Easter Egg Number Matching

Every season there are great foam shapes that come out. I love using them for puzzles and some hands on learning.

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We have been doing some number matching games and I thought it would be fun to use the foam Easter eggs that I found to do it. We have been reading stories about Easter Eggs. Our favorite book is always The Easter Egg by Jan Brett. I could read that book over and over. While reading the book we count all the different eggs on the pages.

What you need for this activity: Jumbo Foam Easter Eggs (24 pieces per package) and black sharpie marker.

I wrote the number & the name on one side and tally marker & circles (or x’s) on the other side.

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The girls started on one side with a stack of half the eggs. They did a crab walk with the eggs on their stomach. Once on the other side, they matched their eggs. We had tons of fun doing the crab walking across the whole while doing this. It made it a full body activity.

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After they had all the eggs match up they put them in order and counted to 10.

Easter Egg Number Matching - 3Dinosaurs.com

I mixed up the eggs and they raced to the other side to fix all the miss matched eggs. We did this several times. It was their favorite thing to do.

Easter Egg Number Matching - 3Dinosaurs.com

This was a fun hands on activity for counting. There are so many things you can do with big seasonal foam shapes.

Cassie – 3Dinosaurs.com

About Cassie

Cassie is a mom of three stomping, romping, and roaring girls. She blogs about fun art and craft activities and printables she makes. She includes the odd review of products every now and then. She also blogs about the places that she has taken the girls called trip reviews. She has a few free printable pack for kids ages 2 to 8 and always adding more. She loves to get comments and feedback and always looking for new things to try or do with her girls.
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10 Responses to Easter Egg Number Matching

  1. What a great use of foam shapes. It looks like your girls has a lot of fun learning with them.

  2. Tiffiny says:

    What a neat activity! I love that you made it physical too.

  3. Thanks for the inspiration! I am going to do this with my children. I love how you put them on opposite sides of the room. Genius! How do you teach your girls to work together? My oldest normally takes over.

    • Cassie says:

      They each get their own parts and can’t mix them up and can only do their own. We make sure everyone has their own stuff.

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  5. This is a wonderful way to work on number recognition – what fun to incorporate Easter fun in, too!

    Thanks for linking up with The Thoughtful Spot!

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