Storified by ebanreb· Fri, Mar 29 2013 22:42:48
Coloring eggs, eating chocolate, hiding and finding eggs and gifts may be the high point of Easter for most kids but as they grow older, they definitely need new things to do on Easter. As kids grow up, they get tired of the same old activities; it only makes sense because a ten year old will not color with the same enthusiasm as a three year old. Here are some Easter activities that can engage older kids.
Once dyeing eggs losses its appeal, for kids, you need to find a replacement activity that is till related to Easter. Since buying new cloths for Easter is tradition, you can have fun with kids dying or painting T-Shirts for Easter. Go online for different patterns or find them in stores. If you're having a party for kids why not set up a tie-n-dye booth and everyone can make their own shirts.
Less Candy more food
When you're a kid, candy is pretty much all you think about. When you grow up, you still think a lot about candy but it isn't your favorite food anymore. Give kids something other than sugar and chocolate to eat. Don't take candy out of the picture completely but make sure that they have something different on the table at Easter. Give them a treat with Easter fruit baskets or fresh fruit bouquets. They'll be fascinated by the bunny shaped pineapple slices.
Make the egg hunts more interesting, as the kids grow up, they should learn what healthy competition is. Divide them into teams that compete against each other. Or pair them up, blind fold one child while the other gives instructions. Time them to see which team found the most eggs in the least time. It will teach them about team work while they have fun.