6 incredible things to engage in during Easter in South Africa

At the beginning of the pandemic, the country had so much hope to have the situation under control and everything back to normal by the time this season comes.

However, that is not the case. Coincidentally, Easter 2020 dates have coincided with the country being under lockdown.

This could be a little frustrating, especially if your family has a routine of making the most out of this season.

For some, it’s an occasion to unwind, have a bit of “me” time and unapologetically indulge in delicious confectionaries.

However, for the rest who are prone to family obligations such as holiday planning and daycare juggling, it’s a time of concern – contemplating on what to do and where to go with the family in tow. Sound familiar?

Don’t stress, we’ve got your back! Consider our line-up activities and make every moment with the family a memorable one.

Fun-filled activities to engage in during Easter 2020 South Africa

Even though the situation might not be the best, the one thing that we should appreciate is the fact that it is an opportunity to rediscover ourselves, bond with family, and engage in fun activities. This list provides engaging activities that you could try out over the Easter weekend 2020 South Africa. The activities are not limited to families or specific age as you can recreate some of them and have fun.

1. Make a bomb meal and eat together

Cooking together might sound like a cliche. However, you could spice things up by trying out a new recipe that is probably engaging. That way, you could learn about the strengths and liking of your fellow family members. If you are alone, you could do this through a video call with your friends and family and kill the loneliness. There are so many apps that you could use for video calls and create memories during this season.

2. Play games

Another hack to having a fasciating weekend is by playing games. If you are far apart, you could engage in virtual games and have a fun-filled experience. If you are spending the holiday with your family, there is a tone of educative and engaging games that you could participate in. They include scrabble, jigsaw puzzles, monopoly, computer games, to mention a few.

3. Watch a movie together

If you have good internet, you could stream some of the educative movies that are themed to the occasion and have more than an entertaining session. This activity is best for young kids as they will understand the story behind Good Friday and Easter Sunday and why the whole world marks this celebration.

4. Come up with a bomb playlist to listen to

If you are a lover of music, you could come up with a list of music that sparks joy to your soul and those around you. You could listen to music and dance or even host a dance competition where the winner receives a gift.

5. Engage in a craft competition

The fun part about this season is that it comes with a lot of adventurous and fascinating activities that suit the whole family. If cabin fever is taking the toll on the kids, engaging them in decorating Easter eggs could be one way of making them feel rejuvenated.

6. Read educational material that entails Easter

If you do not have access to movies, you can read the kids some books or the Bible to educate them about the season. This is the best way to make them knowledgeable about the season. You can also conduct tests at the end of the session to test their understanding and their ability to remember.

Easter weekend dates

The season’s weekend runs between Good Friday, which represents the day of the crucifixion of Jesus, and Easter Sunday, which represents the day of His resurrection. This year’s Easter date is on 12th April.

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