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5 fun Easter activities for the family

Easter is a magical time of year, especially for kids, who get to enjoy all the excitement of the holiday. From Easter arts and crafts to Easter egg hunts, there are so many delightful activities for both children and adults that will make celebrating the holiday truly special. Here's seven fun Easter activities sure to keep both you and your kids happy and entertained for hours on end.

Easter colouring


Fun Easter colouring activities

Colouring pages are a simple, fun activity for kids and they’ll help keep them busy throughout the school holiday. They also make the perfect family gift for Granny or Grandpa. Get creative with our very own kids’ colouring pages. From Easter eggs to bunnies, you can download and print the designs for kids to colour at home, or they can colour the pages digitally using our paint tool.

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Create a unique Easter Wreath

DIY Easter wreaths will bring out creativity in kids of all ages. Use materials such as paper, foam, felt, or even real flowers to make a gorgeous wreath that you can hang on the front door or use as a decoration inside your home. Watch our step-by-step guide to making one of your own.

Materials needed

Cardboard, Scissors, Glue, Decorative eggs, Cardboard, Egg cartons, Scourer pads, Scissors, Paint, Paint brush, Hot glue gun, Plate, Black texter, Masking tape

How to make an Easter wreath

Step 1 of 5

First make the backing ring by placing a plate on top of cardboard, then tracing a circle

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Cut the circle out, then cut a smaller circle out inside, leaving a 5cm wide ring.Next, get started on the flowers. To make flower A open an egg carton and cut it in half. Trim the cup and cut incisions 3mm apart all the way round. Trim the divider and then cut incisions, 3mm apart all the way around. Paint the cup orange and let it dry, then glue the divider to the cup. Repeat to make five in total

Step 3 of 5

Next, create 15 other different coloured and shaped versions of the flowers to your liking. Involve the kids and let them unleash their creativity. Now make the leaves by drawing leaf shapes on the carton lid across the edge.

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Cut them out and then paint them green. Repeat and make six leaves. Now assemble the wreath by cutting the scourer pad in half and glueing the pieces onto the backing ring

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Trim excess pads around the outside of the ring and then glue flowers on top, alternating the colours. Lastly, glue the leaves on top of the pads

Easter craft


Fun Easter crafts with egg cartons

DIY egg cartons will have your child experimenting with colour, textures and more. Old egg cartons are a great craft material and perfect for turning rubbish into treasure. They’re readily available and can be used for a wide range of projects. Turn them into colourful Easter baskets, make Easter egg caterpillars, or even make a cute Easter bunny or adorable chicks! Watch our step-by-step guide to creating cute Easter chicks.

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How to make DIY Egg carton chicks

Step 1 of 5

Cut two cups from an egg carton, then trim the edges. Tape the cups together along one edge, then paint the cups yellow and let them dry

Step 2 of 5

Fold a sheet of orange paper in half, then draw feet shapes onto it and cut them out. Glue the feet to the bottom of the cup, then cut a triangle out the orange paper along the fold to create the beak

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Glue it onto the front of the top cup, then cut two triangle shapes out of yellow paper for the wings. Open the cup up and glue the wings onto sides of the bottom cup and fold down

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Draw a feather shape on the yellow paper, cut it out and glue it to the top of the chick

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Finally, draw two dots as eyes on the top cup to complete your chick


Decorate a tree for Easter

Kids love decorating trees at Christmas so why not make one for Easter? Use a real tree branch, a fake tree or make your own with paper or cardboard. Then, simply decorate it with colourful paper eggs that you’ve made yourselves, ribbons, and other decorations. This is a sweet activity for kids of all ages. You can even make it a family tradition, with a new Easter egg tree each year. Watch our step-by-step guide to making one of your own.

Materials needed:

Vase, Eucalyptus branches, Scissors, Hot glue gun, 2 x Foam egg decorating kits, Mini carrots, Novelty mini chicks with bonnets, Ribbons, Craft tub

How to make a Easter egg tree

Step 1 of 4

Paint eggs to your liking. Get kids involved and have them create their own special eggs.

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Then make the mini chickens by cutting ribbons in 12cm sections. Make a loop with the ribbon and glue onto the chicken. Repeat with the other two chickens.

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Next, arrange the branches on the tree. Open up the bunch of eucalyptus and trim off a few stems before arranging into a vase.

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Hang the decorations onto the branches, spacing them out and alternating between eggs, chickens and carrots.

Easter bags


Bring home all the fun with our Activity Bags

Packed full of activities, games and other awesome Easter treats, our activity bags are sure to keep the kids happy while at home. With a great range to choose from, pick up your kids' favourite characters and themes from our range of Activity Bags.

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