• Tracy Tristram

Hop into these 25 things to do in the Easter holidays



While it might feel like it's just nanoseconds since the kids went back to class after the last round of school holidays, we're still getting eggcited about all the fun adventures we have planned with our little bunnies for school break! Behold, our guide to 25 things to do in the Easter holidays. You're welcome.

  1. Make an Easter bonnet with the kids and have your own parade at home.

  2. Order afternoon tea, wear those bonnets and have a Mad Hatter's Tea Party.

  3. As it is Women's History Month, spend some time researching some kickass females with your sons and daughters, starting with these inspirational ladies.

  4. Turn cardboard boxes into fish tanks and trains.

  5. The weather is getting warmer, so stock up the freezer with homemade ice lollies.

  6. Cosy up for an afternoon watching bunny and Easter-themed movies.

  7. Download our Easter scavenger hunt free printable for a sweet adventure.

  8. Discover Geocaching: it's fun, it's free and it's fab for the whole fam.

  9. Spring has sprung and with it a whole lotta new baby animals. Head to your nearest farm to check out the cute. These are the ones in London we love.

  10. Write and illustrate your own stories, using these awesome picture books as inspo.

  11. Get into the garden and take on a green-fingered project.

  12. Break out the googly eyes for these most eggcellent Easter crafts.

  13. Put your blanket fort building skills to the test and turn your living room into a camp.

  14. Create your own Easter egg hunt. BBC Goodfood has some top tips.

  15. Decorate some rocks and leave them dotted around your local park for other kids to find. Extra points for making them Easter-themed.

  16. Whip up some sweet treats for Easter.

  17. Head to your nearest country park and have a picnic. Bring those Easer treats.

  18. If you can't beat them, join them: get the kids to teach you their fave video games. What takes longer than a child telling you about Fornite? Nothing. Absolutely nothing.

  19. Keep busy minds buzzing with these fun-packed STEM-inspired crafts.

  20. Think of ways you can be more eco-friendly as a family, starting with these 10 ideas.

  21. Tip your older kids out of bed and keep them active with some life skill lessons.

  22. Research your family tree: it can turn into quite the adventure delving into the past!

  23. Set sail on a narrowboating holiday. And if you prefer a vacay on dry land then check out our guide to fam-friendly hotels around the UK.

  24. Check out a quirky spot or two around London town.

  25. Score a hole in one when it comes to a half term activity with a round of crazy golf.


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