Easter Party | Ideas for a Spring Birthday Party, Christening or Easter Themed Party

Easter Party | Ideas for a Spring Birthday Party, Christening or Easter Themed Party

My gorgeous little nephew is being christened over the Easter weekend and coincidently it’s also his 1st birthday party, so it’s a perfect time to throw an Easter themed party. The Easter message of new life and celebrating the joys of Spring also fits perfectly with celebrating these special moments in his life.

So with that in mind his mum wanted to use Spring and Easter themed party decorations and tableware as the Spring yellow and blue colours would work equally well for a Christening and 1st birthday. Party packs had a perfect range great value of Easter themed bunny and chick party goodies which fitted the bill perfectly.

Easter Party Tableware

I loved the combination of Easter bunny and Easter chick tableware and the blue and yellow colour scheme is perfect for a little boy's Christening, 1st birthday party or Easter party. Easter Party Tableware Supplies

These colourful peek-a-boo bunny design plates and easter bunny cups featuring a cute white rabbit and a colourful egg design are the perfect choice for serving delicious Easter party foods and drinks this spring!  Pack of 8 cups £1.74, pack of 8 plates  £1.98. Combine with these Easter Chick tableware for a colourful Springtime table. I absolutely love these cute Easter Chick drinking straws and Easter Chick party napkins and kids will too. Pack of 10. £3.00, pack of 20 napkins £3.18

Easter Party Supplies & Tableware

This grass print plastic table cover is an absolutely perfect table cover for an Easter party and the vibrant green grass print looks fantastic against the yellow and blue Easter tableware. Each table cover measures 1.4m x 2.8m and is more than adequate for most large tables - only £3.90. This cute pastel Easter themed paper table runner looks great laid over the grass table cover but I would recommend buying two for longer tables. Table runner is 120cm x 30cm and printed on 160gsm thick paper. £4.74

Easter Party Decorations

Easter Party Supplies & Tableware

Easter Chick Paper Bunting - This absolutely gorgeous Easter chick bunting is made from high quality paper and measures 3.5 meters in length. This will brighten up any Easter party and looks fab strung along windows, over doorways, along mantelpieces or you can cut in half to use in a few different areas. £6.60

Mini Flower Paper Fans

Assorted Mini Flower Fans - This pack of 6 assorted mini flower fans are ideal for Spring party decoration. They look great hung up or in a row along a mantle piece or window. They would also look great on a stick and placed in a cup or flower pot as a centrepiece at your Easter party. To reuse them, fix together with blu tac rather than the tape supplied. Each fan measures 15cm across and they're great value at only £2.94.

Easter Party Egg Decorations

Easter Egg & Chicks On Sticks are ideal for Easter and other springtime displays. The little baskets contain tiny Easter chicks and gingham paper mache eggs with ribbons on the bases. They are great in a Spring flower display, pushed into cakes, cups or in a plant pot £2.34.

Easter Party Treats

Easter Party Treat Favour Bags

Easter Mini Paper Treat Bags with an Easter bunny and chick design are great for filling with Easter themed treats and favours as party bags or for adding a cute touch to your table display, these mini paper treat bags each feature an adorable Easter bunny and chick design which will be perfectly suited to any Easter party! With an assortment of two designs we are sure that your guests will adore these bags and the cute characters printed onto them. Fill with mini eggs or use in an Easter egg hunt. A pack of 10 Easter mini paper treat bags with bunny and chick £1.20.

Easter Party Cupcake Kits

Easter Chick Cupcake Kit - This pack of Easter chick picks and Cupcake cases are beautiful for super sweet treats. Pack contains 100 cake cases in 2 designs with 10 Easter chick picks. £4.14. The picks work just as well on sandwiches, cakes, mini quiches, pizzas etc. See below for some easy Easter party cake ideas.

Simply add a few chocolate mini eggs, foil wrapped eggs, Easter bunnies and some spring flowers for a colourful Easter party. Fingers crossed for some Spring sunshine!


Chocolate Easter Egg Nest Cakes

These easy Easter cakes are great to make with kids 225g/8oz plain chocolate, broken into pieces 2 tbsp golden syrup 50g/2oz butter 75g/3oz cornflakes 36 mini chocolate eggs
  1. Line a 12-hole fairy cake tin with paper cases.

  2. Melt the chocolate, golden syrup and butter in a bowl set over a pan of gently simmering water, (do not let the base of the bowl touch the water). Stir the mixture until smooth.

  3. Remove the bowl from the heat and gently stir in the cornflakes until all of the cereal is coated in the chocolate.

  4. Divide the mixture between the paper cases and press 3 chocolate eggs into the centre of each nest. Chill in the fridge for 1 hour, or until completely set.

Carrot Cup Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

carrotcakecupcakes04 2 cups plain flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon ground ginger 2 cups sugar 1 1/4 cups vegetable oil 4 large eggs, room temperature 3 cups finely grated carrots 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F, and line two cupcake tins with paper liners. 2. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger, and whisk together. In a large bowl, whisk together the oil and sugar until combined.  3. Add the eggs one at a time, whisking to incorporated between each addition. Fold in the carrots, the add the dry ingredients to the wet, and using a wooden spoon, gently mix just until combined, and all dry ingredients are wet. 4. Spoon into lined muffin tins, until each cup is about 3/4 the way full. Bake for 16-20 minutes on the middle rack, until a toothpick entered into the center of the cakes comes out clean. Let cool in pans for a few minutes, then remove from tins and let cool completely on a baking rack before frosting. Cream Cheese Icing:
16 ounces (2 pkgs.) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups confectioners sugar
pinch of salt
1. In a stand mixer, combine the cream cheese and butter, and beat on medium high speed until smooth. 
2. Add the vanilla and salt and mix until incorporated. Gradually add the sugar, and beat until light and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes.
3. Pipe or spread onto cupcakes as desired. 
4. To make the carrot fondant toppers you will need to use a thick icing with orange food colouring and simply roll them into shape, mark with a knife and top with green icing strands.

Easter Party Games

Easter egg hunt

No Easter party would be complete without an Easter egg hunt. These printable signs and clues will help you to set up an Easter egg hunt for the whole family to enjoy. All ages can get involved with the tiny ones being helped by a parent or an older sibling

Download Easter egg hunt clues and mapDownload Easter egg signs 

Pin the tail on the bunny

If an Easter egg hunt isn’t enough for your small Easter guests, this printable Pin the Tail on the Easter Bunny is great activity for kids of all ages. The older ones love it because they actually know how to play. i.e. blind fold, spin around and try to place the tail on the bunny’s tush. But the little kids love it too. Even though most of them cheat with their eyes open!


Download Easter bunnyDownload the Easter bunny tails

games adapted from http://sugarandcharm.com/2014/04/pin-the-tail-on-the-easter-bunny-printable.html

For the full range of Easter party supplies visit the Party Packs Easter Party page

For more Easter party ideas and inspiration visit the Easter party Pinterest board

1 comment

  • Leke on

    Great article. I love the pin a tail on bunny part.

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