While our usual plans of mall visits with the Easter Bunny and community egg hunts aren’t going to happen for 2020, there are still tons of fun things to do with the kids this Easter. Scroll through to find tips for what to put in your Easter baskets, Easter jokes for kids, bunny-themed movies and easy Easter crafts. We’ve got you covered!

Stage an At-Home Egg Hunt

Can't go to your favorite local park or playground? That's okay. You can recreate the magic at home. Check out our creative guide to hosting a hunt at home. 

DIY Easter Brunch

We know you're not doing the whole country-club buffet thing, but you can still make a special breakfasty-brunchy experience in your own home. Mimosas not included. 

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Fill the Baskets with Non-Candy Treats

With gifts this great, your little bunnies will be happy to find an Easter basket that’s not brimming with sugar on the big morning. From bath bombs to adorable bunny hair ties, this epic list of non-candy treats will give you all the inspiration you need to pack a great Easter basket. 

 

Color Those Eggs Without Dye

You don't need to have a special egg dyeing kit to get some super bright eggs this year. Cool Whip, Kool-Aid, markers and more—all are great options for at-home Easter egg decorating

 

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Liven Things Up with Some Easter Jokes

What do you call a bunny with money? Teach the kids a few Easter-themed jokes to bring some smiles to their faces, pronto! (Answer: a millionhare!)

 

Creative Ways to Show the Easter Bunny Really DID Visit

The Easter Bunny is getting ready to hop up to your house—but wait! It takes more than plastic grass and jelly beans to create Easter magic. To leave proof of the Easter Bunny’s visit and add eggs-tra fun to your Easter celebration, check out these creative, crafty ideas like a light-up egg hunt and a jelly bean trail.

 

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Make Your Own Easter Party with These Fun Games

Just because your usual community celebration isn't happening this year, it doesn't mean that all fun is lost. Make your own Easter party at home with a Easter bunny hop race, egg BINGO and more!

Get Crafty with Paper

You won't even need a trip to the craft store to create these paper crafts for Easter. Just look around your house and dig out the supplies to make a tissue paper bunny, bunny hat and more!

 

No Basket? No Problem!

If you don't have an Easter basket at home for 2020, don't fear! There's lots of great non-basket ideas that the kids might actually like better like a flower pot or bike basket.

 

Quick & Easy Easter Treat Ideas

If your usual Easter brunch plans for this year have gone to the wayside, no problem! This list of super cute (and easy!) recipes will have your little peeps loving Easter at home.

 

Easter Movies to Get You in the Spirit

Hop into spring with these Easter movies for kids. From the Easter Bunny to The Dog Who Saved Easter—and everything in between—put these stories on your movie night bucket list, stat.

Unique Ways to Use Extra Egg Cartons

With Easter just around the corner, chances are you’ll soon have some extra egg cartons on your hands. Put them to good use with these simple crafts for kids of all ages, that extend far beyond Easter. From dump trucks to colorful chicks, these egg carton crafts are definitely are a must this spring.

 

Upcycle Your Leftover Plastic Easter Eggs

If you don't feel like storing your plastic eggs until next year, head on over to check out this list of 24 ways to upcycle your plastic Easter eggs.

 

Fun Ways to Use Up Your Leftover Peeps

We know that "leftover Peeps" is a bit of an oxymoron, but if you did happen to over buy this year, this list will give you all the inspo you need to make them into all sorts of creations. 

Ways to Eat Eggs After the Big Hunt Is Over

We proudly wiggle our dye-stained fingertips in the days leading up to the big hunt, but eating those hard-boiled beauties loses its appeal faster than the Easter Bunny can hop. Take a peek through these recipes for creative ways to use up extra eggs—we’re betting the little ones will love the transformation!

—Kate Loweth

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