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DIY Egg Shell Chia Pet Craft – Silly Spring / Summer Activities for Kids

If you are looking for a fun unique activity using eggs, you will love this silly egg head craft. This egg shell diy chia pet is cute, simple and silly spring activities for kids. This egg shell craft is fun for toddler, prsechool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders too!

If you are looking for a fun unique activity using eggs, you will love this silly egg head craft. This egg shell diy chia pet is cute, simple and silly spring activities for kids. This egg shell craft is fun for toddler, prsechool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders too!

Spring Activities for Kids

This craft using egg shell is a fun simple summer craft for kids that uses things you have laying around your house. Kids will love giving their egg head craft personality, watching their hair grow, and giving their egg craft a haircut! This diy chia pet is perfect for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and grade 2 students! Plus this spring activities for preschoolers science is the perfect addition to a planting seeds with preschoolers activity for your plants and seeds lesson plan!

Egg shell craft

Summer Activities for Preschoolers

It is so easy to make your own chia pet with things yo have laying aroudn the house! Let me show you how to make a chia pet out of a leftover egg shell! All you need are a few simple materials you probabaly already have on hand!

Supplies:

  • egg shell (rinsed out)
  • dirt
  • grass seed
  • googly eyes
  • marker

Spring activities for preschoolers science

DIY chia pet

After you make your morning scrambled eggs or an afternoon batch of chocolate chip cookies, don’t throw out those egg shells! Instead rinse them out to make a cute chia pet craft! HINT: Try to crack the egg so one piece of the egg shell is pretty big. You can use white, brown, or colored egg shells for this silly egg shell activity.

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Spring Activity for Toddlers

You can put your egg shells on a plate or in the carton to make the craft – whatever is easiest for you. You will need to add some dirt to the egg, filling about 3/4 of the egg. Potting soil works great, but a scoop from dirt in your yard or garden will work too. Now sprinkle some grass seed – any that you have on hand on top of the soil. Add a thin layer more of topsoil to lightly cover. Use a spray bottle with water to lightly mist the soil. Set in a sunny spot to watch them grow!

spring science experiment

Spring activities for preschoolers science

Continue watering your egg heads with water from the spray bottle daily, keeping the soil moist, but not wet.  In just several days you will see grass start growing. Kids will giggle with excitement as they see their silly egg people getting hair.

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Keep watering and allow the hair to grow more.

This craft using egg shell is a fun simple summer craft for kids that uses things you have laying around your house. Kids will love giving their egg head craft personality, watching their hair grow, and giving their egg craft a haircut! This diy chia pet is perfect for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and grade 2 students! Plus this spring activities for preschoolers science is the perfect addition to a planting seeds with preschoolers activity for your plants and seeds lesson plan!

Egg shell craft

This is such a fun grass craft for kids! The options are truly endless for creating faces, but we kept it simple. We used peel and stick googly eyes and create a face with a black sharpie marker. You can use glue with yarn, colored sharpie markers, or any other craft material that looks like fun. Make different silly expressions to reflect each of their personalities.

If you are looking for a fun unique activity using eggs, you will love this silly egg head craft. This egg shell diy chia pet is cute, simple and silly spring activities for kids. This egg shell craft is fun for toddler, prsechool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders too!

HINT: I like to make the egg head faces first so I don’t chance spilling the dirt while we create the silly grass heads!

You can even make different egg heads reflecting emotions for a fun emotion craft or emotion activity for kids.

Spring Activities for Kids

Egg craft

Now is my favorite part – give the egg craft a hair cut! Kids can carefully use scissor to give their grass people a hair cut, or style their hair into pig tails – whatever they like. It can be silly, funny, or pretty – you decide.

Egg Head Craft uses eggs to make a silly DIY Chia Pet. Try egg shell crafts is a cute spring activity for kids or summer activities for preschoolers.

The best part – keep watering yoru grass heads and give them a different haircut next week. Unlike barbie dolls, this toy will regrow hair so your child can practice cutting and styling the hair over and over again! Just keep watering and giving it sun and the fun won’t stop!

floating egg experiment egg in a bottle Have you heard of the egg drop challenge? My daughter has been begging to do it for months. I don’t know why we didn’t do it sooner. Well, I do. I thought it was going to make a giant mess that I would end up cleaning up but I was totally wrong. It was basically no mess at all. I will even say this Egg Drop Challenge was so much fun! Try this egg drop project with preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students for a fun, hands-on science project for kids. Kids are going to love this crazy cool bouncy egg experimert! Children will be amazed by this egg experiment where they will literally dissolve the shell of a raw egg to create a bouncy egg. This bouncy egg vinegar project is fun for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students. Plus our version of this egg in vinegar experiment has a fun, colorful twist!

Egg Experiments

DIY Lava Lamp - super easy way to make your own lava lamp with simple things you have around your house. This homemade lava lamp is such a fun science project for kids of all ages to sneak in some summer learning. This science experiment is for toddlers, preschoolers, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and kids of all ages at home, homeschool, summer camps, classroom, etc. Looking for a really fun and memorable science experiment for kids? You will love these EPIC pop rocks experiment. Try this pop rocks science experiment with preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students to try a simple chemical reaction. This Whether you try this pop rocks science experiments for homeschool science, at a science birthday party, or as part of a summer science project - this is a MUST try,  really cool science experimentkids will LOVE. Nothing says summer like a big juicy watermelon! We whipped up a bath of this gorgeous watermelon playdough for our upcoming watermelon theme! This homemade playdoh recipe is super easy-to-make, soft, and such a fun watermelon activity! Use this summer activities for preschoolers, toddlers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3 students. These super EASY to make marshmallow shooters are a must for your summer bucket list. This summer activity for kids is not only fun, but it is actually a STEM activity for kids too! Students assemble, tweak, and design this simple marshmallow cannon to try to get the most distance they can. THis is such a simple, but fun summer activities your preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and elementary age students in first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grdae, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students will want to try over summer break!

Summer Fun

Looking for more outdoor activities for kids and things to do in the summer? Your toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, and elementary age kids will love these fun ideas to keep them busy all summer long:

Fun summer activity for bucket list bleeding tissue paper fireworks craft Beautiful summer craft for kids using flowers EPIC Bubble Painting - kids of all ages will love this fun summer art project where they will make a bubble craft by blowing bubbles. Recipe included for this fun to make, easy, summer activity for kids!

Summer Activities for Kids

Edible Ice Cream Playdough Recipe - amazing 2 ingredient playdough recipe perfect for toddler, preschool, kindergarten and kids of all ages for an ice cream thing, kids activity, or summer bucket list #playdough #playdoughrecipes #icecream This vinegar and baking soda rocket is an out-of-this-world fun AND educational summer activity for kids! Preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students will enjoy making the baking soda rocket. This how to make a bottle rocket project is one of those really cool science projects your kids will remember forever! Spring is the time for field trips to the local zoo. In an attempt to make our homeschool field trips extra fun (and educational) I created these super cute, zoo scavenger hunt templates. We have lots of choices with these zoo scavenger hunt printable pack to accomidate kids of all ages from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten to elementary age students in first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. Whether you use the simple animal scavenger hunt or learn about endagered animals or animal habitats in one of these zoo scavenger hunt ideas - kids will have fun learning about zoology in science. Simply download free printable scavenger hunt pdf file and you are ready to learn about animals with this printable scavenger hunt at your local zoo. EASY Stained Glass Craft for Kids - this fun art project is great for kids of all ages from toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, elementary age age and families to make to bright their front door or a window up with a spring craft for kids. You will love this art project

Fun Summer Activities for Kids

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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