Easter is just a few weeks away and we all know what that means….lots of chocolate bunnies, plastic grass everywhere and jelly beans. Here are a few new ideas of other items to put in those Easter Baskets.
Crazy Aaron's Putty
Tweet tweet, spring is here! Enjoy the sweet smell of marshmallows within the softness of the speckled, yellow putty. This holiday edition is sure to be the most egg-cellent treat to fill your baskets! Non-toxic. Kids’ love it just like slime with it’s own little box to keep it from getting everywhere!
Safe for ages 3 and up.
SPLATZ, the first innovation from One Fun, are eco-friendly bubbles of pure hand soap that literally SPLAT! when kids squeeze them under water. Developed by an entrepreneurial designer (and MOM) and two Harvard/MIT scientists using a patent-pending formula and made in the USA with all-natural ingredients, these irresistible balls of fun change the way kids think about washing their hands. It’s also natural, biodegradable ingredients, eco-friendly packaging and promotes healthy habits.
Shore Buddies Keychains
The Shore Buddies Keychains come in four mini Shore Buddies characters; Stephen Seagull, Emma the Whale, Finn the Dolphin, and Sammy the Seal. They are each made from two recycled plastic bottles. Just like the plush, these fun keychains make authentic animal noises too!
STICK-O Forest Friends
Stick-O is fun and safe and teach toddlers basic STEM education principles.
16 magnetic building shapes. 3 Spheres, 3 Sticks, 2 Discs and magnetic accessories including bunny ears, flowers, cones, flower pots and elephant ears. No mess and lots of fun.
Perfect for ages 18M+
Creatto Magical Creatures
Creatto is a simple yet versatile building system that consists of just two primary components that can be woven together into countless 3D creations. The flexible yet durable plastic tiles interlock quickly and easily for all skill levels; no additional materials or hardware required! Tons of super fun animals to create.
Perfect for ages 6+
Smarty PAD - Preschool Learning Toy
Interactive LED Tablet with 12 SMART games in explore and play modes. Includes hi-tech motion sensors which encourage unique sensory play. Your child will learn phonics, language, counting, beginning coding and can play with colors, patterns, ABCs, numbers 1-25, and music.
Perfect for ages 3-5
Swim Themed Basket
Swimming weather is going to be here before we all know it, so a swim themed Easter Basket is a great way to get the new pool toys before all the stores are sold out. Make the whole Easter Basket themed with pool floaties, new towel, pool noodles and dive toys. Then you will have a great reason to throw out the crusty ones from last year!
Art Themed Basket
For those super hot, indoor-only days, we like to have a good supply of arts and crafts for the kids. Easter is a great time to stock up on washi tape, glitter glue, stamps/ink, stickers, silly putty, modeling clay and beads for all those fun projects you will be so happy to have the supplies on-hand when the temps are 110+.
Easter Egg Prizes
If you are looking for non-candy Easter Egg prizes, order now from Oriental Trading. They have tons of little items that fit perfectly inside an egg. Yoyo’s, stickers, bracelets, and bouncy balls all work great.
Make coupons for experiences that can be redeemed later. Some fun examples are going out for ice cream or boba, spending a date night with “just mom” or “just dad”, or some other activity that you know your child would love to look forward to.
Some items in this list were provided to our team for trade, some items have affiliate links, and some are just things we wanted to share with all of you. We love sharing all these great finds with you. Happy Easter to you and your family!