25 Fun Easter Activities for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Easter is almost here, and we're so excited to share this fun list of Easter activities for toddlers and preschoolers with you! If you're anything like me, you get just as excited about Easter as the kids do. Bunnies, chicks, Easter baskets, and lots of chocolate—what's not to love? But the best part of all is all the creative, exciting activities you can do with your little ones this season.

Many of these Easter activities are perfect for the preschool classroom as well as the home. The fun and simple activities are perfect for ages 2-5, but older kids will enjoy jumping in on the fun, too.

Easter activities for toddlers and preschoolers

These hands-on ideas help children build their fine motor skills and practice beginner learning concepts like letter recognition, counting, and early math and science skills. But they're also just plain FUN, and exploring through play is what's most important at this age. Let's dive in to check out these fun activities now!

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Easter activities for preschoolers and toddlers

Easter Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers from MLM


As you may know, we have loads of engaging Easter activities for toddlers and preschoolers right here at Messy Little Monster. From alphabet activities to fizzy science experiments to cute crafts, you'll find loads of spring and Easter things to try. Here are a handful of our favourites:


Easter Egg Letter Hunt

Our Easter egg letter hunt is a super fun and engaging activity for toddlers and preschoolers. It's perfect for kids who are just learning their letters. In addition to being educational and fun, it also encourages kids to get up and move.

Easter egg letter hunt - Easter activities for toddlers and preschoolers

Plastic Egg Sensory Bin

It only takes a few minutes to throw together this chick and plastic egg sensory bin but there is lots of fun to be had with it. Little ones will get so excited opening the plastic eggs to discover how many chicks are hidden inside.

Easter chick sensory play - Easter activities for toddlers and preschoolers



Fizzy Egg Experiment

Kids will be so excited when trying this Fizzy Egg Baking Soda and Vinegar Reaction activity. They'll love seeing the colours fizz and bubble up out of the plastic egg cups.

Easter egg science experiment - Easter activities for toddlers and preschoolers

Mix & Match Chick Craft

Help your kids turn themselves into adorable little chicks with our Mix and Match Paper Chick Craft. They can use photos of themselves or use the pieces in the printable template to create their chicks. They can also swap out the different feet, wings, and the egg or basket.

Easter chick craft - Easter activities for toddlers and preschoolers

Mix and Match Bunny Craft

Our Mix and Match Paper Bunny Craft is similar to the chick craft above. Kids can turn themselves into cute little bunnies and change out the feet, arms, ears, basket, and carrot. It's so much fun seeing which options they choose.

Easter bunny craft - Easter activities for toddlers and preschoolers

Easter Chick Cake in a Jar

Have you ever tried making a cake in a jar? This chick cake in a jar activity is so much fun and perfect for an Easter or Spring theme.

Easter chick cake - Easter activities for toddlers and preschoolers


Easter Egg Colouring Pages

Need a quiet time activity for the kids? Colouring pages are the perfect thing! We have some lovely Easter egg colouring pages to colour in with crayons, markers, or watercolour paints.

Easter egg colouring page - Easter activities for toddlers and preschoolers

Easter Playdough Counting Mats

Help kids practice counting to 10 with our hands-on Easter Counting Playdough Mats. Create eggs out of playdough, and add them to the basket according to the number specified. Laminate them to use them again and again. Kids will love learning their numbers this way.

Easter playdough mats - Easter activities for toddlers and preschoolers

Printable Easter Playdough Mats

Create a bunny, add eggs to a basket, decorate an egg, make a chick, and so much more with our cute Easter Playdough Mats. This is another excellent quiet time activity.

Easter playdough mats - Easter activities for preschoolers and toddlers


Printable Easter Playdough Mats

And if that isn't enough playdough mats to keep you going try this Easter egg patterns playdough mat!

Easter playdough mat activity for kids


More Fun Easter Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers


We've also gathered some of our favourite toddler-friendly and preschooler-friendly Easter activities from some amazing kid bloggers. Check them out...


Fun Easter activities for toddlers and preschools

Egg Crystal Science Experiment

The kids will be mesmerised by this Crystal Egg Easter Experiment from Fantastic Fun and Learning. Place the pipe cleaner eggs in the Borax solution, and observe what happens throughout the day. It's so exciting to wake up to a beautiful egg covered in crystals the next day.

Easter egg crystal experiment - Easter activities for preschoolers and toddlers


Easter Oobleck

Is it a solid or a liquid? That's the question to ask as you talk about the simple science behind this fun Easter Oobleck activity from Little Bins for Little Hands. Kids will love this slimy, sticky activity. It does get messy, though, so make sure the kids are wearing their play clothes.

Easter oobleck - Easter activities for preschoolers and toddlers


Marshmallow Peeps Playdough

Playing with playdough helps tots and preschoolers develop their fine motor skills by pulling, squeezing, stretching, and shaping the dough. Since this Easter Playdough from Natural Beach Living is completely taste-safe, you don't have to worry about your toddler taking a bite during play.

Easter peeps playdough recipe - Easter activities for preschoolers and toddlers


Easter Do-a-Dot Printables

These Easter Do-a-Dot Printables from Simple Everyday Mom are great for the home or classroom. Kids can learn valuable skills like letter B identification, scissor skills, math, and simple graphing.

Easter printables - Easter activities for preschoolers and toddlers


Easter Egg Collage Art

This Easter Egg Collage Art activity from Fun Learning for Kids is a fun spring craft that allows kids to be creative while building fine motor skills. Collage art activities are easy to set up and keep kids engaged for hours.

Easter egg craft - Easter activities for preschoolers and toddlers


Easter Egg Counting Puzzles

Practice counting to 11 with these clever Easter Egg Counting Puzzles from Simple Fun for Kids. Make sure to laminate the cards; the kids will play with them again and again.

Easter egg puzzles - Easter activities for preschoolers and toddlers

Easter Sensory Bin

Encourage kids to explore their senses with this fun Easter Sensory Bin with Scented Water Beads from And Next Comes L. They'll love squishing the wet and slimy scented water beads in their hands and using the eggs to scoop and pour.

Easter sensory bin - Easter activities for preschoolers and toddlers

Rainbow Rubber Eggs

This Rainbow Rubber Eggs activity by Steamsational is your classic eggs-in-vinegar experiment with a colorful twist. Kids will have so much fun rolling, bouncing, and squeezing the eggs.

Rainbow rubber eggs science experiment  - Easter activities for preschoolers and toddlers

Paper Plate Easter Sewing Craft

Preschoolers with interest in sewing or lacing will enjoy making this cute little Paper Plate Chick Sewing Craft from Red Ted Art. It's a great introductory activity for getting into sewing, and it helps kids build their fine motor skills.

Paper plate Easter chick sewing craft - Easter activities for preschoolers and toddlers


Easter Bunny Bean Bag Toss

You won't believe how adorable this is. The Easter Bunny Bean Bag Toss by Pink Stripey Socks has carrot-shaped bean bags! Toss them through the bunny's mouth or tummy to score points. The kids will enjoy playing with this game long after Easter is over.

Easter bunny bean bag toss - Easter activities for preschoolers and toddlers

Easter Chick Slime

Making and playing with this bright yellow Easter Chick Slime by Steamsational is an excellent Easter STEM activity. It would make a great addition to the kids' Easter baskets, too.

Easter chick slime - Easter activities for preschoolers and toddlers

Potato Stamp Chicks

Potato stamping is an excellent way for toddlers and preschoolers to create simple pieces of art for the holidays. These Potato Stamp Chicks from The Craft Train are too cute. You can use this technique outside of the Easter season to create other birds like bluebirds and cardinals as well.

Easter chick slime - Easter activities for toddlers and preschoolers

Printable Easter Bingo

Playing Bingo is always fun, and this Printable Easter Bingo by Artsy-Fartsy Mama a great activity if you're planning a little Easter party for the kids or if you just need a fun activity for a family game night around the Easter holiday.

Printable Easter bingo - Easter activities for toddlers and preschoolers

Easter Lacing Cards for Preschool

Use lacing to improve fine motor skills with these adorable Easter Lacing Cards for Preschool by Red Ted Art. These make lovely cards or keepsakes and can even be turned into a pretty Easter garland if you string them together.

Easter lacing cards - Easter activities for toddlers and preschoolers

Easter Egg Bubble Wands

Make your own Easter Egg Bubble Wands from Go Science Kids along with some homemade bubble solution, and head outdoors with the kids to blow some bubbles.

Easter egg bubble wands - Easter activities for toddlers and preschoolers

Easter Sensory Bin with Rice

Here's another take on the Easter Sensory Bin by Danya Banya. It's full of green rice, which looks a lot like grass, and lots of fuzzy chicks, colorful eggs, pretty flowers, and a bunny. This will keep the kids entertained for hours!

Easter sensory bin - Easter activities for toddlers and preschoolers


Pin this list of Easter activities for toddlers and preschoolers so you can have lots of Easter fun this year! Which Easter activities will you try first?

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