Don’t wait for your kids to tell you they’re bored these Easter holidays. Keep them entertained with our Easter Holiday Activities Guide. We’ve compiled over 50+ activities that are suitable for all ages and abilities. From making Easter seed bombs and a bee hotel to playing Jumping Bunnies and Easter Tag, these fun activities will keep the whole family busy while having a bucketload of fun.
Easter Holiday Guide
Make a bee hotel for your garden
Do you love hearing the hum of bees buzzing around your garden? Learn how to make a bee hotel to provide the bees that frequent your garden a safe place to live and raise their young. Learn more here.
15 fun Easter activities for kids
Keep your kids entertained these holidays with a range of Easter themed activities. From making Easter seed bombs and pressed flower decorations to playing Jumping Bunnies and Easter Tag, these fun activities will get your kids outside and keep them busy all holidays. View activities here.
Learn how to crystallise edible flowers
Get creative in the kitchen these Easter holidays by learning how to crystalise edible flowers. Use a few simple ingredients and flowers from your garden to turn your culinary creations into works of art. Learn more here.
Listen to a gardening podcast
Whether you’re resting on the couch or driving to your holiday destination, use the spare time to elevate your gardening knowledge. Tune into one of these five gardening podcasts to learn more about the plants in your garden, pest management, or be inspired to grow different varieties. Find our top five gardening podcasts here.
Learn how to air dry and preserve flowers
If you receive a bouquet of flowers this Easter, rather than letting your flowers wither, learn how to air dry and preserve them to extend the joy they bring to you. Learn more here.
Try these 4 stunning flower activities from Heart of Blooms
Keep everyone entertained these Easter holidays with these four stunning flower activities created by Andrea, Primrose and Daisy from Heart of Blooms. From smashed flower totes to flower lollipops, these four activities can be done on both wet weather and clear days. Find out more here.
Grow an indoor herb garden
If you love cooking and enjoy the aroma and taste fresh herbs add to your dishes, then use the Easter holidays to create your own indoor herb garden. Learn how to grow a successful indoor herb garden here.
Learn to cook with nasturtium
Have you got an abundance of nasturtiums growing in your garden? Try a new recipe by learning how to cook with nasturtium flowers, seeds, and leaves. From nasturtium pesto, capers, hot sauce and bread rolls, there are a variety of unique ways to cook with this plant. Learn more here.
Play these 10 backyard games
If you’re keen to make the most of a sunny day, head outside and learn how to play these new and classic backyard games. These games are great for all ages and can be played in your backyard or a park. The best part, no equipment is required! Find out more here.
Make seed bombs
Keep your kids’ little hands and minds busy these Easter holidays by making seed bombs. This quick and easy activity will spread blooms where the seed bombs are thrown. Learn how to make them here.
Try these 15 pressed flower crafts and activities
Pressing flowers is a fun activity that gets kids out in nature. Once pressed, the dried flowers can be used as a base for a wide range of craft projects and activities. Here are 15 pressed flower activities that will entertain kids of all ages. Find 15 pressed flower crafts and activities here.
Sort through your old greeting cards
There’s nothing more soul-fulfilling than reading the lovely messages written by loved ones in cards from past birthdays and celebrations. Use the Easter break to read the cards you’ve kept in your cupboard and reflect on the love that surrounds you. While you’re at it, sort through your cards and make a pile to keep and discard. Learn how to decide which cards to keep and discard here.
Learn how to make a pressed edible flower cake
If you own a flower press, you may use it to create beautiful items, from adorning homemade cards to decorating your home, but have you ever thought to add your pressed creations to a cake? This Easter holidays, get creative in the kitchen by learning to make a homemade pressed edible flower cake. Learn more here.
Learn to press flowers
Pressing flowers is a wonderful Easter activity all ages and abilities can enjoy. It’s not only a great way to preserve special floral memories, but pressed flowers can be used as a base for many beautiful craft activities. The best way to press flowers is to use a flower press. A flower press contains multiple layers of cardboard sandwiched between a heavy top and bottom plate. Flowers are placed between the layers of cardboard, and the top plate is tightened with bolts to compress the layers and press the flowers. After a few weeks, flowers can be removed from the flower press. You can purchase a flower press here and learn how to press flowers here.
Start a flower garden
Gardening is a wonderful activity the whole family can enjoy doing together. This Easter, add a splash of colour to your home by creating a flower garden or pot of flowers. These eight varieties are easy to grow and low maintenance, making them suitable for beginner gardeners. Find out more here.
Make a Pressed Flower Frame
Here’s an idea if you’re wondering what to do with all of your gorgeous, delicate pressed Flowers. Arrange them in a picture frame so you can admire them every day. Learn more here.