Oodles of amazing educational uses for plastic eggs

Oodles of amazing educational uses for plastic eggs
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After Easter, it’s the perfect time to pick up extra plastic eggs on clearance to use them for all sorts of homeschooling fun — and not just for the preschool set.

Most of us have seen the Pinterest pins of Easter eggs being used to learn sight words or letters, but you can use them for all sorts of other matching activities (from Latin roots to capitals) and even for advanced science activities like exploring genetics.

Here are just a few of the ways you can use plastic Easter eggs in your homeschool:

Match up:

  • Upper and lower case letters
  • Fractions and decimals
  • Rhyming words
  • Roman numerals and numbers
  • Capitals and states or countries
  • Chemical formulas and common names
  • Times and clock pictures
  • Math problems and answers
  • Pictures and words
  • Numbers and dots
  • Opposites
  • Synonyms
  • Foreign language words and English counterparts
  • Latin roots and their meanings
  • States and abbreviations
  • Prefixes and meanings
  • Improper fractions and mixed numbers

Create:

  • Words
  • Compound words
  • Chemical formulas

Learn:

Have fun!

 

 

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This article originally appeared on examiner.com

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