Top tips for an egg-cellent family Easter

New-born lambs, chocolate eggs and fluffy bunnies… Easter’s the perfect time to have some fun with the kids – so whether you’re planning an egg hunt or want to get your hands dirty with some fun projects, we’ve got some great tips to help you make the most of it.

National Trust Easter Trails

While public egg hunts may be a little different this year, the National Trust are still putting on Easter trails with nature-inspired activities and a chocolate reward at the end.

The trails will take place from 29 March 2021 in England and Wales, and from 1 April in Northern Ireland. But only while stocks last. Book a place here.

How to throw an Easter egg hunt

BBC Good Food has some top tips for throwing a great Easter egg hunt. From planning your route to printing out clues, crafting homemade goodies and recipes for yummy treats, there’s plenty to discover. Find out more here.

Easter baking

Learn how to whip up some great Easter treats for the whole family. Whether you fancy something simple like Easter egg nests, or something a little bit more complex like mini egg blondies – there’s a baking activity for everyone. Choose your recipes here.

Get crafting

There are loads of great Easter crafting resources to choose from.

Epic Adventures have a great activity pack – with wordsearches, drawing guides, recipes and crafts including an Easter egg catapult and egg piñatas.

Little Crafties on YouTube have a video of 10 amazing Easter craft ideas that anyone can do at home.

Don’t forget to scour Instagram or Pinterest for some top ideas. Just use the hashtag #eastercrafts and you’ll find activities for all ages. We hope some of these craft, activity and recipe ideas have got you feeling egg-cited. And wish you all a Hoppy Easter!

  • SMARTY Team
  • March 30th, 2021