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Easter Puzzles and Party Games

Updated on March 26, 2012

Easter is a special time for many families to get together and bond with each other. There are some families that have certain traditions, which they observe to make the day and the occasion even more special.

Very often, part of the festivities is a well laden dining table that features some dishes and recipes that have been handed down from mother to daughter over the years some of which can be so complicated that they can really only be prepared once a year – for Easter!

However, after the main meal is served and the dishes put away, what does one do to entertain the guests? The quick and easy answer is Easter Party Games!!

Egg and Spoon Race, Anyone?
Egg and Spoon Race, Anyone?

Party Games

Easter Party Games, such as egg rolling, egg bowling or egg - spoon relays, if you have a large enough crowd and a lawn to hold it in, will be rollicking merriment. You can also hold a traditional Easter Bunny Game. You can vary the rules by hiding only one specially decorated egg, instead of a slew of colored boiled eggs, which the finder can keep as his prize or, if you use a plastic egg, it can have a piece of paper inside stating what the prize is. Alternatively, you can have teams of two, pairing an older kid with a younger one and declaring as the winner the pair who gathers the most number of eggs.

If space is a problem, you can hold some quiet Easter Party Games such as egg painting or Easter basket decorating with prizes given to the most creative, most colourful, most imaginative outputs.

Easter Puzzles

Easter Puzzles are always welcome. Depending on the ages of the guests present, the amount of space available for people to move around and your creativity as a host, what happens afterwards can be as fun and enjoyable as you can make it.

Online Easter Games

Since almost everybody goes online these days, Online Easter Games may be quite popular. You may want to suggest that your guests bring along their iPads to your party without telling them why. You can check the Internet for the selection of Online Easter Games that you can choose from. There are many Easter Bunny Games in the Internet that you can pick and adapt to the age groups of your guests.

Need more ideas?

Other quiet games that you can organize are Easter puzzles, Easter word scrambles, Easter Riddles and Twenty Questions about Easter. You can also play Easter Bingo or Easter Pictionary if the kids are of the right school age and you can prepare the equipment for it. Easter Puzzles can be a fun way for the kids to know more about Easter and its traditions. For these games, however, you will need to have a Games Master who will preside over the games and some adults who will serve as judges and/or referees.

When you do hold these Easter Party games, you should also make sure and have appropriate prizes for the kids and for the adults, too, if you plan on having them join the games.


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    • Cloverleaf profile image

      Cloverleaf 6 years ago from Calgary, AB, Canada

      Thanks JS Matthew! All the best to you as well in your own Challenge.

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      Cloverleaf 6 years ago from Calgary, AB, Canada

      Hi Marcy, hope this helps with your ideas for the children's activities at church. I appreciate your comment, thanks!

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      JS Matthew 6 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Cloverleaf these are some fresh ideas for keeping from getting bored after the meal is done! Great Hub and good luck on the Challenge! Voted up and SHARING!


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      Marcy Goodfleisch 6 years ago from Planet Earth

      I like your ideas! We sometimes have to find activities for kids at church; I will suggest some of these the next time it comes up. Thanks for posting this!

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      Cloverleaf 6 years ago from Calgary, AB, Canada

      Hi Audra, that's great that your birthday is close to the Easter Holidays! So many things to celebrate! Thanks for your comment and I hope to see you again soon.

      Jeannie, so kind of you to say so. Thanks for your vote!

      Hi Anamika, I also did many egg and spoon races as a kid. Writing this hub just brought back all the fund. I appreciate the tweet and votes. I haven't signed up to Twitter yet so it's very good of you to spread the word on there.

      Hi there Rolly, my loyal friend!!!! What did I do to deserve you? LOL Hugs :)

      Hi Vinaya, I think that Easter puzzles and party games just brings out the kids in all of us. I hope you have fun even though you don't celebrate Easter. Having a party is always a good opportunity to get family and friends together. Have a great day!

      Hi marcoujor, excellent news! I'm sure your nieces and nephews are going to have a ball. Thanks for coming by to read and comment. See you again soon.

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      Maria Jordan 6 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

      Right on time and I have just the set of great nieces and nephews that would love these adorable ideas...

      Comprehensive and well laid out... voted UP & UAI!

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      Vinaya Ghimire 6 years ago from Nepal

      These party games seem entertaining for every occasions. Though we don't celebrate Easter here,I will try to entertain guests in my party or during festivities.

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      Rolly A Chabot 6 years ago from Alberta Canada

      Great hub as always... reposted in many sites. Watch out for the snow.


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      Anamika S 6 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India

      Egg and Spoon Race? I remember the lemon and Spoon Race I participated as a kid. Nice idea's. Voted useful and tweeted.

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      Jeannie InABottle 6 years ago from Baltimore, MD

      Cute hub! Easter can be so much fun. Voted up!!!

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      iamaudraleigh 6 years ago

      Like this hub very much!!! I love word scrambles!!! Voted up!!! I am ready for Easter weekend; signs of spring and my Birthday!!!