After many months spent home-schooling and trying to keep the kids amused through lockdown, we know you’re all now experts in child entertainment!
But even experts can sometimes use a spot of inspiration. So if you’re currently looking for some great ideas to keep the children amused this Easter, check out these fab activities below. From games to baking, all the way through to awesome creative fun, here are some egg-citing ideas for an eggs-traspecial Easter!
Hoppy Floppy’s Happy Hunt Game™
In this super cute, fun game, Hoppy Floppy is hopping in to help pre-schoolers learn about colours, counting and holding a pencil. This fun game helps children develop fine motor skills including hand-eye coordination and pre-handwriting skills, improves matching and strategic thinking skills, and reinforces colour learning. Children use the rabbit-themed squeezer to pick up the game’s colourful carrots in a race to win. There’s no reading needed, so it’s great for kids as young as three.
Craft & Crumb Easter Egg Bake and Hunt Kit
Available from www.craftandcrumb.com (RRP £19.99)
We think any child would be eggstatic to receive an Easter Egg Biscuit Baking Kit along with a create your own egg hunt craft activity from Craft and Crumb! This Easter Kit contains everything children (and adults) need to bake and decorate a delicious batch of Easter egg shaped biscuits and a craft kit to make their own hunt in the garden. Check out the full range of baking kits from Craft & Crumb – they’re convenient, user-friendly, taste delicious and can all be sent through the post!
toucanBox Easter boxes
Available from www.toucanbox.com (RRP from £12 each, or from £33 for monthly gift subscription)
toucanBox has designed a fun activity box full of fun Easter and spring inspired crafting activities – and it can be delivered straight through the letterbox! For fresh air fun, there’s everything needed to assemble a flower press for wildflower foraging! Kids can then use the pressed flowers to decorate the included animal banners. Or for some friendly competitive fun, there’s all you need to make and decorate animal bowling pins, with a mini ramp, alley and bowling ball! The kits also come with a magazine, with how-to guides for making Easter baskets, bunny catapults, and more!
Little Brian Paint Sticks Assorted Colours Pack of 24
Available from Amazon (RRP £14.99)
Little Brian Paint Sticks are perfect for all occasions – including the Easter hols! They’re versatile and can be used on a variety of surfaces (hard boiled eggs, card, windows, etc.) to create a range of techniques. Plus, there’s no need for brushes, water or the usual mess that comes with painting. Kids simply pick their colour, lift the lid, twist and use… the paint dries within seconds! This fantastic set includes 24 colours from the range: 12 classic colours, 6 day glow colours and 6 metallic colours.
Plasticine Toolz Box
Available from Amazon (RRP £6.99)
Plasticine is the family favourite modelling material lets kids create anything that their imaginations can dream up – be it an Easter chick, a cute Easter bunny or an Easter Egg design! Ideal for children over the age of five, kids are guaranteed hours of fun with Plasticine Toolz Box. It includes everything your children would need to make their own Plasticine models. There’s seven colours of Plasticine, five shaped cutters, one modelling tool and one roller which are stored in a sturdy box.
Love the sound of an arts and crafts filled Easter break? Be sure to check out our fantastic competition for your chance to win a bundle of Easter-inspired goodies, which runs from 22 to 29 March 2021. When it’s live, you’ll be able to find it on our comps page HERE.