Easter Guide for Metro Detroit Families

Hippity, hoppity, Easter’s on its way!

“Here comes Peter Cottontail, hoppin’ down the bunny trail.”

Easter is on its way, which means the Bunny needs treats and basket ideas, and you need some fun new activities to brighten your Easter festivities. Consider this guide your own personal Easter basket, filled with springtime goodies and suggestions for family fun.  

We’ve rounded up some adorable children’s books, including biblical picks that teach your kids the reason for the season. We’ve also included all things bunny (chocolate bunnies, bunny treats and crafts, bunny books, the list goes on!) 

Whether you’re on the hunt for the best place to take photos with the Easter Bunny or need a creative dessert to bring to Easter dinner, we have some great suggestions your family will love. 

Enjoy these adorable Easter books, simple crafts and basket ideas, and delicious recipes and desserts. Hoppy Easter!

This article was recently updated on March 22, 2024 by Metro Parent’s Assistant Editor, Nikki Roberts. The update included her research and fact-checking expertise to provide the latest information for metro Detroit families. Questions? Please reach out to nikki@metroparent.com.

Looking for more spring activities? Check out our guide to Things to Do With Kids This Spring

Easter Activities & Egg Hunts

Photo credit: Blake’s Orchard & Cider Mill

Find egg-citing Easter egg hunts and photo ops with the Bunny near you in our round up of Family Easter Events in Metro Detroit. If you’re looking for some more relaxed activities you can do at home, keep reading! 

Easter Crafts

Crafting handmade decorations is fun for any holiday, but when dye and eggs are involved, things can get messy. These craft ideas are adorable, easy and fun, but with a little less mess than traditional Easter egg dyeing

Easter Food

Photo credit: Pillsbury

We all know that Easter candy is the star of any basket, but that doesn’t mean you need to settle for foil-wrapped chocolates and marshmallow chicks that will harden before they’re opened. Get creative in the kitchen with these cute treat ideas the kids will love learning to make. 


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Nikki Roberts
Nikki Roberts
Nikki Roberts is the assistant editor on the Metro Parent team. She is always on the lookout for the coolest and trendiest new attractions, restaurants and events for metro Detroit families. Her newsletters, online family guides and exciting digital content keep families informed on all the latest happenings around town.

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