One, Two, Spring Break!

Ok, so everything was fine until you realised that spring break is almost on your door step. And this means that the whole crew will be hanging out at home. And there is no way, that it can end up without any casualties. Unless you plan it all in advance. And plan throughly.

If you don’t want your precious Ming Vase or even your car to become a collateral damage, you better explore your option, momma.

For starters, buy your kid a book. No I mean it. Remember how much we used to read? Really. Our moms were too busy to taxi us around and entertain us. We read books.

But start slowly. With something that can actually interest your rug rat. For example, if your kid is into soccer – buy him a book about improving soccer skills. Be reasonable.

Here are some of the activities our amazing city has to offer.

Let’s start with obvious. It’s Easter time. So unless you’ve planed a trip to visit your relatives (and destroy their home), you’ll love to hear that this Easter in New York is going to be fun, hands on, legs on, and brains on.

1. Easter egg hunts

Easter egg hunt

Here you got a lot of options. We’re going to feature the most interesting egg hunts. In our opinion, of course.

 

CMOM egg hunt and celebration!

 

April 15-16; 10:00AM

Free with museum admission

Hunt for Easter eggs featuring museum’s most beloved characters and get you prize at the lobby! DOn’t forget to have fun!

 

TNF’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Bunny Fun

 

April 15

Hunt Wave A: 10:30AM to 11:15AM

Hunt Wave B: 11:30AM to 12:15PM

Hunt Wave C: 12:30PM to 1:15PM

Hunt Wave D:  1:30PM to 2:15PM

Hunt Wave E: 2:30PM to 3:15PM

Sakura Park

$25

Register here

If you’re up for a good old-fashioned egg hunt – that’s just it. Lot’s of candies and nothing healthy. But a lot of fun!

 

Carl Schurz Park 9th Annual Egg Hunt

 

March 19; 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Free but donations are welcome

Enjoy the East Side West Side Music Together while you wait.

All ages, including a separate egg hunt just for toddlers!

Frozen Easter Egg Hunt

March 25, March 27
$20

Minus5 Ice Experience

Free mocktail with your admission. Search for five eggs frozen somewhere throughout the venue. Find them all will to get a gift basket.

 

NYC Fire Museum Easter Egg Hunt

March 26
$8 adults; $5 children
What can be more exciting then to hunt for eggs inside the firehouse?

Queens Zoo Spring Eggstravaganza
March 26, March 27
Free with zoo admission: $8 adults; $5 children ages 3-12

Corona Park
Live rabbits and Easter bunnies? Here you go!

2. Ukrainian Easter eggs making

Easter egg hunt

April 8, 1:00PM

Free

The Ukrainian Museum

Did I mention that we moved here from Ukraine? I sure did.

So the art of Ukrainian Pysanka is incredibly beautiful! And definitely worth seeing!

3. Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival

 

April 16

Fifth Ave from 49th to 57th Sts

A must see! Enormous hats, outrageous costumes and even costumed pets! A tradition started nearly 200 years ago. When high society matrons would showcase their finest Easter outfits after visiting church. Is now transformed into fun and sometimes a little extreme fashion value.

4. Earth Day on Union Square

earth day union square

Photo credit unionsquareblog.org

April 18

Union Square

Free

An annual celebration of everything environmentally conscious and Earthy) Packed with attractions and hands on activities for all ages! This year is announced to be extra special! Its 50th anniversary of the holiday!

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