Easter is fast approaching. Besides the chocolate, jelly beans and other sweet treats, you won’t want to miss out on all the awesome little extras you can fill your little one’s baskets with. Check out these Easter basket essentials that your little ones will love!
Easter Bugs: A Springtime Pop-up Book – Your little ones will love this little pop-up book filled with all sorts of bugs hiding behind colorful Easter eggs, waiting for your little ones to find them! It will make a great addition to any Easter basket.
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick! – From the writer of There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly comes another delightful book, this time with a wacky Easter twist.
Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure – Check out the adventure Pete the Cat goes on when he tries to help out the Easter Bunny. The excitement won’t stop when they once they open up Easter cards, poster, and stickers that are included with the book.
The Don’t Laugh Challenge – Easter Edition – This Easter joke book will keep your kids laughing for hours. Rest assured, they will not want to put it down! It will so awesome to see them bonding and laughing together! It’s a perfect gift for Easter – if you can wait that long!
Arts and Crafts
Play-Doh Easter Eggs – For a great alternative to candy-filled eggs why not fill their Easter baskets with these fun Play-doh filled Easter Eggs. They come in 4 pastel colors and are recommended for children 2 and up.
Crayola Color Wonder Art Kit – This animal-themed kit is filled with everything they need to stay busy coloring. And there is no stress about them making a mess. These special markers only color on the special paper included in the set. No more worrying about finding marks on the furniture or the walls.
Glitter Sidewalk chalk – With the warmer weather here, why not let the kids go outside and draw on the driveway or sidewalk. Let their imagination go wild. This chalk has an added bonus of glitter to make their creations sparkle. It will definitely keep them busy for hours.
Melissa & Doug Decorate-Your-Own Wooden Butterfly Magnets – If your little ones are enthusiastic about painting, you’ll definitely want to put these in their Easter baskets. This kit includes 4 magnets and everything you will need to decorate them.
Other fun fillers
Melissa & Doug Stuffed Burrow Bunny Rabbit – Every Easter basket should always have a stuffed bunny rabbit. This is one cute little bunny. Its floppy ears and oversized feet make this irresistible. It’s super soft fur will make your little ones want to snuggle all day.
Hop – Why not give your little ones this family-fun movie in their Easter basket about the Easter Bunny who decides to pursue his dream of becoming a rock star drummer.
Hatchimals CollEGGtibles – The Hacthimal craze is still around. This adorable basket comes with 4 hatch-able eggs, a bonus two hatched Hatchimals and space for two more. You’ll appreciate that this spring collection can be kept together in one basket. This basket will no doubt be an Easter winner.
Hide N’ Tweet Eggs – These eggs are an amazing gift for the little ones Easter baskets, especially with color and shape recognition. The colors are bright and the shapes are easy to distinguish. When you press down you hear the clear chirping from each egg. It is a toy that will grow with your little ones as they can use them in a play kitchen and pretend to cook with them too.
Easter Activity Book – This activity book will keep your preschoolers and school-aged children busy all day. It is filled with puzzles, matching games, mazes and more! It’s a great addition to any Easter basket.
Now that you have all these awesome things, you need something to put them all in. Instead of a regular basket that will probably get thrown away or never used again, why not give a basket they can enjoy for more than just a day. Check these out:
Disney Frozen Easter Plush Basket – If your kids are obsessed with Frozen this plush basket will be a hit. Just fill it with all those special goodies. This basket is durable and soft and they will be able to use it year-round.
Paw Patrol Plush Basket – Another plush, reusable basket sure to be a hit for all those Paw Patrol fans.
American Plastic Toy Dump Truck – Want to think out of the box? Why not use a dump truck instead of a basket? Just fill this dump truck up with all of your little one’s Easter goodies and then they can use the truck to play with.
Radio Flyer Little Red Toy Wagon – Maybe your little ones would enjoy having a toy wagon to play with. Why not fill it up with their Easter surprises. Your kids will love filling up this toy wagon and toting all their stuff around.
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