Among the decadent desserts, beautiful spring flowers and festive eggs, it’s easy to forget the most important part of an Easter celebration: the hunt. We’ve been hunting eggs once a year since childhood, and there’s no reason to stop now. This season is the perfect time to host an Easter scavenger hunt, and we’re giving you the products and DIYs to ensure an epic event. Create unique hints and use these ideas to guide guests through a hunt for fabulous treats and prizes. It’ll be egg-cellent and fun for all ages.


1. Paper Gems: Replace standard hollow eggs with these beautiful DIY paper gems to deliver clues and prizes to your hunters. (via Mini Eco)


2. Message in an Egg: For a truly unique upgrade to the traditional plastic egg, take the time and effort to hollow real eggs and insert clues. (via Pixel Wisk)


3. Bunny Tote: Your hunters will be picking up clues and prizes along the way. Make them these precious totes to stash their goodies. (via Small Fry)


4. DIY Bunny Ears: You can’t start your hunt until your guests are outfitted in these precious bunny ears. (via Country Living)

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5. Bunny Trophy: Use this printable to create DIY Easter decor, then use them as scavenger hunt prizes at the end of the day. (via La vie Ordinaire d’une Bretonne)


6. Bunny Bean Bag Toss: Create this DIY bean bag toss to have hunters compete for a chance to win extra hints or just for extra fun. (via Pink Stripey Socks)


7. Balloon Piñata: Why hunt for candy when you can bust it out of a balloon “piñata”? This easy project is sure to be a huge win at your scavenger hunt. (via The Gunny Sack)


8. Peeps Pops: You’ll be so busy arranging your hunt and writing your clues that you won’t have much time to create homemade treats. Dip festive peeps in chocolate and roll them in sprinkles for a quick and tasty dessert. (via Gimme Some Oven)


9. Bird Easter Eggs: Go wild with your Easter eggs this year by painting ’em as cute li’l birds or other animals. They might blend in so well that your guests will have a hard time finding them. And if you’re looking for more fun egg ideas, we’ve got a TON. (via Brit + Co)


10. DIY Dipped Fortune Cookies: Candy is great, but hunters of all ages will love to discover these colorful homemade fortune cookies. (via HGTV)


11. Confetti Crackers ($15 for 6): Forgo candy and gifts by leading your guests to the sweet surprise of this confetti cracker. (via Brit + Co)


12. Easter Bath Bombs: We love Chocolate eggs, but how excited would you be to find one of these festive bath bombs instead? (via Bitz & Giggles)


13. Adult Easter Basket: Kids love to hunt for sweets, but adult scavenger hunters would be thrilled to find a basket with a bottle of wine and some new glasses. (via HGTV)


14. Photo Backdrop: Create this simple paper backdrop for successful hunters to pose in front of with their prizes. (via Mom Tog)


15. Brunch: A scavenger hunt can work up an appetite, so be sure to serve up a tasty brunch as the ultimate reward. (via Brit + Co)

What’s your favorite way to celebrate Easter? Tell us about your egg-hunting tips below!