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Planning the Perfect Easter Egg Hunt

Easter celebrations wouldn’t be complete without an egg hunt? Egg hunts add an extra level of exercise and enjoyment to Easter for your kids.

If you decide to put on an Egg hunt for your kids, whether it be in your garden, your house, or anywhere else, here are a few tips to help you organise the perfect hunt this year.

Use different color eggs

Consider color coding the eggs according to age. For example you could have two- to four-year-olds looking for blue eggs while those four to six search for green, and so on. That way the little ones have an equal chance at finding the eggs

Draw a map

Keep things interesting by setting up a treasure hunt. Give each child a map using picture clues for non-readers, e.g. a picture of a chair, or draw a coffee table to show them where the eggs are. Be a bit sneaky by hiding another map at one of the clues. Use riddles for older kids and lead them to more difficult places, e.g a specific novel on the book shelf

Plastic Eggs

Consider using plastic egg and filling the eggs with small treats (one per egg), such as fuzzy chicks, temporary tattoos, stickers, small toys, friendship bracelets or sweets.

Keep a record

Always make a note of how many eggs you’ve used and where they’re hidden. There’s nothing worse than finding melted chocolate under the cushions days later!