Easter is a holy festival that is celebrated worldwide. Christians from all around the world gather in the nearby churches to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ according to their belives.
For most of us,
Easter is the indication of spring. The flowers start to blossom again, and the streets are filled with stuff for the preparation of Easter.
Arrangements are made to host grand Easter events such as the great ‘Easter Parade’ in New York or the ‘Blessing of the Fleet Festival’ in Australia.
All in all,
Big events as well as small events are held in all parts of the world to enjoy this wonderful occasion.
To make Easter 2019 great for you and your family, we are here with our top 7 strategies that will make you a great host on this holy occasion.
1. Easter Brunch
Easter is the perfect time of the year to pick up the phone and call your family to host a grand family brunch. If you have kids, they will love having everyone from the family on the same table breaking bread together.
Your kids will love to see their grandparents bringing gifts for them on this wonderful occasion. Easter brunch can be an excuse for your friends to get a break from the daily life routine and have a good time together.
2. Easter Decoration
Now, that you’re hosting a family Easter brunch. You need to show the guests that you mean to respect them and the holy occasion by decorating your house in the best way possible. There are plenty of ways you can set the tone for Easter.
Here are some of them,
- Door Décor
- Easter tree with colorful lights
- Easter table setting
- Dyed Easter eggs
3. Scripture Name Cards
To spice up your Easter celebrations, replace the ordinary name cards on the table with scripture name cards.
Scripture name cards are same as the name cards except there is a verse written on the card along with the name. So, when the guest looks for his name on the card, he/she can read the verse as well.
This is a great way to share God’s promises with guests through verse from Bible.
This will really set the mood for Easter.
4. Coloring the Easter Eggs
Although coloring the eggs on Easter is a fun activity that is enjoyed almost everywhere, you can host a small competition to make sure no one is left out of the game.
There are different competitions held in schools and colleges to commemorate Easter in fun and productive manner.
Coloring the Easter eggs can be seen as a family activity that brings together everyone. It is as fun for the kids as it is for the adults.
5. Community Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Egg hunt is one of the most common games played on the occasion of Easter. Every kid on the block knows how to play this game.
So, why not bring a little more competition to make this game more fun?
That you can gather up members of the community together on a specific day to play the game on a bigger scale.
Along with the addition of players, the fun of the game will also be doubled.
To make it more tempting, add a cash prize by asking everyone to chip-in according to their budget.
6. DIY Easter crafts
Everyone is blessed with Easter holidays and it’s the perfect occasion to have fun with your kids and friends.
A great way to utilize your Easter holidays is by making different Easter crafts using different equipment and tools. This will not only keep your children entertained but will also make you feel good by contributing to the Easter celebrations.
Easter crafts include;
- Dyeing Easter Eggs
- Creating Easter Décor for decorating your house
- Making customized Easter Baskets
- Hand-made Easter cards
7. Bake an Easter Delight
Every occasion, whether small or big needs to be celebrated with a delight. Go through different recipes for Easter desserts and choose the right one for your family.
Make the Easter delight from the scratch to be served as a dessert at the end of the Easter dinner. This will show your love for the family and the Easter occasion. It could be a rabbit-themed cake topped up with chocolate Easter eggs or an Easter traditional carrot cake.
At the end of the day, the only thing that matters is how you spend the little moments in your life. Easter on the other hand is a big event that should be cherished by everyone.
Share the promises of God, his blessings and try to make the most of Easter 2019. Good luck!