Sarah is a certified Hatha, Vinyasa, & Kundalini yoga teacher. She is an artist who believes in the importance of living a creative life.
Recapturing the Magic of Easter
If you thought that Easter was just for kids... think again! Why shouldn't this holiday be for adults? Adults need to have fun too, after all.
My favorite childhood memories are waking up to find a note from the Easter Bunny complete with a list of colored eggs to find. Searching for those colored eggs filled with goodies was so fun and joyful. This tradition doesn't have to stop once you enter adulthood!
One way to create new joyous memories is to bring out the inner child in yourself and others by having an Easter egg hunt for adults. If you want to feel that childlike joy again, an egg hunt is a perfect way to do so! Use these fun and unique egg-stuffer ideas to have a great time.
What to Put Inside Easter Eggs for Adults
Get creative and see what other ideas come to your mind as you search for your egg stuffers. Try browsing the travel section of your grocery store for tiny treasures you can use in your hunt. The dollar store also holds many great egg stuffers for those on a budget. Thrift stores are another great budget-friendly option. Handwritten notes or Bible verses rolled up and tucked inside an egg are a delight to both give and find!
If you are the crafty type, handmade gifts work great. You'll soon notice yourself on the lookout for tiny objects wherever you go. Of course, another option is to find bigger Easter eggs! One year when I was little, the Easter Bunny hid giant golden eggs filled with candy and toys. It was a great treat that I will never forget! So, whether you go big or small, remember to have fun and enjoy yourself! Happy hunting!
20 Easter-Egg Fillers for Grownups
- Mini scratch-off: Who doesn't love winning big?
- Mini alcohol shooters: Just make sure your egg hunters are at least 21!
- Money: It's the perfect gift for any occasion.
- Condoms: Because protection is important.
- Coupons: A free back massage or dog walking are two great coupon ideas. Just be sure you are willing to do these things when the egg finder cashes in!
- Movie tickets: These are great for film lovers and a nice date night for couples.
- Gift card: This doesn't have to be much... a $5 card to your local coffee shop will put a smile on anyone's face.
- Bottle opener: This trinket often comes in handy.
- Naughty game dice: These are sure to spice things up a bit!
- Flavored mini lubes: Why not add some yum to your love life?
- Jewelry: Whether it's costume jewelry or a special promise ring, you can't go wrong here!
- Golf tees: These are perfect for the athletes in this egg hunt.
- Guitar picks: Bring out everyone's musical side.
- Tea: Buy a variety pack of individually sealed tea bags and you can fill a lot of eggs!
- Travel-size lotion: This gift is fun and practical.
- Keychain: You can find these inside gumball machines at the grocery store.
- Cat litter: This is a joke of course! Hehe!
- Earbuds: These are a necessity for the music lover in all of us.
- Mini music player: Who doesn't love to rock out?
- Essential oils: Some oils can be more expensive than others, so take the time to check the price before you buy!
Note: You can also use this list for stocking stuffers at Christmas time!
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Where to Hide Easter Eggs
There are many options as to where you can hide the eggs. I like to place them in a variety of spots so that the seeker has to look up, down, and all around! Typically I don't recommend anything that would be impossible to find, nor do I suggest burying any of the eggs. Here are some suggestions for both an indoor and outdoor hunt.
- In branches that are within reach
- Behind rocks and other natural elements
- In the mailbox
- Underneath or behind garden ornaments
- On the grass (use green eggs here)
- Inside flower pots
- In the corner of a window
- Underneath pillows on chairs and coaches
- On windowsills
- Tucked in the corner of shelves
- Matching same-color eggs with same-color objects, (e.g., a red egg within a bowl of red apples)
- In corners and on the floor behind household objects
- Inside of indoor plants, decorative bowls, or baskets
- Tucked inside a shoe
© 2013 Sarah O'Brien
Tess Deleon from At Home on March 18, 2013:
Thanks =) We will!! I make a huge deal over Easter every year!
Sarah O'Brien (author) from Pennsylvania on March 13, 2013:
@TesstheScibbler thank you! I hope you and your family and friends have a great Easter holiday filled with fun!! ;)
Tess Deleon from At Home on March 12, 2013:
Omg! GREAT IDEA!! I've always been into Easter, it's the only holiday without family drama. And my mom's been doing egg hunts for me since i was engaged. This is a great idea for next year, BRILLIANT! My friends will have a blast! (especially my single friends)