Easter Games and Activities
Games with Food
By Alecia Dixon
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- Make your own egg shaped bingo cards
- Small candy, such as M&M's, for markers
- Easter basket to hold call cards
How To Play: Create your own cards using an Easter, April, or candybar theme. Easter theme might include: basket, egg, green, yellow, blue, bunny, chocolate. April theme might include: Umbrella, trees, rain, boots, raincoat, puddle, tulips. A candybar theme might include: Skor, Mr. Goodbar, Milkyway, Hershey, Kisses, Hugs, Joy (go to the grocery store for this one).
Another variation to create your own Bingo card: Write the names of all the children on pieces of paper and drop them into an Easter basket. Note: remove the names of any children absent that day.
Create a BINGO card with blank spaces. Across the top it will say "N-A-M-E-S". Have the children go around and have their classmates sign their name to the spaces on the card. When all are done, have them sit down at their tables.
Play NAMES by drawing a name out of the bag. Play regular BINGO or blackout. If the children really like the game, then play "Postage Stamp" any 2x2 square (4 names) on the board, etc.
How Many Eggs?
- Large glass jar filled with chocolate eggs
- Small pieces of paper
- Easter basket
How To Play: Have children write their name on a small piece of paper and their guess as to how many chocolate eggs are in the jar. The child who guesses the right number or comes closest takes the jar of candy home to share with their family.
Decorate Easter Cookies
- Large sugar cookies for each child in shape of an egg
- Canned frosting
- Small candies, sprinkles, etc.
How To Play: A deliciously fun way to be creative.
Easter Cupcake Walk
- Cupcake for each child
- Numbers taped to the floor
- Easter basket to hold number call cards
How To Play: When the music starts the children begin to walk around the room stepping on each of the numbers as they go. When the music stops the children should step on the number closest to them. A number is pulled from the Easter basket and the child standing on that number gets to choose a cupcake and return to their desk. That number is then removed from the floor and the bag. Continue until every child has a cupcake.