Gross Motor Skill Egg Hunt

Easter has passed, but I bet you still have some left over plastic eggs laying around! Last week we had a great time hunting eggs filled with paper that had a gross motor skill written on it. The kids took turns hunting & opening the eggs, but we all did the action together.

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We had about 13 eggs, here are out gross motor skill suggestions:
-jump
-10 jumping jacks
-crab walk
-bear crawl
-crawl
-skip
-gallop
-slow walk
-fast walk
-slow run
-fast run
-slither
-leap

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Check out our other Easter Egg activities by clicking here!

Bunny Family Project

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This little craft was so much fun and turned out so cute! The whole family made these together and they are happily displayed on our mantel. All you needs is toilet paper rolls, paint, scissors, marker, goggly eyes, and sticky dots (or glue).

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Paint your toilet paper rolls and bunny ears (made by an extra toilet paper roll). Let dry. Attach ears with sticky dots or glue. Add eyes and draw on face. Display for everyone to enjoy!

Q-Tip Easter Egg Painting

20130328-130307.jpg We’ve lacked practicing our fine motor skills this week so I was hoping to find a fun and creative Easter activity specifically for fine motor skills. I came across Q-Tip Easter Egg Paintings on No Time For Flashcards and was so excited for the kiddos to do this and decorate our playroom walls with them. We made giant Easter eggs and they turned out BEAUTIFULLY!

20130328-130806.jpg The kids thought it was going to be extremely easy painting with q-tips, but they soon realized they couldn’t hold them like a regular paintbrush and had to pinch them instead.