1. Write a number on the eggs.

2. Place word problems the students should be able to work on independently inside the eggs.

3. Hide the eggs around the room.

4. Have students go on an egg hunt. Decide how many eggs you want them to find. 3-5 works well.

5. Have students open the eggs, read the word problem and solve it on a sheet of paper.  

6. Place students in small groups to share how they solved the problems.

1. Write numbers on the eggs.

2. Fill eggs with coins depending on the level of your students.

3. Create an answer sheet with the amount of money in each numbered egg.

4. Students will take an egg, open it  and count the coins. They should write the number of the egg on a sheet of paper and how much money is in the egg. Then they take another egg.

5. When students are done they can check their answers on the answer sheet.



1. Write problems and answers on plastic poker chips (available at the dollar store).

2. Hide the poker chips under plastic eggs halves and mix them up.

3. Students play the Memory game by picking up two egg halves. If the numbers are a match, they may keep the poker chips. If not, they cover the numbers and the next player takes a turn.


1. Spray paint once side of giant lima beans. 

2. Write numbers on the eggs.

3. Students place that many beans in the egg.

4. Students shake the egg, open it and roll out the beans.

5. Primary students will write down the different ways to make eight by counting how many red and white sides they see on each roll.

6. Intermediate level students will write the fractions they see with each roll.



1. Write facts on the eggs as shown.

2. Have students work with a partner as they twist one side of the egg and see how quickly they can say the answer.

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