With Spring on its way, that also means that Easter will so be here before we know it. I’ve mentioned before that my favorite part of Christmas is stockings – putting together and receiving – so it’s no wonder that I also love Easter baskets!
The big issue is that, like stockings, Easter baskets are often stuffed full of candy and not much else. I’ve combed my mind and the interwebs to put together a giant list of items you can put into your kiddos Easter baskets that won’t give them a sugar high. I broke it down into vague categories and one day I might break it down further, but for now, I hope this list helps get your creative mind thinking and that with it, you’ll be able to make an Easter Basket that will blow your kiddos away!
Easter Basket Stuffers For Baby:
While I’m not a huge advocate for getting babies big gifts for random holidays, I think the sentiment is still nice. I like getting babies simple things that I need anyway or that are super useful and practical. Here are a few that I am looking at for Owen.
Practical Easter Basket Stuffers:
Let’s be honest – thinks like Easter Baskets can often become a source of junk that breaks in a day and litters your house. I think adding a few practical items that you either need or will use a lot as Easter basket stuffers is such a great idea. Make them more exciting for kiddos by buying options with their favorite characters.
Character Tissue pack.
Just for Fun:
And now for the good stuff – here are the ‘fun’ items that will relaly make your kids light up when you add them to your Easter basket stuffer list. Here is the list of fun items, both useful and just 100% for fun, that your kids will lovie playing with on Easter morning.
Bunny glasses and whistles.
Kid’s musical instruments.
Crayons or Markers.
Mess Free Coloring.
Mr. Potato Head. (Easter bunny themed!)
Easy-Bake Oven Refills.
Various Craft Supplies.
Kid’s Baking Set.
Kid’s Cleaning Set.
Magnet Doodle Board.
Sticky Stretchy Hand.
Play Tool Set.
Dress Up Kit.
Easter Basket Stuffers For Outside:
With Spring right around the corner, it’s probably safe to assume your kids are itching to get outside and play! Here is a list of outside Easter basket stuffers that will have your kids begging to go outside everyday until summer is over!
Wiffle Ball Bat.
Nerf Gun.Nerf Balls.
Small Seed starter pots.
Easter Basket Stuffer Snacks:
Okay, I said no candy – not no treats! I mean, is it really an Easter basket without a little something tasty? Add easy snacks that you might not buy to your kids Easter baskets. Below you’ll find my list of ‘smarter’ snacks and treats for your kids that won’t leave you dealing with a huge sugar high!
All natural fruit snacks
Experiences as Easter Basket Stuffers:
This is probably my favorite section – I’m a big fan of creating memories, and these all will help you create a great one with your kids! This list has a few great ideas for Easter basket stuffers that are experiences rather than stuff!
-A gift card to their favorite food spot. Bonus points if it’s somewhere you don’t normal go!
-Tickets/giftcard to the movies.
-Tickets to a theme park.
-Beach day IOU
-Tickets to a museum.
-Zoo tickets/season pass.
-Lessons to something they enjoy. Swimming, art, music, sports, etc.
-Days to a kid’s gym.
-Chuck E. Cheese days
-A trip to a trampoline park.
-An ice cream date.
-Stay up late pass.
-Extra screen time pass.
-Ticket to a show.
-Ticket to a sports game.
Okay, so tell me – do you like putting together Easter baskets? What do you like to add to your kid’s Easter baskets? Let me know in the comments!