February 24, 2024

15 Ways to Have a Creative Easter Holiday with Your Family: Not Just The Same Old Stuff

One of the most common questions we get from our readers is: Where can I go to celebrate Easter this year? We know that this is a question that many of you are asking as well. 

Easter is a time almost all families get together and spend time with each other. No matter what you and your family are like, sharing time together can make any holiday a little brighter. 

There are a lot of Easter celebrations out there, this can make it hard to know where to look for something new and exciting. Luckily, there are so many great places to go this Easter that aren’t the same old, cookie-cutter Easter activities. 


Here are 15 creative ideas that you can incorporate into your Easter holiday without breaking the bank:

#1 Go Egg Hunting

Easter is all about the cute, colourful eggs and hunting down as many as you can get. Why not try hunting for something else? You may be surprised at what you can find. You can try looking for Easter eggs in your own backyard, in the park, or in the local library. You can even look for eggs while you’re out and about in your community. If you’re looking for something a little more out of the ordinary, why not look for eggs that have an interesting story behind them? You can find some truly amazing things while you’re out looking for eggs.

#2 Host A Board Game Night

If you’re looking for something a little more traditional this Easter, why not host a board game night at your home? This is a great way to bring your family closer together and get everyone excited about their favourite board games. You can choose any games that you would like to play, from name-brand games to games that are a little more unique. You don’t have to have a big board game night at all. You can also try having a board game night at a local restaurant, your friend’s house, or even at a local coffee shop.

#3 Explore A Theme Park

If you’re looking for a fun activity that your entire family can enjoy, try visiting a theme park for Easter. There are tons of Easter-themed parks out there, so you’re bound to find one that is perfect for your family. These parks are a great place to celebrate the spring season and get on a little adventure. Not only are there fun activities like hayrides, egg hunts, and other games, but there are also rides and attractions that are designed to celebrate the holiday. You can also explore the interior of the park, as many of these places have special Easter decorations and displays.

#4 Do Something With Your Kids

If you’re looking for something that is fun, different, and active this Easter, try doing something with your kids. This could be anything from making an origami nest to going on a hike. You can also try exploring some local parks or the outdoors to get in some active time. You could also try doing something creative, like making a paper plate rabbit or something else that your kids can be creative with. Doing something creative with your kids is a great way to get to know each other better and turn Easter into a family activity that everyone can enjoy.

#5 Bake Easter Candy With Your Kids

We all know that you have to have Easter candy when this time of year comes around, but why stop there? Try making your own Easter candy with your kids. This is a great way to get in some craft time with them, while also eating some delicious candy. You can try making a standard Easter candy like eggs, or you can get a little more creative with your flavours. You can also try making something that you can eat right away or store in a jar or bowl and enjoy as the season changes.

#6 Plan An Outdoor Lunch With Your Family

If you’re looking for a fun family activity that is also low-key, try planning an outdoor lunch. You can do this while you’re outside doing something fun like hiking or around a campfire. You can also try going to a local park or heading to a local beach. This is a great way to enjoy some family time and make the most of the outdoors. Next time there is an outdoor event happening near you, try heading to it for lunch. This is a great way to get in some food for thought too. Whether you’re at a farmers market or at the park, there are so many great things to learn from the outdoors.

#7 Visit a Zoo for Easter

There’s no doubt that Easter is a celebration of the spring season, which is why zoos are often the go-to place for many families. While the majority of zoos will be celebrating Easter by giving programs on the pagan origins of this holiday, some will still be open for the rest of the year for an Easter celebration.

If you have children who love animals but don’t have time for a trip to the zoological gardens, then you can still celebrate the season by visiting a local zoo. There’s nothing better than cuddling up with your family and petting some animals, or even feeding the ducks at the pond.

#8 Join a Nature Walk

No matter what your family’s interests are, there’s bound to be a nature walk you can join. If your family loves nature and hasn’t yet taken advantage of the great outdoors during the season, you can join a walk that’s open to the public. The beauty of this is you can celebrate the season without leaving the confines of your home or the city.

So, whether you want to visit your local park and enjoy some spring weather, or do a walk in the country, you can celebrate the season with nature.

#9 Plan a sleepover

A sleepover is a great way to get the kids excited about spring and to spend quality time with them. Most sleepovers will include board games, movies, snacks, and more.

If you’ve never tried hosting a sleepover, you’re missing out. Sleepovers are fun, social ways to spend time with your family. If you’re looking for a way to get the kids excited about spring, a sleepover is a great way to do it.

#10 Pack up some treats for the kids.

There’s no better way to celebrate spring than with a batch of homemade treats. From Easter egg colouring to homemade marshmallow eggs, there’s no one better at creating treats than your kids. So, why not celebrate spring by creating a batch of homemade treats to share with the family?

If you want to take the fun a step further, why not plan a special Easter egg hunt? You can use your local park, or even your backyard to create an exciting hunt with some eggs scattered around.

#11 Take the whole family to the park

Easter is a time for family fun, and nothing says family fun like a trip to the park. Your local park will be hosting a number of events to celebrate spring, and you can join in with some of the games on offer. From Easter egg hunts to egg races, there will be plenty of family-friendly events to enjoy.

#12 Celebrate Easter With Gardening Activities

Easter is celebrated during spring, so why not get in the mood by making a spring garden? If you’re hosting an Easter get-together, this idea is not only affordable and easy, but it’s also a fun way to add the perfect spring touch to your celebration. 

The best part about making a spring garden is that you don’t need to buy any decorations! All you need are some flowers, gardening supplies, and a few DIY spring decorations to make your spring garden extra enjoyable! 

#13 Make Easter Crafts 

From Easter bunting to Easter baskets and Easter eggs, these are simple projects that require minimal materials. You can find Easter craft ideas for kids on Pinterest and make these crafts during the week before the holiday, so they’re ready to go when guests arrive. These Easter crafts are also a great way to get your kids excited about the holiday!

#14 Celebrate Easter With Dance Parties

Easter is an excellent opportunity to celebrate spring by hosting a springtime dance party! For a spring party, you can easily incorporate water activities like water balloon fights or water play. You can also incorporate some spring-themed music or the sounds of nature to make your party more enjoyable.

#15 Make Egg Basket Fairs

Easter is the perfect occasion to have an egg or dye-inspired fair. For example, try making an egg basket fair or an egg dye-inspired craft. The best part about these crafts is that they’re easy and cheap to make. So, you don’t have to spend money on expensive fairs—you can make your own with simple materials like coloured eggs and liquid dye.


Have Fun Together

The Easter holiday is also known for being one of the most extravagant holiday celebrations. The perfect thing to do is to invite your family and friends over for an extra special Easter celebration.

These creative Easter ideas will inspire you to create a memorable celebration that is filled with family fun. Whether you are hosting an Easter brunch or hosting an Easter dinner party, these ideas will help you make the experience extra special.

Now that you know what to do for this holiday, it’s time to get started.


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