Just Color ~ Easter

The idea behind Just Color! is simple ~ theme packs all focused around coloring. There are mostly coloring pages, and a few coloring activities. The coloring pages are all in one download to make it easier to download and print all at once, in case you have coloring monsters like I do!

I just added a new Easter Coloring set! There are Bible verse tracing printables also, along with many fun coloring pages and coloring activities.

Just Color Easter


Remember, if you want to make a mini coloring book, you can always scale down PDF files! If you have any problems downloading or printing these or other PDF files, see troubleshooting tips here.

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Tot School ~ Letter H

~Ladybug is currently 35.5 months old~


Here is her desk set up for letter H…IMG_4624

She always loves the littler animals on her desk each week.IMG_4582

The items in the pocket chart are all available here on the Animal ABCs webpage.  I added hippos on her desk, and her Hide and Seek Hippo book, which she loved! {files are released for free when they are posted on the Totally Tots blog for the ABC feature, letter G is not free yet, but it will be once it is posted on Totally Tots!}.

Here are some Letter H and Hippo ideas for you…

She did very little tracing this week in her dry erase notebook. Totally fine by me, it’s her choice each week.  She did enjoy pulling out her old sheets and wanted to color the dolphin!IMG_4579

She has a big 3” binder under her desk that has all of the old units, so she can look through them and redo any she chooses!

Coloring hippos…IMG_4278

Here she is working on Letter H Dot Fun, we used dot stickers this time!  This set is included in the Animal ABC Bundle, or you can purchase the set as a stand alone set for $1.25 on Teacher’s Notebook.IMG_4283

She worked with me to make the letter craft, which is basically an open ended project that you can do whatever you want with!  Last week she painted the letter H with “snow paint” I lost all of my photos from that day sadly.  This week she glued on her hippos all by herself.  IMG_4334

She is REALLY loving white glue!IMG_4338


We did a few simple hippo crafts from my Hippo Theme Pinterest board. First, a paper bag puppet hippo, she loved this one!IMG_4613

We colored a heart hippo together…IMG_4614

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Special Note: Please read my post about Following the Child’s Lead if you have a tot and need info about this.  All tots are different and what Ladybug is doing may not be appropriate for your child, even if s/he is the same age!

We are taking our All About Reading Pre Level 1 lessons slowly.  I am not expecting mastery from Ladybug, just using this program as a way to expose her to the Big Five Skills.

This week we did lesson 8, continuing our work with rhyming words.  No photos of that part this week!  We played a LOT with Ziggy {the puppet}, she was so into the lesson thanks to him!

She loved the letter page this week!  She colored the H brown first {her choice},IMG_4268

then I let her use blue glitter to color the water!IMG_4273


She barely played with the toys on her shelves this week!  Amazing how her interests change from week to week!  Here she is sorting shapes…


Spiky ball transfer…IMG_4515


We had some Easter activities out, including our Easter {junk} Sensory Bin.  She played in it a LOT!  She loved making an egg sticker collage…IMG_4246

She didn’t play the actual game, but had a great time “playing” her own version of the Easter gameIMG_4251

Matching colored eggsIMG_4254

Her MOST favorite…definitely the Resurrection Eggs!  We spent time as a family on Good Friday evening going through them all and having a little “Jesus Easter Egg Hunt” as the kids call it.  IMG_4588

Techy Tot

The girl loves the iPad!  Here she was playing Park Math, Feed the HippoIMG_4611

Loving Toca Store with her brother…IMG_4342

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See all of our iPad app recommendations and other iPad info here!

Moms-Favorite_thumb2_thumbOur sweet kitty, Izabella is still hanging in there.  I wrote more about what’s going on here on my Facebook page.  Ladybug loves this little kitty, and even if she isn’t with us much longer, I will cherish the time with her.  Seeing Ladybug be so gentle with her is heartwarming.  She even covers her with her special blankee.IMG_4424


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Please put your tot’s age (in months) after it, like this: 1+1+1=1 (41 mos)

Easter Theme Printables and More

Easter Printables

Below you will find links to all of our Easter Theme Printables and activities. Over the years we have done many activities to celebrate Easter in a Godly way.  Focusing on the Resurrection of our Lord, Jesus Christ! I hope these printables and ideas can help your family as you choose ideas to help you celebrate this awesome time of year!

Just Color! Easter

A free coloring activity set focused on celebrating Easter

Just Color Easter

Easter Homeschool Fun

A wrap up post showing all that we enjoyed in our homeschool to celebrate Easter

Easter Fun in Homeschool

Easter Fun Sensory Bin

This is a silly non-true-meaning-of-Easter sensory bin


Resurrection Eggs Printable Mini Book


Easter Tot Pack


Raising Rock Stars Family Time ~ Easter Theme

The Best Thing About Easterimage

Resurrection Eggsimage


Tiny Tot School ~ Easter Style

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Easter Lapbook



Easter Song Printable

{Songs for Saplings}


Easter Books & More…image

Are you on Pinterest?

Easter Theme Pinterset Board

You can check out my Easter Finds here!

Easter Fun ~ Sensory Bin & More

We usually don’t focus on the novelty side of Easter, but my mom sent up a ton of cute little items so I decided to put together an Easter Fun Sensory Bin.  The kids love playing with little toys and items so I just knew they would love this tub full of junk, wonderful items!IMG_0896

A few first day action shots…

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In addition to the bin, I set up a few of our Easter baskets around, one with blow up eggs and one with plastic eggs.  They always beg to play with the eggs and have their own egg hunts ~ now they can!

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This time I decided to put our gel clings on our boxes instead of in the bin and they all loved them!IMG_1000 IMG_0994

I set out a basket filled with out Easter Books also…IMG_0920

I was amazed with the interest in the book basket, mostly from Krash.  He begged me to read several books and looked at them for a long time on his own!


A bit of info on where I got some of the stuff:

  • My mom.  Sorry, no link for that.
  • Oriental Trading has tons of awesome sensory bin items, just search by theme! We got MANY of the items in this bin from OT!

A few more Easter sensory bins I saw online…

If I missed yours, leave a link in the comments!

Use this button to jump to all of my Sensory Bin postsSensory-Bins622

Another Easter note ~ last year I made printables to go along with the Resurrection Eggs, and I have a Spring Fun webpage with more Easter printables and ideas!  Here is a post from Totally Tots filled with Easter Printables, and here is another one!

Tot School ~ Easter

~Krash is currently 46.5 months old~

~Ladybug is currently 11.5 months old~

Better late than never!  I think this just might be the very first time I posted Tot School this late!  I was too busy celebrating yesterday and too busy cleaning up and hanging out with the kids in the sunshine today!  

Learning Toys

Krash asked to get out his Leapfrog magnet sets, and he wanted both of them! IMG_3554 copy

He used his big pointer finger to pound in his letters this time… IMG_3577 copy

Working on numbers with these feet puzzles {consignment sale find} IMG_3582 copy

He made an airplane using his bristle blocks! IMG_3690 copyHe did some lacingIMG_3743 copyWe played ABC & 123 Jingo for the first time!  He really enjoyed it and did great! IMG_3757 copyI made our box filled with ping pong balls this week and added in some tubes.  He had GREAT fun exploring with this! IMG_3584 copyWe added Erin’s awesome shapes to our daily calendar routine.  He chooses a shape of the day and walks around the schoolroom looking through his little shape window and finds something to match the shape!  I LOVE these things, so does he! IMG_3726 copy



We continue to explore our Easter theme, completing our last few activities focused on Easter.  He dot painted his He is Risen sheet…IMG_3557 copy

We put our numbers in order and then he practiced counting 1:1 several times with his big pointer. IMG_3567 copy

He made his butterfly cut and glue craftIMG_3574 copy IMG_3580 copy

He completed his Jelly Bean Prayer book, one day coloring at the big table with Pac, it was so cute!IMG_3687 copy

Post SubTitles ABC

H is for house!  We read Tumble Bumble, which he LOVED! IMG_3704 copy


Tiny Tot SchoolLadybug had tons of fun exploring STRING this week!  I cut longs strands of yarn and bunched it all together in a ball and gave it to her.  She was SO funny to watch as she pulled it all apart and worked to get it untangled! IMG_3590 copyShe also loved it when Pac Man dangled it in front of her…serious eye-hand coordination going on here! 😉IMG_3864 copy 2

She still loves to read and we recently found this old book of Pac Man’s and she LOVES it!IMG_3816 copy

She is very into the Itty Bitty I Spy Bag too!IMG_3789 copyShe played with our Ikea cups a lot this week! IMG_3766 copy Pac Man built her a spinny thing with the bristle blocks and showed her how to spin it, she loved this!IMG_3849 copyShe is up on all 4s now!  She still mainly scoots on her belly, but she can get on all 4 and she can also sit herself up now!IMG_3833 copy


Life School

I saw a neat experiment in my Family Fun magazine, so we tried it!  Oil-water-food coloring and an Alka Seltzer Antacid tablet {except I missed the word “antacid” and used a cold Alka Seltzer, it sorta worked}. We got a few green bubbles to come up…IMG_3885 copyKrash enjoyed when I told him to shake as hard as he could! IMG_3903 copy


Moms Favorite

Um, yeah—melted my heart.  Krash is “showing” Ladybug how to play the Leapster. IMG_3671 copy


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