Easter this year falls on 20 April, so relish the (hopefully) spring-tastic weather, and keep all the family entertained over the break, with fantastic recipes, gardening tips and suggestions for great days out.

We also have craft ideas, including Easter bonnets for boys and girls, as well as egg painting and ideas for just what to do with the chocolate from all those theoretically uneaten Easter eggs.


Easter recipes

Simnel cake, roast lamb and the ever-popular hot cross bun are among some of the seasonal goodies we've got recipes for - perfect for getting stuck into during the long Easter weekend. 

What's on at Easter

The school Easter holidays are here, so make sure you know where to find your nearest Easter egg hunt and more with this selection of fab events from our Local editors. 

Easter crafts

Easter craft

Feeling crafty? Our bloggers have shared their fave Easter makes - great inspiration for creative activities with the kids these holidays. Plus, follow our step-by-step guide to making a cuddly rabbit toy.

Get into spring


Whatever the weather, make the most of the long weekend and tackle your garden with these five simple gardening jobs to do over Easter. And look great while you're doing it with this style and beauty round-up from our MN Bloggers. 

Ultra-last minute Easter bonnet how to


Running out of time? Watch this super short video on how to whip up a quick and easy Easter bonnet at home, plus more tips from crafty Mumsnetters on how to make Easter bonnets for boys and girls. 

Leftover Easter egg recipes

Leftover chocolate from Easter? It could (theoretically) happen! If you find yourself with loads of chocolate knocking around, try melting it down to make one of these five delicious recipes.


Last updated: 17-Apr-2014 at 5:42 PM