Teach Tuesday – Easter Egg Number Recognition

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It’s Tuesday… Teach Tuesday so I’m going to be sharing something educational with you. Since Easter is around the corner I thought I’ll theme my activities around things you will find in your house or easily at the grocery store.

If you don’t have plastic eggs yet, snag some. I got big ones for this activity. The only other thing you need are felt numbers. I got mine from Target in that dollar section, but I also linked them below.

Here are the numbers I have & some large eggs:

Easter Egg Number Recognition

Open each egg and fold the number into the egg. I put Izzy’s eggs into a basket the she could pull out. You could do an egg hunt in the house or outside if your child is very active and needs physical movement.

Then once the child picks and egg and opens it ask them what the number is inside. Izzy would call it out. If they get it wrong, just correct them by stating the correct number. For example if they say, “8” and the number is “3”, just state “number 3.”

After all are opened we would put them back into the eggs again. You can also do this activity with letters and have your child practice saying their letters. If your child has mastered their letters as they open the egg and reveal the letter, ask them to say the letter sound.

XO Eryka

23 Comments Add yours

  1. Jacki says:

    This is a cute activity! Isabella would like to do this I know. Shes obsessed with Easter eggs

    1. busylittleizzy says:

      Yes, Izzy was having a BLAST

  2. Angel says:

    This is such a cute idea!

    1. busylittleizzy says:

      Thank you Angel, Izzy had so much fun playing.

  3. Such a cute game! And loving these pics of Izzy!

    1. busylittleizzy says:

      Thank you Stephanie

  4. Amber says:

    Love this idea. Can’t wait to do it when we get back.

    1. busylittleizzy says:

      Thank you Amber! Your little guy will love it

  5. Doing this with Ryland this week!! Thanks so much!

    1. busylittleizzy says:

      He will love it! Enjoy

  6. nbanuelosblog says:

    What a fun, educational game to play with kids! Isabella would love this!

    1. busylittleizzy says:

      She really had so much fun

  7. Oh great idea!!! We just did puzzle pieces in an egg and the boys had to open and assemble the puzzle! Will have to do this number activity too!

    1. busylittleizzy says:

      Oh that’s super fun!

  8. This is a great activity and I love that you put the numbers in the egg! You’re so creative!

    1. busylittleizzy says:

      Thank you Chanel! Gotta find ways to utilize these eggs

    2. busylittleizzy says:

      Thank you Chanel! Izzy was having a blast

  9. Stephanie says:

    Such a cute idea- and finally another use for those leftover plastic eggs!

    1. busylittleizzy says:

      Yes definitely! Izzy loves the eggs

  10. Jenna says:

    Such a creative teaching opportunity!

    1. busylittleizzy says:

      Awe thank you!

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