This Playdough Easter Egg activity is an easy way to add math to your preschoolers day. Your child will love decorating Easter eggs as they work on one-to-one correspondence, fine motor skills, and number recognition.
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- Number stamps
- Colorful playdough
- Easter egg cookie cutter
- Plastic gems or decorations
American Crafts 40-Piece Amy Tangerine Plus One Alphabet and Number Stamps, DocumentPlay-Doh Sparkle Compound CollectionPlay-Doh Plus Color Set (8 Pack)Ann Clark Egg Cookie Cutter – 4 Inches – Tin Plated SteelBlulu 600 Pieces Gems Acrylic Craft Jewels Flatback Rhinestones Gemstone Embellishments Heart Star Square Oval and Round, 6 to 10 mm, Assorted Color
Cut out a playdough egg or have your child cut one out.
Let your child pick a number stamp and stamp the playdough egg. Have child name the number and count and place the matching amount of gems on the egg.
Another way to play would be for you to place the gems on the egg and have your child count them, and choose the correct stamp to stamp the playdough egg with.
When the activity is over it’s a perfect time to let your preschooler get creative with the supplies and come up with their own activity.
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