Hosting the Perfect Easter Tea Party: Tips for a Fun and Festive Celebration
Easter is a time for celebrating with family and friends, and what better way to do so than with an Easter tea party? A tea party is a great way to bring everyone together and enjoy some delicious food and drinks. Whether you’re hosting a party for kids or adults, an Easter tea party can be a fun and festive way to celebrate the holiday.
Getting Ready for the Easter Tea Party
Let’s start with some fun features and elements of the tea party that sets the tone for the fun. Part of the fun of the tea party is the decorating.
Table Decor Ideas
Decorating the table with floral and pastel color patterns makes the table look so elegant. However, you can use ‘China’ that looks like it is delicate, but is actually disposable – no dishes to do!
Download Your Free Invitations
Invite friends over for the special event using these cute downloadable invitations. There are 3.5×5 inch and 7×5 inch size options. Download and send to your favorite printer.
Here is your complete list of tips, but don’t forget to keep scrolling for more decor, menu, and craft ideas.
Tips for Planning a Successful Easter Tea Party
To start off, you’ll need to send out invitations to your guests. You can create your own invitations with an Easter theme, or purchase pre-made ones online or at a party store. Make sure to include the date, time, and location of the party, as well as any special instructions, such as whether guests should dress up in Easter attire.
Next, you’ll want to set the scene for a fun Easter tea party with colorful decorations. You can use pastel colors, Easter eggs, bunny rabbits, and flowers to create a festive atmosphere. You can also set up a table with a cute Easter-themed tablecloth and place settings for each guest.
For the menu, you can serve a variety of kid-friendly tea sandwiches, such as peanut butter and jelly, turkey and cheese, or cucumber and cream cheese. You can also serve Easter-themed snacks such as bunny-shaped cookies or chocolate eggs. Don’t forget to offer a variety of teas, such as herbal, fruit, or decaf options. To make it more fun for the kids, you can have a tea party game where they get to choose their own tea and pretend to be a fancy tea party guest.
Easter Craft Ideas
To keep the kids entertained, you can set up a craft station where they can decorate Easter eggs, make bunny ears, or create Easter cards. This is a great way to get everyone involved and add a personal touch to the party.
You can organize fun games such as egg hunts or a bunny hop relay race. You can also have an Easter-themed trivia game with questions about Easter traditions and history. This will keep everyone engaged and add some friendly competition to the party.
Finally, you can send the kids home with a small Easter-themed party favor, such as a bag of jelly beans, a small stuffed bunny, or a decorated egg. This is a great way to thank your guests for coming and ensure that they leave with a little something to remember the party by.
Tea Pots, Cups and Saucers, and More
If you are looking for ‘real China,’ you can see above the perfect set. Every guest can have their own color pattern. The tea pot goes perfectly with these real cups or the paper cups. The tea pot holds 4 cups, however, for most tea parties, you can add apple juice to the tea pot to look like tea. Depending on the size of your party, you may need to refill this pot a few times or grab 2 pots.
Planning for crafts during the party is a great idea. Here are few crafts that won’t get too messy.
Easter egg hunts are fun, but have you ever thought about hiding rubber duckies or mini bunnies? This would be a cute hunt and find game.
An epic menu for the occasion will be one to remember. Finding kid friendly foods with a unique touch is a great element. You can also turn the tea into a cook and serve tea party by having the kids help with their menu items before going to the tea table. Here are some fun ideas.
What about the Tea?
Most young kids would likely rather drink apple juice or flavored water and pretend it was tea. However, if you have a pre-teen group or a teen group, they might want to try their hand at a flavored tea. If so, think about keeping something to sweeten the tea and spoons. Honey is a great compliment to tea. Let the tea cool a little before serving, you want to make sure that it is warm but not hot.
In conclusion, an Easter tea party can be a fun and festive way to celebrate the holiday with family and friends. By following these tips, you can plan a successful party that everyone will enjoy. Remember to include plenty of decorations, tasty food and drinks, crafts, games, and party favors to make it a memorable event. Happy Easter!