Easter Science Experiments & STEM Challenges

jelly bean rainbow Easter science experiment

I love incorporating hands-on science and STEM activities as often as possible into the curriculum. They are so engaging for students and build problem-solving and critical thinking skills.  Now that we have more technology available to us in the classroom, these activities also allow students to learn how to use technology as a tool which […]

Easter Peeps Play Dough & Learning Activities

Easter Peeps play dough indredients

I saw several recipes for Easter Peeps play dough on Pinterest and had to try it for my class! By far the easiest one with the best results was from 123 Homeschool 4 Me. It was super simple (I’m talking like 2 minutes to make!) and was the best consistency. Making the Easter Peeps Play […]

Easter Student Gifts & Gift Tags

Easter student gift tag egg shaped

Today I am sharing some favorite Easter gift tags that can be added to any Easter treat to easily create a special surprise for your students. Simply attach them to baggies filled with chocolate eggs or bunnies, jelly beans, Easter Peeps, trinkets, or your favorite Easter surprise.  If you like any of the sayings and would […]

How To Dye Easter Eggs with Kool-Aid

I saw a facebook post about dyeing Easter eggs with Kool-Aid.  I had never heard of this before, so I thought I would try it to see if this method could be used in the classroom as an alternative to using traditional egg dye kits. I was able to purchase 5 packets of Kool-Aid for […]

“Eggs”ellent Egg Learning Activities and Crafts

Since it is getting close to Easter I decided to post some favorite egg activities. Egg Learning Activities What Animals Lay Eggs? Ask students if they know from where eggs come?  Explain that the word oviparous means any animal that lays eggs from which its young hatch.  Ask students to name animals that lay eggs and […]

Resurrection Eggs Christian Easter Activities

Resurrection Eggs student-made book

Resurrection Eggs Christian Easter Activities I love using Resurrection Eggs to tell the Easter story.  They keep students engaged and interested. I created a few activities that reinforce and review the Easter story as told with Resurrection Eggs since students like them so much. Activities include an around the room Resurrection Egg hunt, a printable student-made […]

The Colors of Easter Jelly Bean Poem Christian Activities, Printable Book

The Colors of Easter Jelly Bean Poem Student book

The Colors of Easter Poem is one of my favorite ways to relate the story of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus to the colors of jelly beans. Students always love it! Here are some of the activities we do to supplement it. Colors of Easter Jelly Bean Poem Student-Made Book When creating their student-made books, […]

St. Patrick’s Day and Easter Grass Activity

St. Patrick’s Day and Easter Grass Activity In these activities students experience planting and caring for real grass.  They learn about how things grow with a little bit of St. Patrick’s Day and Easter fun! St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Hair Materials needed: topsoil grass seed styrofoam cups (white) glue crayons leprechaun face pattern (optional) Give […]

Easter Egg Decorating for Young Children & Eggshell Mosaic Art

Egg Decorating for Young Children This idea gives the children a more “hands-0n”, creative approach to decorating eggs than the traditional method. Cut various colored tissue paper into small squares.  Water down some Elmer’s glue and place it into small containers. Have the children use a small paintbrush to “paint” the tissue paper squares onto […]