Six tips for an eco-friendly & vegan Easter celebration

If your family is vegan Easter issues may be on your mind. Easter is so egg-centered! Not to mention people plan meals around the cutest critters at Easter time – like pigs and lamb.

Still, even if you’re vegan, vegetarian, or simply want an Easter that’s cruelty-free, you can have an awesome time anyhow. Take a look at the tips below.

1) Your kids can still decorate Easter eggs

It seems unlikely that vegan kids could decorate eggs, but they totally can, with the cool egg alternative below.


EggNots are 100% clever vegan eggs made with ceramic so they feel like real eggs, but no chickens were harmed to get these eggs. Not only perfect for vegan families, these eggs are great if you have a child with an egg allergy.Benefits include:

  • Look and feel just like a real egg.
  • Inedible so no refrigeration needed, no mess and no smell.
  • Non-perishable and eco-friendly – if handled carefully, ceramic will last forever and you can reuse these eggs annually.
  • 100% safe for those with egg allergies
  • Vegan-friendly – no animal products used in their making.
  • Made in the USA
  • Fun and easy to dye and decorate just like real eggs.
  • Endless possibilities for Easter arts, crafts and gifts.

You can dye EggNots with any commercially available Easter egg dye kit or make your own homemade all-natural Easter egg dye and use that.

2) Don’t buy animals for Easter gifts

Buying animals like chicks, bunnies and ducks for a child on Easter is cruel to the animal and does not teach your child to be responsible for animals or care for their welfare. Each year, thousands of baby rabbits, chicks, and ducks are purchased as Easter gifts, only to be abandoned shortly after in the wild where the almost always die or left at shelters where they are usually killed.

To learn more about this huge Easter problem, read 5 Reasons You Should NOT Give Your Kids Real Bunnies, Chicks & Ducks for Easter.

3) Plan an Easter egg hunt sans real eggs

If Easter egg hunts are a big part of your Easter tradition, you’re in luck, because you can still hold a hunt, just without real eggs. Instead of hiding real eggs, hide the following, animal-free eggs…

Natural Wood Toy- Pastel Easter Eggs

4) Plan a vegan Easter menu

Serve up vegan fare for Easter breakfast, brunch or dinner with the ideas below…

5) Whip up some sweet vegan Easter treats

A vegan Easter doesn’t mean a treat-free Easter. There are plenty of vegan Easter goodies you can whip up at home with your kids.

Raw Vegan Colored Icing & Easter Cookies

6) Fill your Easter baskets with vegan sweets and treats 

Vegan candy, even holiday minded vegan candy is getting so much easier to find. All the candy (and other treats) you see below are vegan, kid-friendly and yummy and fit perfectly into an eco-friendly vegan Easter basket. With this many choices, your kids will never miss the animal products.

Bunny & Egg Combination vegan easter candy

Skippers & Sunnys - Vegan Peeps

Vegan and eco-friendly treats that are small enough to stuff into Easter eggs for baskets or Easter egg hunts

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