Things to do at Easter

Things to do at Easter

We’ve put together a perfect list of activities and projects to help you decide how to spend your precious Easter weekend and make the most of spring.

Here are some great ideas of things to do with your long weekend, all of which can be enjoyed by both grown ups and kids!

1. Plan to go for a spring walk in the countryside

Make the most of the the longer days and being able to enjoy more spring sunshine, and get out and about with the family for a long walk in the countryside. Do your research and find the best secluded spots near you to escape to, pack your walking boots and a picnic to enjoy on the way.

2. Decorate your own Easter eggs

Get crafty and add a splash of colour to your easter decorations by dyeing and painting your own Easter eggs. This surprisingly simple DIY project involving just some hard boiled eggs and a selection of paints, is a great activity to engage your creativity.Learn how to naturally dye Easter eggs or go with a store-bought dye or paint, either way your eggs will make the prettiest decorations!

If you’re having family around for a get together, why not turn your egg creations into a competition and have a prize for the egg voted to be the best decorated.

3. Get baking and make some homemade sweet Easter treats

Get baking this Easter weekend, and enjoy a delicious brunch with the family with a selection of homemade treats. From traditional hot cross buns to tasty chocolate eggs nests look up some favourite springtime recipes ready to share with any visitors you have dropping by over the Easter weekend.

4. Easter Egg Hunt

It’s not Easter without a traditional egg hunt! This can be an all-ages activity and a great way to spend some quality time with the family, if the sunshine is out you could plan your egg hunt around the garden. However if the rain clouds appear, this activity can be just as fun by placing the eggs around the house, you could even write out clues on how to find each one.

5. Outdoor Easter Games  

These indoor and outdoor games suggestions will ensure that your Easter celebration is a success this year.

Why not host an old-fashioned egg and spoon race! This brings together the whole family as they dash to the finish line without dropping the egg. Or you could set out a lawn game of croquet for your Easter garden party. Dress up a classic croquet set with a coat of pastel paint perfect for spring, and the winner of this game gets to take home a Easter prize.