Although we know there’s a religious message behind Easter, that doesn’t mean we can’t use the long weekend as an excuse to have lots of fun (and eat lots of chocolate). To that end, we’ve scoured the web to bring you some ideas to make any Easter party entertaining for the whole family and, most importantly, utterly delicious.
Little chicks for your little monkeys
Keeping the kids entertained during the entire Easter school holiday can be a challenge. Thankfully this kit, which guides them through making cute little stuffed animals should keep them quiet for a few hours. Plus they’ll have something to keep at the end of it. Find them at notonthehighstreet.com
Dunk these delectable treats
Biscuiteers creates amazingly intricate iced biscuits for all occasions (their Diamond Jubilee box set was brilliant). Now they have an Easter egg selection – perfect for entertaining guests. Alternatively, hide them from your visitors and enjoy all on your own with a peaceful cup of tea. Order at biscuiteers.com
You’ll go dotty for this cake
While many Easter cakes look like something your six-year-old made, this offering is a little more sophisticated. With a tasteful speckled egg effect, this is baking for the grown-ups and will really impress your party guests. Get the recipe at thecakeblog.com
What Easter party would be complete without a bit of jelly? Mould yours in these great bunny shapes that kids and grown ups alike will love.
Paint your own eggs
This egg painting kit comes in a cool crate with four pastel-coloured eggs, paint and a brush. Providing hours of entertainment for you and the little ones, this is a great way to keep the kids involved in the Easter party prep. Get them at notonthehighstreet.com
Let us know if you try any of these fun ideas and don’t forget to have a look at our Easter party invitations!