Whoa, I bet the Easter Bunny was good to your kids, and that’s why you are here looking for what to do with all that leftover candy. Or maybe you are totally excited like we are about the approaching holiday. I am going to quickly share 10 fun and simple learning ideas for Easter candy activities. It’s a great way to enjoy some of the candy while engaging in STEM activities too.
10 QUICK EASTER CANDY ACTIVITIES FOR STEM
These super quick and simple to set up Easter candy activities are perfect for an after Easter lesson plan to use up some of that leftover Easter candy instead of ingesting it all!
Or you can try out these fun Easter candy activities leading up to the Easter holiday as a special way to celebrate the season with your kids. I know for us, holiday STEM activities are a favorite!
EASTER CANDY ACTIVITIES WITH PEEPS
We have lots of terrific ideas here with free printable sheets and ways to extend the learning for older kids!
Taste safe slime recipe using peeps!
A great way for kids to enjoy the taste of peeps while mixing in a learning opportunity
Another fun way to explore peeps. Plus there’s a free printable to use.
EASTER CANDY ACTIVITIES WITH JELLY BEANS
Set Up A Jelly Bean Estimation Jar!
Fill a jar with jelly beans. Leave out slips of paper and have every one estimate the amount of jelly beans in the jar.
Explore the solubility of jelly beans in different liquid for classic kitchen science.
Take the structure building STEM challenge with jelly beans.
Jelly Bean Shape Building Math Activity
Print out these shape cards and grab jelly beans and toothpicks!
So many colors! What’s the mix of jelly beans in your bag. Do the math!
So many colors equals so many flavors. Have fun exploring them all with this simple taste test activity with free printable!
EASTER CANDY ACTIVITIES WITH MISCELLANEOUS CANDY
Build our favorite type of catapult and launch your candy! Works great for peeps, jelly beans, plastic eggs, chocolate eggs, or whatever you have! See how we turned it into a great experiment and worked on design and engineering along the way.
Sink or Float. Choose 10 different pieces of candy. Set up a bowl of water. Test if they sink or float. You can even write your prediction and then write the result for each candy. You can also see how well the candy dissolves in the water.
Find more Candy STEM activities below and see which candies you have available.
AWESOME EASTER CANDY ACTIVITIES AND IDEAS FOR KIDS!
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