Spring is here and Easter is just around the corner. You’re so excited as this will be baby’s first Easter. You’re already thinking of ideas on how to celebrate this special occasion so it will be one to remember.
That’s why I’ve compiled an exciting list of ideas for celebrating baby’s first Easter. Let’s hop right in.
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Yay! Every new mother loves taking tons of photos of their pride and joy. So what better way to celebrate baby’s first Easter then with a fun photo shoot that both you and baby will enjoy.
Here are some ideas and props for your photo shoot:
-A cute outfit that says “Baby’s First Easter”. Check out these personalised my first Easter outfits from Etsy that would be ideal or how about a little bunny sleep suit perfect for the youngest members of the family.
You’d be surprised at how creative you can get with your photo shoot. Using some of these photoshoot props along with the cutest baby will make the cutest pictures ever.
Easter baskets are to be enjoyed by kids of all ages, including babies.
Here are some Easter basket ideas that are baby friendly and are fun to put together.
Treats and gifts to use in the basket:
–Teething toys and rings
-Stuffed animals – how about an Easter Peter Rabbit soft toy
Keepsake footprint crafts
You wouldn’t believe how many different keepsake crafts you can make with your baby’s tiny footprints. Here are a few creative ideas you’ll enjoy creating.
Using orange paint, take a print of your baby’s left and right foot on white paper to look like little carrots. Then glue some green paper strips just above the toes to look like the carrot leaves.
-Baby chick footprint
Using yellow paint take a print of baby’s right foot on white paper. Then draw the chick’s legs with orange marker below the arch of the foot. After you can add the chick’s orange beak on the heel of the foot along with a small black dot as the eye.
You can also create photo frames and so many other keepsake crafts with your baby’s footprints. After creating any of these crafts, be sure to date them and write, “Baby’s First Easter”.
Baby-friendly egg hunt
Whether you have a 3-month-old or a 12-month-old, these are some fun Easter hunt ideas that even your baby will love.
First, fill plastic Easter eggs with some of your baby’s favorite treats might it be cereal puffs or even yogurt melts. After you fill your Easter eggs you can then fill a kiddie pool with Easter basket grass along with tons of plastic eggs they can easily grab for.
Another idea is to tie balloons to each of the eggs and put them in the grass. This will help your little one easily find the eggs and they will definitely enjoy seeing all the colors.
So there you have it.
Some of the best ideas for celebrating baby’s first Easter that will leave a hopping impression on both you and baby.
Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, teacher, mum, and home educator from the UK. She loves getting creative, whether it is with simple and easy crafts and ideas, activities to make learning fun, or delicious recipes that you and your kids can cook together you'll find them all shared here on Rainy Day Mum.