30 Suggested Activities to do over the Easter Holidays

30 Suggested Activities to do over the Easter Holidays

Below are a list of 30 suggested activities that the girls could get up to over the Easter break. We hope you all stay safe and enjoy the extra time with your families.

Each teacher will also be sending their own suggested activity list on their Google Classroom page.

Happy Easter everyone from all the Staff in SVDP!

Activities to keep you busy over the Easter holidays!

1.Easter poetry – Write an Easter-themed poem. Use any format you like e.g. acrostic, cinquain, rhyming.

2.Host an Easter Egg Hunt! – Why not create your own Easter Egg Hunt for your family. You could even do it orienteering style – giving clues as to where each egg is hidden!

3.Easter Art – Create a piece of artwork based around the theme of Easter. It can be anything you’d like!

4.Emoji Maths Problems – Some are tricky, but give them a go!
https://www.solvemoji.com/Puzzle/Puzzle/33961/
https://www.solvemoji.com/Puzzle/Puzzle/33916/
https://www.solvemoji.com/Puzzle/Puzzle/32705/

5.Hold an Egg Race – Let all the race participants decorate their own hardboiled egg with paint, glitter, etc. Then hand them all a spoon and let them race off on the predetermined course.

6.Make some Easter cookies – here are 10 easy recipes! https://www.mykidstime.com/food-and-recipes/10-cute-easy-easter-cookies-kids-love/

7.Make an Easter Wreath – Follow these guidelines on how to make a fabulous Easter wreath! https://www.mykidstime.com/things-to-do/watch-how-to-make-a-wreath-for-easter/

8.Make an Easter Pinata! – Although it may look difficult to make, it’s not if you follow these simple steps. https://www.mykidstime.com/things-to-do/easter-craft-ideas-easter-chick-piñata-or-decoration/

9.Kahoot – Easter and spring quizzes – Play an Easter/spring quiz on Kahoot! Why not make up your own quiz for the rest of the class to try?

10.Easter/spring themed story – Write an Easter/spring themed short story!

11.Countdown – http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/maths/countdown/index.html

12. Recycled Art – Make something out of recycled materials

13.Dublin Zoo: Keep an eye on the animal webcams in Dublin Zoo: https://www.dublinzoo.ie/animals/animal-webcams/

14.Do some Easter baking – there are lots of recipes here: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/collection/easter-kids

15.Planting – Do some planting in your garden or in pots!

16.Harry Potter – Have a look at the new Harry Potter website: www.wizardingworld.com

17.PE Classes – Keep up with the Joe Wicks PE classes: https://www.thebodycoach.com/blog/pe-with-joe-1254.html

18.David Walliams – He is reading a new book on his website each day. Have a listen! https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/

19.Audible – Kids stories are all free at this time. https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

20. Quiz Night – Make up a quiz for your family to do – perhaps have a few rounds with each round having a different topic!

21.Yoga – Try out some yoga on Cosmic Kids – https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

22.Puppets – Use an old sock to create a puppet. Why not create two puppets and write a script! Perform the play for your family!

23. Reading – Build a reading den – find somewhere cosy, snuggle up and read a book!

24.Thank you letter – Do you know any doctors or nurses – why not write them a thank you letter for all that they are doing to help our society?

25.Draw a view – Look out your window and sketch what you see!

26.Twinkl – There are so many nice resources on the twinkl website. Why not try an Easter crossword or puzzle. www.twinkl.ie

27.Wordsearch – Create an Easter wordsearch. Give it to someone in your family to see if they can find your words!

28.Go Noodle: Create a Go Noodle account and stay active. There are loads of fun activities on it: – www.gonoodle.com

29.Primary Planet Magazine – These magazines are now free to read online – www.theprimaryplanet.ie

30.Don Conroy – Don is an artist who had an art show on TV years ago. He has decided to start a YouTube channel called ‘Draw with Don’. Check it out! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo4dO9D4okn25M6mvfB02rQ

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