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Easter egg hunts tend to be outside in a park or field. But what happens when you don’t have access? The little ones shouldn’t go without their Easter traditions. Instead, you can set up an indoor scavenger hunt. Read on to find out how you can plan an egg scavenger hunt in a small apartment. 

Get creative with hiding spots

Just because you’re inside doesn’t mean you can’t be creative with hiding. Try picking out some tricky hiding spots for the eggs to ensure that the game lasts for a good amount of time, and to provide a suitable challenge. You could try hiding eggs in rarely used cupboards, or you could find a sneaky spot under some furniture to hide an egg.

Quality rather than quantity

Go for quality rather than quantity with your eggs. A scavenger hunt is a lot more fun if your little ones work hard to find one special egg rather than simply finding loads of eggs dotted around the apartment. If you’re looking for a quality Easter egg to make the hunt worthwhile, you should look at the Easter eggs from Thorntons.

Make sure pets can’t access the eggs

If you have pets though, you should be careful about where you place the eggs. Chocolate can be fatal for dogs, and it certainly won’t agree with your other pets as well. Ideally, you should leave the eggs out of reach for your pets. However, if this means that your little ones won’t be able to access them, you could hold onto your pet during the game to ensure that they don’t take part. 

Set up a prize

Adding some gentle competition to your scavenger hunt can make it even more exciting. Set up a little prize for the winner of your hunt to add that little bit of incentive for your little ones. Just ensure that at the end no one feels left out or hard done by the game!

Put up Easter decorations

Easter decorations can help the hunt feel magical, even inside the apartment. Balloons are always a winner with little ones and are easy to acquire. Meanwhile, you can also set up cute little displays: mini chicks looking for eggs can brighten up any windowsill. The benefit of this is that these decorations can keep the Easter spirit going even after the hunt is over.

Sometimes life can get in the way, forcing you to set up your scavenger hunt indoors. But this doesn’t mean it can’t work. By following the guide above, you can create an Easter egg hunt for all the little ones to enjoy.