Easter Corner

Make It: Marble Easter Eggs

Photo: David Croxford This three-step Easter egg coloring process is good for all ages. We suggest doing it in a ventilated area, nail polish fumes can be fairly strong. Materials Eggs. Use hard-boiled or plastic decorative eggs Nail polish, at…

Make It: Shaving or Whipped Cream Eggs

Photo: Janelle Kalawe-Ching Do your kids love making a mess? If so, they are sure to love this unconventional way to color Easter eggs using shaving or whipped cream and food coloring. Materials Shaving or whipped cream Gel food coloring…

2021 Family Easter Events in Hawaiˊi

Updated March 22, 2021 Photo: Courtesy of Windward MallThe Easter Bunny arrives at Windward Mall Monday, March 15. Easter Bunny Photos Kāhala Mall Saturday, March 13 to Saturday, April 3 Appointments are available Monday through Friday, 2-6:55 p.m.; Saturday, 10…

Keiki Treat: Hard-Boiled Chicks

Wondering what to do with all of the hard-boiled eggs your kids color? Practice your knife skills and turn the Easter leftovers into healthy snacks. Ingredients Hard-boiled eggs, peeled Carrots Capers Directions Slice the carrot into 1/4-inch rounds. Use a…

Make It: Washi Tape Eggs

Photo: Aaron K. Yoshino Try something new this spring. Use colorful Washi tape to cover your Easter eggs. Most of our chicken lay brown eggs so we are always looking for fun ways to color them. This one worked well,…

Make It: Sock Bunnies

We've got the perfect Easter décor solution using orphaned socks; so don't throw those mate-less toe warmers away! Have the kids dig through their sock drawer, so you can whip up a batch of Easter bunnies. Materials Socks Yarn, ribbon,…

Keiki Treat: Graham Cracker Houses

Photo: Karen DB Photography Ingredients Graham crackers held together with royal icing—1/2 cup powdered sugar mixed with a teaspoon each of milk and corn syrup Coconut shreds mixed with green food coloring Rice Krispie treat nests Jelly beans Remember: Royal icing…

Make It: Marshmallow Barnyard Friends

Photo: David Croxford Chocolate-covered marshmallows receive an adorable upgrade with candy eyes and colorful coconut. Ingredients Large marshmallows Mini marshmallows Green food coloring  Coconut flakes White chocolate candy melts Pink and yellow sugar sprinkles Brown and orange candies Mini candy…

Make It: Treat-Filled Easter Eggs

Older kids, elementary-aged and up, can get wrapped up in this craft. The next question, how do you get the treats out? Materials 1 cup liquid starch 1/2 cup flour Embroidery floss. (you’ll need 1-2 skeins for each egg) Balloons…

Make It: Handprint Lilies

Photo: David Croxford Little ones can trace and cut their handprints for a fun Easter centerpiece.  Materials Cardstock or construction paper 12-inch green pipe cleaners 6-inch yellow pipe cleaners A pencil Scissors Tape Directions Trace the outline of your child's…

Classroom Treat: Minion Easter Eggs

The Aucellos have not had enough of these adorable guys. We saw some Minion Easter eggs on Pinterest and had to give them a try. We also found some cute treats fillers that would work great for a party. Materials…

Keiki Treat: Jelly Bean Easter Bark

Ingredients 2 cups Nestle Toll House premier white morsels 2 teaspoons vegetable shortening ½ cup Wonka SweeTarts jelly beans, divided  Instructions Line baking sheet with waxed paper. Microwave morsels and vegetable shortening in medium, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on medium to high…

Recipe: Crisped Rice Easter Egg Treats

Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 6 cups miniature marshmallows (10.5 ounce packages) 1/4 cup butter (1/2 stick) 8 cups toasted rice cereal 2 teaspoons vegetable shortening Assorted sprinkles and/or sugars for decorating. Instructions Spray large mixing bowl with nonstick cooking spray. Heat marshmallows…

Classroom Treat: Easter Bunny Pops

Ingredients Small powdered donuts Pink jellybeans Marshmallows Red food coloring Toothpicks White melting chocolate Lollipop sticks Q-tips Directions Bunny Ears Set a marshmallow on its side. Flatten it with the heel of your hand until forms a diamond shape. Cut…

Classroom Treat: Surprise Carrot Cupcakes

Ingredients Chocolate cake mix Cupcake liners Creamy decorator icing Chocolate icing Green and Orange food coloring Crushed chocolate sandwich cookies Directions Make cupcakes according to mix instructions using cupcake liners. Cool cupcakes completely. While the cupcakes are baking, tint small…