Easter egg hunts are always fun but why not try these educational variations:

1) Glow-in-the-Dark. Have a sensory hunt in the dark. Use flashlights, or hide glow sticks inside the eggs and have the children find them at night.

15+ creative egg hunt ideas

2) Scavenger Hunt- If you’d like your Easter Egg Hunt to lead to your children’s Easter baskets, here’s a fun printable to help you out. Click on the image below:

Easter Basket Scavenger Hunt

 

3) Egg Relay- Practice reading while hunting. Put a silly task in each egg. The child must do that task until they get to the next egg (jump, hop, skip, pat their head, walk backwards, crab walk, one-leg hop, etc.).

creative egg hunt ideas

4) Puzzle Pieces- Get an Easter or spring themed puzzle, put it together and write a clue over the entire puzzle with permanent marker. The kids must find each puzzle piece (in their eggs) and put the puzzle together to find their Easter basket (or prize).

15+ creative Easter Egg Hunt Ideas

5) Match the Eggs- Children try to match the egg halves until they complete the full eggs. For every full egg that they make they receive a prize.

6) Follow the Clues- The children simply follow the clues to find their eggs. Click the image for printable or make up your own.

 

7) Make a Word- This egg hunt involves the children looking for eggs with letters placed inside. As they find the letters they can match them up to given words.

Egg Scavenger Hunt & Letter Matching Activity

Ideas have been sourced from Mother’s Niche, Darling Design, Discover,Explore and Learn, hands on as we grow and JellyBeanJam

 

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