Easter, which comes between 21st March and 25th April every year, is one of the oldest and most important festivals celebrated by Christians worldwide. Christians enthusiastically celebrate the resurrection of the Jesus Christ on the Easter Sunday. Even though toddlers and preschoolers may not get the meaning of Easter entirely, it would be the right time for parents to introduce them to easy Easter activities and crafts that they can enjoy. Here are some interesting Easter crafts and activities that your toddlers can enjoy performing during the Easter.
Here Are Top 5 Easter Activities For Toddlers And Preschoolers:
It would be great pleasure to celebrate Easter by sending a handmade card, which is prepared by your toddler. Simple Easter cards can be prepared quickly and easily, so they can be created with little hands of your toddler with your help. Thumbprints can be perfect and easy for toddlers and you to develop together a wonderful Easter card. Preschoolers can also make use of crayons and sketch pens to create beautiful Easter cards.
Creating cross cards can be another brilliant Easter craft activity that your toddler will enjoy. You can narrate your toddlers the Easter story while creating cross crafts. This will help your preschoolers to relate the meaningful story to the craft activity that they can perform and understand. Creating an egg carton cross can be ideal for the little hands. This craft is quite simple and looks great even unpainted. Creating cross sun catcher can be another perfect Easter craft that you can teach your preschooler. Toddlers like playing with contact paper and its effects. All you need for this craft is colored tissue paper pieces, contact paper, glue, and craft tape.
Eggs represent the birth, so they are ingrained with Easter. Eggs are associated with Easter to a great extent so much so that people enjoy eating them, decorating them, and discussing about them. It’s wonderful to involve little hands of your toddlers in decorating eggs for Easter. If your toddler is rough at handling real eggs, you can get plastic eggs for him and teach him how to decorate them. All you need to provide your preschooler is eggs, color, color paper, and glue.
You can teach your toddlers to decorate Easter eggs in a variety of ways, such as painted owls and birds egg decoration, spotty egg decoration, Easter rainbow egg decoration, batman egg decoration, and various other egg decorations. Your toddler will be pleased to see your house being decorated with Easter eggs decorated by him.
Easter bunny is a folkloric figure of Easter. It depicted a rabbit who brings Easter eggs. You can narrate toddlers Easter stories that state that Easter bunny carries colored eggs, candies, and toys in his basket to the homes of kids and encourage them to participate in decorating artificial Easter bunny. Toddlers can do easy activities such as sticking cotton wool on the bunny, drawing Easter bunny on a paper sheet with simple and easy drawing tricks and coloring the bunny, and placing the bunny near the Easter basket. These are great activities for toddlers to enhance their motor skills and cheer them up for the Easter.
Every toddler is glad to have an Easter basket. Easter basket in known for carrying lots of goodies and treats and convey preschoolers the meaning and significance of the Easter. It would be great to encourage and educate your preschooler to create his own Easter basket by using simple materials such as paper plates, glue, and other simple materials. Your toddler will be glad to have self-made Easter basket and enjoy placing his favorite goodies and self-decorated Easter eggs in it.
Participation of your toddlers in all these Easter activities will help inculcate cultural and religious values in them.