Easter egg treasure hunt ideas

Posted under Easter

10Apr
easter egg treasure hunt ideas

Easter Egg Treasure Hunt Ideas Giveaway!   If you are wanting to do something a little different this year, and need some fun Easter Egg Treasure Hunt ideas, then you should have a look at this fun adventure for the whole family designed by my friend Michelle? Her Easter Egg Treasure Hunt Game is a downloadable PDF file that you can print…

How to make an Easter egg basket from paper: a how-to tutorial

Posted under Easter, Paper

29Mar
origami box for easter egg hunt

 How to make an Easter Egg basket from Paper With Easter only just over three weeks away, you might just be needing a quick and easy Easter Egg basket to make with your children in preparation. This one is made of paper, and was inspired by Ned’s Easter kindergarten gift from last year. You need two pieces of paper, one…

10 intriguing facts and ideas about Easter

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29Mar
knitted rabbit pair

Easter is a celebration of life, death and re-birth.  It is not the easiest of the yearly holidays to honour and observe, simply because of the challenging context it signifies, especially if you have young children.  So I often find myself in a state of imbalance, wanting to acknowledge and share the true meaning and history of this time as…

Easter Egg Trail with 10 clues by Mishy Dee Designs for sale on Etsy

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14Mar
MD_EasterTrailEtsyLink

My friend and neighbour Michelle has been up to some creative tricks!  Inspired by her mother-in-law Wanda’s yearly adventures preparing a handmade Easter egg hunt for her children and grandchildren, and now living on the other side of the world, Michelle set out to recreate the traditional Easter Egg trail for her son in Australia. She has taken the idea…

Origami Easter Rabbits DIY

Posted under Easter

2Apr

With Easter rapidly approaching, we need simple crafts that can be done in a few minutes. These origami easter rabbits are pretty cute and take only a smidgeon of time. Take a piece of origami paper in your chosen colour.  Fold it in half so the colour is on the inside. (For baby rabbits, cut a piece into four and…

Bella Bilby and the Magical Easter Basket Story

Posted under Storytelling

2Apr

Bella Bilby and the Magical Easter Basket  A Southern Hemisphere Easter Story by Ali Ward, just for you.  Enjoy.  It was the day before Easter. Mr Easter Rabbit was busy putting the final touches onto all the Easter delights.  He knew his job was very special and spent all year long getting everything just right before the big day. When…

Simple basket weaving tutorial with Deb Cole

Posted under Easter, Nature and Animal Crafts

30Mar
basket weaving

Follow this simple step-by-step basket weaving tutorial. Isn’t it just perfect for Easter treats? Have you ever tried your hand at basket weaving? I hadn’t until a few weeks ago.  Oh my!  I am hooked. This is such fun! This is what greeted us at the workshop.  A floor full of flax, raffia and basket examples to show us just…

GIVEAWAY: Chicken Family Kit for Easter by Indigo Inspirations

Posted under Easter

27Mar

Would you like to make your own Easter gift for your children this year?   Enter this giveaway now!   This giveaway is NOW CLOSED. Jo, from Indigo Inspirations, has offered one lucky MamaMoontime reader the chance to win this delightful Chicken Family Kit including Mama Hen and her three babies. The kit includes everything you need to make the four…

Easter Crafting for Children and Families

Posted under Easter

27Mar

Here’s a whole lot of Easter-inspired crafty goodness and recipes for you. Why not try your hand at one of these projects over the weekend or in the Easter break? I just adore Bunny Pancake Art by Jenni Price Illustration.  Aren’t they gorgeous? Easter Chick Eggs by Kiboomu Easter Egg Cups by Attention2Detail DIY Paint Chip Easter Garland by Modern Parents…

Easter Rabbit Hair Clip for Girls

Posted under Easter, Simple sewing

25Mar

Are you thinking about making something to go into your little girl’s Easter basket? Why not make one of these- an Easter Rabbit inspired hair clip set. You’ll need a hair clip like this, two pieces of felt cut in a rounded triangle shape slightly bigger than the hairclip, and pieces of felt cut in your design. Firstly, use straight…

Origami Paper Mini Easter Baskets

Posted under Easter

14Mar

Here’s a really sweet tiny basket that is perfect for a small Easter gathering of young children. It only carries about 4-5 little chocolate eggs or yoghurt covered sultanas, so it helps to limit or contain that kind of strange hysteria that can sometimes overcome children when they know the Easter egg hunt will soon begin. (What is that?  I’ve…

Easter Bingo

Posted under Easter, Games

12Mar

If you are looking for some Easter fun beyond scoffing chocolate, why not play Easter Bingo? All you need to do is to make up some bingo cards with Easter-themed words on them, one card per player.  Be sure to have one word on each card that is exclusive to the pack, ie: not appearing on more than one board…

The Mood of Easter (Mother’s sharing evening)

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6May

It is so lovely to be able to gather together with a group of women/mothers. I find in these groups a real willingness to be open and honest, sharing from the depth of their souls.   Last night, I held our re-scheduled Easter parent gathering and how nourishing and fruitful it was. A candlelit room greeted everyone, and the low…

Easter- a time of surrender and new life

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23Apr

I have been doing an exercise in meditation where I visualise myself ‘laying down’ old beliefs, past hurts, wrong assumptions, and outward actions that haven’t served me well. Once this is done, I then build up a new image of fresh growth and a bloom of pure red roses, out of the compost of old ‘stuff’. It might be a…