Easter Egg Hunt Ideas for Older Kids

Easter Egg Hunt Ideas for Older Kids

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Just because your kids are teens or tweens does not mean they have outgrown Easter Egg Hunts. They may not admit it out loud in front of friends that it is still fun to be a kid, but if they were “forced” to help little kids in a glow in the dark Easter Egg Hunt they would be more than willing.

In fact, I had my 15-year-old daughter and some of her friends over for a glow in the dark Easter Egg Hunt. They acted all coy while they were stuffing the Easter Eggs but once it started and we invited some younger kids for them to “help” find the eggs, all I heard was laughter.Easter Egg Hunt ideas

The best Egg fillers are the snack size candy from Mars. We found MARS® Mixed Mini Bags – 165ct – Spring themed bags at our Sam’s Club for a reasonable price.

I just love the assortment in this bag, filled with our favorites such as M&M’S®, TWIX®, SNICKERS®, MILKY WAY®, and 3 MUSKETEERS ®. We found quite a few fun things to host an Easter Egg Party at Sam’s Club so shop early and stock up for all your spring entertaining needs. 

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Easter Egg Hunt ideas

Since teens may need a little incentive to participate and while Candy is great it might be fun to also have prizes for the most eggs found. Fill these adorable Painted Easter Jars and fill them with extra candy. You might want to also offer some gift cards as all teens love a little extra money.

Easter Egg Hunt ideas

The eggs were brighter without the candy stuffed in them, but if you are only using the candy as the prizes it worked just fine.

Easter Egg Hunt ideas

Simply break the glow sticks and place them in your eggs. 

Easter Egg Hunt ideas
Easter Egg Hunt ideas

Once it gets darker outside, place the glowing eggs around the yard. I could not capture the true look of this with the lighting but you can imagine how festive the yard looked with the glowing eggs. Easter Egg Hunt ideas

 

Easter Egg Hunt ideas

We used white paper lunch bags and the eggs glowed thru these as well.

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A glow in the dark easter egg hunt is perfect for any age but even more fun for the older kids that can stay up later and run around in the dark. 

 

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Do you think your older kids would enjoy this type of Easter Egg Hunt? 

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13 Comments

  1. GLow in the dark anything is always fun. As an adult, I’m pretty sure I’d enjoy that. Lol.

  2. this was our first time and so thrilled about it.

  3. I remember the days of Easter egg hunts all too well. Watching their faces as they found eggs was priceless!

  4. We do glow in the dark egg hunts for the older kids too! I’m glad they started making mini glow sticks to make it easier, and still room for the yummy candy.

  5. This is such a fun way to prolong the fun of Easter egg hunts. #client

  6. Cool idea! This would be a fun twist to the traditional Easter Egg hunt. I’m sharing this post with my sister. I think she’s hosting a party and her kids are inviting their friends over. What a great time they’ll have! Thank you for sharing your idea.

  7. I’m thinking of doing an easter egg hunt of some sort in the classroom! I think these would be so fun for my students to find!

  8. Ah, A glow in the dark egg hunt could be so fun! That’s an awesome idea. The mini glow sticks worked so well.

  9. Love these ideas!! I still have a younger one but the older ones love to make the holidays magical for her!

  10. Goodness so fun! I think easter egg hunts will be so fun in the next couple years when our little boy gets bigger!

  11. I love the mason jars and the glow sticks idea! I think my son would have a blast with the glow in the dark eggs.

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