Between activities, entertainment, and trips away, the cost of school holidays can quickly add up. If you’re out of ideas these holidays and don’t want to break the bank here are 3 super cute and fun activities to do over the Easter long weekend. Do one or try them all, these activities are set to entertain kids of all ages.
Note: depending on the child’s age these activities may require help from an adult.
These super cute pikelets (or pancakes) are a great way to celebrate the Easter weekend. With most ingredients already in the house it’s an easy (and cheap) activity the whole family can enjoy making (and eating!).
What you’ll need: pikelet ingredients, toppings such as fruit and yoghurt (depending on child’s age they may need help from an adult). How to make the Easter pikelets:
What you’ll need: yarn, a fork, and some scissors (depending on child’s age they may need help from an adult). How to make the pom pom tails:
If you’re confused, watch this quick YouTube video on how to make a pom pom.
Dip dying eggs is lots of fun, and is also an activity which is steeped in tradition. Do a quick Google search to find out about the history of dying eggs as it could be a great talking point while doing the activity. The dyed eggs make great Easter decorations and are relatively cheap and fun to do. This activity requires the use of boiling water, so if you’ve got young kids it might be a better idea to paint the eggs with craft paint instead.
What you’ll need: hard boiled eggs, vinegar, paper towel (or an old tea towel), baking paper, and food colouring (depending on child’s age they may need help from an adult). How to make the dip dyed eggs: