Post-Easter bargains

The day after Easter is a good day to buy discounted Easter chocolate and candy for future baking projects. Just store the candy in the freezer if you don’t plan on using it in the near future.

Easter basket treat

What child doesn’t love to blow bubbles? Grab a couple of bottles of bubbles for this year’s Easter basket

Making multicolor Easter eggs

For multicolored Easter eggs, buy both white and brown eggs for dyeing — you’ll have bright colors and natural looking colors with no extra work.

Candy-free Easter baskets

Easter baskets don’t have to be full of chocolate and peeps. Add bubbles sidewalk chalk and playdoh.

Paint a bunny face

Children love to have their faces painted. Here’s an easy way to turn your little one into Peter Cottontail’s helper: Draw an upside-down triangle on the child’s nose with the brush from brown or black liquid eyeliner. Fill in completely. Rub a circle of rouge on each cheek. Paint three whiskers with the eyeliner on each side of the face, starting from the nose and extending across the cheek.

Making Easter eggs tip

When making Easter eggs, rubber bands around the eggs make nice stripes. On plain eggs for a white & colored egg; or dye once, rubber band, and then dye again for the stripes.

The origins easter bunny.

The Easter bunny is an American tradition which originated with German settlers. The arrival of the Easter bunny and his colored eggs was a treat second only to Christmas.

Easter tip

Nothing says Easter and spring like a basket brimming with colorful eggs, chocolate bunnies and jewel-toned jelly beans.

Paint a bunny face

Children love to have their faces painted. Draw upside-down triangle on the nose with brown/black eyeliner & fill in. Rub circle of rouge on each cheek. Paint 3 whiskers on each side of face, starting from nose to cheek.

Make paper plate bunnies.

Easy Paper Bunnies: Take white paper plate and cut 2 ear shapes & staple/glue to the top of another white paper plate & draw a face on it. Glue cotton balls around the edges.

Easter egg coloring tip

To make eggs with several different colors, have kids draw on their egg with a clear wax candle clear. Each time they use the crayon, they protect that color from dye.

Make your own Easter Basket

Here is a cute Easter Bunny basket your child can help make. Great centerpiece or classroom activity. See the directions.

Easter candy tip

Instead of filling Easter baskets with chocolate or marshmallow candy fill them with fruits and cookies. You can bake natural cookies at home that taste yummy.

Keep your toddler from getting sick from Easter

Do not to let your child overdo it on the chocolate front. A little goes a long way so try to limit your child’s intake, especially if he or she is very young.

You can buy relatively small eggs from most shops; as tempting as it may be to buy your child a giant chocolate bunny, bear in mind that the last thing that you want over Easter is a sick toddler or baby.

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