Easter egg art hunts help keep tradition going during social distancing

A popular family Easter tradition gets a creative substitute during this time of social distancing due to the coronavirus.

Have you seen Easter egg art popping up on windows and sidewalks near your home? Well, it’s how some neighbors are keeping a popular Easter tradition alive.

Similar to recent teddy bear hunts organized to keep kids entertained, families can consider Easter egg art hunts as a safe activity to celebrate the holiday.

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The idea is for kids to create Easter egg artwork in areas where others can see it safely from a distance like front-facing windows, fences or sidewalks.

Families can enjoy the artwork during walks or bike rides and take pictures for sharing on social media this week.

Some people have even taken to social media to post their “egg counts” or let other neighbors know how many eggs to spot at their home.

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Kids can use chalk art to create Easter eggs or decorate windows with Easter egg cut-outs.

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So far, Jefferson Parish officials and Kenner city officials posted instructions to their Facebook pages explaining how residents can participate in the Easter activity.

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Jefferson Parish officials encourage families to tag any photos on social media using the hashtag #JeffersonParishStrong.

Kenner residents can show their pride using the hashtags #KennerEggHunt and #KennerProud, according to Kenner city officials.

“A number of residents who enjoyed the recent Teddy Bear Hunt suggested something similar for Easter because it provides some fun and a family diversion as we stay at home and follow safety guidelines during this very serious Coronavirus pandemic,” the City of Kenner Government said in a Facebook post.

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Always remember social distancing guidelines if you participate in any Easter egg art hunts.

We would love to see your creative Easter egg artwork. You can submit pictures of your decorated “Easter eggs” to us here.

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