With Easter just around the corner, keeping the kids entertained and motivated can be tough. There is plenty of spring energy in the air so jump into these ideas and start planning a fantastic Easter weekend!
When it comes to baking cupcakes with an Easter twist, then look no further than Pinterest. There are endless ideas to keep your creativity going. You and your littles one can bake everything from chocolate bird’s nests, bunny cakes, and vanilla cupcakes topped with little chicks. There really is a cake for everyone to be baked here – and is perfect to give to family and friends to get them in the Easter spirit as well.
Crowns are a simple activity to kick off the Easter crafts. They are cheap to make and can fill an afternoon as your little one colour and glues numerous crowns. Pick up a pack of pre-cut crowns from your local Hobby Craft, as well as an assortment of embellishments like stickers, buttons, sequins, and plastic eggs.
For those of you that love to sew, why not teach your little one to sew little lamb finger puppets. These can be used in Easter baskets and can make a great first sewing project for older kids.
For something more traditional an Easter card is a lovely treat to give to family to show you are thinking of them at this time of year. Your little ones can get as creative as they want as they stick cotton wool, feathers, and pipe cleaners to cards to create an Easter tradition.
Easter wouldn’t be complete without an Easter egg, of course. What if you amped up the creativity this Easter and paint marbled eggs to impress guests? These marbled eggs are easy to make and don’t cause any mess – essential to crafting with kids.
These bonnets can be made by kids and adults, and encourages you to bring out your silly side. Get really creative making chicks, daffodils, and bunny bonnets.
There is always something bake at Easter and these cookies are no exception! Cookies are great to pack into an Easter basket and treat family to a home-baked delight.
Countdowns are a great way to get kids in the spirit of the next holiday. Why not use an old basket and fill it up with numbered plastic eggs? In each egg there can be a message for kids to read to keep them motivated for the next event such as going back to school, a summer holiday or birthday party.
May Day Baskets
May Day Baskets are a wonderful way to say thank you to friends, family, teachers, and neighbours, as well as adding a little spring sparkle to their days. These baskets can be filled with flowers and chocolate which can be topped-up during the year to bring all-round joy.