Happy Easter! Parker and I had a blast playing with some home-made egg shakers I put together using some plastic Easter eggs and small uncooked pasta from my kitchen cabinet. You could use anything that will make noise inside- dried beans, sprinkles, paper clips, etc. We listened to my husband's Brazilian samba music, talked about the colors of the eggs, threw the shakers on the floor and of course broke he broke them open with his brut force to spill out the contents. If you have an older child that is a bit quicker and more coordinated getting things into their mouth, you may want to tape the eggs shut to ensure they can't choke on the small objects. Definitely an activity worth testing out with your little one!
Holly Flanders- I am an educational professional with a career that has been focused on infants - 3year old curriculum development as well as the quality vetting and training of childcare professionals. I am a new mommy on a mission to 'practice what I have preached' with my baby boy while helping new mammas and childcare professionals come up with easy and fun activities to help the babies they love learn and grow!