Great Actvities & Centers for Easter!
Easter Literature List
Easter Writing Station Words: Print and laminate a few colored copies of the Valentine's Writing Station words for students to use or copy one sheet for each student to put in their writing folder or journal.
“How to Make an Easter Egg” Classroom Book: Copy cover on cardstock and then copy the student sheet for each student and have them write and draw how they would decorate an Easter egg. Collect each student paper and make classroom book binding or stapling book together.
“Our Favorite Easter Treats Classroom Book: Copy cover on cardstock and then copy the student sheet for each student and have them write and draw about their favorite Easter treats. Collect each student paper and make classroom book binding or stapling book together.
Student Booklet & Worksheets
“How Many Eggs” : Copy and assemble each of the “How Many Eggs booklets for each students . I have set it up so you can copy the pages back to back them make booklet for each student. Students color the hearts the correct color, practice writing the number and then practice reading the booklet.
Who is the Easter Bunny Description Organizer.: Have students fill out the circle description organizer, describing a the Easter bunny.
Retelling Story Organizer (2 types): Students can use these organizers for any Easter story you have read to them .
“How to Catch the Easter Bunny Retelling (3 types): After reading the story a few times, have students fill out the story retelling organizer, beginning, middle, and ending of the story. Two organizer has the boxes with lines and one is an Easter Bunny shape.. Can be used with art project in this resource.
“How to Catch the Easter Bunny 5 W’s & How: After reading the story a few times, have students fill out the story organizer using the 5 W’s & How Story Organizer. Can be used with art project in this resource.
The Easter Egg Project: Copy and assemble the Egg and Writing prompt using the directions and template page in unit. Hang the eggs and stories the hallway or in the classroom for decorations.
Bunny Project: After reading the book How to Catch the Easter Bunny copy and assemble the Bunny and Writing prompt using the directions and template page in unit. Hang the bunnies & stories in the hallway or in the classroom for decorations.
Bunny Make A Word Game: Students insert vowel eggs onto line on the word cards and make words. Words to make include single consonant, and beginning and ending blends. Students can write words on white boards or paper. They may also use the Make A Word worksheets included in the resource.
Egg Roll It! Read It Short Vowel Sounds: Two game cards with words for Short Vowel Sounds of a, e, i, o & u; Students roll one dice and read the words or sentences in the row they have rolled.
Egg Real & Nonsense Words: Children place cards face down and take turns drawing a card. Student reads words and decides whether it is a real word or nonsense words. Child checks with partner or group to make sure he/she is accurate. Child writes or places words on t-chart on white board or use sheet provided in this resource (each student may have a sheet or you could use one sheet for the whole game). The next person takes a turn. Play until all cards have been used.
Eggs Ten Frame Match : Use these ten frame mats with students to help them with their one-to-one correspondence, counting skills and ten frame use. Print and laminate the cards so students can place the correct number of eggs on the ten frames that corresponds with the numeral on the page and also practice writing the numerals with markers. The egg template are provided, but you may use any manipulate you want.
Easter Roll & Cover: (2 different games): One Dice Roll: Roll one die and count your dots. Cover the number of dots you rolled with your marker. Two players will need to use two different colors. Covering the most numbers wins! Two Dice Roll: Roll two die and count your dots. Cover the number of dots you rolled with your marker. Two players will need to use two different colors. Covering the most number wins!
Easter Addition & Subtraction Facts Clip Game: Children read the number sentence and find the answer to each number sentence., making sure to look at the addition or subtraction sign. Children place a paper clip or clothes pin to the correct answer of the number sentence. Note: I put a little sticker on the back of the card indicating the correct answer so students can self correct.