly with water when finished. When dry they will resemble painted Easter eggs.

Easter Printables

Easter Math Packet {55 Pages} $4
Printable Easter Math Activities for #preschool and #kindergarten
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Easter Literacy Packet {74 pages} $4
Printable Easter Literacy Activities for #preschool and #kindergarten
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{FREE} Easter Class Party Planning Guide {17 pages}
FREE Classroom Easter Party Planning Guide #preschool #kindergarten
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