How do you make Easter fun for toddlers? You find the best toddler Easter activities! I've collected over 50 that you will love!
Here are the four key components of THE BEST Easter activities for toddlers!
The best toddler Easter activities...
- Use simple materials
- Are quick to set up
- Are open-ended
- Work for a variety of ages
I love holidays and making things festive and fun, but I also don't want to take forever to set up an activity that kids play with for 15 seconds. These simple toddler Easter activities have been tried and tested and get 5 GOLD STARS.
To make Easter fun for parents AND toddlers, I've put together a list of over 50 awesome Easter activities that are organized by category. This will make it easy for you to scan the list and pick the sort of activity your kids are most interested in.
What age are these Easter activities for?
Toddlers and preschoolers will LOVE these activities. Big siblings may want to join in too!
What type of activities are included in this Easter activities list?
- Motor activities (that get kids moving their small and big muscles)
- Sensory activities (that encourage kids to use their senses as they play)
- Arts & Crafts activities (including lots of painting!)
- Science activities (fizzy Easter fun is our favorite!)
- Literacy activities (exploring names & the alphabet)
- Color activities (including some yummy snacktivities)
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Check out all 50+ Amazing & Simple Toddler Easter Activities
Easter Motor Activities
Why motor activities? When kids get moving their brains wake up and they learn more. Motor activities also help kids develop skills that will help them in their day to day lives. Toddler Easter activities can be fun while strengthening fine & gross motor skills too!
RELATED: Want to try more fine motor activities? These fine motor sensory bins are awesome.
- Easter Hunt Matching Activity by Toddler Approved
2. Easter Egg Snack Hunt by Busy Toddler
3. Plastic Egg Drop Game by Toddler Approved
4. Tubes and Easter Eggs by Happy Toddler Playtime
5. Plastic Egg Stacking Game by Toddler Approved
6. Cardboard Box Egg Roll Game by Toddler Approved
7. Egg Drop Baby Game by Happily Ever Mom
8. Easter Egg Hunt by Toddler Approved
9. Easter Memory Game by Happily Ever Mom
10. Egg Drop Fine Motor Activity by Days with Grey
11. Wobbly Easter Egg Ramps by And Next Comes L
12. Egg Towers Balancing Game by Frugal Fun 4 Boys
13. Egg Shaker Guessing Game by Mama Papa Bubba
Easter Sensory Activities
Sensory activities are always a hit! These Easter sensory activities use water, rice, cereal, and a few other simple bin fillers that are sure to delight kids. Sensory play helps kids explore their senses.
14. Egg Scoop Activity by Toddler Approved
15. Easter Egg Rice Bin by Busy Toddler
16. Easter Sensory Bin with Funnels & Eggs by Toddler Approved
17. Easter Egg Sensory Bag Hunt by Happy Toddler Playtime
18. Giant Easter Sensory Bin by Toddler Approved
19. Easter Name Dig Activity by Toddler Approved
20. Easter Kinetic Sand Play by Toddler Approved
21. Easter Egg Rescue Sensory Bin by Happy Toddler Playtime
22. Sticky Easter Egg by Toddler Approved
23. Playdough Easter Eggs by Toddler Approved
Easter Arts & Crafts
Arts & crafts are a great way to help kids explore new materials and art techniques. We even included a few taste free ideas if you have a kiddo that still tries to eat everything!
24. Tape Resist Easter Egg Craft by Toddler Approved
25. Easter Egg Roll & Paint by Busy Toddler
26. Easter Bunny Puppet Craft by Toddler Approved
27. Giant Easter Egg Painting by Happy Toddler Playtime
28. Easter Bunny Spin Art by Toddler Approved
29. Q-Tip Painting Easter Egg Craft by No Time for Flashcards
30. Easter Egg Collage Craft by Toddler Approved
31. Squeegee Paint Easter Egg by Hello, Wonderful
32. Easter Egg Drip Painting by Toddler Approved
33. Rolled Easter Egg Painting by Tinkerlab
34. Paper Plate Easter Basket by Toddler Approved
35. Crack Egg Painting by Toddler Approved
36. Watercolor Easter Eggs by Happy Hooligans
37. Shape Egg Craft by Toddler Approved
38. Splatter Paint Easter Egg by Hands On: As We Grow
39. Giant Bunny Friends by Toddler Approved
40. Easter Egg Art Activity by Days with Grey
Easter Science Activities
Fizz, splat, crunch, drip... Easter science is THE best! Grab some baking soda, vinegar, salt, or water and you're ready to explore some awesome science activities! Science activities let kids problem solve, make observations, explore cause and effect, and just have fun!
41. Easter Egg Ice Excavation by Toddler Approved
42. Sink the Egg STEM Challenge by Happy Toddler Playtime
43, Volcano Egg Dyeing by Toddler Approved
Bonus: Try this amped up version of our classic volcano eggs in a sensory bin!
44. Egg Salt Painting by Toddler Approved
45. Easter Egg Science Activity by Busy Toddler
Easter Literacy Activities
Learning simple literacy skills is fun, but is even cooler with a theme! These Easter name recognition and alphabet activities can be repeated again and again!
46. Easter Name Sticker Game by Toddler Approved
47. ABC Easter Egg Match by Busy Toddler
48. Name Egg Hunt by Toddler Approved
49. ABC Egg Hunt by Toddler Approved
50. Alphabet Surprise Eggs by Keep Toddlers Busy
Easter Color Activities
Kids are naturally drawn to colors! These activities let kids explore colors in simple ways that get them moving... and even snacking!
51. Bunny Color Hunt by Toddler Approved
52. Bunny Color Matching Game by Toddler Approved
53. M&M Bunny Patterning Activity by Toddler Approved
54. Bunny Color Hop by Toddler Approved
RELATED: Do you want simple toddler activity ideas for every holiday? Our Year of Play has 12 months of toddler activities put together for you! Including holidays.
Bunny Marshmallow Color Matching by Toddler Approved
Feed the Bunny Color Game by Toddler Approved
Bunny Color Sorting by Toddler Approved
Cracked Egg Puzzles by Toddler Approved
RELATED: Need some easy Easter basket ideas to get you prepared for the big day? Here are 60 non-candy Easter Basket fillers.