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32 Best Easter Games to Make the Holiday Extra "Hoppy" for Kids and Adults Alike

Traditional egg tosses, scavenger hunts and other fun activities that the whole family can enjoy.

Easter is a time to bring out all the fun and games. And while you may think the day starts and ends with an epic Easter egg hunt, there are a number of other festive activities that'll help you and your loved ones keep the spirit alive long after all the eggs are found. Keep the party going with these incredibly fun Easter games, perfect for toddlers, kids and adults.

We've got a range of indoor and outdoor games for the entire family, everything from scavenger hunts to guessing games. Since Easter, like most holidays, is all about food, most of these ideas will get everyone up and moving to work up an appetite by the time the Easter ham is on the table (or ya know, the candy dish is replenished). But if you'd rather have everyone stay put, opt for a board game or puzzle to put their mind to work instead. Of course, any game is more enjoyable if you know that there's a prize on the other side, so be sure to have an assortment of delicious Easter treats on deck for the winners a.k.a. everyone at the party.

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Bunny Bowling
Handmade Charlotte

These bowling pins are earresistible, aren't they? Just add hand-drawn faces and paper ears to make this classic game fit for the occasion.

Get the tutorial at Handmade Charlotte »

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Easter Scavenger Hunt
The Best Ideas for Kids

Since they've already got their detective hat on, keep the search going by scattering a bunch of clues around your house to lead your little bunnies to a special prize.

Get the tutorial at The Best Ideas for Kids »

Easter Egg Poppers
Studio DIY

When kids yank on the string, they'll crack open the colorful poppers and shower themselves in sweet surprises a.k.a. candy and confetti galore.

Get the tutorial at Studio DIY »

Hoppin' Easter Egg Hunt
Alice & Lois

Egg hunts aren't all about chocolates and coins. Fill half of the plastic eggs with fun challenges (think: quack like a duck) to get everyone — young and old — in the holiday spirit.

Get the tutorial at Alice & Lois »

Chickers
chickers
Craft Project Ideas

Checkers gets an Easter twist when you exchange the round pieces for easy, DIY chicks and bunnies. You might even want to keep this one out as a decoration when you're not playing it.

Get the tutorial at Craft Project Ideas »

Hungry Bunny Toss
Pink Stripey Socks

Switch up the age-old bean bag toss for this silly bunny version. The game is as fun to make as it is to play.

Get the tutorial at Pink Stripey Socks »

Easter Egg Bingo
easter egg bingo easter game
Sunny Day Family

Mix and match different tops and bottoms of plastic Easter Eggs, and use the resulting combos to come up with a Bingo board. First one to get five in a row wins!

Get the tutorial (and printable) at Sunny Day Family »

Water Balloon "Egg" Toss
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Head outside and split your family into pairs. Have each pair toss water balloon "eggs" back and forth. When someone pops an egg, their team is out — and soggy!

Egg Bowling
bunny egg bowling easter game
Kid Friendly Things to Do

If you have a smooth, flat surface in your house or patio, you can try rolling eggs in a traditional bowling game and try to knock down empty water bottles. Or you can go for a game of precision, challenging players to see if they can get closest to a marker (in this case, the plain, white egg).

Get the tutorial at Kid Friendly Things to Do »

Easter Egg Advent Calendar
Courtesy of Squirrelly Minds

Christmas gets a fun countdown, so why not Easter? The kids can start counting down the days until Easter Sunday with these confetti-filled eggs. Each egg contains a slip of paper with a fun activity or privilege (like staying up past bedtime).

Get the tutorial at Kollaborra »

Hula Hoop Aim Game
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Set up five hula hoops on the floor and assign a point value to each (ex: the closest hoop is 10 points and the furthest hoop is 50). Give each player five plastic eggs. Have them toss the eggs into the hoops to see who can rack up the most points.

Jumping Jack
Goliath
Goliath
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This surprise game is perfect for getting in the Easter spirit. Players pull carrots from the base and wait for Jack to launch from his perch. Once he jumps, players race to catch him. Ages 7+

Bunny Hop Sack Race
Courtesy of Crazy Wonderful

Turning a burlap sack into hours of Easter fun has never been easier. Set up each player with a sack — decked out with bunny tail — and have them race to the finish line.

Get the tutorial at Crazy Wonderful »

Egged On Game
Hasbro
Hasbro

As fun to watch as it is to play, players crack plastic eggs on their heads in this roulette-style game — and hope they aren't cracking one filled with water! Great for outdoor get togethers and bringing together a crowd — just remember to let the plastic eggs dry completely before packing it back up. Ages 6+

Jelly Bean Color Match
Modern Preschool

Perfect for toddlers, this game encourages color recognition. Just make sure they don't eat the jellybeans before they finish!

Get the tutorial at Modern Preschool »

Egg and Spoon Race Game
Amazon
My Toy House

Host an old-fashioned spoon race! This brings together the whole family as they dash to the finish line without dropping the wooden egg. Ages 4+

Easter Tag
easter games  kids runnign around at the park
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This game is similar to regular tag, except to avoid being tagged, players can yell out an Easter-related word to keep whoever's "it" at bay. To make the game more challenging, choose a theme. For example, themes could be "types of Easter candies" or "types of flowers." Players can only use the same word once.

Corn Hole Toss
Carlie Statsky

Paint a corn hole board in your favorite Easter pastels and get tossing! A bag in the hole is three points and a bag on the board is one.

Get the tutorial at Style Me Pretty »

Hatchimals EGGventure Game
Amazon
Hatchimals

Perfect for Hatchimals fans, this game comes with four exclusive Hatchimal figurines — including one in a surprise egg to hatch! It also helps practice strategy and matching skills. Ages 5+

Pin the Tail on the Bunny
Ella Claire Inspired

Donkey, who? This version of Pin the Tail is the hoppiest one yet.

Get the tutorial at Ella Claire Inspired »

Giant Jenga
A Beautiful Mess

Jumbo Jenga gets an Easter makeover thanks to cheery shades of paint. Players take turns removing blocks from the stack, trying their best not to knock it over.

Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Mess »

Feed the Bunny
Courtesy of Little Family Fun

This game is a seasonal and adorable way to practice learning shapes with the little ones.

Get the tutorial at Little Family Fun »

Easter Candy Dice Game
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lovetopartay

When the baskets are opened, how do you trade your least-favorite jelly beans for the best chocolate eggs? Try this dice game, which makes the best use of any extra candy you have lying around.

Easter Bocce
easter games - Lawn Bowling - Bocce Ball
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Easter-fy this classic outdoor game by using wooden eggs instead of traditional bocce balls. Toss one egg as a marker and then see which player can toss their egg closest to it.

Easter Egg Puzzles
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Make the Best of Everything

You create an Easter-themed puzzle using blank pieces. Hide pieces inside the eggs, and then have the kids work together to make it. Genius!

Get the tutorial at Make the Best of Everything »

Mix and Match
Makes and Takes

If your kids have their color-naming skills on lock, kick it up a notch with this tricky sorting game that asks kids to hunt for plastic eggs that match an illustration.

Get the tutorial at Makes and Takes »

Guess How Many
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Pour a hefty amount of jelly beans into a large jar and have everyone at the party submit their guesses. The prize? The jar of jelly beans, of course!

Get the tutorial at Play Party Plan »

Clue Hunt
Edventures with Kids

Everything's a bit more fun with a little mystery. You'll have to hide the eggs and candy separately, but seeing your little ones have that "aha!" moment will make it worth it.

Get the tutorial at Edventures with Kids »

Rabbit Ears Ring Toss
JOYIN
JOYIN

Get ready to get silly! With this game, players wear a pair of inflatable rabbit ears while their partners try to toss the rings onto them. It's impossible to do without giggling. Ages 4+

Easter Minute to Win It
colorful easter eggs
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Fast-paced games always get the heart racing! For this game, see who can stack up the most plastic Easter egg halves in 60 seconds. Don't let it topple!

Hoppy Floppy's Happy Hunt
Educational Insights
Educational Insights

For the littlest ones, players can spin the wheel in this game, and then use the bunny tweezers to pluck the correct color carrot to put in their baskets. The first one to fill their basket wins. This game works on fine motor coordination and color matching skills. Ages 3+

Egg Snatch!
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For older kids, you cam up the competition factor in the egg hunt by introducing stealing rules. Declare that it's allowed for kids to steal eggs from each other's baskets — but if the snatcher gets caught, they have to fork over one of their own eggs.

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