When the kids were little and we were on the road, word finds, word puzzles and number games ruled. One fun game was making words out of Easter — this worked well usually for one kid but not all.
Wiki answers suggests: east, tease, teaser, rest, tear,tears, ear, ears, sat, rat, rats, tar, tars, seat, taser, tea, sear, set, star, erase, east ease, ear, ears, eat, eats, era, eras, art, arts, ate, are, as, steer, seer, star, stare, seat, sear, sea, see, set, sat, rate, rest, rates, tree and trees.
If you try it with Happy Easter, yahoo.com says you can add all of these: happy, prat, prats, pray, prays, rap, raps, pep, peps, perp, yap, the,there, yet, pet, pets, Pete, Peter, tap, taps, ape, apes, sappy, trap, traps, strap, straps, tarp, part, party, yeast.
No matter what words you make today, have a Happy Easter. At our house, we have Happy Eaters on a day like this. Mmmm, or nom nom as my kids say.
Pam Parker is the editor of Lake Erie LifeStyle, Her Times and House to Home at the Erie Times-News in Erie, Pa. She is the mom of three, stepmom to three and step-grandmom to one.