Easter has always been one of my favorite holidays. The weather is getting warmer, chocolate is abundant and He is risen! As I have gotten older and began a family of my own, I now have to hide the Easter eggs instead of opening them - ugh, adulting. While it is a different side of the holiday, it is just as fun seeing Arya light up and enjoy the day! Here are a few fun ideas to make your Easter memorable for you and your little ones!
Salt Dough Easter Eggs
These are super easy and will last for a while so they can be done any time leading up to Easter. To make the dough, you just need 4 cups of all purpose flour, 1 cup of salt and 1.5 cups of water. Combine in a bowl until it becomes a dough texture and then knead for about 10 minutes. I would recommend using a cookie cutter to shape the eggs, acrylic paint to decorate and Modge Podge to seal. Add glitter or stickers for even more fun!
2. Easter Basket Hunt
This one can be fun for any age! In addition to an egg hunt, hide your kids Easter baskets in a crazy place! In a tree, behind a bush, on top of the washer - anywhere you can think of! This is a fun tradition that can carry on for years!
3. An Easter Egg Hunt with Clues
Instead of just hiding eggs, create a bit of a treasure hunt as well! Create clues that will lead your little ones to the each egg or surprise. This is another tradition that can grow with your kids as they get older - just adjust the clues to get more difficult each year!
4. Rice Krispie Treat Easter Eggs
Take the classic Rice Krispie Treat recipe and make a colorful new tradition! HERE is a link to my favorite recipe then make separate batches for each color you would like to make by adding food coloring before the cereal. Form into egg shapes and allow to cool before storing!
5. A Signature Spring Cocktail
A refreshing cocktail for the adults is a must! A strawberry mojito, rose sangria or a spiked lemonade are all perfect spring drink options! After days of decorating eggs, hiding baskets and make treats, a nice refresher will be rewarding.
I hope you all have an amazing holiday with those you love and start traditions that will be passed on for generations to come!