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Tips for Planning an Easter Egg Hunt with Kids
Choose your Date
Whether you’re hosting the Easter egg hunt at home or somewhere else, it’s important to nail down a date and location for your Easter egg hunt. Look at the calendar to determine which date will work best for your family as well as anyone else who’s going to be invited. Since April is well known for rain, be sure you have a rain date location or date in mind to do the egg hunt if rain takes over.
Gather the Supplies
An Easter egg hunt is usually hosted outdoors, so you may want to pick up some Eco-friendly supplies just in case some eggs go unfounded. Consider using these Eco-Friendly 100% Renewable USA Plant Based Easter eggs. You’ll need supplies to fill each of the Easter eggs too. You can go with candy, change, or mini-toy options such as these adorable Easter basket supplies.
Consider Hiding Spots
Depending on the age of the kids who’ll be participating in this Easter egg hunt, you’ll want to figure out some sneaky Easter egg hiding spots. For older kids you can hide the eggs in trees, shrubs and harder to reach areas. For the younger kids, hiding Easter eggs on steps and areas that they can reach will work best.
Set the Boundaries
Whether you’re hosting your Easter egg hunt at home or somewhere else, it’s important that you lay out the boundaries for the hunt. This is particularly important to cut down on time involved in having this Easter egg hunt with kids and helps keep kids within a particular space so they don’t go looking in your private areas of the home or in public areas that you don’t want them going to.
Inspect the Area
Now that you’ve figured out the date, time, and location of your Easter egg hunt with kids as well as what you’ll fill the eggs with and where you’ll hide them, it’s important that you inspect the area for any hidden holes or other dangers that may impact your kids ability to have a fun Easter egg hunt. April is the start of spring where the terrain can be quite rough, so be sure you’re boundary is safe for kids of all ages to run around and enjoy during your Easter egg hunt with kids.
This is a pretty simple way to plan your Easter egg hunt with kids. Hosting an Easter egg hunt can double as a fun family tradition to do every year. You’ll be surprised to see how many kids enjoy this seek and find Easter egg hunt during your holiday season.