easter basket ideas

No candy Easter basket ideas for kids

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Easter is coming up soon and it is time to buy the Easter basket gifts to create an amazing present for your kid, niece or nephew or small Easter party favors. But does it always have to be candy? Here are 11 Easter basket ideas that do not involve any type of candy.

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Are you looking for ways to entertain your kid? Print these Easter-themed worksheets perfect for preschoolers.

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Pre-filled Eggs

Pre-filled easter eggs are one of the easiest no candy Easter basket gift ideas. All you have to do is buy the eggs and place them in the Easter basket. All you have to do is unpack them and put them in the Easter basket and you’re done.

These 3 pre-filled Easter eggs are fun for toddlers and kids to play with for any age and gender.

Plush Chicks Wind-Up Toys

These little toys bring back happy childhood memories. Wind them up and the little chicks will jump around for you. A toy like that can keep a kid busy for hours. These little chicks can also be used for Easter decoration in your house.

Wind up toy chicks easter

♥ Mini snake cube puzzle

These look like so much fun I am tempted to buy them for myself. Mini snake puzzles are good for brain development and motoric skills. Since they are not actually packed inside an Easter egg they can be used for a bunch of other occasions too like party favors, Valentine’s Day or Stocking stuffer for Christmas.

snake cube game easter gift

♥ Hatching dinosaur eggs

Perfect for any dinosaur lover. Simply place the egg fully covered in water and wait 12-24 hours for the dinosaur to hatch out of the egg.

Hatching dinosaur easter egg easter basket gift idea

Besides pre-filled Easter eggs, you can always use the empty eggs and fill them with what you want. Right now the Dollar stores have empty eggs for cheap.


♥ Will trade sister for easter eggs shirt

This shirt is just too cute and perfect for any sibling with a sister. It comes in a variety of different colors so it can be gifted to a girl as well as a boy.

Easter shirt will trade sister for easter eggs

♥ Easter pajamas

Adorable Easter pajamas with a Bunny. This comes in different colors perfect for any little girl or boy.

easter pajama for kids easter basket gift idea

♥ Bunny socks

Unfortunately, these socks only come in pink so this is more a gift for girls. Socks are always a great gift for fast-growing kid feet and especially if they are that adorable.

Easter socks


♥ The Great Eggscape

From the product description:

The Great Eggscape is when the Good Egg and his pals escape their carton and drop into the store for a morning of fun, enjoyed by everybody.
Well, almost everybody.
Shel (an egg) isn’t a huge fan of group activities, especially when he’s made to be “It” for a game of hide-and-seek. Nevertheless, Shel doesn’t want to let his friends down, so he reluctantly plays, anyway. But after a morning of hiding and seeking, somebody’s still missing. Will the dozen eggs friends ever be reunited?

easter basket gift idea book

♥ Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure

From the product description:

Pete jumps in to help the Easter Bunny in Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure—which comes complete with a poster, stickers, and a set of punch-out card.
When Pete wakes up Easter morning, ready to check out his basket of goodies, he discovers the Easter Bunny needs a little extra help. Our favorite groovy blue cat puts on his bunny ears and finds a way to collect, paint, and hide the eggs all in time for Easter!

easter basket gift idea book

♥ Easter Joke book for kids

From the product description:

Tons of fun jokes for kids and kids-at-heart, this book makes for a perfect addition to any Easter basket for a young comedian. All of the jokes in this book are “clean” and age appropriate for boys and girls of any age, written especially for young readers.

easter basket gift idea book jokes


♥ Easter Activity Book

This book is perfect for children ages 4-8 years. It includes coloring pages, mazes, dot to dot painting, puzzles and many more activities for a fun Easter.

Easter activity book easter basket gift idea

♥ Easter rainbow scratch Art

Your kid can use their imagination to create unique Easter ornaments by scratching where they want to. They make a great decoration for your home. Everything you need for this activity is included in the package like the scraper, ribbon and of course the rainbow ornaments.

Rainbow scratch easter

What is your kid gonna get int the Easter basket this year?

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