Thursday, April 21, 2011

Babies and Toddlers: Egg Shape Sorter Box

I'm watching my niece today...and we had out our Easter Eggs, so I decided to make a quick little activity for her!  You could easily decorate the box and make it look a little nicer, but simple is the word around here!! 

Shoebox or tissue box
Plastic eggs

1)  Cut a round hole large enough for the eggs to fit through.  Cut a few more shapes.  Make them small enough the eggs cannot fit through them.

2)  Show the older baby or toddler how to put the egg in the correct hole.  Let them give it a try!! 

I was surprised, but my four year old loves this!  She used the egg-coloring tongs to put eggs into the hole!  So, I guess it is an adaptable activity!!

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Blogger Messy Kids said...

Cute idea for little ones! You should come and share this over on It's Playtime!
Rachele @ Messy Kids

April 21, 2011 at 1:00 PM  
Blogger The Activity Mom said...

love it! I'm all about simple too! =)

April 21, 2011 at 4:24 PM  
Blogger alexandra said...

cool idea!

April 21, 2011 at 5:16 PM  
Blogger Jamie @ hands on : as we grow said...

What a simple idea! I was wondering where you were going with the squares and triangles with the eggs... lol - great deduction learning :)

Jamie @ hands on : as we grow

April 21, 2011 at 6:04 PM  
Blogger JDaniel4's Mom said...

I love that you reused a shoe box. I was wondering about egg shapes too.

April 22, 2011 at 2:46 PM  
Blogger Jackie H. said...

This is perfect for the little guys at my house!

April 26, 2011 at 7:25 PM  
Blogger Karen said...

That is cool, what a great idea. Guess what we will be doing tomorrow:)

April 28, 2011 at 7:51 PM  

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