- What Easter games can we play?
- What can you do for Easter at home?
- What are Easter activities for kids?
Oh, hello Easter holidays. You’re here again? Jammed between the present-fuelled excitement of Christmas and the warm promise of summer, the Easter holidays can often mean drizzly days and chocolate-fuelled sugar crashes.
Here’s our top selection of Easter activities, crafts, games and to keep your kids out of your hare. 🐰
What Easter games can we play?
If you want to offset the chocolate consumption with a bit of physical activity, get the whole family together and play some Easter games.
1. Think Easter, think egg-hunt
2. Egg and spoon race
The great egg-push – In this test of speed and skill, contestants roll an egg with their nose from the start line to the finishing post. This can also work well as a team relay.
3. Rock and egg-roll
4. Grand designs
5. Pom pom pow!
What can you do for Easter at home?
If it’s wet outside and you want a bit of quiet time, get crafty!
1. Build a bunny!
2. Egg-shaped art
3. Get folding
What are Easter activities for kids?
These activities are a great way to spend time together doing something you all can enjoy.
1. Dig deep
2. Tasty treats
- A matchbox for each child to fill with tiny treasures from their walk
- A coin that they can toss to decide whether you should go left of right at each turn
- A flask of hot chocolate and some snacks for an outdoor mini-picnic
- A magnifying glass for them to peer through – you could challenge them to look for the strangest-looking thing they can find
- Paper and crayons to make bark or leaf rubbings
You can easily turn a walk into an outdoor scavenger hunt by challenging kids to find things such as: something yellow/blue, something smooth/prickly, something smelly, a snail/ant/bee/squirrel, a spider’s web that’s bigger than your hand, a feather, a nest, a pine cone, 3 kinds of leaf, a mushroom, footprints, a stick that looks like the first letter of your name, an enormous rock.
For older children you could give them a camera and make this a photo-scavenger hunt - or you could keep it low-tech and give them a small sketchpad to draw pictures of the objects as they find them.
Once you’ve done a handful of Easter activities, it’s time to sit back, relax and polish off the kids’ chocolate - safe in the knowledge that you’ve well and truly earned it!