The Best Ways to Celebrate Easter with Your Kids

Can’t believe Easter is almost here! There are so many ways to celebrate this holiday as a family and create lifelong memories. From decorating eggs to baking and attending local

Ways to celebrate Easter with kids
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Ways to celebrate Easter with kids

Can’t believe Easter is almost here! There are so many ways to celebrate this holiday as a family and create lifelong memories. From decorating eggs to baking and attending local events, there are so many ways to celebrate Easter with your kids.

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HOW TO CELEBRATE EASTER WITH YOUR KIDS

Get Crafty

As you know, I’m all about creating fun crafts with my boys. There are so many cute things to make for Easter. We love decorating Easter eggs and making bunny crafts. You can also make decorations for your home or an Easter bonnet. Check out these Easter crafts and activities to do with your kids.

Celebrate Easter with your kids, family decorating Easter eggs

Watch the video below to see how you can create a simple Easter craft that kids will love. Make sure to follow me on YouTube for more fun content!

Bake Delicious Treats

Create memories with your kids by getting them involved in making sweet treats or traditional pastries for Easter. Have a wonderful time at home baking cookies, cupcakes, brownies or making this white chocolate Easter bark. You can also make classic Easter treats like hot cross buns or sugar cookies. Looking for recipes? Check out my Pinterest board for some awesome ideas.

baking sweet treats to celebrate Easter with kids

Watch the video below to see how you can create a simple Easter snack tray that kids will love. Make sure to follow me on YouTube for more fun content!

Play Outdoor Games

What’s more exciting than playing outdoor games with your family for Easter. Everyone can play a classic game like egg relay race or wear bunny ears while participating in a bunny hop sack race. You can also play carrot toss or egg rolling game.

Celebrate Easter with kids by playing outdoor games like egg relay race or bunny hop sack race

Have an Easter Tea Party

Hosting a tea party is such a fun way to celebrate Easter with your kids. You can have the party inside your home or in your backyard. Bake sweet treats at home or support a local business. If you’re feeling fancy, hire a company that specializes in luxury pop-up picnics. You can bring your own food, or the company can provide it for you. If you’re in the Tampa Bay area, check out Picnic Ave for a wonderful experience.

Desserts in Tampa Bay

Celebrate Easter with kids at Peterbrooke Chocolatier in Downtown Tampa, Florida

Tea Shops in Tampa Bay

Attend an Easter Event

My family enjoys attending local events to celebrate Easter. There is always a fun egg hunt and an appearance by the Easter bunny. You can bring your own basket and dress up the kids. Check your city or county’s website for Easter egg hunts and kid-friendly events. Thankfully we have so many cool events happening in the Tampa Bay area. I have listed some below!

celebrate Easter with your kids

EASTER EVENTS FOR KIDS IN TAMPA BAY

Easter Eggstravaganza at Humane Society of Tampa Bay

Join the Humane Society of Tampa Bay to celebrate Easter with your 2 and 4-legged family members! Some fun activities include clay bracelet making and other fun crafts, Easter games with prizes, egg hunts for both dogs and kids, photos with the Easter Bunny and so much more. Some activities request a suggested donation, with all proceeds benefiting the homeless animals of the Humane Society of Tampa Bay.

Hoppyfest at Wesley Chapel District Park

Enjoy a fun day of games, inflatables, and an Egg Hunt! This event is from 10 am – 1 pm for children ages 12 years and under. Space is limited so register as soon as possible.

The Egg Hunt Drive Thru at Tampa Premium Outlets

Join the 4th Annual Egg Hunt Drive Thru! You will start at the parking lot party, meet the Peep then hang your baskets out your window and local businesses will fill them with eggs and goodies! If you are feeling festive, decorate your vehicle and put on some bunny ears.

Egg Hunt at KRATE

This FREE event will have more than 80,000 eggs, bounce houses, inflatables, photo ops with the Easter Bunny, arts, crafts, live music, and so much more!

Celebrate Easter with Kids, Easter egg hunt event at the KRATE in Wesley Chapel, Florida, Easter events in Tampa Bay

Aqua Egg Hunt at The Long Center

The kids will have a great time swimming in an indoor pool and finding lots of colored Easter eggs! Take photos with the Easter bunny, make arts & crafts, jump in the bounce houses and get a bite from one of the food trucks. Open swim will be available after the final egg hunt. This is a FREE, family-friendly event.

Rockin’ Hoppin’ Egg Hunt at Ross Norton Recreation Center

This FREE event is perfect for all ages and will feature exciting games, a bounce obstacle course, crafts, prizes and delicious snacks. Families will also get a chance to meet the Easter Bunny and create special memories.

Easter Scavenger Hunt at Playgrounds of Tampa Bay

Hop in for a fun scavenger hunt where you will have to solve the Easter Bunny’s clue in order to get the sweet treats.

Easter Egg Hunt & Family Fun Fest at Studio 131

Bring the family out to create crafts, jump around in a bounce house, show off your skills at an indoor dance party, play lawn games, participate in an Easter egg hunt and meet the Easter Bunny! You will also have the opportunity to shop the local vendor market.

Easter Eggstravaganza at Dade City Farms

Have a great time with your family at Dade City Farms for Easter. There will be an egg hunt, petting zoo, playground with slides, Easter crafts, hayride, foam bubble pit and so much more.

Westchase Community Egg Hunt at Westchase Rec Center

Celebrate Easter with your kids by attending this fun event. There will be food, games, crafts and pictures with the Easter Bunny.

Celebrate Easter at Old McMicky’s Farm

There will be photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny, egg hunts, farm tours, face painting, Tea Party with Alice & the White Rabbit and more!

Clearwater Beach Egg Hunt at Clearwater Beach Recreation & Aquatic Center

This FREE event gives families the opportunity to search for eggs at the Clearwater Beach Recreation & Aquatic Center.

Celebrate Easter at Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Enjoy Easter activities throughout the weekend! There will be a special opportunity to spend the morning with the Easter Bunny at the Seaside Easter Breakfast on March 30. Sunday, March 31, families will get to enjoy Easter bunny photo opportunities, activity tables, games, treat stations, face painting, and an Easter egg hunt!

Hop on the Lawn Easter Egg Hunt at Armature Works

Grab your basket and hop on over to Armature Works for a fun Easter celebration! You can visit the Easter Bunny for pictures, stop by the free crafts station, grab something to eat at the food trucks or order lunch in the Heights Public Market. Families can also visit the Easter animals!

St. Pete Pier Spring Festival & Easter Egg Hunt

Your family will have a great time celebrating Easter and spring at the St Pete Pier. This is a FREE event that features family-friendly entertainment, activities, food vendors, games/rides, and a 20,000-eggs Easter egg hunt.

Celebrate Easter on the Farm at Raprager Family Farm

Celebrate Easter with your family at the farm. There will be delicious food, a HUGE egg hunt, pictures with the Easter Bunny, plenty of activities and the chance to see farm animals.

Tampa’s Downtown Partnership Ashley’s Eggsploration at Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park

This family fun event will include an Easter egg hunt where each age group will be given a specific combination of eggs to find and redeem in order to win a prize. All participants are encouraged to bring their own basket or take advantage of our bag decorating station (while supplies last). The Easter Bunny will be making appearances and will be available for photos. There will be various children’s activities including face painting, bounce houses, giveaways, potato sack race and so much more.

Easter Egg Hunt at Kerby’s Nursery

This FREE family event will give kids the opportunity to find 6,000 eggs around the nursery. Lots of fun for the whole family! There will be a special area for smaller children to hunt eggs. Don’t forget your Easter baskets! Arrive by 9:30 am to give yourself time to park, walk into the nursery, find a hunting spot, and get settled before the start time.

Hoppy Easter at The Florida Aquarium

The Florida Aquarium is a great place to celebrate Easter with your family. Get your picture with the Easter Bunny with your own camera/phone or purchase a package from Photogenic. You can participate in an Easter egg scavenger hunt for fun prizes. Enjoy costumed divers and special animal encounters! There is a Day of Discovery that has limited capacity and is reserved for families and children with sensory differences and/or accessibility challenges.

Meet the Easter Bunny at Dinosaur World

Hop into Easter fun at Dinosaur World! You will be able to get a FREE meet and greet with the Easter Bunny inside the park, and it’s included with your admission!

Easter Egg Hunt and Train Rides at Grand Concourse Railroad

The Grand Concourse Railroad Easter Train is approximately a 10 to 20-minute ride that will take you to the Easter Egg Hunt areas where children will be allowed to pick up 10 eggs. Eggs with a golden egg inside will win an Easter Basket. Eggs with a silver egg inside will win other prizes.

Celebrate Easter on the Farm at DK Farms & Gardens

DK Farms is one of the best places to celebrate Easter with your kids. You will be able to enjoy small and intimate egg hunts with the family. Large hunts are unsafe and not fun for everyone. There are also other fun activities for families on the farm.

Spring Festival Fundraiser at HorsePower for Kids

This event will include hayrides, egg hunts, petting zoo, live music and so much more. Bring the family out for a great time!

Easter Brunch Buffet Cruise with Yacht StarShip

Hop on board the Yacht StarShip for a family-friendly brunch cruise! Your cruise includes a buffet, bottomless mimosas, reserved table, DJ entertainment, and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny for family pictures!

Easter Egg Hunt at Fairgrounds St. Pete

Celebrate Easter with your family with an egg hunt inside the immersive experience with surprise-filled eggs. Find the GOLDEN eggs for a chance to win a free return visit!

Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Plant City Parks & Recreation

This Easter egg hunt is for children ages 3-11. The hunt is free, but you will need to bring your own basket. Other activities are available with an onsite purchase of a $5 Bunny Band. There will be a DJ, food trucks and vendors.

Elmo’s Eggstravaganza at Busch Gardens

Guests will have a good time with Sesame Street-themed rides, entertaining shows, bunny hop dance party, and special Easter fun! Enjoy an Easter-themed coloring wall, a special Easter storytime, an interactive Easter egg scavenger hunt, and special photo ops with Sesame Street characters throughout the day.

Easter celebration at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

You can find these adorable books about Easter on Amazon (As an Amazon Associate, I’ll earn a commission, at no additional cost to you. This only applies if you click through and make a purchase. Thank you for your support!), your local library or visit a local book shop.

Looking for easy and engaging Easter activities for home or school? Check out these digital products from my ETSY shop.

Easter activity bundle by Crafting a Fun Life

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Many local churches are hosting Easter events like egg hunts and Sunday services. If you are in the Tampa Bay area, check out the following church associated events to celebrate Easter as a family.

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