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Think Outside the Egg: 6 Alternative Hunts for Easter and Beyond

From pirates to superheroes to nature, simple ways to freshen up this year's egg hunt


Published on: April 05, 2022

little kid holding a blue egg on a spoon outdoors
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Some new takes on Easter egg hunts

It's almost time to hide those candy-stuffed plastic eggs and let the chaos ensue. As our little chicks get older, however, many parents long for a fresh take on this Easter tradition. These six creative egg-hunt alternatives will engage kids and liven up any humdrum Easter routine. From letting kids unearth pirate treasure to egging them on to solve a top-secret mission, each hunt introduces an exciting new twist that may speak to your child’s specific interests. Scroll through the arrows above for ideas. 

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