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, or even Easter with a one year old ideas, you’ll find something here for simple Easter plans!
Creative 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.
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
- Bake Easter chick cupcakes (recipe link below)
- 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)
- 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
- Search free Easter events near me (you may be surprised how many businesses do free things for kids for the holidays!)
There are so many creative things to do this Easter! Keep scrolling for the full list of simple Easter activities!
NEED EASTER UNIT STUDY IDEAS? Try learning all about Easter eggs!
What are some good Easter games?
Fun outdoor Easter games and also indoor Easter game ideas:
- Hunt the Easter eggs (for traditional Easter egg games)
- Easter themed plastic wrap ball game
- Pin The Tail On The Bunny
- Easter bean bag toss
- Bunny Bowling
- Easter bingo
- Easter egg “darts”
- Egg and spoon races
- Bunny ear ring toss
- Outdoor bunny hop races (I love this kit that has the bunny hop bags and also the egg and spoon race kit!)
- Easter Egg Toss (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!
- Easter Bunny Old Maid
Busy Toddler Easter Ideas
- Get engaged using Easter themed sensory bin
- Make easy coloring eggs by rolling boiled eggs in shaving cream with food coloring streaks
- 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
Family Easter Ideas
These are fun for Easter holidays!
Children’s Easter Books List