Guest Post: Easter Activities for Kids by Colette

Today marks the start in a week’s series of guest posts by lovely friends.  They are here to keep you amused, to entertain and to share some wonderful posts with you while I’m enjoying a much needed weeks holiday.

Today’s post is written by the lovely +Colette B  who blogs over at We’re going on an adventure.  Colette is currently on maternity leave from her job as a supply teacher and is Mummy to Ben, Chloe and Amy. 

I’ll pass you over to Colette who is sharing her top 5 Easter activities:

We're Going on an Adventure

As we approach the
clocks changing and the days getting longer (hurrah) thoughts turn to
the Easter holidays.

We often find that our school holidays
are very quickly booked up with playdates and outings – experience
tells me that keeping busy is the best way to have an enjoyable time
together! Bored children and a tired Mummy are not a good
combination whatsoever!

So here’s my top five suggestions
for this Easter holiday:

Go to a farm and see
some baby animals! –
One of the best things about Spring is all
the new life. Get out there and find some chicks to stroke or lambs
to feed!

Egg Painting –
There are so many egg themed activities you could do but painting
hard boiled eggs is always great fun! You could even have a theme and
make little people! (Just make sure you do either hard boil them or
blow them first otherwise you might have a right old mess to tidy
up!!)

Scavanger
Hunt –
Create a list of Spring things to find then get out and
search for them (eg daffodils, blossom, green shoots . . . ) Either
write a list or create a bingo style card with pictures on. You
could make it even more exciting by making it a race to be the first
to find everything. (If you want to extend this for older children
you could stretch the hunt out over the course of the holiday
factoring in things you know you might see on days out etc)

Make Easter Nests –
I know it’s not original but come on, it has to be done! It’s
the easiest baking activity ever and is an excuse to eat Mini Eggs so
it’s a win all round!

Easter Egg Hunt
– This is great fun and can be done indoors or out! I remember my
Uncle hiding an array of small chocolate eggs all over the garden for
us to find when we were children and my sister now does the same for
Ben and Chloe. Last year she hid small chocolate eggs in all sorts
of places and eventually led them to a pile of treats hidden in the
vegetable patch.

What
have you got planned for the Easter holidays? I’d love to know!

 

If you enjoyed this post you can find more from Colette over on Twitter and Facebook.

7 thoughts on “Guest Post: Easter Activities for Kids by Colette

  1. We don't usually do anything much for Easter. Just a huge family meal. But planning to blow some eggs and decorate them with N. #blogclub

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