Montessori-Inspired Easter Activities

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Easter Egg Sound Set with Six Pairs

Easter Egg Sound Set with Six Pairs

I created the above Montessori-inspired Easter egg sound set using the principles of the traditional Montessori sound boxes, which have six sound cylinders with red tops and six sound cylinders with blue tops. The eggs won’t be as colorful as a multi-colored set of Easter eggs but will isolate the difficulty in the matching of sounds. There should be 6 matching sets with the same type of objects (and same number of objects for the same sound) in each matching pair. The eggs could be opened at the end as a self check.

Here are links to some other wonderful Montessori-inspired Easter activities which are often appropriate for preschoolers through early elementary:

Easter Themed Activities, Easter Egg Word Hunt, and Egg Word Match-Up from Chasing Cheerios

On Our Shelves – April and Easter Activities from Counting Coconuts

Our Trays ~ April from Discovery Days and Montessori Moments

Easter Egg Smelling Set from Homemade Montessori

Word Family Eggs from Kids Matter via 1+1+1=1. This may not have been intended as a Montessori-inspired activity, but it works perfectly as one if you put the eggs in a basket neatly on a low shelf that’s available for your child.

Easter – Activities from Kindergarten from Leptir (UPDATE: 2011 Easter Activities)

Easter Art from Mommy Moment

Easter Posts from Montessori Preschool

Easter-Themed Activities, Watercolor Eggs, and Eggs and Baskets from My Montessori Journey

Felt Eggs and April Activities from Olives and Pickles

Easter Trays and Activities from Our Country Road

10 Fun Learning Games Using Plastic Eggs from Playing House

Ready for April from To the Lesson!

UPDATE: For Montessori-Inspired Easter Activities published after this post, see my 2012 Montessori-Inspired Easter Activities.

More Easter Activity Ideas:

There are also lots of links to Easter activities of all kinds in our Living Montessori Now Community. Please add your Easter post links there as well!

Wishing you and your child lots of Easter fun! :)

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