These creative and festive games will keep everyone entertained until dinner time (extra ham, please!).
Paint a bean bag board in your favorite Easter pastels and get tossing!
What you'll need: bean bag toss ($44, ), paints ($13 for 6 pastel shades,
Only thing better than hunting for candy-filled eggs? Smashing a bigger candy-filled egg to pieces.
What you'll need: crepe paper ($8, ), mini balloons ($10, ), tacky glue ($5, )
Is it really an Easter garden party without a few rounds of croquet?
The simple dice game gets a makeover worthy of any springtime soiree. This version is made with wood blocks, but if you're worried about the kids getting hurt, you can use large foam blocks instead.
What you'll need: large wooden blocks ($8, ), lots of pink paint ($8, ), white dot stickers ($8, )
Give those plain old tin cans a serious Easter makeover with pastels and lace, and start tossing!
What you'll need: tin cans, spray paint ($4, ), doilies ($6, )
Bonus points if you can land your hoop while standing on one leg.
What you'll need: plastic flamingos ($13 for 2,), lightweight plastic rings ($6,)
Get everyone involved in this enormous game of dominos. You can make your own set, like this blogger did, but in case you don't have access to power tools, you can also .
Keep the littlest Easter party attendees entertained with this easy leaf threading activity. It's a great way to develop motor skills, and they'll be proud of their creations.
What you'll need: twine ($5, )
Put a springtime twist on the classic game of tic-tac-toe. To make it extra special for Easter, you could paint the stones as Easter eggs and bunnies.
What you'll need: several small stones, acrylic paint set ($10, )
Thanks to a little spray paint, bowling in the grass has never been more colorful.
What you'll need: tin cans, spray paint ($4, )
This DIY ring toss kit is a beautiful alternative to generic store bought games. Once you paint those soda bottles, the whole family can play!
What you'll need: shallow wood box ($11, ), empty glass bottles, chalk paint ($9, ), rope ($8, )
Sometimes competitive games are just stressful. For the kids who prefer to play behind the scenes, this adorable lemonade stand is the perfect fix.
What you'll need: cold beverage dispensers ($15, ), colorful buckets ($7, )
Add a special ambiance to your egg hunt with balloons. (These pastel picks will also make for some pretty photos!)
What you'll need: balloons ($10, ), Easter eggs ($7, ), ribbons ($5, )
What's better than pin the tail on the donkey? Watching your kids pin the tail on this adorable bunny.
What you'll need: yarn pom-poms ($8, )
Perfect for little readers, this game requires some thought! Inside or outside, your kids will learn a thing or two while playing.
What you'll need: Easter eggs ($7, ), bunny ears ($5, amazon.com)
This delicious jelly bean bingo game will entertain your kids and your taste buds.
What you'll need: jelly beans ($12 for 2-pound bag, )
For those overactive kids who just can't stop moving, a little game of Easter eggs-ercizes will have them ready for a nap in no time.
What you'll need: Easter eggs ($7, )
It's time to throw all your eggs into one basket — or in this case, corn hole. These soft, cloth beanbag eggs won't crack like a normal egg, so you can play for hours.
What you'll need: Easter-appropriate fabric ($9, ), bean bag toss ($44, )
Jump into this wild game of giant Jenga to enjoy the spring weather. When the colorful blocks take a tumble, you can set them right back up!
What you'll need: Several pieces of 2x4 wood (or ), paint ($2,)