60 Egg Activities for Kids

These are really easy, and will give the kids a lot of variety for easter. Egg Activities for Kids!

If you’re on the hunt for fun and engaging egg activities for kids, this ginormous list should keep you busy for a few weeks. And it’s just in time for Easter and Easter Egg Hunts.

Egg Activities for Kids

Because the list is so large, I’ve broken it down into these categories: Egg Decorating, Plastic Eggs, Games, Painting and Sculpture, Crafts, and Science.

I hope you’ll enjoy getting inspired from and pinning these ideas as much as I enjoyed assembling this eggy line-up. If you have more ideas to share, please add them to a comment so that others can enjoy them too.

60 Egg Activities for Kids | Crafts, Science Activities, Sculpture, and more | Tinkerlab.com

Egg Decorating Activities for Kids

Henry’s First Egg Decorating: Vibrant Egg Dye, Crayon Resist, Marbled Eggs, Drip Dot Eggs (see photo above), Hands on as we Grow

Naturally Decorated Marbled Eggs, The Chocolate Muffin Tree

Blown out Easter Eggs, The Artful Parent

Three Easy Tricks for Blown Out Eggs, Tinkerlab

Easter Eggsperiments, Paint Cut Paste

Bleeding Tissue Easter Eggs, The Chocolate Muffin Tree

Austrian Egg Blowing, Red Ted Art

Vegetable Dyed Easter Eggs, Tinkerlab

Hot Easter Eggs Decorated with Crayons, The Chocolate Muffin Tree

Posting Letters to your Children inside Eggs (see photo above), Mommy Labs

Crayon Wax Resist Rainbow Eggs, A Little Learning for Two

Collage Eggs, The Artful Parent

Painted Eggs with Egg Crate Stands, A Mom with a Lesson Plan

I Love you Stinky Face Eggs decorated with googly eyes and pom-poms (inspired by this book), Toddler Approved

Hot Crayon Shaving Easter Eggs, Mama Smiles

26 Decorated Egg Ideas, Hands on as we Grow

Easy Spotty Eggs (egg decorating with Toddlers), Red Ted Art

60 Egg Activities for Kids | Crafts, Science Activities, Sculpture, and more | Tinkerlab.com

Plastic Egg Activities for Kids

Fancy Shaker Eggs (see photo above), Mama Smiles

ABC Egg Hunt, Toddler Approved

Crack Open the Egg and Paint, Teach Preschool

Easter Eggs: Not Just for Hunting, Creative Connections for Kids

Plastic Egg Ice Sculptures, Creativity my Passion

12 Ways to Learn, Using Plastic Easter Eggs, JDaniel4’s Mom

Make a Plastic Egg Pig Nose, Creativity My Passion

Glow in the Dark Eggs, Twins at Play

60 Egg Activities for Kids | Crafts, Science Activities, Sculpture, and more | Tinkerlab.com

Egg Games

Ice Eggs (See photo above), A Little Learning for Two

Easter Egg Number Hunt, A Mom with a Lesson Plan

Baby Play: Easter Egg Pick Up, Ready Set Read

Balancing Easter Eggs, A Mom with a Lesson Plan

Egg and Spoon Race, Creativity My Passion

Mexican Cascarones (Eggs filled with Confetti), Dirt and Boogers

Easter Egg Spelling Practice (see above), A Mom with a Lesson Plan

Egg Emotion Cards, Toddler Approved

Name Egg Hunt, Toddler Approved

60 Egg Activities for Kids | Crafts, Science Activities, Sculpture, and more | Tinkerlab.com

Egg Crafts

Eggshell Candles (See photo above), Paint Cut Paste

Decoupage Eggs, Pink and Green Mama

Easter Egg Sun Catchers, The Artful Parent

Spring in an Egg, Small and Friendly

How to make (egg-shaped) soap…for beginners, Red Ted Art

Felt Eggs, Sunny Side Up, Pink and Green Mama

Easter Garland with Foam Eggs, East Coast Mommy

Easter Grass Spring Garden, The Outlaw Mom

Egg Molds for Kids, Foodie Parent

Make a Sheep from a Plastic Egg, De tour et de rien

Giant Chocolate Egg, Mummy Mummy Mum

Easter Egg Cupcakes with Yolk Centers, Cupcake Project

60 Egg Activities for Kids | Crafts, Science Activities, Sculpture, and more | Tinkerlab.com

Egg Painting & Sculpture Activities

Egg Shell Sculpture (See photo above), Messy Kids

Make your own Egg Tempera Paint, Tinkerlab

Spray Painted Egg Bunting, Sun Hats and Wellie Boots

Tape Resist Eggs, Putti Prapancha

Rolling Eggs, Experimenting Mom

Easter Egg Made with Melted Beads, Sun Hats and Wellie Boots

Easter Shadow Box with Storytelling, Mommy Labs

Play Dough Easter Eggs, Putti Prapancha

60 Egg Activities for Kids | Crafts, Science Activities, Sculpture, and more | Tinkerlab.com

Egg Science Activities

The Transparent and Bouncy Egg Experiment (See photo above), The Chocolate Muffin Tree

Learning About Eggs, A Little Learning for Two

How Strong is an Eggshell?, Science Sparks

An Experiment with Egg and Soda, The Chocolate Muffin Tree

Egg Geodes, Tinkerlab

Walking on Raw Eggs, Tinkerlab

The Floating Egg-periment, Experimenting Mom


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These are really easy, and will give the kids a lot of variety for easter. Egg Activities for Kids!

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  1. What an eggstra-special post! Love the ideas and all the ways to do art, craft, sculpture and explore science!

    Thank you for including our ‘posting letters in the egg’ post and the Easter Shadowbox 🙂

  2. What an amazing post all about eggs! Who would have thought that there are that many ideas out there!

    Thank you so much for including ours 🙂


  3. That is an awesome list !! We will have to try many of these. Thank you for including ‘Tape resist’ and ‘play dough eggs’. 
    Today I posted 50+ egg shaped (eggless) easter craft ideas http://www.puttiprapancha.com/2012/03/50-egg-shaped-easter-crafts.html

  4. Great post!! Thanks for including some of ours!! Pinning this now. We have lots to keep us busy this week.

  5. Thanks for including our foam egg garland.  :-)  Such a great collection!  Definitely adding it to my pin board.  

  6. This round-up is amazing!!! I really love the ice eggs – what a fun idea! Maybe I’ll give blown-out eggs a try using your tips this year.

    Thanks so much for including our crayon eggs and shaker eggs 🙂

  7. such a egg-olic roundup. Thanks for including our Rolling egg art and the floating egg-periment posts. Loves this post!

  8. What a wonderful list of ideas! This is going to looked back at over and over again.

  9. Thank you for compiling all of these! Some of them are definitely going on my “to do” list this year!

  10. What a fantastic list of activities! 

  11. Incredibly comprehensive list!  Thanks for including one of ours.  I don’t even know where to start … the transparent bouncy egg has me intrigued 🙂  

  12. Wow! What a list! I can’t wait to try some of these out. Thanks for including our Mexican Cascarones.

  13. Epic! I like how you’ve organized the list – great for future reference. BTW, your “best of” list looks awesome in the margin.

  14. Thank you so much for compiling this list. I’ve been exploring your site and find it to be a fantasic resource. I can’t wait to try a few of these with my 2 year old son!

  15. Thanks for all the lovely comments! Aren’t these great ideas? Kudos to the talented bloggers who are on this list!

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