6 fun ideas for a hopping great Easter

Can you believe it is almost Easter? The long bank holiday falls early this year, with Good Friday on April 2nd - meaning we won't have to wait so long for Easter Egg hunts and relaxed Roast dinners with the family. We may have restrictions in place due to COVID-19 , but there are still plenty of ways to enjoy the long Easter break. We have some cracking good ideas that will get all the family hopping with egg-citement to celebrate Easter this year!

Visit Kirby Hall

The stunning Kirby Hall nestled near us on the outskirts of Corby reopens to local visitors from the 29th March. An English Heritage site, the historic 17th century house is surrounded by acres of beautiful lawns and gardens for you to stretch your legs round – ideal for a relaxing afternoon in the sunshine spotting the Spring flowers in bloom. They have a safety COVID-19 practices in place and online booking before visiting is essential.

Send Spring Flowers

If you want to send an Easter treat to your loved one to celebrate that isn’t chocolate related, then Magnolia the Florist have the perfect gift. Our beautiful Spring-inspired Mixed Tulips Bouquet is bright and happy, full of the finest colourful Tulips that will wish the recipeient a very happy Easter.

Plan an Easter Quiz

The first lockdown we all went wild for Zoom calls and theme nights to keep in regular touch with friends and family. So we are bringing it back for Easter entertainment, with an Easter theme of course! Plan a fun Easter quiz with different rounds such as make a bunny out of household items in 1 minute, Easter themed picture round and guess the chocolate brand logo.

Hunt the Easter Egg

Is it even Easter if you don’t do an Easter Egg hunt? And not just for children, an Easter Egg hunt adds a touch of fun for big kids too! Leave notes around the house and garden with cryptic clues leading to the Easter Egg Extravaganza at the end - don’t forget to supply the basket to collect all the goodies on the way!

Create a Cosy Den

The long bank holiday weekend gives us all a chance to relax and unwind. For a fun night in, create a cosy den in your lounge using duvets, sleeping bags, blankets, cushions and sheets and snuggle in for  a movie marathon! The perfect way to munch your way through your stash of Easter Eggs, you can even watch some Easter themed movies such as the sweet story of Beatrix Potter or Hollywood classic Easter Parade.

Make yummy Easter Nests

A throwback to childhood and many happy memories making (and eating) these beauties, mix up a storm in the kitchen to create these scrumptious Chocolate Easter Egg Nest Cakes. No baking required so they are super easy for younger children to make and a bit of messy fun to keep them entertained during Easter break. Follow the step by step BBC recipe online.

6 fun ideas for a hopping great Easter