Easter is a great time for crafts and being creative! There are a lot of fun activities and games to play too! Here are some of our favourite Easter inspired activities!
Once you have boiled your eggs, all you need is a variety of paint colours, fine paint brushes and let your child’s imagination do the rest! (These can later be used as part of an Easter egg hunt)
Make an Easter basket
Egg boxes make the perfect baskets for collecting Easter eggs!
To turn your egg dox into a basket all you need is green paint, scissors and green A4 sized card or paper.
- Cut the lid off your egg box, paint the bottom half green and leave to dry.
- Cut an inch strip, length ways, off of your green card. This will be used as a handle later. (Alternatively you can use a pipe cleaner for handle)
- With the rest of the green card, cut blades of grass width ways, leaving an inch gap from the bottom.
- Wrap the grass around the bottom of the egg box, securing with PVA glue.
- Staple the strip cut earlier to either side creating a handle and you’re done!
Have an Easter egg hunt
- First decide where the hunt will take place and set boundaries
- Hide the eggs according to the age group of the children. For older children you can use clues for them to investigate where the eggs have been hidden.
- Children can use their decorated baskets to collect their haul
- Eat and enjoy your find!
Create Easter bonnet
You can buy cheap Easter bonnets from pound or craft shops, some come with a selection of Easter toppers to decorate, you can add green shredded green paper, pipe cleaners, and cut out flowers to decorate further, enabling children to decorate their hat to the max!
Visit a farm
From April 12th, families will be able to visit farms again! Easter is not complete without visiting a farm to meet the new fluffy arrivals. In addition farms have many family-friendly attractions, from bottle feeding lambs, horse rides to animal petting sessions.
Card nest eggs
- Using an egg shaped template, draw two egg shapes on different coloured card.
- Cut around each shape, cast one aside and with the other one cut a jagged edge across the middle, creating a cracked look.
- Glue round the curved bottom half of the cracked shell, avoiding the jagged edge and stick to the bottom of the whole egg.
- Create Easter themed paper animal’s e.g. chicks, rabbits or lambs
- Pop the animal in-between the two egg shells creating a nest!
- Decorate the egg shells with felt pens and paper shapes!
- 200g milk chocolate
- 85g shredded wheat (cornflakes and rice crispy are also suitable)
- 2 x 100g chocolate mini eggs
You will also need cupcake cases.
- Crush the shredded wheat in a plastic bag with a rolling pin and place in bowl.
- Melt the chocolate in a small bowl placed over a pan of simmering water. Pour the chocolate over the shredded wheat and stir well to combine.
- Spoon the chocolate wheat into 12 cupcake cases and press the back of a teaspoon in the centre to create a nest shape.
- Place 3 mini chocolate eggs on top of each nest. Chill the nests in the fridge for a couple of hours until set.
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