Need fun Easter activities for the family? No matter if you’re looking for Easter activities for preschool at home, Easter games for the family (especially teen games!), or even Easter with a one year old ideas, you’ll find something here for simple Easter plans and fun kids activities for the holiday or an Easter theme or Spring theme!
70+ Creatively Fun Easter Activities For The Family
We have a great mix of traditional Easter activities and Easter holiday ideas you may not have thought of — from Easter activities for preschool Sunday school, Easter activities for kindergarten and up in school, to Easter holiday fun for the entire family learning, playing, and crafting with Easter themes, whether you’re looking for Easter activities for families at home or going to a family Easter party! Here are fun ways to celebrate Easter with your family…
How do you entertain kids on Easter?
Easter Activities for Kids:
- Take a plain old Easter egg hunt up a notch and have an Easter Egg scavenger hunt, using clues to find the next egg (good for indoors or out!)
- Focus on an Easter without candy / Easter without chocolate and take an Easter Day family hike and explore the great outdoors
- Get out the stampers, stickers, markers, Easter Washi tape and craft paper for an Easter egg art table and make a sticker Easter egg craft
- Bake Easter chick cupcakes (recipe link below)
- Play Bunny BINGO and give out Easter-themed prizes (fun Easter games for the family for a variety of ages!)
- Have an egg decorating contest
- Don’t like the mess? Instead of coloring eggs, decorate eggs with stickers
- Do Easter STEM challenge and see if you can balance an Easter egg (get the explanations about it here)
- Use the dyes of other foods to color Easter eggs naturally (see how below!)
- Plant flowers or a bunny garden
- Make decorated Easter bunny cookies
- Do colored rice sorting into an Easter egg cutout or into the same colored plastic eggs (learn how to dye rice here)
- Have fun with a color by number Easter printable (good for all ages!)
- Play with Easter theme sensory bins
- Learn about the Resurrection of Jesus and make resurrection rolls (fun things to do in Easter Sunday/Christian Easter activities for families)
- Read Easter-themed books together
- Play Easter games for the family (see our Easter games list below!)
- Make colorful shaving cream eggs
- Have an evening glow in the dark egg hunt (with these!)
- Paint eggs (use these!)
- Have an Easter egg dino dig
- Think of funny at home easter picture ideas and take pictures together and start your own Easter traditions!
- Play fun games with Easter grass
- Grow your own DIY Easter grass for Easter baskets
- Search free Easter events near me or fun Easter activities near me (you may be surprised how many businesses do free things for kids for the holidays!) and find fun Easter activities for the whole family to attend together (You may even be able to find some awesome things to do on Easter break!)
You don’t need to be Martha Stewart to have a DIY Easter at home! There are so many creative things to do this Easter! Keep scrolling for the full list of simple Easter activities for family and kids ideas — you’ll even find some fun Easter activities for the classroom! Remember, Easter ideas for the family don’t have to be super complicated to be fun!
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What are some good Easter games?
These are great for Easter party games or just family fun at home for Easter!
Fun outdoor Easter games and also indoor Easter game ideas:
- Hunt the Easter eggs (for traditional Easter egg games and Easter family ideas)
- Bunny Bowling
- Easter Emoji Pictionary
- Easter themed plastic wrap ball game
- Pin The Tail On The Bunny
- Easter bean bag toss
- Easter bingo
- Easter egg “darts”
- Egg and spoon races
- Bunny ear ring toss
- Easter Bunny Old Maid
- Outdoor bunny hop races (I love this kit that has the bunny hop bags and also the egg and spoon race kit!) — makes super fun Easter ideas for family gatherings, cool Easter Sunday ideas for youth, or fun Easter activities for tweens and teens, too! Good Easter outdoor games after hunting eggs (and fun Easter activities for adults, too)!
- Easter Egg Toss — Want a tween Easter game or teen easter game? Dress for messy and use a real, unboiled egg and see how many tosses you can get back and forth before someone breaks it! Don’t want to use real eggs? This is a fun Easter game alternative and no mess!
- Do a tween / teen glow-in-the-dark Easter eggs night hunt.
If you have fun Easter games for the whole family or games for youth easter activities, let me know and I’ll add it to the list!
Busy Toddler Easter Ideas
Need things to do for Easter at home for toddlers (or Easter activities for school kids and younger kids)? Try these creative ideas that work for fun activities for Easter for preschoolers and toddlers!
Fun stuff to do on Easter for younger kids:
- Get engaged using Easter themed sensory bin (great idea for cheap Easter activities that toddlers LOVE!)
- Have a mini Easter party using Easter themes for preschool kids (bunnies, eggs, pastel colors, etc.)
- Make easy coloring eggs by rolling boiled eggs in shaving cream with food coloring streaks
- Paint with food coloring and water on Easter egg shaped cardboard pieces
- Dance a bunny hop
- Color with cute bunny crayons and printable Easter coloring sheets
- Tell stories with Easter Bible felts
- Do Easter dot markers
- Create some Easter art outside using these Easter sidewalk chalks
- Have fun with Foam egg crafts
- Match shapes with these Easter eggs
- Make music with Easter egg maracas
- Blow Easter egg bubbles
- Play Hide and Squeak
- Create with Easter felts
- Do carrot sorting
- Play the Bunny Hop board game
- Go to church on Easter Sunday or Easter weekend
- Search online for fun things to do for Easter near me with toddlers or things to do at Easter near me with young kids or Easter family events near me for babies
What are your favorite toddler and preschooler family Easter activities at home? Let us know and we’ll add them to this Easter projects list!
Family Easter Ideas
These are fun for Easter holidays!
Children’s Easter Books List
Books make great Easter gifts for kids or Easter basket stuffers! Here are our favorite Easter books for kids to read together as a family!
Best Kids Easter Books List:
- Happy Easter Bunny (push and play)
- Little Blue Bunny
- Don’t Push The Button! An Easter Surprise
- How To Catch The Easter Bunny
- The Great Eggscape
- A Jesus Easter: Explore God’s Amazing Rescue Plan (An Interactive Family Devotional for Lent, Parent Guide, Discussion Questions, Activities, and Journaling)
Let us know your favorite Easter ideas for family fun and we’ll add them to our list!
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