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Easter Egg Pickup

by Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book

See how many tissue-paper Easter eggs your child can pick up with a straw.


  • Tissue paper
  • Pie plate
  • Plastic drinking straws
  • Scissors


  1. Cut several tissue paper eggs about three inches long.
  2. Place the eggs in a pie plate.
  3. Show your child how to put the straw to his mouth and take a deep breath, seeing how many eggs he can pick up on the end of the straw.