Easter at home - ideas for families

Saturday 27th March - Sunday 11th April 2021
00:00 (each day)

Celebrate Easter and enjoy some of these wonderful activities at home or in your outside space. Remember to adhere to Covid 19 restrictions when enjoying these activities!

Big thank you to the Gen2 team at the Diocese of Peterborough for rounding up these fantastic ideas:

Make a mini-Easter garden and you could win a prize!

Use these instructions to make a yogurt pot Easter garden

Then – get creative and design your own Easter garden, post it on social media using #PboroEasterGarden and tagging in one of the Cathedral’s accounts:

Facebook @PeterboroughCathedral
Twitter @pborocathedral
Instagram @peterborough_cathedral

Be inventive – make a garden out of anything you can think of – art and craft materials, natural objects, biscuits, Lego, or in Minecraft

Deadline: Sunday 11th April

The deadline for pictures is Sunday 11th April and we will select one lucky winner who will receive a yummy chocolate egg.

Easter videos to watch

1. The Easter story 

Easter story video from Kitchen Table Productions

From Kitchen Table Productions
Charlie and Charlotte Nobbs of the Diocese of Peterborough

Palm Sunday

The Last Supper

Prayer in the Garden

Good Friday

Easter Morning

Emmaus Road

Peter Goes Fishing

Risen Jesus Appears

2. A Resurrection Rhyme 

A Resurrection Rhyme 

Thank you to The Bible Society and Bob Hartman.

3. The Journey of Jesus in 3½ minutes 

The Journey of Jesus in 3½ minutes

Thank you to The Bible Society

4. Story of Easter 

Story of Easter

Thank you to BBC Teach

Easter trails to print at home

Easter Story Egg Hunt

Print out the Easter Egg cards and hide them around your home or garden. Children read the Easter story and participate in a short reflection or activity at each egg

Signs of Spring Trail

Enjoy this seasonal trail in your garden or local outside space. * Remember to adhere to the government's Covid restrictions when enjoying this trail *.

General Easter Activities

Check out these egg-cellent Easter activities egg-cellent Easter activities from The Bible Society

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