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With Easter fast approaching and parents beginning to panic over keeping their kids entertained over the Easter break, Tick Education have compiled a list of Easter activities for kids!

These fun-filled activities are budget friendly, entertaining and will help your kids get into the Easter spirit. Some activities listed are for you and your children to do together and some are for them to learn and play independently.

Easter Activities for Kids – Ages 1-3 years old

Paper Plate Easter Bunny – Put a spring in your crafty step and get your toddler’s hands dirty with this paper plate Easter Bunny activity. Quick, fun and only needs basic arts and crafts equipment – https://www.thebestideasforkids.com/paper-plate-easter-bunny-craft/

Handprint Easter Card – Send someone you love a “handmade” Easter card. LITERALLY – https://www.thekeeperofthecheerios.com/2018/02/easter-chick-handprint-card.html

Free Colouring Pages – Keep your kids entertained with the free, printable colouring pages. – https://www.crayola.com/free-coloring-pages/holidays/easter-coloring-pages/

Easter Activities for Kids – Ages 3-7 years old

Easter Egg Sun Catcher – Give your windows a bit of Easter flare with these fun sun catchers. Print out the template, rip up some tissue paper and away we go! – https://www.fun365.orientaltrading.com/project/easter-egg-suncatcher

Salt Dough Ornaments – Not just for Christmas! Salt dough is a very easy to make material that can be used to make fun shapes, cooked and then painted. – https://www.yummytoddlerfood.com/the-best-salt-dough-ornaments/

Bunny Headband – If your child enjoys a bit of fancy dress then these bunny headbands could be great fun over the Easter period – https://iheartcraftythings.com/diy-bunny-headband-craft-for-kids.html

And finally, the 7+ age group

Chocolate Easter Egg Nests – A classic Easter bake which can be fun for all age groups and fun to eat afterwards! – https://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/eastereggnests_93841

Grow-Your-Own Cress Head – Design your own yoghurt pot and grow your own cress this spring. – https://www.jamieoliver.com/features/how-to-grow-your-own-cress-head/

Easter Dinner Centrepiece – Create a table centrepiece for your family roast dinner. – https://www.cravingsomecreativity.com/easy-easter-entertaining-with-kids-table/

We hope these Easter activities for kids will help your children get into the Easter spirit and hold their attention for at least a few minutes! All a bit of fun and all budget friendly. However I can’t promise their won’t be any mess and there’s a chance you’ll be feasting on cress recipe for the next month. Enjoy!

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