How To Celebrate Easter At Home With Kids

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Sydney will be buzzing with family fun over the long weekend with all of our favourite Easter events, but if you have a hankering for a more humble Easter celebration, you can create all the joy and eggcitement at home!

How To Celebrate Easter At Home With Kids 

Here are some easy ways to bring Easter to life. at home with Kids. Better hop to it!

1. Get Crafty

Sharpie Eggs
Get creative with some Easter craft

Grab the glitter! Seek out the cellophane!  Get the fun stuff ready for some hands-on arts and crafts. There are loads of Easter activities and free printables online to keep little bunnies busy and eggscited. From elaborately decorated eggs to DIY bunny baskets, here are 25 ways to get creative with kids this Easter

2. Get Easter Treats Delivered

Catering Project Easter Treats Platter
The Catering Project's Easter Treats Platter.

Imagine your little bunnies' delight when a decadent Easter Platter arrives on your doorstep, ready for an indulgent long weekend! Catering Project has meticulously curated an exclusive selection of limited edition platters to celebrate Easter, promising to tantalise even the tiniest tastebuds. The impressive selection includes Hot Cross Bun Platters (with Pepe Saya butter, Nutella and jam, all adorned with chocolate eggs), Easter Brownie and Doughnut Platters, and - the pièce de résistance - an Easter Treats Platter, brimming with a cornucopia of delights including Fruit and Chocolate Hot Cross Buns with all the trimmings, Belgian Chocolate brownies, gorgeous Glazed Doughnuts, and an abundance of Chocolate eggs to complete the feast. Order yours at Catering Project for next day delivery!

3. Invite The Easter Bunny

With some carrots and cotton wool, you can make your little ones Easter dreams come true! Take a sneak peek at our handy guide to how to be the best Easter bunny ever to create a magical morning.

4. Create An Easter Hunt

Try an Easter hunt in the house or backyard - and it doesn't just have to be chocolate eggs! Try Easter-themed stickers, colouring books, stationery, accessories or cuddly bunnies. You could even start with a letter from the Easter Bunny, or leave some sneaky footprints (paper printables or flour) or pieces of fur (cotton wool) for some added drama. If you want to get adventurous with puzzles and riddles they have to solve to get their loot, here are some Scavenger Hunt Clues you can print, or get the creative juices flowing and make your own! 

5. Decorate The House

Create some DIY decor and get the house ready for the Easter bunny's arrival

Better still, you can get crafty and decorate the house and at the same time! Lift your spirits with lots of colour and get the kids involved with some DIY decor. Get out any party supplies like streamers to hang around the house and draw bunny faces and Easter egg designs on balloons. You might even try your hand at making an Easter Bunny Garland or Easter Wreath

6. Wear Your Sunday Best

While we love lazy days inside, Easter is the perfect eggscuse to get out of your pyjamas, brush your hair and put on something sparkly for the day. Plus, you can let the kids loose to choose their own special outfit. Even if you're not leaving the house make your Good Friday or Easter Sunday lunch an extraordinary affair.

7. Send Easter Cards

Get out your scrapbooks and stickers, pencils and paints and make someone's day with an Easter card. Send them to your family, friends or neighbours and add a mini Easter egg to sweeten up your message. 

8. Play Easter Games

Get the family together for an egg and spoon race! You can also find pin the tail on the bunny printables online, or make one yourself if you're feeling arty, and fun family games like Easter Bingo or I-spy.

9. Get Cooking

Easter Cupcakes
If you've overdosed on chocolate, this cute sweet treat is just what the bunny ordered

Bake your own hot cross buns or cupcakes decorated with easter eggs.  You can also try some bunny-shaped cookies or pancakes. Check out this awesome Easter Bunny Milkshake and these adorable Bunny Cupcakes.

10. Shop For Easter Showbags

All the showbags at the Sydney Royal Easter Show are also available online so stock up on some goodies and get them delivered to your door.

11. Watch A Bunny Flick

Hop Movie
Follow  the funny bunny adventures in Hop this Easter

Snuggle up in your bunny onesie and put on an Easter-ish movie. It's an eggcellent ways to cozy up and celebrate! Here are some top Easter movies to watch with the family these holidays.

Now there's no eggscuse not to have a very hoppy Easter! And yes, we have so many hot cross puns, it's not even bunny...

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