It’s time for eggs, bunnies, chocolate, and baskets galore. That’s right, spring is springing and that means it is time for Easter! This guide is useful for all things Easter that are NOT egg hunts. We’ve separated egg hunts out into another article. So if you’re looking for photos with the Easter bunny, craft activities, and other fun stuff, this is the place. We will keep adding to this list, so check back!
Easter Bunny Photos:
In Tuscola: Bring your pets and children for photos with the Easter Bunny! The Easter Bunny will be here on Saturday March 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Jarman Center’s Summer Camp Room. Enter the door under the blue striped awning on the northwest side of the building off Parke Street in Tuscola. Each photo is $5.00. Money raised goes to Hands-4-Paws. Have questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 217-253-3221.
At Marketplace Mall in Champaign: Come visit our floppy-eared friend, the Easter Bunny, from Friday, March 22, through Saturday, March 30. Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday noon to 6 p.m. Several photo packages are available for purchase. The Easter Bunny will take periodic carrot breaks throughout the day.
Make a Paper Easter Basket at the Michaels Crafts Kids Club: Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10AM – 11:30AM. See a store associate to join the fun! Saturday, 03/23 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., on the half hour.
Free Family Craft Time at Michaels Crafts: Crayola CRE8TIME with the entire family and craft something special together like this fun Model Magic duck to give or keep for Easter. Saturday, March 16, from 1 to 3 p.m. While supplies last.
Easter Egg Mosaic at the Michaels Crafts Kids Club: Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10AM – 11:30AM. See a store associate to join the fun! Saturday, 03/23 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., on the half hour.
Other Spring/Easter Activities:
(REQUIRES ADVANCED REGISTRATION) Eggtastic at Anita Purves Nature Center: Learn to recognize common animal eggs and find where you can search for them this spring. Go on a special egg hunt in Busey Woods and seek out different animal eggs. Take home your own decorated egg and basket. For ages 6 and up. Registration Deadline: 2013-03-16 Cost: $10 resident,/$15 non-resident.
Welcome Spring! at the Urbana Free Library: It’s the first day of spring! Hooray! Children and their families are invited to join the celebration with stories, songs, and a spring craft. Free. All ages welcome, on March 20 at 10:30 a.m.
Have we missed an event? Let us know in the comments or email us: Editor (at) chambanamoms.com