Easter Family Fun

By Amber Parris

Easter is the epitome of springtime family fun. As you’re unable to getaway over the Easter weekend, we’ve put together some great ideas to keep the whole family entertained! From arts and crafts to home baking, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this Easter. For full instructions and recipes simply click on the image references below each activity.

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For the Kids

DIY chocolate fondue

Add a twist to Easter goodies and melt them down into a chocolate fondue! Grab some marshmallows or your favourite fruit and get dipping!

Easter Paper Plate basket

Little ones can get ready for their Easter egg hunt with a fun new take on the classic Easter basket! If you’ve got some spare potatoes lying around, they make great stamps!

(Image reference: The Best Ideas for Kids)

Sock Bunnies

Bring the Easter Bunny to life by up-cycling a pair of old socks! These cute creations are super simple to make and will become the kids new favourite toy, all year round.

(Image reference: A pumpkin and a princess)

Buttons Picture

Put loose buttons to use and help the kids to create this effective 3D picture. Hang it in a frame all year round or make it a tradition to get it out every Easter.

(Image reference: A cultivated nest)

Bunny Garland

Bring some Easter cheer to your home with cute bunny garlands. Help the little ones hang it up at their bedroom window, or alternatively, it can be hung on the wall or the ceiling for everyone to enjoy.

(Image reference: DIY Candy)

For the Adults

Who says crafts are just for kids? Adults, you can get in on the action as well! Reduce stress, increase brain productivity and have fun all while you create quirky pieces or art for your home.

Homemade Hot Cross Buns

Hot cross buns are a staple Easter treat! Get your aprons at the ready and bake a fresh batch for Easter brunch with the family!

(Image source: BBC)

Tissue paper eggs

Spruce up your Easter dinner table centre piece with these delicate and colourful tissue paper Easter eggs! What design will you give yours?

(Image source: It’s always autumn)

Easter Embroidery

For those that like to get really creative and put their skills to the test, embroidery is the craft for you! This adorable bunny piece would make a great feature wall this spring.

(Image reference: Design improvised)

Stand up Paper Eggs

Enjoy bold pops of colour around the house with this sophisticated twist on the classic Easter egg. There might not be any chocolate involved, but once finished, this will be your sweetest creation to date!

(Image reference: Little Miss Celebration)

Ice Lolly Stick Bunny

Who knew ice lolly sticks could create something so appealing? This minimalistic bunny would make the perfect Easter home decor but is neutral enough to be displayed all year round.

(Image reference: Make & Do Crew)