- Painting/Dying Eggs: You can’t go wrong with this classic Easter activity. This is a great way to get creative with your kids. Paint fun patterns or make the eggs into little characters. Here are a couple of websites to get you inspired:
(a) Talk about getting creative, here are over 20 ideas to paint your eggs: https://www.countryliving.com/diy-crafts/g26518694/egg-painting-techniques/
(b) Still want more ideas? Here are some techniques on how to dye your eggs: https://www.bhg.com/holidays/easter/eggs/quick-and-easy-easter-egg-decorations/photo credit: marthastewart.com
- Indoor Easter Egg Hunt: Make your Easter egg hunt more fun this year by changing things up! Try hiding eggs with a letter on them into corresponding hiding spots (such as “k” for kitchen). Then have a list of words posted for your kids to find. The lucky kid with the most completed words wins an extra-special surprise. Looking for other ideas on how to creatively hide eggs? Check out these websites:
Who knew there was so much you could do with Easter eggs?photo credit: marthastewart.com
- Tune into a Church Service: While you can’t go to church this year, you can find a church service online. Wear your Sunday best and enjoy an Easter service in the comfort of your own home. If your local church isn’t providing an online service, “visit” another church this year. Ever wanted to spend Easter Sunday at Washington National Cathedral? Here’s your chance!
- Send Easter Cards: A great way to stay connected is by sending some snail mail, and with this extra time you can practice your penmanship. Bring out your craft supplies and get your kids involved. Click here for some tips and tricks to make a card that everyone will cherish . There are also several online penmanship course and worksheets. Check out Peterson Handwriting to help your penmanship.
- Have a Classic Easter Dinner: Make that Easter Dinner you have always wanted! Add a little spice and create some new recipes. Once you’ve made your dinner, pull out the china, iron the tablecloth, and polish the silverware to eat in style! Here are some recipes to fill your stomach:
(b) https://www.countryliving.com/food-drinks/g738/easter-dinner-recipes/Lastly, stay connected with us on social media. We want to know how creative you get with your Easter eggs this year, and of course, how you are keeping your Easter interesting and fun while being inside!