I’m not gonna lie. I love chocolate eggs, but the Easter holidays doesn’t have to be all about that! I’ve been musing about some fun things to with the family over the Easter Holidays. Plus, you don’t have to spend loads to have fun, as Luther Vandross said ‘the best things in life are free’, and that’s true! So settle down, and I’ll share a few things you could get up to with the kids when they are off school!

Get down to your local park.

No, not the one with the swings and broken climbing frame a few hundred yards from your front door. You’re bound to have a BIG park a short journey away. Near me we have Hylands Park in Chelmsford, and Highwoods Country Park in Colchester. They are a quick drive away, but there are acres of land to explore in both. You might need to crack out the wellies, it could be squishy underfoot, but let them run free, splash in puddles, and generally wear themselves out.

Bake some cakes!

Kids love baking. Yes, it sometimes gets a bit messy, and yes, not everything they craft is delicious, but they will get a kick out of trying! Wether you pick up one of those super simple ‘Cake Mixes’, or you Google ‘Fairy Cake Recipes’, it will keep them happy. Don’t forget to pick up some bits and bobs to ‘decorate’ their creations. Remember to make enthusiastic noises when you taste them, try and ignore the bit of egg shell that you’ll undoubtedly find.




Get out in the garden.

I don’t know about you, but our garden doesn’t get much love over winter, it just sits there, looking sad. Easter is a great time to get out there and sort it all out. If you’ve got little ‘uns you probably won’t want to task them with mowing the lawn. But they can help with little things, pulling up weeds, helping sort out the garden toys (cleaning up the inevitable green gunk from the swing!). It won’t hold their attention for hours, but it’s good to get out and about! You could buy some little chocolate eggs and make an Easter Egg Hunt. Even big kids don’t mind believing in the Easter Bunny, especially if there is chocolate involved!

THEME PARKS!!

Regular readers of the blog will know I’m a massive fan of Theme Parks and will advocate anyone going when they can! It doesn’t always have to cost the earth, there are lots of 2 for 1 vouchers available (Google is your friend!). A lot of parks offer ‘Season Passes’ now, which, for the cost of a day ticket, will allow you to visit multiple times for a whole YEAR. If you do decide to go to a theme park, my top tip is get there for opening, you can usually smash through a few rides before the crowds arrive!

There we go, a few ideas to (hopefully) stem the cries of ‘I’M BORED!!!’ during the Easter Holidays. What activities do you recommend? Drop a comment below!

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