Week 10 – Easter eggs

30 Mar

 

Original Blog Inspiration: The Educator’s Spin on it

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So I found these little plastic eggs at Woolies to use and snuck them out ready to go while Princess Peanut was having a nap. They are lovely and bright, but the down side is that they are really easy to pop apart. But Princess Peanut still had a ball. This activity kept her busy for at least an half an hour!

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Here she is having a peak inside the jar. Princess Peanut also had fun just putting the lid of the jar on and off.

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She loved hearing and watching them while she shook the jar.

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After a while of playing and exploring I snuck one away and placed a pom pom inside.

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“OOOOOH!” said Princess Peanut. We had fun with this little pom pom for awhile (I kept putting it in the egg and she kept discovering it and saying “oooh!”).

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You can see how enthralled she is here.

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SUMMARY/ VERDICT: Fantastic! Princess Peanut was enthralled for ages with this activity. I would like to do more with these eggs at a later date too.

EXTENSIONS/ ADAPTIONS: Hopefully next Easter we can find some new eggs that might be a bit thicker in plastic. These ones break easy. I also have a packet of larger eggs that we can hide things in and if I seal the little holes in them I could use them as shakers and a listening activity when Princess Peanut is older (i.e. different items inside the eggs and compare their sounds).

 

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