6 Great Easter Ideas to Do with Your Kids

| April 10, 2019 | 16 Comments

6 Great Easter Ideas to Do with Your Kids

Easter is the time of year the Christian Church set aside to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Through the years, this celebration has expanded to include the Easter bunny and Easter egg hunts are a big tradition for many families, but it’s not the only way to celebrate this holiday. Here are six great Easter ideas to do with your kids this year!


6 Great Easter Ideas to Do with Your Kids
Easter eggs in a basket

1. Easter Family Time

Set aside a special family time to teach your kids about Easter. Discover how it originated and the true meaning of this holiday. You can even discover how the Easter bunny came into play and learn about some of the interesting and popular traditions that many families share around the world.

6 Great Easter Ideas to Do with Your Kids
DIY gift basket

2. Easter Baskets

Put together your own Easter baskets. You can buy Easter baskets already put together but it’s a lot more fun to make your own. All the kids can pitch in and help create the perfect basket for everyone in the family with contents you truly want.

6 Great Easter Ideas to Do with Your Kids
Painted Easter eggs

3. Easter Eggs

Paint your eggs instead of dyeing them. Dyeing Easter eggs is an old tradition that’s a lot of fun but allowing your kids to paint their own pictures on them can be even more exciting. Toddlers can even get in on the action by decorating their eggs with stickers.

6 Great Easter Ideas to Do with Your Kids
Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes

4. Easter Baking

Make baking together a new Easter tradition for your family. Make a cake or cookies in the shape of a bunny or Easter eggs and decorate or bake cupcakes with sprinkles on top. Get creative and come up with your own special Easter designs for your baked items.

6 Great Easter Ideas to Do with Your Kids
Easter egg hunt

5.Easter Egg Hunt

Take the traditional Easter egg hunt up a notch and make it more interesting with glow-in-the-dark eggs. It’s something kids of all ages will enjoy, even the teenager who thinks he’s too old for this tradition. Place glow sticks in clear plastic Easter eggs to make them glow. If you don’t expect the hunt to take too long, you can gather the family together and paint your eggs with glow-in-the-dark paint.

6 Great Easter Ideas to Do with Your Kids
6 Great Easter Ideas to Do with Your Kids

6. Play Easter games

For example, pin the tail on the bunny and Easter bingo are always a big hit. Have a blind taste test where the players are blindfolded and guess what type of candy or desert they are tasting. The person who gets the most right wins the game, but be sure to have a little surprise for all players. You can also play runaway egg tag, have a jelly bean race, or you can put together a scavenger hunt!

Use these ideas to create your own special Easter tradition for your family to share with future generations!

Happy Easter!

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Lyne is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She loves all things Disney and is an avid chocoholic. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. Oh I have so many good memories of these things growing up.

  2. Shirley says:

    Thank you for the great Easter ideas they look fun

  3. micheline says:

    Thank you for the ideas, beside doing some baking and the traditional eggs this year we are having a “last supper meal” with our church family.

  4. Shirley OFlynn says:

    A lot of fun ideas! The cupcakes with the cream egg inside look so delicious! We really enjoy the Easter egg hunt.

  5. krisha4444 says:

    oh my gosh ! Easter baking. i am drooling over here. we never do Easter baking but always do an Easter egg hunt and decorating Easter Eggs

  6. Fan R. says:

    Easter Baskets is fun activity to do with kids, it makes them responsible for what they are doing and gives opportunity to decide and decorate how they want!

  7. Lynda Cook says:

    All great ideas, Easter means so much more then chocolate

  8. Erin N says:

    Great ideas! Thanks for sharing! Happy Easter 🙂

  9. Lynda Cook says:

    I miss doing all the fun Easter activities, we enjoyed Easter when the girls were young, and now it’s just me and hubby, my granddaughter comes over but it’s not the same!

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