33 Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas for Kids

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I love a good chocolate bunny as much as the next person! These 33 non-candy Easter basket ideas for kids are great to break up the sugar overload or if you want to avoid candy, chocolate, sugar all together.

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Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas for Kids


          1. pediped Originals® Bonnie Pink shoes (pictured above and in the last picture) – These precious shoes feature leather soles for ultimate flexibility and lasting quality made with a diamond leather tread that is more slip resistant yet still crafted completely of high-quality, non-toxic leather that allows little toes to move, grip, and feel the floor.
          2. “The Tale of Benjamin Bunny” – Books make excellent gifts for any occasion
          3. Giant rubber ducky – This is a favorite for us. It doesn’t squeak and floats on its side in the tub. But the kids play with it all the time!  Toysmith Big Bath Duck (8.5-Inch)
          4. Siliskin® Sippy Cup – The Siliskin® Sippy Cup is 100% silicone with an embedded stainless steel ring keeping it from collapsing when squeezed. The sippy cup comes with a universal silicone​ sippy top that fits over any size cup. And you can buy extra sippy tops to go over cups you already have!

Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas

            • “Color Me Calm” is probably my favorite out of all the coloring books I’ve had to date. It was a pleasant surprise to learn how much my kids love it too! The smaller pictures and details have helped my 7 year old learn to slow down, take her time coloring and just relaxing.
            • Crayola Fine Tip Markers work wonderfully with all of the coloring books we have.
            • Add a little pizazz wrapping the markers up with a cute hair tie.
            • The Berenstain Bears’ Big Book of Science and Nature (Dover Children’s Science Books)
              “This treasury of knowledge includes a complete almanac of the seasons and intriguing information about animals, plants, insects, and fish — plus fun for the whole family with simple science projects.”
            • Ubbi Stack & Splash Dolphins – These fun bath toys are available at Babies R Us.
            • Usborne My First Art Sticker Book – Who doesn’t love a fun sticker book?
            • “Good Night Moon” – No children’s library is complete without this classic treasure.
            • Egg Shaped Sidewalk Chalk – We picked up this fun item at Dollar Tree.Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas
            • GoldieBlox Dunk Tank and Parade Float – GoldieBlox is an engineer that has practically become part of our family. These STEM toys are AMAZING!
            • Siliskin® Silicone Straw Cup  – Another family member of the Silikids family, Universal Straw Tops are a fabulous addition to your kitchen. They will grip over any size cup and make it spill proof.Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas
            • MAM has some adorable items perfect for spring! Like the pacifiers on top of the duck …
            • MAM Anti-Colic bottle with bunnies on the side …
            • MAM Oral Care Rabbit … all available at Target
            • Usborne 365 Science Activities is another great book for your home library!
            • Crayons
            • Stickers
            • Bubbles
            • A jump rope
            • Toy cars
            • Gardening toys
            • Seeds to grow their own flowers, herbs or other plants
            • More books
            • Small building block sets
            • Fun umbrella
            • Rain boots
            • Sunglasses
            • Fun washcloths and towels
            • Bath crayons
            • Play-doh


What Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas have you used in the past or are adding to your baskets this year?


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