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Easter-themed activities to do at home with your kids

From DIY to virtual egg hunts, here is how to spend Easter weekend at home.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Quarantine can make the holidays a challenge. Luckily, there are lots of fun Easter-themed activities to do at home.

Even if you don't have a backyard for the traditional Easter egg hunt, you can check out these family-friendly, DIY ideas to make this weekend spectacular. 

Dye Easter eggs

All you need is vinegar, hard-boiled eggs, and a dye kit–which you can order online from Target or Amazon. For homemade dyes, just use food coloring, water, and vinegar. 

Want to up you egg dyeing game? Use a white crayon to make designs that will only be revealed once the dye job is done. 

Do an indoor egg hunt

You might have to get a little creative, but there's nothing like a good old-fashioned egg hunt. Think outside of the box: create clues, make a treasure map, or introduce non-candy prizes. 

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Make any of these amazing Cadbury egg recipes

What is Easter without Cadbury eggs? Try any of these recipes for a unique spin on the traditional spring confection. 

Plant flowers

Bring Spring home with you by planting some flowers. You can order bulbs and seedlings online from a variety of places, or go straight to flowers in bloom.  

Do a chocolate fondue party

Chocolate and Easter go hand-in-hand, so why not try something a little more grown up than chocolate bunnies. Grab a variety of fruit or those leftover Cadbury eggs and go crazy!

Bake some Easter bread

This colorful creation is a great way to add some festive Easter fun to your weekend. The recipe is quite simple. Don't forget to dye your eggs!

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Log on for virtual egg hunts, parades, and contests

While all in-person Easter events have been cancelled, there are still some virtual egg hunts and contests to check out. Drive-by parades are also happening in various local neighborhoods, allowing kids to wave 'hi' to the Easter bunny.

Here are some of your options:


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