Changes to Easter
I started preparing my son for the changes this Easter over a week ago, explaining that we will be spending Easter at home, not at nan and grandad’s house (which he understood and took well).
My son chose a few activities to do during the week. A new addition to Easter this year was making Italian Easter Bread.
Italian Easter Bread
We attempted to make some Italian Easter Bread, which is slightly sweet with sprinkles on top.
The bread was light and tasted fantastic. It’s something that my son enjoyed making and wants to make again, but next time to include glazed icing on top.
The wreath was made by cutting a large circle out from cardboard, and then drawing a smaller circle and making a hole in the centre.
My son glued artificial sunflowers, decorative eggs, coloured card shapes and chicks onto the wreath using a glue gun and PVA glue. My son fixed the rest of the sunflowers from the garland around the wreath.
Easter Egg Hunt
I was unable to order an Easter egg bag or basket for my son, so I decided to make him one instead, out of a cardboard box.
The next step was drawing a checked pattern onto the box and painting the design using acrylic paints.
I then cut out a long strip from a white foam sheet and used split pins to fasten the handle onto the box.
The bunny-shaped clues were made using a sheet of shiny gold card and marked out using a cookie cutter from our baking cupboard.
While my son was asleep, I hid the chocolate eggs and sweets around the flat. The next morning, my son woke up all excited and ready to hunt for the Easter eggs.
I have covered our coffee table with a festive table cover and set out the napkins, my son’s DIY Easter Wreath, a small wicker heart wreath and a tealight holder with a heart shape on top of the table.
We will be having a roast dinner later, watching Sunday service and FaceTime the family.
From both of us, Happy Easter to you all.