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What are you doing to make Easter special 'at home'?

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CakeAndPastries Thu 09-Apr-20 07:59:33

I'm trying to find ideas on how to make the Easter weekend feel special this year when we are all at home and have been for so long already.
What plans are you making for your family?

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Tiredmum100 Thu 09-Apr-20 08:13:28

We're thinking of camping in the garden Saturday night, then doing an Easter egg hunt on the Sunday. Maybe some games and a nice lunch? Me and dh are both still workig and haven't had a full weekend off together for a month.

hopeishere Thu 09-Apr-20 08:26:23

Nothing. Eggs and books for the kids. Roast lamb. Might try an egg hunt.

AppleKatie Thu 09-Apr-20 08:29:05

Egg hunt, roast lamb, Easter craft stuff to do over the next couple of days. Will watch a virtual church service on Sunday. Video call family.

So pretty much the same as usual without the family get together.

Rebelwithallthecause Thu 09-Apr-20 08:31:42

We were given a free Easter egg hunt by our supermarket on our shop yesterday so will be doing an egg hunt.

Might try decorating some eggs or make some shapes out of clay and decorate those instead

Have bought ingredients for full roast dinner and trimmings

Watch some Disney plus too probably

Grobagsforever Thu 09-Apr-20 08:33:28

Ordered a fresh cream tea to be delivered. From a local business who normally makes wedding cakes.

SharonMitchell Thu 09-Apr-20 08:34:11

I'm doing the usual give some colouring books & pencils, eggs and making Sunday lunch, I have an idea for a create your own dessert that will keep them occupied for a while

CakeAndPastries Thu 09-Apr-20 08:36:12

We're doing an easter egg hunt in the house / garden too.

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Nquartz Thu 09-Apr-20 08:37:39

Easter egg hunt (already bought some little individual Easter chocolates) & DH bought an Easter egg for DD in the weekly shop yesterday. A friend's DCs have made Easter pictures for their window so we might do that.

Would normally see both sets of parents so we'll do video calls instead.

zafferana Thu 09-Apr-20 08:39:44

We're having Zoom drinks at noon on Easter Sunday with my family and I'll make a nice Easter lunch. I've got Easter eggs for the DC. Apart from that ... lockdown as usual!

ritzbiscuits Thu 09-Apr-20 09:27:59

Baking cupcakes tomorrow
Egg hunt on Sunday and roast chicken lunch
That's about it.

MabelMoo23 Thu 09-Apr-20 09:34:31

Easter egg hunt in the garden, will try and buy stuff for a roast lunch and then rent the new trolls film from Sky Store and have a “cinema “ experience with popcorn etc

inwood Thu 09-Apr-20 09:38:00

Zoom mass, egg hunt afterwards, might decorate some hard blown egg and bake a cake and then contemplating take away - I'm not sure how I feel about that yet though. It is also my birthday, there will be fizz involved.

triedandtestedteacher Thu 09-Apr-20 12:42:49

Easter egg hunt in the garden and I've got stuff to make Easter bonnets

Greenbutterlfy566 Fri 10-Apr-20 11:43:55

Egg hunt

ifonly4 Fri 10-Apr-20 11:51:51

18 year old DD is working every day and DH on Monday, so it's mainly just us. I bought Easter eggs way before lockdown so we're sorted there. The rest of the time (other than a couple of practical jobs) we're enjoying exercise either fast or hill walking (on our doorstep) or cycling, having nice meals and some wine outside, I have a book I want to finish, maybe play a game even if it's just DH and myself. I keep meaning to start a jigsaw, but once I start I know I won't stop.

TheEndIsBillNighy Fri 10-Apr-20 11:56:10

My two DC decorated Easter biscuits this morning.

Easter crafts and making a mini egg cheesecake tomorrow, ready for Sunday.

Sunday will be indoor & outdoor Easter egg hunts, roast lamb and probably watch Hop or (original) Swallows and Amazons.

ifowaa Fri 10-Apr-20 11:58:48

Painting hard boiled eggs & making decorations.
Reading Easter stories
Easter egg hunt and then roast lamb
Family games afternoon via houseparty with rest of my family.
Lots and lots of Chocolate!

moita Fri 10-Apr-20 13:01:44

Paint eggs
Make carrot cake
Easter egg hunt
Video call with grandparents and brother

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