Easter Activities and Lesson Plans

The Easter seasonal pages will provide you with great resources for Easter related topics. Ideas within this section include EGG-citing activities, fun lesson plans and internet resources.

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EasterEaster - Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday, two days after Good Friday.

Easter Sunday dates:
April 16, 2017
April 01, 2018
April 21, 2019

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  • EGG-citing Egg Math Grades Any
    Easter EggsA fun lesson that teaches everything from sorting to place value. "I use the opportunity of spring to utilize colored plastic eggs in math for several days. Using egg cartons cut to make 'tens frames,' we estimate, count, tally, sort, classify by color and size (some eggs have smaller eggs inside), and calculate money (pennies, nickels, and dimes). We extend the activity by using grocery sale ads from newspapers to read how many cents items cost. We even become smart shoppers by determining which store has eggs on sale for the best price. We culminate the egg unit with an egg hunt. Each child has to tally total number of eggs found and they earn prizes from the treasure box based on accuracy."
    Submitted by: Mary Alice Shackelford mshack@email-removed , a kindergarten teacher at Lake Placid Elementary, Lake Placid, Florida. This tip was published in the NEA's Weekly "Works4Me" Email list.
  • Milk Carton Creations Grades Any
    A fun and easy activity to use up those milk cartons. "I save empty milk cartons to use for other projects. When Easter comes, I cut the top off the box, cover it with a strip of colored paper that is 2"x 11", attach a handle made from a pipe cleaner, and it becomes an Easter basket. On May Day, it can become a May basket. In the spring, I use them to plant seeds in so the children can take them home when the seeds have started to grow. Milk cartons are cheap to use and great to recycle."
    Submitted by: Vera Crisafulli angelo@email-removed , a kindergarten teacher at Jefferson School in Glendive, Montana.  This tip was published in the NEA's Weekly "Works4Me" Email list.
  • Easter Journal & Activity Pages
    FREE printable Easter journal & activity pages. (PDF format)
  • Easter Word Search
    Create your own custom list or use our premade Easter word list.
  • Easter Word Scramble
    Create your own or use our Easter word list.
  • Easter Crossword Puzzle
    Create your own Crossword or use our premade Easter word/clue list.

Easter Crafts Grades Any
Find a large variety of fun and easy Easter crafts!

Lil' Fingers Grades Any
Lil' Fingers storybooks are animated stories for parents to read with their kids. Stories are presented with large text and big buttons for little fingers to click on.

The Land of Cadbury Grades Any
"Whether you choose to take a trip down Treat Street to play the Easter Egg Hunt or sit back and enjoy the Tale of the Easter Bunny, this site is lots of fun!"

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