Alphabet Easter Eggs Sorting

Alphabet Easter Eggs Sorting

This activity would make the perfect addition to your Easter themed literacy center this spring! Students sort the Easter eggs with uppercase and lowercase letters to their correct basket.

We are loving Easter activities right now and having a ball playing with plastic eggs. This Easter Egg Color Sorting activity has been our favorites so far and we are playing it on repeat! It’s a perfect combination of math and fine motor skills, and just right for my toddler.Sorting is a hugely important math skill and one that toddlers can grasp early in life.

When a child is sorting, they are classifying information, making decisions about data, and organizing objects. It may seem simple, but sorting is a big deal! Fine motor skills (those small movement we make with our hands) are important too. Cracking these eggs open takes a lot of hand strength which is perfect for our growing little ones.

Sorting and matching things helps develop visual perceptual skills, thinking and memory skills.Did you know?Sorting and grouping things together is an important cognitive skill. It teaches your toddler to notice similarities and differences, learn to categorise, and develops early literacy and numeracy skills.

Use description words to talk about how things are the same and different i.e. colour, size, shape, what it is used for, made out of, or what category it belongs to e.g. animals, vehicles, tools, clothes, etc. Describing objects and looking for similarities and differences helps develop the language to classify, sort and group things.

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Sorting objects, matching shapes, colours and then pictures helps build visual perception and thinking skills. Children can generally sort into colours before they can identify the name of the colours.Learning to categorise and classify helps memory skills.

Pack away time can be turned into a sorting game using category names e.g. put away all the blocks, then all the animals, then all the dolls etc.Helping with the laundry can be a sorting game e.g. by colour; by type of clothing i.e. putting all the socks together or all the tops together; by size; or by who they belong to. Talk about similarities and differences as you go.Point out how things are sorted at the shops i.e. all the fruit and vegetables are together, all the meat is together, all the breakfast food

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In this day and age, many parents resort to technology in order to keep their kids entertained and occupied, completely forgetting the benefits of arts and crafts. True, technology is very useful, and kids should be introduced to it, but it should never come at the expense of them playing and making things with their own hands.

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