12 Fun Easter Activities for Kids

February 20th, 2024

Ah, Easter, that delightful time of year when the air is filled with the scent of blooming flowers, the promise of warmer days, and the joy of spending quality time with loved ones. It’s a time for families to come together, celebrate the arrival of Spring, and of course, to indulge in some Easter-themed fun! If you’re looking for ways to keep your little ones entertained this Easter, look no further. We’ve put together a list of 12 fun Easter activities that are sure to delight kids of all ages and best of all, they can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home or garden.

12 Fun Easter Activities for Kids

1. Have an Easter Egg Hunt

an easter egg hunt is one of the best easter activities for kids
Let’s kick things off with a classic Easter activity! Organising an easter egg hunt is super low budget but a whole lot of fun. Buy a multi-pack of eggs from the likes of Tesco, ASDA or LIDL for less than £1 (or whatever treats your little ones fancy) and hide them around the house or garden and let the kids loose to hunt them down. You can even make it more challenging by adding clues or riddles to lead them to the next hidden treasure. If you don’t want to load your kids up on sugar (very sensible), you could opt for boiled eggs painted in fun colours which brings us to our next Easter activity…

2. Decorate Eggs

kids decorate eggs as a fun easter activity
Our next fun Easter activity for kids involves getting them creative with some eggs! Set up a station with paints, markers, stickers, and other decorations, and let the kids unleash their artistic talents on some hard-boiled eggs. You’ll be amazed at the masterpieces they come up with. And you don’t need to splurge on expensive arts and crafts set, you can buy tons on the likes of Amazon and Argos for below £10 that they’ll be able to use time and time again.

3. Make Easter Bonnets

Another crafty Easter activity for kids involves encouraging your little ones to decorate Easter bonnets with flowers, ribbons, feathers, and any other embellishments they desire. Once their Easter bonnets are complete, they can proudly wear them for Easter parades or simply show them off to family and friends.

4. Bake Easter Treats

make hot cross buns as a fun easter activity for kids
This Easter, gather the gang in the kitchen and spend some quality timewhipping up some delicious Easter-themed treats. Whether it’s hot cross buns, bunny-shaped cookies, or a decadent Easter chocolate cake, baking together is a fun and tasty way to bond as a family this Easter.

5. Plan an Easter Bunny Visit

Arrange for a surprise visit from the Easter Bunny himself! Whether it’s you or a neighbour dressed up in a bunny costume or a special appearance via video call, seeing the Easter Bunny is sure to delight your little ones.

6. Have an Egg Rolling Competition

Our next fun Easter activity for kids is another classic. Head to the nearest hill or slope and organise an egg-rolling competition. Each participant decorates a hard-boiled egg, and then rolls it down the hill to see whose egg can go the furthest without cracking. You could also give a prize to the best-decorated egg to add some extra excitement to your Easter celebrations.

7. Go on a Spring Picnic

go on an easter picnic as one of the best easter kids activities
Make the most of the pleasant Spring weather by packing a basket with some tasty treats and head outdoors for a springtime picnic. You could even bring some of the treats you’ve baked with your kids in our aforementioned Easter activity. Find a sunny spot in the garden or a nearby park, spread out a blanket, and enjoy some al fresco dining surrounded by nature’s beauty as you bond with your family.

8. Play Easter-themed Games

Get the whole family involved in some Easter-themed games like egg and spoon races, pin the tail on the bunny, or a game of Easter charades. It’s guaranteed to bring plenty of laughter and friendly competition.

9. Plant Seeds

plant seeds with your kids in easter 2024
Since Easter takes place in Spring, why not get the kids closer to nature by planting seeds together? Whether it’s flowers, vegetables, or herbs, watching their little seeds sprout and grow over time is a fun learning experience.

10. Have an Easter Movie Marathon

Set up a cosy movie corner with blankets and cushions, and indulge in an Easter movie marathon. From classic animated favourites to heartwarming family films, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Our favourites include:

The Dog Who Saved EasterThe Easter Egg Adventure
Joseph: King of Dreams
Rabbit School

11. Go on a Country Walk

Take advantage of the beautiful Spring weather and embark on a picturesque country walk with your family. Find a nearby nature trail, national park, or countryside path and set off on a leisurely stroll surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature awakening. Listen to the birds chirping, breathe in the fresh air scented with blooming flowers, and enjoy the simple pleasure of exploring the great outdoors together. Pack an Easter picnic to enjoy along the way and make it a day to remember with your loved ones amidst the beauty of the season.

12. Throw a Virtual Easter Party

If you can’t be with extended family and friends in person, why not host a virtual Easter party instead? Set up a video call with loved ones near and far, play some games, share Easter greetings, and spread the joy of the season together, albeit from a distance. If you want to send them a virtual Easter gift, why not opt for an eGift version of our activity vouchers? It lands in your gift recipient’s inbox in only 5 minutes and they’ll be able to redeem it on over 50,000 global experiences.

So there you have it, 12 fun Easter activities for kids to keep your little ones entertained and engaged this holiday season. Whether you’re hunting for eggs, getting crafty with decorations, or simply enjoying some quality time together as a family, these activities are sure to make this Easter one to remember.

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a family at easter in the garden
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