8 fun activities with the family on the Easter holidays You told us many of your plans with the Easter weekend. Mar 21st 2016, 5:34 PM 14,787 Views 2 Comments <http://www.thejournal.ie/fun-family-tips-for-easter-2671759-Mar2016/> Share6 <https://www.facebook.com/dialog/feed?app_id=116141121768215&display=popup&link=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.thejournal.ie%2Ffun-family-tips-for-easter-2671759-Mar2016%2F&picture=https%3A%2F%2Fc2.thejournal.ie%2Fmedia%2F2016%2F03%2Feaster-egg-hunt-197x197.jpg&name=8+fun+things+to+do+with+the+family+over+the+Easter+holidays&description=You+told+us+some+of+your+plans+for+the+Easter+weekend.+&message=&redirect_uri=http%3A%2F%2Fthejournal.ie%2Futils%2Ffb_post.php%3Fp_id%3D2671759> Tweet <https://twitter.com/share?url=http%3A%2F%2Fjrnl.ie%2F2671759&text=8+fun+things+to+do+with+the+family+over+the+Easter+holidays+%28via+%40thejournal_ie%29&related=@thejournal_ie> Email5 <http://www.thejournal.ie/fun-family-tips-for-easter-2671759-Mar2016/> EASTER IS ALMOST for us and you know very well what that means - a great deal of chances to invest some quality family time together. Luckily for you personally there are loads of adventures over the Easter holidays, and we’ve got an index of them the following. From Easter egg hunts to easy-to-make crafts, you’ll don't have any problems keeping the limited ones, and yourself, occupied in the holidays. 1. Check out the Centenary celebrations Source: Ireland 2016 <http://www.ireland.ie/events/state-ceremonial-events-around-country> No matter in which you are in the country, there are sure to become 1916 Rising centenary celebrations nearby although things are ongoing all year long. Check out Ireland.ie <http://www.ireland.ie/easter> for your full programme of events with the whole country and luxuriate in a little history with your Easter eggs. Reader Niamh May <http://www.thejournal.ie/profile/58841/we-usually-eggs-bunny-home-4898806/> is without a doubt heading along: Source: TheJournal.ie <http://www.thejournal.ie/profile/58841/we-usually-eggs-bunny-home-4898806/> 2. Have an Easter egg hunt Source: Mr Moss <https://www.flickr.com/photos/barneymoss/> via Flickr/CC Whether your business develops on an organised Easter egg hunt like those on in Ardgillan Castle <http://www.familyfun.ie/ardgillan-castle-easter-egg-hunt/>, Co Dublin, or perhaps the Greenan Maze Easter Egg hunt <http://www.familyfun.ie/greenan-maze-easter-wicklow/> in Wicklow, otherwise you hide some eggs round the garden yourself, an Easter egg hunt is a wonderful way to like the kids (and assist them to really earn their chocolate). 3. Make an Easter basket Source: Pugdemonium <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEgEKwHOKSQ> In preparation for just about any Easter egg hunts you could be planning, you should make a basket or two to carry all the loot? ’Heres a fairly easy to make woven paper basket <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEgEKwHOKSQ> that'll be sturdy enough for each of the goodies. 4. Go see baby animals Source: JumpV <https://www.flickr.com/photos/jumpv/> via Flickr/CC Reader Pat Morrissey <http://www.thejournal.ie/profile/295137/bring-grandkids-dayold-chicks-anvil-window-main-street-4900812/> features a good idea - utilizing the grandchildren to determine the baby chicks in Bray. Source: TheJournal.ie <http://www.thejournal.ie/profile/295137/bring-grandkids-dayold-chicks-anvil-window-main-street-4900812/> If you’re nowhere near Bray, there may be sure to become a family farm or petting zoo nearby with a lot of baby animals to think about. Here’s an index of pet farms about the country <http://www.familyfun.ie/pet-farms/>. 5. Get out in nature Source: jmenard48 <https://www.flickr.com/photos/jmenard48/> via Flickr/CC Spring is well and truly rising now and it’s a good time to visit your local park or nature area and pay attention to the flowers and instead gives off coming back for the trees. Whether it’s to get a picnic, an extended walk, or maybe a kickaround visit a park in your area and make use of the weather. 6. Head to a playground Source: yvonne|martin <https://www.flickr.com/photos/yvonne_martin/> via Flickr/CC If you are doing head towards the park, be sure to check out the playground when you’re there and extremely give the children a work out. You can allow them to run wild as you take a well-deserved break using a nearby bench, or if there is a energy to, participate in the fun. 7. Make some Easter treats Source: Gemma Stafford <https://www.youtube.com/user/GemmaStafford>/YouTube ’Heres a straightforward tutorial <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2BmbuKiZRU> on how to produce your own cheesecake-filled, no-bake chocolate eggs. There are a good few steps towards the recipe, which ensures you keep you and the children occupied for somewhat while every day, but they’re really worth effort. The children will be really impressed while using results. 8. Watch children film Source: Giphy <http://giphy.com/gifs/disneypixar-disney-pixar-Hp4lpOT1Ns60o> There isn't a better time than after a good day running around with all the children to cuddle on the couch and watch children film. Whether it’s an ageless classic you loved during a vacation and want to give yours, or maybe a new film no person has seen before, it’s an ideal end on the day. Check out a few other great ideas for things know about get up to with the youngsters, including loads of family recipes to attempt together, in ’Lidls special Easter brochure <http://www.thejournal.ie/redirect.php?l=https%3A%2F%2Fad.doubleclick.net%2Fddm%2Fclk%2F302937801%3B129077592%3Bk&c=8d8e9cf8a8&r=2671759&p=d>. There are plenty of great value methods of feeding the entire family with Lidl - as well as some Easter treats for both adults and babies. Have a very happy Easter.