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Easter Basket Ideas for Kids that Aren’t Candy

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Wondering what to put in your kids’ Easter baskets? If you’re like me and like to go beyond the traditional candy, here are some Easter basket ideas for kids that aren’t candy!

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Easter Basket Ideas for Babies 0-1 years old

Easter is such a fun time for littles, even babies! Just because your baby can’t eat candy yet doesn’t mean they have to miss out on their first Easter Basket! Here are some ideas from books to stuffed animals to toys that they’ll love to get this Easter.

Biscuit's Pet & Play Easter: A Touch & Feel Book: An Easter And Springtime Book For Kids
List Price: $ 10.99 You Save: $ 3.69 (-34%)  Price: $ 7.30 Buy now at Amazon
Hippity, Hoppity, Little Bunny - Finger Puppet Board Book for Easter Basket Gifts or Stuffer Ages 0-3
Hippity, Hoppity, Little Bunny - Finger Puppet Board Book for Easter Basket Gifts or Stuffer Ages 0-3
by Cottage Door Press
  • The adorable built-in bunny finger puppet encourages interactive play and helps develop fine motor skills|Soft plush and a rhyming story combine to provide both tactile and verbal learning opportunities. Finger puppet entertains while teaching your baby language patterns | Beautiful illustrations with bright coloring help keep your toddler engaged|Practice hand-eye coordination and language development while enjoying together time. Babies and toddlers learn best when they are playing especially when their grown-ups are in on the fun.|A great gift to add to your kids' Easter basket stuffers or Easter board book collection
List Price: $ 7.99 You Save: $ 0.50 (-6%)  Price: $ 7.49 Buy now at Amazon
I Love You, Funny Bunny
List Price: $ 9.99 You Save: $ 2.63 (-26%)  Price: $ 7.36 Buy now at Amazon
Easter Chunky Lift-a-Flap Board Book (Babies Love)
Easter Chunky Lift-a-Flap Board Book (Babies Love)
by Cottage Door Press
  • Supports language readiness
  • Encourages hand-eye control
  • Sintroduces Easter traditions
List Price: $ 7.99 You Save: $ 2.00 (-25%)  Price: $ 5.99 Buy now at Amazon
Baby Touch and Feel: Bunny
List Price: $ 7.99 You Save: $ 2.29 (-29%)  Price: $ 5.70 Buy now at Amazon
My First Easter
My First Easter
by Grosset & Dunlap
List Price: $ 6.99 You Save: $ 1.60 (-23%)  Price: $ 5.39 Buy now at Amazon
TOMY Toomies Hide & Squeak Easter Eggs Toddler Toys - Matching & Sorting Learning Toys - Sensory Toys for Boys and Girls 18 Months and Up
TOMY Toomies Hide & Squeak Easter Eggs Toddler Toys - Matching & Sorting Learning Toys - Sensory Toys for Boys and Girls 18 Months and Up
by TOMY Intl.

Hide and Squeak Eggs: An adorable and educational addition to your Easter egg basket, this squeak toy contains 6 colorful squeaking Easter eggs kids can play with

 Price: $ 15.99 Buy now at Amazon
Skip Hop Baby Toy Maracas, Egg Shaker Trio Musical Toy, 3 Piece Set
Skip Hop Baby Toy Maracas, Egg Shaker Trio Musical Toy, 3 Piece Set
by Skip Hop
  • Each perfectly-sized egg shaker makes its own unique sound for a rocking good time. Little ones will love to shake up playtime with these three cheerful characters. For other discoveries, be sure to check out our complete line of Explore and More baby toys
  • Three pieces: Owl, Hedgehog and Fox
  • Each shaker makes its own unique sound
  • Bright colors, playful textures and easy-to-hold design for little hands
  • Ages 3m+; PVC-free and Phthalate-free; Size (inches): 2.25l x 2w x 2.75h; (cm): 6l x 5w x 7h
 Price: $ 9.99 Buy now at Amazon

Easter Basket Ideas for Toddlers ages 1-3

Our kids LOVE Easter board books including Llama Llama Easter Egg and Happy Easter, Mouse! It’s so fun to have Easter Themed books to read every Spring and to give them to them on Easter in their Easter Baskets!

Llama Llama Easter Egg
Llama Llama Easter Egg
by Viking Books for Young Readers
List Price: $ 7.99 You Save: $ 2.65 (-33%)  Price: $ 5.34 Buy now at Amazon
Happy Easter, Mouse! (If You Give...)
List Price: $ 9.99 You Save: $ 4.00 (-40%)  Price: $ 5.99 Buy now at Amazon
The Itsy Bitsy Bunny
The Itsy Bitsy Bunny
by Little Simon
 Price: $ 5.53 Buy now at Amazon
Happy Easter, Bunny! 3-Button Sound Board Book for Babies and Toddlers
List Price: $ 10.99 You Save: $ 3.18 (-29%)  Price: $ 7.81 Buy now at Amazon
The Beginner's Bible the Very First Easter
List Price: $ 4.99 You Save: $ 1.00 (-20%)  Price: $ 3.99 Buy now at Amazon

Easter Basket Ideas for Preschoolers ages 3-5

From Easter themed books to activity books to Play-Doh and mini dinosaurs, what’s not to love?! As kids get older it’s fun to add more non candy Easter basket ideas to their baskets in addition to books. We’ve added Play Doh, Dinosaur Eggs, Activity Books, Crayons, and more!

The Night Before Easter
The Night Before Easter
by Grosset & Dunlap
  • Beautifully Illustrated children's Easter Book
  • children's book
  • Illustrated Easter Book
  • Reading Railroad Book
List Price: $ 5.99 You Save: $ 1.40 (-23%)  Price: $ 4.59 Buy now at Amazon
An Easter Egg Hunt for Jesus: God Gave Us Easter to Celebrate His Life (Forest of Faith Books)
List Price: $ 12.99 You Save: $ 2.00 (-15%)  Price: $ 10.99 Buy now at Amazon
Construction Site: Spring Delight: An Easter Lift-the-Flap Book (Goodnight, Goodnight, Construc)
List Price: $ 12.99 You Save: $ 4.13 (-32%)  Price: $ 8.86 Buy now at Amazon
QINGQIU 4 Pack Jumbo Dinosaur Deformation Eggs with Toys Inside for Kids Boys Girls Christmas Stocking Stuffers Gifts Party Favors
QINGQIU 4 Pack Jumbo Dinosaur Deformation Eggs with Toys Inside for Kids Boys Girls Christmas Stocking Stuffers Gifts Party Favors
by QingQiu

PERFECT GIFTS - The dinosaur deformation eggs are great for kids, girls, boys, toddlers, stocking stuffers, christmas stockings, christmas gifts, dinosaur party supplies, dinosaur party favors, birthday gifts, school classroom rewards, carnival prizes, pinata, goodie bags, easter basket stuffers, easter basket fillers, easter gifts

List Price: $ 10.99 You Save: $ 1.00 (-9%)  Price: $ 9.99 Buy now at Amazon
QINGQIU 4 Pack Jumbo Unicorn Deformation Eggs with Toys Inside for Kids Boys Girls Christmas Stocking Stuffers Gifts Party Favors
QINGQIU 4 Pack Jumbo Unicorn Deformation Eggs with Toys Inside for Kids Boys Girls Christmas Stocking Stuffers Gifts Party Favors
by QINGQIU
  • PERFECT GIFTS - The unicorn deformation eggs are great for kids, girls, boys, toddlers, stocking stuffers, christmas stockings, christmas gifts, unicorn party supplies, unicorn party favors, birthday gifts, school classroom rewards, carnival prizes, pinata, goodie bags, easter basket stuffers, easter basket fillers, easter gifts
  • UNICORN TOYS - There are 4 pack jumbo eggs in a box, each egg contains a unicorn deformation egg that you can change it to a unicorn toy
  • STOCKING STUFFERS - Beautiful color unicorn in surprise eggs, good choice for kids christmas stocking stuffers, party favors
  • EASY TO PLAY - The deformation eggs are easy and fun to play, just develop your idea to make it a unicorn figure, that's fun
  • HIGH QUALITY - The unicorn eggs are made of high quality environmental ABS plastic material, safe to play
List Price: $ 18.99 You Save: $ 6.00 (-32%)  Price: $ 12.99 Buy now at Amazon
God Gave Us Easter (God Gave Us Series)
List Price: $ 11.99 You Save: $ 1.02 (-9%)  Price: $ 10.97 Buy now at Amazon
School Zone Big Preschool Workbook: Kids Learning Skills Ages 3 to 5, Handwriting, ABCs, Phonics, Early Math & Numbers, Colors & Shapes, Follow Directions, and More, 320 Pages
School Zone Big Preschool Workbook: Kids Learning Skills Ages 3 to 5, Handwriting, ABCs, Phonics, Early Math & Numbers, Colors & Shapes, Follow Directions, and More, 320 Pages
by School Zone Publishing
  • WORKBOOKS - Writing in workbook pages, as opposed to typing on a computer, can help kids to focus and to learn. Writing by hand fires up specific areas of a child's brain, improving a child's ability to not only remember what he or she learns but to think of new ideas
  • AMAZING - BIG Preschool Workbook is packed with 300+ colorful exercises that make learning fun! These proven activities will help prepare your child for success by teaching colors, shapes, alphabet, basic phonics, numbers, early math and more! 320 pages of learning material!
  • RESULTS - Our learning materials have helped educate three generations of kids, creating lifelong learners, and the legacy continues. Digital content, flash cards, workbooks, readers, toys, and games—all are crafted through a child’s eyes while integrating parent and teacher standards
  • PREPARATION - Let us help you prepare your young child for the next grade level with our workbooks, flash cards, books and a Little Scholar Tablet. Keep kids "classroom ready" with our workbooks, flash cards, tablet, accessories, and more!
  • AWARD WINNING - School Zone content has won The Parents’ Choice Foundation Award, Tillywig Toy Awards, Brainchild Award, Family Choice Award, Mom's Choice Awards Honoring Excellence, Gold Star Toy Scholastic Parent and Child Award and many more
List Price: $ 13.99 You Save: $ 3.01 (-22%)  Price: $ 10.98 Buy now at Amazon
Shuttle Art Dot Markers, 15 Colors Washable Markers for Toddlers,Bingo Daubers Supplies Kids Preschool Children, Non Toxic Water-Based
Shuttle Art Dot Markers, 15 Colors Washable Markers for Toddlers,Bingo Daubers Supplies Kids Preschool Children, Non Toxic Water-Based
by Shuttle Art

【15 AMAZING FUN COLORS】: This dot markers set contains 15 basic colors: red, orange red, orange, yellow, emerald green, green sky blue, blue, violet purple, caramel, sepia, light gray and black. The variety of colors is that kids can create and use their imagination to paint.
【NON-TOXIC & ACID-FREE】: These dot marker pens are completely safe for kids. We use non-toxic and acid-free ink which is safe on the skin. And the dot markers material conforms to ASTM-D4236.
【FIT FOR SMALL FINGERS】: With generous 0.42 ounce bottles, Shuttle Art dot markers are very light and easy to grip by toddlers, which is designed to fit small hands, and is very easy for kids to hold, mix and blend the colors anyway they want.

List Price: $ 15.99 You Save: $ 2.00 (-13%)  Price: $ 13.99 Buy now at Amazon
JOICEE 24pcs Dinosaur Squishy Toy Prefilled Easter Eggs, Kawaii Mochi Squishies Stress Relief Toys Filled Plastic Easter Eggs for Easter Basket Stuffers Party Favor Egg Hunt for Kids
JOICEE 24pcs Dinosaur Squishy Toy Prefilled Easter Eggs, Kawaii Mochi Squishies Stress Relief Toys Filled Plastic Easter Eggs for Easter Basket Stuffers Party Favor Egg Hunt for Kids
by JOICEE
  • Valuable Easter egg fillers:You will get 24pcs colorful Easter eggs filled with 24 dinosaur squishy toy in different shapes, and all the prefilled eggs are packed in a beautiful gift box. Great Easter party favor toys for Easter Basket Stuffers
  • Kawaii Design: These dinosaur squishy toys come with 24 cute design and vibrant color. Every kid would love these cute mochi squishies and get days of enjoyment and fun from it!
  • Safe Material: Squishy toys are made of safe material TPR like rubber, safe nice elasticity and not easy to damage, Non-toxic, NO-Smell and environment friendly, please feel free to play with your child
  • Excellent Easter Gift: These dinosaur Easter eggs set have a thick shell and made of great quality eco-friendly material.It looks and feels very delicate and beautiful, Best option for pre-filled Easter eggs.
  • Wide Application:This Dinosaur Squishy Toy set are suitable for most occasions, like Easter,Halloween, birthday party, dinosaur theme party,Easter egg hunt,great party stuff to attract more guests to join in the Easter fun with you.
 Price: $ 13.99 Buy now at Amazon
Pups Save the Bunnies (PAW Patrol)
Pups Save the Bunnies (PAW Patrol)
by Nickelodeon Publishing
 Price: $ 4.99 Buy now at Amazon

Easter Basket Ideas for 5-7 Year Olds

Here are some Easter Basket ideas for the 5-7 age group that aren’t candy related. There are even some books they may be able to read to you!

Honey Bunny Funnybunny: An Early Reader Book for Kids (Beginner Books(R))
List Price: $ 9.99 You Save: $ 2.71 (-27%)  Price: $ 7.28 Buy now at Amazon
Play-Doh Eggs 24-Pack of Non-Toxic Modeling Compound for Kids 2 Years and Up for Party Favors, Easter Basket Stuffers, Pinata Toys, and More (Amazon Exclusive)
Play-Doh Eggs 24-Pack of Non-Toxic Modeling Compound for Kids 2 Years and Up for Party Favors, Easter Basket Stuffers, Pinata Toys, and More (Amazon Exclusive)
by Hasbro

PLAY-DOH EGGS APLENTY - This 24 count Play-DOH egg collection features colorful plastic eggs each filled with 2 ounces of squishy, non-toxic Play-DOH modeling compound.
EGG-CITING ASSORTED COLORS - Kids can get creative with favorite colors like blue, green, pink, yellow, and more. The color of the egg matches the compound color inside, and colors are duplicated.

List Price: $ 21.99 You Save: $ 1.02 (-5%)  Price: $ 20.97 Buy now at Amazon
Chalk City Neon Sidewalk Chalk for Kids - 7 Colors in 20 Pcs. - Washable Non-Toxic Jumbo Chalk - Kids & Toddlers Outdoor Chalk Bulk
Chalk City Neon Sidewalk Chalk for Kids - 7 Colors in 20 Pcs. - Washable Non-Toxic Jumbo Chalk - Kids & Toddlers Outdoor Chalk Bulk
by Regal Games

EXCEPTIONAL SIDEWALK CHALK: The set contains 20 high-quality pieces of jumbo chalk. 20 colorful chalk pieces with 7 different color variations make a wonderful selection for kids who love creating eye-catching drawings and artwork.

List Price: $ 8.99 You Save: $ 2.80 (-31%)  Price: $ 6.19 Buy now at Amazon
4 Pack Squishies Squishy Toy Easter Bunny Stress Balls Toy for Kids Adults,Stress Relief Fidget Balls Filled with Water Beads to Relax,Easter Party Favor Gifts for Children,Easter Basket Stuffers
4 Pack Squishies Squishy Toy Easter Bunny Stress Balls Toy for Kids Adults,Stress Relief Fidget Balls Filled with Water Beads to Relax,Easter Party Favor Gifts for Children,Easter Basket Stuffers
by rtyty

【 Easter Basket Stuffers】: Great Idea for Easter Gift, School Classroom Rewards, Holiday Gifts and Home or School Prize Box. Also it is perfect as a prize for kids classrooms, birthday parties, and other party favor.

 Price: $ 9.99 Buy now at Amazon
Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring
Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring
by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
List Price: $ 18.99 You Save: $ 6.60 (-35%)  Price: $ 12.39 Buy now at Amazon
Paint by Sticker Kids: Easter: Create 10 Pictures One Sticker at a Time!
List Price: $ 10.99 You Save: $ 4.00 (-36%)  Price: $ 6.99 Buy now at Amazon
CRETVIS 1-4 Players Shut The Box Dice Game, 10 Numbers Traditional Wooden Pub Bar Board Family Table Mat Game Dice for Kids and Adults
CRETVIS 1-4 Players Shut The Box Dice Game, 10 Numbers Traditional Wooden Pub Bar Board Family Table Mat Game Dice for Kids and Adults
by CRETVIS

EASY & FUNNY GAME(See picture 5 for instructions)- Each board prints numbers clearly, and each player owns 10pcs of board numbers from 1 to 10, roll the dice and lay down tiles that match the sum of the roll dice numbers. Now playing ways can be created by their imaginations besides the basic offered rules.
DESIGNED FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY – The wooden shut the box games can be played by up to 4 players. 4-way premium solid wood board with 8 dice (4 coloreds). Can be enjoyed by the entire family, from 6 or 7-year-olds up to the grandparents.

List Price: $ 16.99 You Save: $ 2.00 (-12%)  Price: $ 14.99 Buy now at Amazon

Easter Basket Ideas for Ages 8+

As kids get older it’s fun to add more ideas of activities and crafts they could do as well as scripture Bible verses.

Scripture Memory and Daily Devotional for Students — Christian Easter Basket Stuffers — Go Forth Encouraging Bible Verse Flash Cards (Graduation Gifts, Confirmation Gifts)
Scripture Memory and Daily Devotional for Students — Christian Easter Basket Stuffers — Go Forth Encouraging Bible Verse Flash Cards (Graduation Gifts, Confirmation Gifts)
by Scriptionery

20 Inspirational Bible memory verse cards — PERFECT Christian gifts for seniors (college and high school graduation gifts) and also ideal as confirmation gifts for boys and girls.
As a graduation gift for him or her, they can use these Bible verse cards as a daily devotional or as Scripture memory cards. The perfect Christian gift for teenage boys or girls.
This inspirational gift includes encouraging Christian Bible verses to memorize from the NIV and ESV Bible versions. These 20 memorizing Scripture cards are portable and easy to use.

 Price: $ 15.95 Buy now at Amazon
Window Suncatcher Gem Art Diamond Painting Kits for Kids - Fun Arts & Crafts 6 Sheets Flowers Gem Art Painting Kits by Numbers for Girl, Birthday Party Supplies Gifts for 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Year Old
Window Suncatcher Gem Art Diamond Painting Kits for Kids - Fun Arts & Crafts 6 Sheets Flowers Gem Art Painting Kits by Numbers for Girl, Birthday Party Supplies Gifts for 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Year Old
by atydkug

🦋【SAFE ARTS AND CRAFTS】This Kids Crafts Kit is Made of High quality materials, colorless, tasteless and Non-toxic, and safe to use. Perfect for kids ages 6 years and up through their teenager years. Fun After School, Wonderful Relaxation Projects in Summer and Holidays!

 Price: $ 11.98 Buy now at Amazon
4M Make A Wind Chime Kit - Arts & Crafts Construct & Paint A Wind Powered Musical Chime DIY Gift for Kids, Boys & Girls
4M Make A Wind Chime Kit - Arts & Crafts Construct & Paint A Wind Powered Musical Chime DIY Gift for Kids, Boys & Girls
by Toysmith

Kit includes 2 terra-cotta mini pots, filament, cord, 1 set of chimes 7cm in length, 1 paint brush, 1 paint strip, and detailed instructions.
Contents are for making one set of wind chimes 18 cm in length after assembled.
Wind chime measures 18 cm in length after fully assembled.

List Price: $ 10.99 You Save: $ 1.00 (-9%)  Price: $ 9.99 Buy now at Amazon
Be Amazing! Toys Egg-Cellent Experiment - 6 Pack Science Experiments for Children- Egg-Shaped Activity Kit for Boys and Girls - Easter Party Favor or Basket Stuffer - STEM for Kids 8+
Be Amazing! Toys Egg-Cellent Experiment - 6 Pack Science Experiments for Children- Egg-Shaped Activity Kit for Boys and Girls - Easter Party Favor or Basket Stuffer - STEM for Kids 8+
by Be Amazing! Toys

Big Experiments for Little Scientists, 6 egg-shaped science kits are included for endless knowledge and fun. Follow along to create over 12 experiments that are easy to do and sensory based.
Hatch an Egg-citing Experiment, each science kit comes in a unique egg shape that will pique kids' interest and excite them for experimenting. Crack open each ‘egg’ to reveal different activities within each one.

 Price: $ 9.77 Buy now at Amazon
Creative Roots Paint Your Own Bunny Garden Stone, Craft Kits, Stepping Stones Kit for Kids, Ceramics to Paint, Ages 6+
Creative Roots Paint Your Own Bunny Garden Stone, Craft Kits, Stepping Stones Kit for Kids, Ceramics to Paint, Ages 6+
by Horizon Group USA

READY-TO-PAINT 7x7 GARDEN STONE: No plaster, no messy molding! Hop right into a world of creative fun as you paint a bunny garden stone to life!
6 VIBRANT ACRYLIC PAINTS: Design unique color patterns and discover the art of color-mixing to create vivid hues, vibrant color schemes, and decorative accents on the beautiful mosaic bunny!

 Price: $ 7.99 Buy now at Amazon

Ideas for Any Age

Easter Basket items for any age can include things they’d want for Spring and Summer including sidewalk chalk, new swimsuits, sandals, sunglasses, kids gardening gear, and bubbles! Items don’t necessarily have to be Easter specific.


Easter Basket Ideas for Kids that Aren't Candy text with picture of bunny looking at an Easter Basket

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