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7 ways to celebrate Easter with the kids during lockdown

Work your way through these Easter activities to keep busy and have fun this Easter weekend!

7 Easter activities to do with the kids

This Easter will be a little different to normal, but it can still be egg-cellent fun! We've pulled together some activities that will keep the family and kids feeling festive.

easter sugar cookies with baking utensils

Easter Egg Baking for kids

Age: 5+ with adult supervision

BBC Good Food have many creative recipes for Easter just waiting to be whipped up! See what you have in your pantry, and then pick one that suits!

Our favourites include the bunny cupcakes and hedgehog rolls!

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/fun-easter-projects-kids

If you give Easter baking a go, be sure to tag @vodafonez in your creations on Facebook and Instagram.

tiktok logo

Film an Easter-themed TikTok

Age: You need to be 13+ to have a TikTok account, but you can be any age to star in a fun video on Mum or Dad’s account!

For those of you not in the know, TikTok is THE destination for short form exciting, spontaneous, and genuine mobile videos.

Take inspiration from the TikTok’s below and create your own short-form video to celebrate Easter!

https://vm.tiktok.com/tX757e/

https://vm.tiktok.com/tXxXWs/

easter basket with eggs

Make your own Easter Egg Basket

Age: 5+

Get the kids ready for the Easter egg hunt and create easy paper baskets to hold lots of little eggs or one big one!

This YouTube tutorial makes it fun and easy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcq6AhQMqcQ

Remember to share your efforts with us on Facebook and Instagram - just tag in @vodafonenz.

kid drawing easter bunny

Draw the Easter Bunny!

Age: Preschool artists

This fun video will take your little one through drawing the Easter bunny step by step with shapes and letters.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dX-Y60bag5c

Why not give it a go and then get the kids to pop it up in the window alongside your coloured in Easter egg, to give passers by an egg-stra treat.

Be sure to share the results of your budding artists with us on Facebook and Instagram - just tag @vodafonenz in your photos.

kids eating popcorn on floor watching a movie

Watch an Easter themed movie

Age: Everyone's welcome to watch

There are quite a few protagonist rabbits out there which make for a suitable Easter watch! Three recommendations below to stream over the weekend (because everyone deserves to kick their feet up!)

· Peter Rabbit (2018)

· Hop (2011)

· The Dog Who Saved Easter (2014)

All are available to rent or buy on Amazon Prime Video.

easter basket on grass with easter eggs

Create an Easter Egg hunt with clues

Age: 8+

This printable clues site has different age categories for different clue difficulty, and takes the hard work out of planning a hunt with clues.

Maybe your eldest could create an egg hunt around your home or garden for their younger siblings.

https://www.madeformums.com/school-and-family/easter-egg-hunt-clues/

Don't forget to keep an eye out for Easter eggs in your neighbour's windows when you're out for a walk too!

happy easter card with bird, egg and ribbons

Make an Easter card

Age: 4+ with adult help

Making cards can be fun when you have someone special in mind to make it for!

This YouTube tutorial will take you through how to make a fun 3D egg card, and what better recipient than your neighbour to spread a little Easter cheer!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcfrNdwh0nQ

We wish you all a safe and happy Easter in your bubbles!

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