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Easter is a great opportunity to get the household together for a stay and play celebration. We’ve found some sure-fire ways to create a fun and hopping good celebration for young and old!
Set the tone and theme with key Easter decorations. Here are some fun and simple ideas, that the kids might even be able to help you out with!
1. Display Balloon Bunnies
Is a celebration really a celebration if there are no balloons? Take your decorations one step further by converting white balloons into adorable Easter bunnies.
Get the tutorial at A Kailo Chic Life.
2. Display Festive Mason Jars
Decorate your space with these sweet (excuse the pun), Easter egg-filled jars.
Find out how at Happiness is Homemade.
3. Make Napkin Bunnies
Decorate your house for the season with these creative Easter napkins. Shaped like a little bunny and if you choose bright Easter colours they'll make a statement.
See YouTube tutorial here
4. Bunny Tail Bunting
Give new meaning to the term "bushy bunny tail" with these cleverly placed pom-poms for your Easter bunting!
Get the tutorial at Clean and Scentsible.
5. Easter Egg Straws
These egg straws will be fun for the kids (and adults) to enjoy. Easy to make and you can let the kids decorate their own as a fun Easter activity.
Check out And We Play’s tutorial here.
1. Easter Popcorn
Popcorn is a great snack at the best of times so why not reward the little ones with an Easter version of this perfect sweet and salty treat.
Get the recipe from Two Sisters
2. Easter Bunny Bread Bowl Dip
Everyone loves a breadbowl, but up the cuteness with this Easter Bunny Bread Dip Bowl. It's actually easier than it might seem!
Check out The Idea Room for the recipe
3. Pretzel Bunnies and Ducks
Put a smile on your family's face with these adorable treats - they'll be impressed with your pretzel skills and you'll be chuffed knowing how easy they are to put together!.
Get the tutorial at One Little Project at a Time
4. Lemon Blueberry Hot Cross Bread Butter Pudding
Lemon - tick, Blueberry - tick, Hot Cross Buns - tick, Pudding - tick, Easter - tick. This pudding really does combine all crowd favourites in the most delightful and simple way possible.
Find the recipe here.
5. Easy Garden Dirt Pudding Cups
Have a bit of fun with the kids and serve up a garden pudding cup with carrots planted in it. Kids will love to "plant" their garden and then eat it too!
See the how to here.
KIDS CRAFT / ACTIVITIES
1. Personalize Easter Baskets
If you're having an Easter egg hunt, provide the kids with their own personalised basket with these clever tags with dry-erase paint and simple wooden animal shapes.
Get the tutorial here.
2. Let Kids Wear Bunny Hats
Kids will love sitting down to Easter brunch sporting these cute animal hats.
Get the tutorial at The House That Lars Built.
3. Potato Easter Egg Stamps
Use a carving knife to create egg-shaped stamp designs on potato halves, then let your creative kiddos take the reigns.
See more details here.
4. Easter Egg Bunny Hugs
Have your little ones craft these adorable bunny-shaped holders and display their Easter creations.
Get the tutorial here.
5. Egg Carton Hatching Chicks
Give the kids a fun activity to paint egg cartons to make it look like the chicks are hatching from Easter eggs. They can get creative with the 'egg' exteriors for colourful decorations.
Get the tutorial at Crafty Morning.
1. Tie Egg Poppers to Trees
The kids will have a blast pulling at these Easter egg poppers for the treats that are inside. Just be sure to hang them on sturdy branches so the kids don't pull the branches down with the poppers!
Get the tutorial at Studio DIY.
2. Bunny Rabbit Ears Ring Toss
This inflatable ring toss will keep the kids (and the adults) entertained.
You can purchase the game here.
3. Bunny Sack Race
This hoppity-hop-hop event is sure to bring the giggles. Put an Easter spin on this kids’ party classic with either homemade or pre-made bunny hop potato sacks.
4. Bunny And Egg Easter Game Ideas
Mother nature doesn't always cooperate with our Easter egg hunt! Now we have a great alternative. Create this poke-a-bunny or poke-an-egg games with cups, prizes and this free printable.
5. Play Dress Ups + Play on Springfree
Head out and find a few dress up outfits for adults and kids to have a jumping party in dress ups on the trampoline. Afterall, everything is always more fun in dress-up and when you're bouncing,
You can play games like Follow the Leader, Poison (place balls on the trampoline that the kids need to avoid), Bouncing Bunnies - this involves having one child on the trampoline with a little 'basket' and someone on the outside of the trampoline throws water balloons into the person on the trampoline that they need to safely catch and put in their basket.
This is just the tip of the iceberg of ideas! Part of the fun of a party is the planning and research, so get the kids involved and see what other ideas you can come up with!