Egg-citing Easter Ideas and Activities for the Whole Family

As Easter approaches, it's the perfect time to start planning some fun-filled activities for the whole family to enjoy. From decorating Easter eggs to hosting an Easter brunch, there are plenty of ways to make this holiday unforgettable. In this post, we've compiled a list of 10 egg-citing Easter ideas and activities that are sure to please everyone. Whether you prefer traditional egg hunts or creative crafts, there's something for everyone on this list. So, let's dive in and make this Easter a celebration to remember!

DIY Easter Egg Decorating: 

Decorating Easter eggs is a classic activity that never gets old. Egg decorating is a fun activity that allows you to get creative with your Easter eggs. You can use a variety of materials like paint, markers, stickers, and glitter to decorate your eggs. To make the eggs more colourful, you can also try dyeing them with food colouring or natural dyes made from fruits and vegetables. If you want to take your egg decorating skills to the next level, you can try decoupage or adding sequins to your eggs for some added sparkle.

Easter Basket Making:

Create personalised Easter baskets for your loved ones with a variety of creative basket fillers. Get crafty with homemade treats, DIY crafts, and small toys. You can even add a personalized touch with a name tag or monogram.

Easter Crafts:

Easter crafts are a great way to get creative and make some Easter-themed decorations for your home. You can make Easter cards using construction paper, markers, and stickers. To make bunny ears, you can use pipe cleaners and paper. You can also make Easter baskets using ribbons and decorate them with Easter-themed stickers. If you want to get more ambitious, you can make your own Easter wreath or garland using natural materials like twigs and flowers.

Easter Egg Hunt:

The egg hunt is a classic Easter activity that is enjoyed by children and adults alike. To make it more challenging and fun, you can create a scavenger hunt with clues that lead to the Easter eggs. This will keep the kids engaged and excited as they hunt for the eggs. You can also hide the eggs in creative places like under flower pots, behind furniture, or in the branches of trees.

Easter Games:

Easter games are a fun way to spend time with your family and get active. You can try egg-rolling races, where you roll eggs down a slope and see whose egg goes the farthest. You can also play egg toss, where you toss eggs back and forth without breaking them. Another fun game is egg-balancing, where you balance an egg on a spoon and race to the finish line. You can also play games like pin the tail on the bunny or an Easter-themed memory game.

Easter Brunch Ideas:

Easter brunch is a great way to start the day and enjoy some delicious food with your family. Host a special Easter brunch for your family and friends with creative Easter-themed menu items. You can make traditional Easter dishes like hot cross buns, quiche, and fruit salad. Don't forget to include some chocolate eggs or Easter-themed desserts for a sweet treat. You can also decorate the table with Easter-themed decorations like bunny napkins and egg-shaped candles.  

Easter Family Photos

Capture the memories of your Easter celebration with some creative family photos. Set up a DIY Easter photo booth with props like bunny ears and Easter baskets. You can also try out some creative photo ideas, such as taking a family photo with your Easter baskets.


Easter Movie Marathon

Settle in for a cozy Easter movie marathon with your family. From classic Easter movies like "It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown" to family-friendly favourites like "Hop", there are plenty of options to choose from.

Virtual Easter Celebration Ideas

If you're unable to celebrate Easter in person with your loved ones, consider hosting a virtual Easter celebration. Plan an online Easter egg hunt or a virtual Easter dinner party with your family and friends. You can even send Easter care packages to each other to open during your virtual celebration.

Easter is a great time to spend with family and friends, and there are plenty of egg-citing ideas and activities to keep everyone entertained. Whether you're decorating Easter eggs or hosting an Easter brunch, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Let's try out some of these ideas from Melli's Kids and create unforgettable memories this Easter!

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