Posts Tagged "easter"

Easy Easter Egg Cupcakes

You’re looking for a fun Easter treat, but don’t want to spend all day in the kitchen. What’s the answer? Turn boxed mix cupcakes into festively decorated holiday desserts. With a few simple steps you can create Easter-themed cupcakes that look like you’re a master baker. These tasty treats mimic an Easter egg hunt, with faux grass and mock eggs to hide! Ingredients: Vanilla or white cake mix White frosting Green food coloring Green licorice twists Easter egg jelly beans How-to Steps: Bake the cupcakes, following the mix’s directions. If you have a favorite super-simple recipe, swap that in instead....

Easter Bunny Card Kids’ Craft

Celebrate Easter by sending friends and family a ‘hoppy’ holiday card. Your kids can paint print this bunny-themed greeting, personalizing it for anyone who is special to them. Make a few different cards to send out, using a variety of spring colors. This finger paint print card might get messy. Make sure to completely cover your work surface (you can use newspaper or even an old vinyl tablecloth) before starting. How can you (and your children) craft this DIY card? Materials: White card stock paper Scissors Tempera paint (spring-time colors, such as pink, robin’s egg blue or yellow) Markers (also...

The 5 Best Easter Egg Hunts

That Easter egg hunt in your local community park is a happy, hoppy holiday good time. The kids enjoy collecting those pretty plastic eggs, but what about a more major celebration? Check out some of the best Easter egg hunts from the U.S. and across the globe: The White House Egg Roll, Washington, D.C. Okay, so technically it’s a ‘roll’ not a ‘hunt’. But, the White House’s post-Easter festivities (it’s held annually on the Monday after Easter) include plenty of holiday fun. Tickets are won through a public lottery, with more than 35,000 attendees. Imperial Easter Nest Hunt, Schonbrunn Palace,...

Easter Egg Dye from Your Kitchen

It’s Easter, and you forget to get those little egg dye tablets. You rush out to any store that’s still open on a holiday only to find they’re all sold out. Now what? Forget dying Easter eggs? No way! As long as you have a few hard-boiled eggs on hand, you can scavenge your kitchen for everyday items that add a rainbow of hues. What kitchen items can you use to color Easter eggs? Candy Soak colorful hard candies or jelly beans in water. As the candy melts, the color releases and leaves behind an egg dye bath. Beets Whether...