A Surprise Inside Easter Sensory Activity

Are you looking for a quick & easy Easter sensory activity? If so, then this post is for you! This bright and colorful sensory bin is sure to be a huge hit with your preschoolers and kindergartners! You’re definitely going to want to check it out!

Bright and colorful Easter sensory bin with text: A Surprise Inside Easter Sensory Bin for Little KidsIt’s hard to believe that Easter is right around the corner. In just a few short weeks, we’ll be celebrating this wonderful holiday with our little kids. And we couldn’t possibly celebrate without a fun Easter sensory activity!

Of course Easter also means the beginning of spring and let’s not forget about the inevitable sensory activities too. After all, what could be more fun than a huge bin full of colorful eggs, pom-poms, and buttons?

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I’m loving how bright and colorful this sensory bin is. The little guy had a blast putting it together. And actually, we sort of made that an activity in and of itself. He helped me add the colorful bowls, plastic eggs, poms-poms, and buttons. Definitely lots of fun!

Easter sensory bin with plastic eggs, crinkle paper, pompoms and colorful plastic bowls
This is totally an open-ended activity that’s really meant for your little kids to explore. You could also add a few spoons for even more scooping, pouring, and dumping fun.

If you’re interested in putting together your very own A Surprise Inside Easter Sensory Activity, then keep reading.

A Surprise Inside Easter Sensory Activity

What you’ll need

  • Activity Tub or another small container
  • White Crinkle Paper
  • Colorful Plastic Bowls
  • Pom-Poms
  • Buttons
  • Plastic Eggs

Here’s how to do it

  • Pour the white crinkle paper into the activity tub or other small container.
  • Add colorful bowls, plastic eggs, poms-poms, and buttons.
  • Encourage your little kids to fill the plastic bowls and eggs and then scoop, pour, and dump.

The little guy had a blast filling up the plastic eggs and then dumping the poms-poms and buttons into the colorful bowls.

preschoolers stacking colorful plastic bowls in Easter sensory bin
You know, there was also lots of stacking and unstacking and filling up the colorful bowls and transferring pom-poms and buttons back and forth between them. Did I mention that some color sorting just kind of happened too?

preschooler looking inside plastic Easter egg
There are so many activities that you could do with a sensory bin like this. Everything from counting to adding a few fine motor tools. This one’s sure to please and will be a favorite all month.

preschooler filling plastic bowl with pompoms
More Easter activities for little kids:
Squishy Beads + Sparkly Eggs Easter Sensory Activity for Little Kids
Counting Coins Easter Basket Activity for Little Kids
Egg Painting Process Art Easter Activity for Preschoolers

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Bright and colorful Easter sensory bin with text: Quick & Easy Easter Sensory Bin Activity


  1. I think I grabbed them from the kitchen section at our local Walmart. They might still have them. Otherwise I’ve seen similar ones at the dollar store. Either way, you can’t go wrong. Use what you have. Hope that helps!

  2. Were the colorful bowls from anywhere special or just something you already had laying around?

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