Easter is the opportune time to treat yourself to copious amounts of chocolate and plan fun activities for the whole family to enjoy. Whether it be an egg hunt in the garden or an afternoon of baking, there are so many ways to make the most of the bank holiday weekend.
We’ve selected our five favourite Easter activities which can be enjoyed with the family.
Get creative in the kitchen this bank holiday by baking some tasty Easter themed treats which little ones will love. This cookie set from John Lewis has cutters shaped like a bunny, chick, rainbow, flower and egg for young imaginations to run wild. It’s the perfect way to add an element of traditional baking to the magic of Easter weekend.
Meri Meri Easter Cookie Cutters, £10.00, from John Lewis
Who doesn’t enjoy some quality time with the family whilst getting out in the fresh air? Picnics are a fantastic way to escape into the outdoors and appreciate nature in all its glory. This family size hamper from Debenhams will help create the perfect alfresco dining experience for all the family, complete with plates, cups and cutlery so you can enjoy some Easter food and beverages. The interior straps are a great space saver as they hold everything in place and keep the basket neatly arranged.
It wouldn’t be Easter without a delicious chocolate Easter egg - but why stop at one when you can create a fun activity and go on the hunt for as many treats as possible? Easter egg hunts are guaranteed to provide family entertainment, and Marks and Spencer has the perfect prize set to get started. Their Easter treats kit contains a selection of chocolate eggs which can be hidden around the home and garden - so let the games begin!
Easter is all about enjoying time with the family, but it also provides the ideal opportunity to venture outdoors. Bike rides are a wonderful way to explore nature whilst ensuring little ones are off the sofa and exercising over the weekend. This hybrid bike from Go Outdoors is perfect for a family bike ride, with a practical basket at the front to store any accessories or treats for the day.
Compass Classic Women’s Hybrid Bike, £350.00, from Go Outdoors
For Adventure Lovers
Young adventurers and big kids alike will love the opportunity to attend 32 top attractions across the UK with the Merlin annual pass from Virgin Experience Days. Available days out include Alton Towers, Warwick Castle, SEA Life, Legoland and many more. So whether you’re looking for adventure, thrills or history – there really is something for everyone and the memories can start this Easter.