55 Non-Candy Easter Basket Filler Ideas

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Easter Basket Filler Ideas

Easter Basket Filler Ideas

I don’t know about you, but when I think of my childhood Easters, I think of one thing and one thing alone: CANDY.  Lots of candy.  An all-out candy-buffet hand delivered by the bunny himself.  My brother, sister and I would spend Easter day eating, eating, eating candy.  Peanut butter cups, little chocolate eggs, caramels, the list goes on and on.

And don’t get me wrong – I’m not going to tell you not to give your kids a single bite of candy in those baskets.  No way.  Nothing wrong with some candy.  But I am always looking for candy alternatives to put in my kids’ baskets.  It’s easier to keep the candy-binging at bay when it’s not there in the first place.  My kids are just as happy (perhaps even more so) with little toys like bubbles and chalk than they are with candy.

So as another Easter draws closer, check out this list with some non-candy Easter basket ideas!

  1. Bubbles (We just got some of the Gazillion Bubbles products, including the Giant Bubble Mill…  I’m honestly not sure who is more excited about these bubble toys – the kids or the parents!)
  2. Jump ropes
  3. Jacks
  4. Playing Cards
  5. Doc McStuffins Get Better Baby Cece Doll
  6. Hot Wheels
  7. Hair brushes
  8. Hair accessories
  9. Lip gloss/chapstick
  10. Bunch O Balloons from Zuru (Have you seen the new Bunch O Balloons Filler/Soaker?  How about the MINIONS water balloons?  Our water balloon fights are going to be TOP NOTCH this summer!)
  11. Bath toys
  12. Crayons
  13. Markers
  14. Granola bars
  15. Fruit snacks
  16. X-Shot Bubble Ball (for the older kids!)
  17. Applesauce pouches
  18. Goldfish
  19. Pretzels
  20. Colorful pipe cleaners
  21. Sports bottles
  22. Doc McStuffins Baby Check Up Lil’ Nursery Pals
  23. Tissues
  24. Action figures
  25. Coloring books
  26. Sketch pads
  27. Books
  28. Minnie’s Happy Helpers Pet Carrier
  29. Legos
  30. Flip flops
  31. Sunglasses
  32. Stickers
  33. Temporary tattoos
  34. Socks
  35. Madballs Foam Balls
  36. Chalk
  37. Kites
  38. Movies
  39. Gardening tools
  40. Tonka Tinys (Blind Packs and Playsets)
  41. Bubble bath
  42. Dominoes
  43. Marbles
  44. Sing-a-ma-lings Pets
  45. Pencils
  46. Finger paint
  47. Gift cards
  48. Silly string
  49. Glow sticks
  50. Bathtub crayons
  51. Mickey and the Roadster Racers Pit Crew Toolbox
  52. Tsum Tsums
  53. Real Cooking Ultimate Baking Starter Set (Our junior chef LOVES this one!)
  54. Shopkins
  55. Play-Doh

Got more ideas?  Leave a comment with them!


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