Easter is here. Are you ready? Did the holiday just sneak up on you this year? Well, do not worry there is still plenty of time to do last-minute activities for your entire family to enjoy. Check out the following list for inspiration.
1. Attend Church Services
Regardless of your religious background, attend a local church service. Many churches hold special services on Easter Sunday. The church may have special readings, singing, plays, and children’s events. Just remember to check the church’s website or Facebook page before going. The church may have social distancing and other restrictions in place.
Due to the ongoing pandemic, numerous churches are holding virtual services if you do not want to attend church. Attend a church service right in your home, you can even watch while eating breakfast.
2. Color Easter Eggs
Yes, you can buy a kit. Or you can use food coloring from your baking supplies. Dyeing Easter eggs is a great activity. Mix different colors, make patterns or add designs. Coloring eggs is a long-standing Easter tradition.
3. Easter Egg Hunt or Scavenger Hunt
Whether you use your dyed eggs or hide plastic ones, an Easter egg hunt is fun for everyone. Now to make the hunt more interesting for older children, turn the activity into a scavenger hunt. Provide clues to your hidden eggs or Easter baskets.
4. Easter Meal
Find a way to make your meal special for Easter.
- Sit together at the table. Bring out your good dishes, add candles, make an Easter centerpiece, or add flowers. Remember to turn off your devices.
- Add a special dessert.
- Bake the meal together as a family.
- BBQ outdoors.
- Order in from a nearby restaurant.
- Have a picnic.
Just enjoy your time together as a family.
5. Family Night
Turn your Easter into family night. Eat leftovers or order pizza.
- Watch movies together. It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown (1974) is always a great family show to watch.
- Play video games.
- Play board games.
- Have a bonfire.