Easter Egg Lunch | Exploring and Eating with Easter Eggs

Easter Egg Lunch | Exploring and Eating with Easter Eggs

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This is Sweet Pea’s second Easter but now that she’s one she will be able to experience the holiday a bit more. To help her learn the fun of Easter eggs I made her a very special Easter egg lunch.

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I filled each egg with bits of the following: strawberries, cheesy pasta, pork, corn and broccoli. I presented the eggs in one of her play bowls and she knew just what to do. It was hysterical watching her eat. It reminded me of shucking a clam. She cracked it open, dug it out and slurped down the goods. Of course Sweet Pea then threw each egg aside hunting for more! I only wish I filled more Easter eggs because she still wanted more after her eggs were emptied. So I ended up fixing her another entire plate. Sweet Pea was not in the mood for me to refill the eggs she wanted to eat that very instant so our activity was over.

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We have since filled the eggs again with other meals and snacks too. For a snack we’ve used Cheerios, cheddar bunnies, puffs, pretzels, grapes, black berries and watermelon. Anything you can think of that fits in an egg!!

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This was a super fun and easy way to explore with Easter eggs! I had to hand wash the eggs before and after using them as her “plate” but I didn’t mind. I just giggled as I washed the remaining slime thinking of her little paws digging out her food. I did learn that broccoli still isn’t a favorite even if its disguised in an egg. But don’t you worry I’ll continue working on that. :)

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PS-The Easter Bunny told me he plans on hiding eggs for Sweet Pea with Annie’s Bunny Grahams inside. Sounds like an eggstra special treat to me!

 Easter Egg Lunch | Exploring and Eating with Easter Eggs

Chickie

Recent to the blogging world, I'm a new mom finding my way with my little darling Sweet Pea. I enjoy cooking, baking, the great outdoors and everything Baby Girl! Elementary school teacher turned stay at home mom = children's lit lover and craft connoisseur.
 Easter Egg Lunch | Exploring and Eating with Easter Eggs

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  1. That is such a cute idea!

  2. This is so fun. My children love when I do this.

  3. This is such a cute idea!

  4. What a great idea for picky eaters! I’m going to have to try this :) You could totally do all all year round too!

  5. Cute idea.

  6. This is a great idea!

  7. Oh, what a great way to store snacks and have fun eating :)

  8. That is truly adorable. My daughter would have loved it but i think my son (his nickname was ‘squeals like piggy’ when he was hungry!) would have been frustrated to have to go through the work!

  9. That’s a great idea for the little ones!

  10. What a fun and simple idea!
    Kas

  11. This is a great idea! I do this with my 2 and 5 year old. I mix in healthy snacks, veggies and one surprise egg with candy. Its a good way to get the picky eaters to eat a little of everything.

  12. What a neat idea!

  13. You are so clever! What a great way to get a picky eater to try something new!

  14. very cute and clever idea, my kids will love this!

  15. now that is a clever idea!! thanks for sharing–she sure is a sweet pea!!

  16. Wow! How fun is that?? Love it! Totally pinning!

  17. CUTE! What a fabulously creative idea.

  18. What a fun idea! I wonder if this work for 16 year olds….

  19. That is so awesome.

  20. I never thought to use healthy food in there. Of course!!!!

  21. Great idea!

  22. Super cute idea! It is like a Bento lunch… but in Easter Eggs! :)

  23. This is such a fun way to serve lunch. Cute idea!

  24. such a cute idea. She looks like she was having fun

  25. So many things I never thought of doing with my daughter when she was little…like this! What a fun way to “play” with your food :)

  26. I bet the kids loved it.

  27. This is such a fun idea!! I wanna do this for Noah’s Easter lunch

  28. How creative!

  29. My kids always loved doing this when they were in the toddler phase — its so much fun!

  30. What a cool idea!!

  31. such a cute idea I bet she really enjoyed that

  32. Janet W. says:

    What a fun idea! My grandson would love this. Did you just stick them in the dishwasher afterwards?

  33. This is such a fun way to eat snacks on Easter :)

  34. That is really clever.

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