Friday March 16, 2018
We’re betting our bottom dollar that the sun will come out just in time for Easter Sunday, which means getting to play OUTSIDE! 👏👏👏
If you’re still trying to think of fun ideas to do with the kids, here are some super easy and creative activities you can throw together in your own backyard:
Confetti Egg Game
WARNING: This game is messy and may result in confetti/glitter getting everywhere on everything. That being said, this game is also SUPER fun. 👍 All you do is fill an assortment of eggs with confetti and chose ONE to fill with glitter. After your egg hunt, everyone dumps the contents of their eggs onto their heads, and whoever has the glitter egg gets a cool prize! EXAMPLE
Easter Egg Race
If your family loves to get competitive, set up a race course and see who can balance their egg the longest! If you want to keep it simple and kid-friendly, have them line up with a spoon in hand and walk straight ahead towards the finish line. The first person to reach the end with their egg still on the spoon wins. 🎉
Easter (Raw) Egg Toss
WARNING: Wear an outfit that never sees daylight, because it might get smattered with yolk (which might add some flair to your ensemble, but we’re no fashion experts). Here’s how you play:
- Pair one adult and one child in teams of two.
- Each team starts tossing an egg back and forth.
- With each successful catch, the teammates take one step away from each other.
- The team who still has an unbroken egg by the end wins!
DIY Easter Egg Balloon Craft
As your guests arrive with their kiddos, tell them to make themselves at home in the backyard, bust out the paint/markers (have some aprons easily accessible) and start crafting some beautiful balloon eggs! This is a creative way to keep the little ones busy before the rest of the guests arrive and the food is ready to eat.🎈 EXAMPLE
Egg Paint Canvas Masterpiece
If you really want to go all out with the paint, these colorful eggs are crazy fun and the perfect Easter activity to do on a beautiful spring day. It might take a lot of eggs, but try and get the whole family to join in! Here’s how you start:
- Using a butter knife, gently crack the top of the egg and drain out the yolk.
- Wash out the empty eggshells and let them dry.
- Fill the cracked eggs with an assortment of bright colors using washable or acrylic paint.
- Cover them with tissue paper, take them outside, and let your little Picassos get to work! EXAMPLE
The Easter Bunny knows that his little fans look forward to getting sweet surprises in plastic eggs and baskets every year, but even he knows that it’s good to change things up every once in a while. Before you hunt for the good stuff, have the Easter Bunny leave a batch of eggs with fun exercises inside. You could even make it into a game: one exercise means finding another sweet egg. No matter how you put it together, your kids will have fun and get their little bodies moving!🏃 EXAMPLE
We wish you a very EGGciting (and hopefully sunny) Easter Sunday!