Create your own Easter egg treasure hunt
Why not create your own Easter themed treasure hunt at home and watch as the excitement builds?But before you start, make sure you’ve got the basics…namely chocolate! Our Food Store is fully stocked with a great range of chocolate eggs and bunnies that are ideal bounty for a treasure hunt
Create a base and hide different Easter characters around the garden. When they have found a character they bring it back to the base and complete a challenge before being rewarded with chocolate and setting off to find their next character.
An Easter Bunny might require them to do bunny hops all around the garden, whilst a lamb might mean reciting a certain nursery rhyme featuring these woolly creatures. Chickens and daffodils are other signs of spring time which could feature in the treasure hunt.
2.Colour Coded Hunt
Get the children to paint hard boiled eggs in different colours, which will work perfectly for a colour coded Easter egg hunt. Hide all the eggs around the garden and give each child a different colour to find. Once they have found all their painted eggs they will be rewarded with those of the chocolate variety.
Decide on where you want to hide your clues and then scramble up the letters in each location. The hunt may start off by the back door with the next clue to be found in the flowerbed. By the back door would be a container holding pieces of paper, each with a different letter which when put together spell the word ‘flowerbed’. Another container in the flowerbed might contain the letters to spell the word ‘shed’ and so on.
This is a great one for little ones to do together, using teamwork to help solve the clues. The hunt will eventually guide them to a final stash of chocolate prizes to be shared out amongst the participants.
So…the scene has been set. It’s time to let them explore and enjoy your very own Easter themed treasure hunt.
Create an Easter Egg Tree
The Easter Tree is a tradition that is growing in popularity and it’s easy to see why: brightly coloured and beautifully decorated eggs adorning the bare branches of tress as spring begins to take hold.
Eggs are usually attached to outdoor trees, but the tradition works beautifully indoors as well.
Cut branches or fallen twigs can be made into a table top arrangement or maybe the branches of indoor plants can hold the pretty decorative eggs that you can make with your little ones. Lightweight and colourful they make perfect Easter decorations.
Host an Easter picnic in the garden
Family gathered together for a day of fun and games. Let the little ones create their own Easter themed sandwiches with a selection of our fresh bread loaded with cold meats, cheeses and fresh salad. Throw in a few pastries, pies and chocolate treats, and finish off your hamper with tasty crisps and a variety of sweet delights. And no children’s picnic would be complete without a selection of outdoor games and we’ve got a great range to choose from. The perfect way to picnic in your garden