Easter Minute To Win It Games

Spice up your Easter party with this collection of Easter Minute to Win It games for both kids and adults. Using only Easter eggs, candy and common household items, these indoor games are easy to prepare, fun to play and entertaining to watch!

Bible: Matthew 28:1-10; Mark 16:1-11; Luke 24:1-12; John 20:1-18; 1 Corinthians 15:3-8

Ages: 6 and above

Group Size: 4 or more

Supplies: See Below

Easter Minute to Win It Games

Minute to Win It Essentials

There are many ways to play these Easter Minute to Win It games:
1. Single Player (One player tries to complete the task in 60 seconds.)
2. Challenge (Two or more players play against each other at the same time; fastest player wins.)
3. Beat the Record (Players take turns to play and try to beat the best timing.)
4. Team Challenge (Divide into two or more teams; each team sends one representative for each game.)
5. Stations (Set up one game at each station. Players freely move around to play whichever games they like. You may like to prepare a score card for each player and award prizes at the end.)

Most of these games work best with plastic Easter eggs. But for some, you may like to experiment with real eggs (raw or hard boiled), foil-wrapped chocolate eggs, or even water balloons!
Additional supplies needed are in purple bold italics below.

Whether you are planning an Easter party, family gathering, Sunday School lesson or church event, have a fun and memorable Easter with these Minute to Win It games!

1 Easter Egg Blow Off

Players are given a pizza tray with many colored Easter eggs and 3 white Easter eggs. They must blow all the colored Easter eggs off the pizza tray while keeping the 3 white ones on the tray.

Supplies and Set-up:
Place a pizza tray on a small table.
Randomly place the 3 white Easter eggs among other colored Easter eggs on the pizza tray, filling the entire tray.

For Younger Players:
Use fewer colored eggs.

This game is adapted from the Minute to Win It game: Blow Ball.

2 Easter Basket Head (2 Players)

This is a 2-player game. Standing 10 feet apart, the first player tries to toss 10 Easter eggs into a basket held on the second player’s head. Eggs that fall out of the basket are not counted.

Supplies and Set-up:
Player 1: Stand next to table that has a basket containing 10 or more Easter Eggs.
Player 2: Secure or hold an empty basket on the top of the head.
Mark out 2 parallel lines, 10 feet apart.

For Younger Players:
Reduce the distance between the 2 players.
Use a bigger basket.
Every time Player 2 catches an egg, count it as a successful catch and remove it from the basket so that it doesn’t accidentally fall out.
Partner a younger player with an older player.

This game is adapted from the Minute to Win It game: Bucket Head.

3 Easter Egg Drop Zone

Players use a loop of string to form a taut 10-foot track for an Easter egg to roll on. The string is looped around one hand and secured to a sturdy stand 10 feet away. Placing an Easter egg on one end of the track, players lift the loop to guide the Easter egg toward the secured end. At the correct moment, the looped string is relaxed, causing the Easter egg to drop into a basket below. Repeat with 2 other Easter eggs, dropping each egg into a different basket.

Supplies and Set-up:
Form a 10-foot track for the Easter eggs by tying a piece of 20-foot string into a loop.
Secure one end of this loop to a sturdy stand (or staircase railing, doorknob, window handle, hook; or simply have someone hold it during the game).
The other end of the track is looped around the player’s hand.

Place 3 baskets directly under the track, 2 feet apart.

Place at least 3 Easter eggs on a table next to the player’s free hand.

For Younger Players:
Instead of 3 Easter eggs, the player only needs to drop 1 Easter egg into any of the 3 baskets.
The player holds the track with both hands.
A helper places the Easter egg onto the track.

This game is adapted from the Minute to Win It game: Drop Zone.

4 Easter Egg Roll

Using an empty pizza box, players must fan 2 Easter eggs across the floor towards a target area. To win, both Easter eggs must come to a complete stop within the target area and they must be touching each other.

Supplies and Set-up:
1 Pizza Box.
2 Easter Eggs.
Mark out an 18” by 18” target area on the ground.

For Younger Players:
Use just 1 Easter egg.

This game is adapted from the Minute to Win It game: Egg Roll.

5 Easter Go the Distance

Holding an extended measuring tape over a drinking glass placed 3 feet away, players roll Easter eggs along the measuring tape and into the glass. Repeat with 2 other glasses placed 4 and 5 feet away.

Supplies and Set-up:
Secure 3 drinking glasses to a table using Sticky Tack.
These glasses should be placed 3, 4 and 5 feet away from the player.
1 Measuring Tape.
At least 3 Easter Eggs.

For Younger Players:
This game is not suitable for younger children as they may get cut by the measuring tape if they are not careful.

This game is adapted from the Minute to Win It game: Go the Distance.

6 Easter High Strung

Using a piece of looped string, players must pick up an Easter egg from the top of 1 soda bottle and place it on the top of another soda bottle positioned 15 feet away.

Supplies and Set-up:
Tie a piece of 36-inch string into a loop.
Place 2 soda bottles on 2 separate tables. The soda bottles should be 15 feet apart and secured to the tables using Sticky Tack.
At least 1 Easter Egg.

For Younger Players:
Use a shorter string or thick rubber bands.
Reduce the distance between the soda bottles.

This game is adapted from the Minute to Win It game: High Strung.

Easter Egg Games

For even more Easter games, check out our collection of Easter Egg Games.

7 Easter Junk in the Trunk

Players jump, shake, bend, wiggle and contort their bodies to try to get all 8 Easter eggs out of a tissue box secured to their waist.

Supplies and Set-up:
Secure the bottom of 1 empty tissue box onto 1 belt.
Place 8 Easter eggs in the empty tissue box.
During the game, players wear the belt around the waist with the tissue box at the back, just above the hips.

For Younger Players:
Use fewer Easter eggs.
Cut a bigger hole in the tissue box.

This game is adapted from the Minute to Win It game: Junk in the Trunk.

8 Easter Loner

From behind a foul line, players roll Easter eggs to try to knock down a standing pencil. (No throwing allowed.)

Supplies and Set-up:
Place a new, unsharpened pencil upright on the ground.
Mark a foul line 15 feet away from the pencil.
Place 20 Easter eggs behind the foul line.

For Younger Players:
Move the pencil closer to the foul line.

This game is adapted from the Minute to Win It game: Loner.

9 Easter Matchmaker

Players open one Easter egg at a time, remove the candy inside and place the candy in 1 of 3 drinking glasses positioned 8 feet away. Repeat. Each glass must only contain candies of the same color.

Supplies and Set-up:
Place 18 candies (6 each of 3 different colors) inside 18 opaque Easter eggs (1 candy in each egg).
Place these Easter eggs on a table in the center.
Place 3 small tables around the center table, 8 feet away.
Place 3 drinking glasses on these 3 small tables (1 glass per table).

For Younger Players:
Play with fewer candies and Easter eggs.
Move the 3 small tables closer to the center table.
Instead of glasses, use plastic cups that match the colors of the candy.

This game is adapted from the Minute to Win It game: Matchmaker.

10 Easter Tic Tac Toe (2 Players)

Standing 20 feet away from each other with a table in between, 2 players play a game of “Tic Tac Toe” by taking turns to toss Easter eggs into 9 glasses on the table. The first player to get 3 Easter eggs in the glasses in a horizontal, vertical or diagonal row, wins.

Supplies and Set-up:
Place a table in the center.
Arrange 9 glasses on the table in a 3x3 grid. Secure the glasses to the tables using Sticky Tack.
Mark out 2 foul lines on opposite sides of the table; each line should be 10 feet away from the table.
Place at least 9 Easter eggs behind each foul line. (You will need at least 18 Easter eggs, 9 each of 2 contrasting colors: one color for each player.)

For Younger Players:
Mark the foul lines closer to the table.
Use plastic bowls instead of glasses.

This game is adapted from the Minute to Win It game: Ping Tac Toe.

11 Easter Sticker Picker Upper

Holding an inverted pizza tray on the palm of one hand, players gently roll an Easter egg on the tray to pick up three stickers placed sticky side up near the edge of the tray.

Supplies and Set-up:
Place 3 stickers, sticky side up, near the edge of an inverted pizza tray.
Place an Easter egg in the center of the tray.

For Younger Players:
Do not invert the pizza tray or use any plastic tray with a slightly taller rim.
Allow players to hold the tray with both hands.

This game is adapted from the Minute to Win It game: Sticker Picker Upper.

12 Easter Egg Balance

Using a packet of salt, players balance 2 Easter eggs on top of the bottom halves of 2 plastic Easter eggs.

Supplies and Set-up:
Place the bottom (more rounded) halves of 2 Easter eggs on a table, rounded side up.
Place 2 other Easter eggs and a packet of salt on the table.

For Younger Players:
Instead of balancing the 2 Easter eggs on a rounded surface, simply make them stand upright on the table.

This game is adapted from the Minute to Win It game: Bulb Balance.

13 Easter Candy Suck It Up

Using a straw in their mouth, players suck 6 different colored jellybeans, 1 at a time, and place them in 6 matching colored bowls.

Supplies and Set-up:
Place 1 plate containing of 6 different colored jellybeans on a table.
Place 6 small colored bowls near it. The colors of the bowls should match the colors of your jellybeans. (Alternatively, use disposable bowls and write/mark the color on each bowl.)
Place a straw next to the plate.

For Younger Players:
Play with fewer jellybeans.

This game is adapted from the Minute to Win It game: Suck it Up.

14 Easter Matching Halves

Players open 18 mismatched Easter eggs and reassemble them with matching halves of the same color. They must then place each properly assembled egg, one at a time, in 1 of 3 bowls positioned 8 feet away. Each bowl must only contain Easter eggs of the same color.

Supplies and Set-up:
Place 1 table in the center of the room and 3 small tables around the center table, 8 feet away.
You will need 18 plastic Easter eggs, 6 each of 3 different colors. Mix up the halves of each egg such that the top and bottom pieces are of different colors. Place these 18 mismatched Easter eggs on the center table.
Place 3 large salad bowls on the 3 small tables (1 bowl on each table).

For Younger Players:
Play with fewer Easter eggs.
Move the 3 small tables closer to the center table.

15 Easter Spoon the Candy

Holding a spoon in their mouth, players scoop 6 candies, 1 at a time, and place them in 6 matching colored bowls 8 feet away.

Supplies and Set-up:
Place 1 table in the center of the room and 6 other tables around the center table, 8 feet away.
Place 1 large bowl filled with candy of 6 different colors (e.g. jellybeans or M&Ms) on the table in the center.
Place a spoon next to the large bowl of candy.
Place 6 small colored bowls on the 6 surrounding tables, 1 bowl per table. The colors of the bowls should match the colors of your candy. (Alternatively, use disposable bowls and write/mark the color on each bowl.)

For Younger Players:
Hold the spoon with your hand.

Fun and Creative Easter Egg Hunt Ideas

For even more Easter games, check out our collection of 10 Fun and Creative Easter Egg Hunt Ideas.

Bible Lesson – Easter: Resurrection of Jesus

Discuss
1. Did you enjoy these Minute-To-Win-It games?
2. Which is your favorite game? Tell us why you liked it.
3. Which game is most difficult? Tell us more.
4. Most of these games are played using Easter eggs. What do eggs have to do with Easter?

Say
Although Easter eggs are not mentioned in the Bible, they are used by Christians around the world to symbolize the empty tomb of Jesus. Every year on Easter Sunday, we remember and celebrate the resurrection of Jesus.

Read
Matthew 28:1-10

Discuss
5. Why did the women go to the tomb?
6. What did they expect to see in the tomb?
7. What did they see instead?
8. What happened to Jesus after he died on the cross?

Say
Yes, Jesus was crucified and died on the cross.
But Jesus did not remain dead for long. Jesus became alive again after 3 days!

Read
1 Corinthians 15:3-8

Discuss
9. Were the women (in Matthew 28:1-10) the only ones who saw Jesus after his resurrection?

Conclude
The women went to the tomb to anoint the body of Jesus with the spices they had prepared. But the body of Jesus was not in the tomb. The angel explained to them that Jesus had risen from the dead. Jesus is alive!
Jesus is the Son of God. He came to earth to die on the cross to take the punishment for our sins. And on the third day, Jesus became alive again.
Because Jesus died on the cross, our sins can be forgiven. We can be with God and have a relationship with him. We can become his children and will one day be with him in heaven.

Related Bible Passages about the Resurrection of Jesus
Mark 16:1-11; Luke 24:1-12; John 20:1-18

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