Easy Easter Parcels

Jess McGlynnApril 9, 2014

This year I was inspired to do something different for Easter by a group of ladies I recently met.  We don’t know many people in the village but I thought it would be a great opportunity to not only meet some new people but also to bless them as well.  And the idea is just so simple!

The idea is very basic, make or buy some sweet treats, parcel them up and deliver them to friends/neighbours/total strangers.  It’s ideal for children to get involved with and you can make it as complex as you like.

To make the parcels you need:-

– Sweet treats (we made cornflake cakes and cupcakes)
– Tissue paper
– Ribbon
– Card

Start by making your sweet treat.  If the children are getting involved cornflake nests work perfectly as they are so easy to do and children of any age can have a go.

Whilst you are waiting for your treats to be ready, cut out a circle shape on your card.  This will form the base of your parcel so you need it to be a fairly decent size.  I drew around a bowl that we had (to give you some idea of size)

Place the base in the centre of your tissue paper and add the sweet treats.

Pull the tissue paper up around the base and scrunch, fasten with ribbon.

Attach a label, which can be as basic or as detailed as you like.  We went with ‘Eat Me’ on one side and Meg wrote ‘Happy Easter’ on the reverse.


I told you it was easy 🙂

I would love to hear if any of my readers decide to bless their neighbours and friends with something similar to this.  Do let me know!


Comments (10)

  • Tara Howling

    April 9, 2014 at 08:34

    What a lovely idea! :0) May have to give this a go, thanks Jess

  • Clarina85

    April 9, 2014 at 19:00

    Really cute! 🙂 We're actually away for the run-up to Easter, so may ave to save this for next year… Watch this space! 🙂

  • Let’s Talk Mommy

    April 9, 2014 at 19:39

    Ahh these are really cute and such a great idea and fun for the kids to make and eat too! Love it. I have never made these as they are very english but since i am living here now I best attempt it one day. They look yummy.

  • Coombe Mill (Fiona)

    April 10, 2014 at 11:55

    A lovely Easter gift idea #Savouringtheseason

  • Sally Sellwood

    April 10, 2014 at 12:04

    What a lovely idea – did the receivers know who had given them?

  • JessMcGlynn

    April 10, 2014 at 13:08

    It was so brilliant for the kids. A good opportunity to talk about blessing others too.

  • JessMcGlynn

    April 10, 2014 at 13:08

    No problem. Enjoy 🙂

  • Clarina85

    April 10, 2014 at 23:59

    Popping back over for #SavouringtheSeason … Thanks for linking up! Have you given them out yet???

  • Michelle Twin Mum

    April 11, 2014 at 19:38

    What a beautiful idea, I bet your new neighbours will be thrilled. Mich x

  • rebecca beesley

    April 12, 2014 at 20:54

    thats such a lovely idea! #savouringtheseason

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