Easter Egg Hunt
Invitations: Use our bunny cards or create your own by tracing cookie-cutter shapes of eggs, bunnies, or chicks. Mention the obvious -- like the time and place.
Decorations: Hang pastel balloons outside your home and decorate a cardboard poster on your door.
Planning Ahead: A few days before the hunt, fill plastic eggs with small toys, temporary tattoos, stickers, and wrapped candies for the hunt. Along with plastic eggs, hide a few special colored eggs. These eggs have a number in them and are exchanged for prizes such as stuffed animals, chocolate bunnies, Easter books, or gift certificates to their favorite spot. Some guests will bring a basket to collect their eggs, but have extra bags for your guests.
The Big Day: You may want to divide your yard into two areas, such as the front yard for the youngest children and the backyard for older kids.
Little Ones: You can blanket a lawn with eggs for easy picking along with spots in low branches and easy to reach obscure spots.
Older Kids: Have no mercy in these hiding spots. Hard-to-find spots can be atop car tires, in the mailbox, under leaves in drain spouts or potted plants.
The Hunt: Sound the whistle and send the kids scurrying for the Easter goodies. The hunt doesn't end until the last egg is found so keep count of how many eggs you've hidden.
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