Easter Greeting Cards Craft |
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities
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*Letter E (long e) > Easter
*Letter J > Jesus
*Letter R > Rabbit
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Holiday and Events > March or April > Easter
months to 6 years old:
* Here are some simple holiday facts for toddlers and preschoolers. Please share and adapt them to your particular needs and traditions:
And what is Easter?
Easter is the most important Christian feast commemorating the the resurrection of Jesus after his crucifixion. Easter is celebrated on the Sunday following the full moon next after the vernal equinox; thus, it falls between Mar. 22 and Apr. 25. It is a time for prayer and a time to celebrate new life.
What are the origins of Easter? Who is the Easter Bunny? Why does the Easter Bunny bring Easter eggs? and more fascinating information at Wikipedia.org
Talk about Easter Day in simple terms and what it means to your family and how do you celebrates it: for example, going to church, an Easter egg hunt, a special luncheon or dinner, or any other traditions that you practice.
*A very common tradition is to make and send greeting cards to our loved ones near and far.
*Children can make an easy greeting card for their parents, other relatives, a special babysitter or child care provider.
Activity: Easy Shapes Greeting Cards
18 months to 6 years old
* This craft activity will help your
child learn about colors, shapes, about the images and about the
* Let's call this technique
"layering,." Using different shapes and images you layer
them to form another image or landscape. Go to the links and
print a template of your choice and follow the instructions printed
there. A template with an optional greeting is also
available to glue inside the card or you can write one together
with the child.
* Older children can add and
decorate the plain colored pieces first with glitter, paint: brush
strokes, sponging, cotton ball dabbing, stampers, cut-up tissue
paper, etc. , and then proceed to layer the pieces as suggested in
the small image on the template.
* Envelope: Any standard large greeting card envelope can be used - those left over from the holidays. Make your own envelopes by using a used one as a template. Trace the envelope over wrapping paper - (usually the opposite side is white and the printed side can be the inside of the envelope). Cut and glue and you have an envelope.
Print the template of your choice Easy Shapes Greeting Cards:
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