Wondering how to entertain kids on Easter Sunday as social distancing becomes the new norm? Worry not, there are plenty of things kids can do on Easter.
From Easter crafts to fun indoor and outdoor Easter games, we have lined some of the best Easter activities for kids to keep them joyful on this holy day.
Kids Easter Activities
1. Bunny Hop Sack Race
Give the classic sack race an Easter makeover by sticking large pom-pom at the back on the burlap sacks to make them just perfect for Easter.
And if you are short of burlap bags, simply buy these easter sack race bags.
Either way, hours of fun guaranteed!
Related: Also check out these Fun Family Reunion Games to make your Easter special and memorable.
This is one of those Easter ideas that never fails to delight preschoolers and kindergarteners.
Easy and fun, they make for perfect easter decorations and give little minds ample opportunity to showcase their creativity.
This is one of the most fun Easter preschool activities that combines literacy with fun.
This plastic eggs matching game requires young kids to match letters on plastic Easter eggs with cupcake liners.
Related: If your child is already acing her alphabets, try these Early Reader Books for Kids to progress to the next level.
4. Spoon Race
Use hard-boiled eggs (or use plastic easter eggs) instead of lemons to transform this classic game into a fun Easter game for kids. Play relay style to notch up the fun!
Related: Check out more fun games here!
Excite your little bunnies with this fun and super cute DIY bunny bowling set. Let your kids join you in this cool DIY that is sure to get them excited.
6. Plant Flowers
What could be a better Easter activity for kids than planting flowers and seeds? It is just the perfect time of the year to get your enthusiastic budding gardener into action.
This one is definitely one of the most delightful Easter activities for toddlers. Who wouldn’t like decorating an Easter egg tree and then popping the candy-filled eggs?
8. Easter Egg Towers
This is such a fun Easter activity for preschool that doubles up as a STEM activity for kids. All you need is plenty of plastic eggs.
Open the eggs into halves and let your kids stack them to build the tallest egg tower.
Related: If your child loves building and construction, we bet she will also love these Engineering Activities for Kids.
Get your little bunnies moving with these fun exercises hidden inside plastic Easter eggs.
Just the perfect easter activity to burn that extra energy coming from gobbling easter candies.
Quick Tip: Club these fun Easter Activities with Simple Easter Crafts for Kids.
10. Jelly Beans Guessing
What a delicious way to teach toddlers how to count with a Guessing game!
Fill plastic easter cups with jelly beans and ask your preschooler to guess the number before the count the jelly beans and devour them.
11. Easter Basket
Skip the candy-adorned easter basket for this outdoor fun Easter basket.
Swap candies with bubble wand, jump rope, softball, candy floss, squirt gun, a bug viewer, and simple toys that will encourage your kiddo to head outdoors.
One of the most loved easter activities for toddlers that will keep playfully learning. Simply mix up the colored plastic Easter eggs and let your little one match them by color.
13. Water Balloon Toss
This easter, try water balloon toss instead of classic egg toss. This outdoor game for kids assures endless fun and will force your kids outdoors.
Split your family members into pairs and let them toss the water balloon back and forth till it burst!
Quick Tip: After a tiring game of water balloon toss, unwind with your kids with these funny This or That Questions. They are an easy way to relax with kids while entertaining them.
14. Easter Bingo
No list of easter activities for kids is complete without Easter Bingo. Simply print the cards (or buy them here) and you are all set for an enjoyable game session.
15. Easter Bocce
Turn the traditional game of bocce into Easter bocce by replacing the bocce balls with wooden Easter eggs.
Throw an egg as far as possible to serve as your marker. Players then take turns tossing their eggs next to the marker. The Player whose egg is nearest to the marker wins the game.
16. Feed The Bunny
This is a really clever easter activity for preschool that sneaks learning into play. Your little bunnies will be recognizing shapes in no time with this cute Easter game for kids.
17. Easter Piñata
What could be better than popping a candy-filled Easter piñata? Definitely one of the most adored indoor and outdoor games for kids.
18. Easter Scavenger Hunt
Give a twist to the classic egg hunt this easter with these glow-in-the-dark Easter eggs. We bet this egg hunt will give all other easter indoor and outdoor games a run for their money.
19. Colour Matching Skittles
Cut out a big Easter egg from a white sheet of paper and add colored dots, in the same color as skittles, onto the egg using dot-to-dot markers.
Next, give a handful of skittles to your little one but before they eat, they must match the skittles with colored dots on the egg.
What a nifty easter idea for preschool kids!
Related: Wondering how to take a fun approach to Math for your preschooler and kindergartener? Check out 45 Kindergarten Math Games for Kids with nifty, hands-on ideas to build math skills.
20. Bake Easter Cookies
Give a change to your little baker and let them make Easter-inspired cookies in the shapes of a bunny, egg, carrot, chick, and flowers.
Related: Got an enthusiastic little baker at home? We bet our post on Baking for Kids will give your little one heads-up in baking and the science behind it!
Children love sensory bins and making one for Easter makes perfect sense to keep young kids mindfully engaged.
22. Read Easter Books
One of the most enriching activities to do with kids on easter is to read Easter and Spring books.
Pin the Tail has been around for ages and we have all grown up playing this game.
Certain to make Easter fun, this classic Easter game never fails to bring kids as well adults into cheerful mode.
24. Pen Easter Notes
Hide meaningful, heart-warming notes in plastic eggs and hand them to your relatives, friends, and family.
Such thoughtful easter activities are certain to make your Easter extra special.
This is such a fun easter activity that lets young minds experiment with the principles of buoyancy.
Related: Check out Preschool Science Experiments for more fun ideas!
Thinking of clever easter games to entertain kids on easter? This one will not disappoint your toddler and keep her gleefully occupied.
This is one of the most exciting eater games that will have your kids (and you!) scratching their heads. Perfect to hone critical thinking and logical reasoning skills.
Related: Educational yet fun toys on your mind? Check out STEM Toys for Kids to get that perfect toy that will have your child playing with it again and again!
Confetti-filled eggs spell fun. It is one of those easter activities for kids that are certain to get them excited and jumping with glee.
Would You Rather Questions assure whole family entertainment. Simply quiz your kids over these questions or this easter-inspired version for a fun family easter night.
Related: You don’t need to stick to just Easter for fun…throw is some wacky Would You Rather Questions to notch up the fun.
Let your budding Picasso show off their creative skills with Scratch painting.
31. Peep Race
One of the most fun eater games for kids is Peeps Marshmallow bunny race.
Simply hang peep bunnies from your easter tree (or the ceiling) and challenge kids to eat them, but without using their hands. Easter games could not get more crazy and fun!
32. Easter Charades
Play Easter-inspired charades for complete family fun. Simply think of Easter-inspired things, traditions, and movies to make it Easter-friendly.
33. Easter Egg Tag
When it comes to Easter games, this one certainly steals the show. It is basically old classic tag but clubbed with Easter treats…what else can be more fun!
34. Jumping Jack
Another strong contender in the Easter games category, Jumping Jack is a perfect game for kids 4 years and above.
It’s funny and puts kid’s reflexes to a test as they try to catch the jumping bunny.
These prompts are a wonderful way to entertain kids on Easter and let their creative writing skills unfold. Perfect for kids 6 years and above.
36. Fix Egg Salad
Don’t let all those Easter eggs go to waste. Instead, make some healthy and yummy egg salads to sate your kiddo’s appetite after all the fun activities.
37. Candy Detective
Let your kids donn the detective hat and guess the candy flavor blindfolded. Easier than it sounds, this is one of the goofiest easter games for kids.
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