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13 Easter Activities For Kids & Adults

on 04 April 2022 in General News

Easter is the perfect time to honour traditions while having fun with friends and family. 

This holiday isn’t just for the kids, either! We’ve got a basket full of eggcellent Easter activities for kids and adults so that you can join in the celebrations no matter how old you are!

From Easter egg hunts to an Easter dress-up party and DIY Easter craft and decorations, get the whole family involved with our mix of indoor and outdoor Easter activities that are sure to bring a hopping good time!

Marketplace Gungahlin is here to help make your Easter the best one yet. Check out our Easter activity ideas below and hop into the centre for all your must-have Easter supplies:

Easter Ideas for Kids

April School Holidays at Marketplace Gungahlin - This month at Marketplace Gungahlin’s shopping centre, we’re hosting exciting Easter activities for the kids that they will surely love and help you plan the upcoming school holidays.

  • Easter Garden Party - Join us in a fun dance party for the kids to enjoy with individual food and drink packs for each attendee.

When: Saturday 9 April & Sunday 10 April 2022
Time: 10am & 11am
Where: Outside BIG W
Price: FREE for The Hub Members

  • Easter Craft - Don’t miss out on the Easter craft activities we’re hosting to get the kids involved in some creative fun.
    • DIY Floral Easter Ears

      When: Monday 11 April - Friday 15 April 2022
      Time: 11am - 2pm | 3 sessions
      Where: Outside BIG W
      Price: FREE for The Hub Members

    • DIY Hot Cross Buns

      When: Tuesday 19 April - Sunday 24 April 2022
      Time: 11am - 2pm | 3 sessions
      Where: Outside BIG W
      Price: FREE for The Hub Members

  • Easter Bunny Roaming - Making a special appearance at Marketplace is the Easter Bunny so come down to meet him and his helper with fun-filled chocolate goodies. Don’t forget to get a pic. 

    When: Thursday 14 April, Saturday 16 April & Sunday 17 April 2022
    Where: Centre Wide 

  • Easter Egg Express - Hop on the Easter Express following the Easter Bunny’s prints to hop on. We’ve got THREE golden eggs and if you draw the lucky golden egg, you will WIN 1 of 3 $100 Marketplace Easter Gift Cards. 

    When: Saturday 16 April - Monday 18 April 2022
    Where: Outside FSW Shoes

Join The Hub and book now for some exciting Easter activities the kids will enjoy.

Bunny Hop - This idea is sure to get the kids having a blast this Easter! Grab some white pillowcases and have the kids decorate them with easter designs using paints and textas. Next, get the kids to step inside their pillowcase for a hopping race to the finish line! 

Pick up some affordable pillow cases from Kmart and crafting supplies such as markers and paints from Nextra Newsagency

Easter Bingo - Bingo is a great indoor Easter activity to keep the kids entertained! You can find a tonne of free printable Easter-themed bingo cards online or if you’ve got the time, you can make your own. Instead of using tokens or a pen to mark off squares, use sweet treats like jelly beans or mini eggs! Print off enough bingo cards and gather enough prizes for multiple rounds so that everyone can have a chance at winning!

Find some great prizes to include in your Easter bingo game at Big W and EB Games!

Dressed up for the occasion - Oh what fun it is to throw a dress-up party! From bunny costumes to pretty pastel tutus and Easter egg printed onesies, getting the kids to dress up for their own Easter costume party is sure to make for an egg-stra special Easter!

Find a range of colourful, unique and affordable kid’s clothing at Mini Bling

Easter reading for the kids - This is a perfect Easter activity if you have little ones or if it’s a rainy day outside. Gather the kids around with their Easter egg haul and curl up with a stack of Easter-themed books to read together.

Pop in to the best bookstore in town! BOOK FACE stocks a range of children’s books as well as popular kids' games and toys. 

Easter Ideas for Adults

Easter Egg Treasure Hunt - Try this new spin on the classic Easter egg hunt! Instead of chocolates or candy, put a series of clues in hollowed-out Easter eggs or Easter egg containers and turn it into a scavenger hunt! Whoever solves the clues first wins! Prize ideas can include money, gift cards, vouchers or movie tickets.

Find everything you need for an Easter egg treasure hunt at Marketplace Gungahlin. Pick up some Easter egg hunting eggs at Big W and find some great prizes at low prices at Kmart

Easter Pinata - Think that running around the park looking for Easter eggs is strictly for the kids? Then how about taking turns hitting a giant Easter egg pinata?! Make or buy an Easter pinata and fill it with the best adult-friendly treats including chocolate, lollies, money, scratchies, food and travel vouchers, novelty items and more for a cracking good time!

You can get all your crafting supplies to make a pinata (as well as candy and party supplies to fill it!) at Homebase

Makeup Easter Egg Hunt - Do you and your friends' fancy makeup over chocolate? Then why not have a makeup Easter egg hunt?! Fill plastic hunting eggs with small cosmetic items or makeup samples and once found, apply or take turns doing each other’s makeup for a glamourous twist on an Easter favourite!

Priceline is the number one go-to store for all your beauty and cosmetic needs. Find a range of travel-size beauty prizes including samples to pop into your Easter eggs!

Easter Cookout - Celebrate Easter this year by inviting your closest friends or family for an Easter feast! It could be a laid-back BBQ with sausages and burgers, or, ask each guest to bring their signature dish for a night of pot luck.

Get the freshest, tastiest ingredients and easter recipe ideas from Woolworths - the fresh food people. 

Easter Decorating - Whether it’s an Easter-themed table centrepiece to wow guests at Easter Sunday lunch or a DIY Easter hamper gift for the family, there are so many ways to decorate your home for easter and create some special handmade gifts for your loved ones!

Get your Easter decorating supplies including handmade hampers and floral arrangements from Poetry in Flowers.

Hop into Marketplace Gungahlin for a cracking Easter!

Whether you’re young or young at heart, Easter is a great time to get involved in some fun Easter activities! Hopefully, this list inspires you to try something new and create some great memories to be shared with friends and family for years to come. 

Marketplace Gungahlin truly has something for every bunny - so come in today to pick up your Easter supplies and join in on the Easter School Holiday fun!

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