#StayHome for the Holidays and Still Have Fun, Rhode Island

Tips for making the most of Passover and Easter in 2020

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We’re all doing things differently these days and that includes how we celebrate holidays like Passover and Easter. Perhaps you went food shopping weeks ago and don’t have your usual supplies or groceries but you can still improvise and make the most of things. Provided are some ideas to get you started.

Decorate Eggs

Learn to decorate Easter eggs with unique natural colors and textures using items found in the pantry in this fun tutorial from Blithewold. Find this and other projects on the Blithewold YouTube channel.

Online PVD Egg Hunt

The clever peeps at GoProvidence.com have hidden eggs in a series of photos. See how many you can find!

Reset Your Zoom

Gathering for Passover or Easter via Zoom? Add a virtual background of iconic Providence art instead of the dimly lit space behind your laptop. Find simple step by step instructions from The Avenue Concept.

Special Delivery

Many restaurants have curbside pickup and delivery, but the Chanler at Cliff Walk also offers the chance of the delivery person being that essential employee, the Easter Bunny! For other options, visit COVID-19 Rhody Resources under Dining, updated daily.

Order Flowers

Find a list of local retailers in our recent article Get Your Floral Fix and Help Sustain the Rhode Island Flower Economy.

Get Clever

Here are some ideas on how to make things festive using everyday items:

No Easter Basket? Find a mixing bowl and insert a bendy branch as a decorative handle. (See image 2)

Remember making paper chains? Make them from any interesting paper you have around the house. CVS receipts, anyone?

Cut copy paper into oval egg shapes and draw designs using markers and crayons.

Download and print vintage seed packet images and use to wrap flatware. (See image 3)

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