Easter Homeschool Activities for Kids and FamiliesApril 4, 2023
Easter is always a fun time of the year, isn’t it? It’s a day for candy, games, delicious food, and without even half the pressure that comes with Christmas. In my book, that’s a solid win for a holiday! To celebrate Easter, we’ve gathered a number of sites and activities for your kids to enjoy. Who says you can’t learn and have fun at the same time? In actuality, isn’t that one of our main goals as homeschoolers?
Easter Sunday is a unique holiday because it is celebrated with exuberance by both Christian homeschoolers and secular homeschoolers. Whether you are religious or you are excited about the fun Easter activities and candy, it’s a holiday enjoyed by many. Thankfully, Easter is a day that lends itself to lots of activities for kids, from dyeing eggs to Pinterest crafts. Easter activities are some of the year’s most enjoyable because they are uplifting, delicious, and downright adorable!
Fun & Educational Easter Sunday Links
It’s fun to try something new each holiday, even if it’s simple. Variety keeps things interesting and engaging! If you’re looking for information on the history of Easter, common traditions, and interesting tidbits, you’ve come to the right place. Have your children been asking, “What is Easter?” If they are now old enough to understand, it is the perfect chance to peruse these educational resources. Finally, Easter Sunday has plenty of activities for kids to offer desperate parents this season! In this list, among the historical and traditional information about the holiday, you’ll find several Easter activities and DIYs. Enjoy!
- The History of Easter with Study Resources (faith-based)
- The Truth about Easter Traditions (faith-based)
- 15 Great Children’s Books to Read for Easter (some faith-based)
- Learn about Easter Island
- Easter STEM Challenges
- How to Dye Eggs Naturally
- Five Easter Lesson Plans
- How to DIY a cute Easter basket from cardboard!
Faith-Based Homeschool Easter Guides
For those who hold to the Christian faith, Easter is a very important holiday. It is this day that Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. If this is something your family celebrates and you’re looking to add special activities to your homeschool or family devotion time, we’ve gathered some different guides to make incorporating these easier for you.
- Facing the Cross – a Homeschool Guide to Holy Week (Reformed – no C2Vs)
- Holy Week Lesson Plans for Homeschoolers (from Bridgeway Academy)
- The Ultimate Guide to Celebrating Holy Week With Kids (Catholic)
- Holy Week for Kids
- LDS Family Guide to Celebrating Easter Week
- Holy Week Readings and Activities for Families
Printable Easter Activities for Kids
Beyond learning about Easter as a holiday, it’s fun to solve themed crosswords and mazes! These printables make for simple and quick activities for kids on Easter Sunday, without the need for planning, preparation, shopping, or instructions. Next year, your kids won’t be the ones asking, “What is Easter?” Instead, they’ll be the ones reminding you to find new crafts! We hope you and your children can enjoy these Easter activities. From our house to yours, Happy Easter!