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Top 10 Easter Egg Hunt Ideas


With Spring now in full swing, we've been hopping to it with our Easter plans and our new wooden Personalised Wreath design has got us excited for the annual egg hunt! This gorgeous wreath is printed with an array of colourful eggs, perfect for an Easter party, and the wood is intricately cut to read 'Happy Easter' or can be personalised with a name of your choice for the ultimate Easter egg hunt accessory. What's more, each wreath is made with love here in our workshop in the UK, so quality is guaranteed.


To celebrate and help you get prepared, we've rounded up the best Easter egg hunt ideas that Pinterest has to offer! Whether it's one for the kids or a hunt to get everyone involved, there's plenty of ideas to get you inspired.

1. Indoor Easter Egg Hunt

Free Printable Indoor Easter Egg Hunt Clues by Party Delights >>

Even in Spring time you can't trust the UK weather, so we love the idea of an indoor hunt! The Party Delights blog have come up with some great rhyming scavenger hunt-style clues to get you started.

2. 10 Top Tips

10 Tips for the Best Easter Egg Hunt by A Few Shortcuts >>

From colour coding your eggs for different participants to finding alternative fillings and prizes, A Few Shortcuts have got you covered with a wealth or tips and tricks.

3. An Inclusive Egg Hunt

Guide to an Inclusive Easter Egg Hunt by Toys R Us >>

Easter egg hunts are a great way to get children of all ages and abilities involved, and Toys R Us have put together a really helpful guide for catering for children with special educational needs. Egg hunts can help children develop social skills and promote group work, as well as having sensory benefits. Check out the guide for more information.

4. Unique Ways for an Easter Egg Hunt

10 Unique Ways To Have An Easter Egg Hunt by eBay >>

The team at eBay have put together a great blog post with unique egg hunt ideas. We really like the educational games, such as the ABC egg hunt and Maths Games - great for little ones who will have too much fun hunting to notice they're learning!

5. Dog Friendly Easter Egg Hunt

Can You Find the Easter Eggs? – Easy Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs! by Beagles and Bargains >>

You've heard about the Easter Bunny but what about the Easter Puppy? Beagles and Bargains have a plan for an egg hunt that's dog friendly, so your beloved pooch can join in the festivities. 

6. Egg Hunting in the Office

5 Ways to Have an Easter Egg Hunt in the Office! by Eventerprise >>

Why let the kids have all the fun? Eventerprise have got brilliant ideas for an office egg hunt, complete with a designated Easter Bunny! We might have to try this one out at Create Gift Love HQ (just for testing purposes - obviously!)

7. Smart Phone Egg Hunting

Smart Phone Easter Egg Hunt for Older Kids by Bits of Everything >>

If you want something a bit different for the older ones this Easter, the Bits of Everything blog has got free downloadable QR code sheets for a smart phone Easter egg hunt. Scan as you go to find the clues to the Easter treasure! Who said the Easter Bunny has to be traditional?

8. Glow in the Dark

Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt by Eats Amazing >>

Another fun alternative to chocolate hunting is this Glow in the Dark idea from Eats Amazing. You'll need some plastic eggs, glow sticks and sticky tape and then you're ready to go for a fun hunt in the dark! Amazing. 

9. Ticking off the Checklist

Printable Easter Egg Hunt Checklist by A Mom's Take >>

For an even more engaging Easter Egg hunt, add more for the kids to find than just chocolate goodies! There's a printable checklist available on the A Mom's Take blog, full of sights and smells for the hunters to tick off as they go.

10. Family Tree Egg Hunt for Toddlers

Family Tree Egg Hunt and Easter Sensory Box by Mum's Days >>

When it comes to your toddlers, we know it can be a challenge to keep hold of their attention span - egg hunting is only interesting for so long! - but luckily Mum's Days have come up with a brilliant idea for keeping them engaged. Try making your own egg shapes with family photos on - they'll love searching for the familiar faces and might find this a more interesting alternative!



Hopefully there are some ideas here to get your creative juices flowing, and there's even more on our Easter Pinterest board, including bonnet inspo, DIY decor and invites, and of course our favourite Personalised Wooden Easter Wreath

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Wishing you a very Happy Easter, from all at Create Gift Love x 

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