Easter is just a hop, skip, and a jump away, but if you still haven’t made a crack in your Easter list yet…it’s all good. Let’s breathe together.
– This post has been updated for 2018 –
There are still a few days left until the Easter bunny visits, so we put together this ultimate list of last-minute Easter ideas for you including egg decorating ideas, Easter recipes, Easter crafts, Easter printables for kids, and so much more.
Let’s just say that when it comes to having a special Easter with your family and friends, all your eggs are in one basket. This one.
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Awesome last-minute Easter egg decorating ideas
Decorating Easter eggs can be a blast — and that makes finding them again on Easter morning all the more rewarding. Whether you want to go the all-natural egg-dyeing route or skip the dye altogether, we promise you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for right here.
– 8 simply gorgeous no-dye decorating ideas for your Easter eggs (love these DIY no-dye cotton candy Easter eggs from Posh Little Designs, above)
– 15 lovely Easter egg decorating ideas all about color
– These printables make egg decorating easier…and cuter (Porgs, people!)
–The expert guide to getting exactly the right Easter dye shade for your eggs
– Social media icon eggs, perfect for your Insta feed
– Working with natural dyes: 13 natural ways to dye eggs every color of the rainbow
– 9 of the prettiest floral eggs you’ll ever make
– Unicorn Easter eggs almost too magical to be real
– DIY galaxy Easter eggs you’ll think are out of this world
– 7 food-themed egg decorating ideas so yummy, you’ll want to eat them up
– How to make your Easter eggs look like ice cream cones (courtesy of The Decorated Cookie)
– Star Wars, superhero, and other cool pop culture Easter egg ideas
– Go retro with tie-dyed eggs
– Cool,mess-free egg decorating ideas, all using Sharpies
Fun last-minute Easter crafts and printables
Easter crafting doesn’t have to mean buying out the entire art supply store (thank goodness). We’ve rounded up the cutest craft ideas that use things you probably already have at home, or that you can get just by pressing print (for free), because Easter craft-making should be all about fun. And easy, too — we especially like the “easy” part.
– Free Easter printables that make your egg hunt happier and your brunch table prettier (above, printable Easter bunny treat cones by We Are Scout)
– Unbelievably creative, free Easter printables
– 10 fun and easy Easter crafts that use everyday household items
– Even more Easter crafts with household objects from wine corks to marshmallows
– Flowery Easter crafts for kids of all ages
– The coolest grown-up Easter coloring pages for big kids who want to color too
– Springy, fun Easter crafts that are entirely glitter free (isn’t the swinging Easter chick craft above by Mimoko for Handmade Charlotte fantastic?)
– Our very favorite bunny crafts for kids
– Things to do with Peeps (well, besides eat them)
– Last-minute printables for the finishing touch on those Easter baskets
Yummy last-minute Easter recipes
Because so much of Easter involves food (and thank goodness for that), we have dozens of recipes that are sure to fit whatever your plans are. From Easter-themed treats for kids so cute it looks like they’ll hop right off the table to easy brunch ideas, you’re sure to fill every plate with deliciousness.
– 7 amazing make-ahead Easter brunch recipes, from sides to desserts (Italian Easter Bread by Sprinkle Bakes…yes, please!)
– Another smart make-ahead Easter brunch menu (you still have time!)
– 6 yummy recipes for Easter cookies and treats that kids can make with just a teensy bit of help
– Beautiful Easter cakes that’ll inspire even non-bakers
– A bacon recipe that will change your Easter brunch game forever
– 5 sticky bun recipes perfect for Easter brunch
– Bagel bunnies, Peep s’mores and other adorably easy Easter treats to make with your kids
– Boozy Easter cocktail recipes to toast the holiday
– 7 super cute Easter treats kids can make themselves
– Carrot cakes, coconut cakes, candied lemon cakes (did we mention we like cakes?)
– Easter cake pops almost too cute to eat (like these Flower Pot Pops by Niner Bakes!)
– Hard-boiled egg recipes for the day after Easter
– Delicious things to do with leftover Easter candy (if you have any)
Last-minute gift ideas for Easter baskets
Proving that there’s nothing wrong with “last-minute” (because, we get it, we’re busy parents too!), we’ve got some gift ideas for baskets (and yes, that includes candy) that you can still get last-minute to make sure your kids are happy on Easter morning.
– Non-candy Easter basket ideas for less than $15 (you can still Amazon Prime the bestselling A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo!)
– Gourmet Easter candy, because grownups like candy in their Easter baskets too
– 15 sweet bunny gifts for kids’ easter baskets
– If you’re in Manhattan, get a pint of special Easter Cookie DŌ delivered right to your basket!
– Great companies offering allergy-free chocolate bunnies for baskets
– Adorable Harry Potter bookmarks make Easter baskets more magical
– 16 of the most adorable Easter gift ideas for kids
– Sweet bunny accessories for your baby’s first Easter
– More than 20 of the best bunny gifts for Easter, whether you’ve got toddlers or tweens
–19 very (very) special ideas for non-candy Easter basket gifts kids will love.
–10 sweet first Easter gifts for the new baby in your life
– Oreo Eggs: Your kids will flip!
– Healthier, allergy-free Easter candies that still taste delicious