Easter will be here before we know it! Do you have the Easter bunny visiting your house? Do you hide plastic eggs, dye eggs, and/or stuff baskets with treats for your kids? Have you figured out what gifts and treats you’re stuffing in those baskets and surprising the family with yet?
While we are definitely celebrating the resurrection of Jesus on Easter morning, our family also enjoys taking part in giving some gifts and filling our kids’ Easter baskets. It’s a very fun holiday for our family.
We like to mix up what we surprise the family with on Easter morning. A couple of larger gifts along with a basket of fun seems to be just about perfect for us! So if you’re looking for some of the hottest ideas, our 2022 Easter Gift Guide will help you find the best gifts for all the loved ones in your life!
While most people think of filling a basket on Easter, it doesn’t always HAVE to be a basket! Here are some creative Easter Basket Ideas for you. It’s a fun way to change things up this year!
Grab a pail and shovel and fill it with fun outdoor toys like bubbles, water guns, sidewalk chalk, jump rope, bubble machine, water bottle, ect.
Buy a new pair of rain boots and then fill them with a new umbrella, a new raincoat rolled up, and other fun toys they might enjoy playing with outside in the rain.
Similiar to the idea above, you can buy a new umbrella, open it, and turn it upside down, then fill it with lots of great spring-time items.
Turn a helmet upside down and inside fill it with a new water bottle, trail mix, and a photo of the new bike/scooter/skateboard/ect. that’s waiting for them outside!
Themed Easter Basket Ideas
I love doing theme gifts! It’s easy to make a themed basket. Here are a few of my favorite ideas:
Movie theme! Think things like popcorn, Cracker Jacks, a new DVD or BluRay, a gift card to the movie theater, and other movie snacks.
Bathtime Theme! All of my kids love taking baths. Go all out with new bubble bath, a bath bomb, new bath toys, a new bath towel, ect.
Beach Theme! Are you taking a trip to the beach this summer? Now is the time to load up on beach toys, a new beach towel, other fun things for the beach, and of course, sunscreen and new swimsuits!
Character Theme! Does you child have a favorite character or movie? Try to get them a basket full of items that all feature their favorite character/movie. We’ve got a great list of unicorn toys if your little girl is into that, Minecraft toys for the Minecraft fan, and Harry Potter toys and gift ideas too.
Art Theme! My kids love arts and crafts. Now is a great time to fill their baskets with new art and craft supplies, like glue, tape, markers, crayons, finger paint, sticker books and glitter. Another great addition would be new craft kits.
Summertime Theme! Get a new blow up pool and inflate it, then fill it with lots of great summer items, that way your kids will stay busy with lots of outdoor play during the summer months.
Best Easter Basket Gifts
We’ve compiled a list of fun Easter basket ideas for kids that includes more than just chocolate bunnies, chocolate eggs, jelly beans, Easter candy, and my all time favorites – Peeps! While those Easter treats are yummy, you don’t want to overload your kids with too much sugar!
Easter Gift Guide - The Best Easter Basket Ideas for Kids
Check out these awesome Easter Basket stuffers and gifts, perfect for surprising your kids this Easter!
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Surprise your kids with sneakers that require no tying AND they can slip on in just seconds! Kizik sneakers are taking the world by storm and it's easy to see why. Just slip your foot into the shoe and the heel 'pops' back up time and time again! It’s a technology that’s life-changing for some and joy-sparking for all.
***They even make adult sizes so grab some for the whole family!
Warmies aren't your typical stuffed animal! They are fully microwavable to provide hours of soothing warmth and comfort. And right now, you can get 15% off some of their most popular Warmies bundles so you'll have enough to stock all the Easter baskets.
A fun and fast family card game! Build the strongest team of Villains and Henchmen by matching the color or number on the cards in your stack. Cast curses, meddle in your opponent’s plans, and unleash your sinister might with your Villain’s special cards. Watch out for Heroes who will try to sabotage your team. The player that earns the most points wins the game!
Magnetic play is great for all ages and kids are constantly using their imaginations to construct and explore fantastic new worlds. Help them make those dreams reality with a Magna-Tiles House 28-Piece Set!
These solar origami lanterns have a multitude of colors known to help with mood health, making them fun for any event or a chill evening at home. You can choose the color of light or let the auto-rotate setting go through all the colors like a living rainbow. This lantern is perfect for celebrations, special occasions, or festive events at home with the kids!
From the creators of the hit game, WordARound comes a magical twist for Disney lovers! Disney WordARound is perfect for both fans of WordARound and new players of the game who can enjoy hours of playing with friends and family. As fast as you can, read the word in the circle and shout it out. It may not be as easy as you think! Each game card has a fan-favorite character on the back. From classic to today and common to obscure, Disney lovers of all ages will enjoy this game!
Kids will be over the moon excited about this one! The Home Pro Electric Shaved Ice Machine is a home-use ice shaving machine that shaves soft, snow-like ice in a matter of seconds. It comes with 5-ice molds to make the fluffiest snow possible but can be used with ice cubes, too, when you're in a jam.
Gabb Wireless phones allow kids to call, text, group message, take and send photos --- all without internet.
It offers peace of mind for parents.
Their Gabb phone helps us keep the kids connected and protected.
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Some of the things you will LOVE about Gabb:
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Gravity Maze is one of ThinkFun's most popular stem toys for boys and girls, and was a Toy of the Year Award winner in 2017, in the Specialty Category.
It's a gravity powered maze game that comes with 60 challenges of increasing difficulty, from beginner to expert and is perfect for kids who like puzzles, smart games, and challenging activities.
Gravity Maze is made with high quality components, and comes with a very clear and easy to understand instruction manual - you'll be able to play within minutes of opening the box!
Like all of ThinkFun's games, Gravity Maze has an educational aspect - it's built to develop critical thinking skills and tie into STEM subjects like science and engineering. Playing through the increasingly difficult brain teaser style challenges will sharpen your mind by improving logical reasoning, spatial reasoning and planning skills, all through fun gameplay.
Do you get tired of your child(ren) getting out multiple water cups every day? Yeah, me too! That's why we switched to water bottles! Now each kid picks one water bottle for the day - no more cups! It's been working great!
Zak Designs makes durable water bottles that come in so many fun characters and designs that you are sure to find one your child will like. We have a lot of little Star Wars fans here at our home, so all of them have liked this one. We also have Zak Designs bottles with Avengers, Harry Potter, Minecraft, and more. I promise you'll find one your child will love!
The KidQuest deck is the first where kids are in charge and ask the grown-ups in their life, questions about when they were kids. With 100 color-coded questions in 8 different categories, from Home Life, School, Friends, Emotions, Humor and Personality, kids get to find out more about who the crazy adults in their life are. One of the great family games for fun times together.
These cards encourage a brand new way for kids age 5-12 to connect, learn and grow in their self-esteem and understanding of everything from how to make friends, save money, deal with fears and hard times, to thriving at school, nurturing their health, and understanding relationships and emotions.
This is a fun way to help encourage conversation every night around the dinner table!
If you've got a couple of kids like me, rather than getting a bunch of little gifts, I like to get all of my kids one bigger gift that they can all enjoy, like this adorable Teepee Tent from A Mustard Seed Toys.
A Mustard Seed Toys teepees are high quality, machine washable, heavy cotton canvas with hardwood poles and plenty of room for adults and kids. They also use no chemical fire retardants for your children's safety.
These teepees are perfect for indoor or outdoor use too. You can take it with you to the beach, set it up in the backyard, the playroom, kid's bedroom, or even the living room.
Sugar Plum has put together an imaginative set of handsomely decorative metal Easter eggs that have been engineered from the ground-up to turn any Easter egg hunt from “blah” to “oooh-la-la!” faster than that Easter Bunny can come on hoppin’ down the bunny trail. The kids are going to LOVE them!
Featuring a reusable plastic egg carton and handsomely festive metal eggs that can be refilled over and over again, this Gourmet Easter Egg Hunt Set promises a fashionably fun (and tasty!) time with those you care about most year after year!
Each and every Sugar Plum Gourmet Easter Egg Hunt Sets includes complementary two-day shipping and features six unique decorative metal Easter eggs, including one egg filled with each of the following:
Race to pop the bubbles! Complete the challenges on the presto Cards and be the first to tap Bubblo to win the round! Players with quick reflexes, excellent eye-hand coordination, and a good sense of observation will prevail in this fun party game for the whole family. Ages 6+
I remember playing these handheld water games when I was a kid and always liked them! It's especially a good idea if you're planning any road trips this summer!
This game includes 21 gold, silver and bronze colored-rings, a crystal-clear water tank, and 4 interchangeable plastic panels featuring fun deep-sea scenes! Also includes color instructions. No batteries. No Wi-Fi. No Problem!
April showers bring May flowers but they also bring MUD! So LONE CONE Rain Boots are a great Easter gift that will be functional as well as cute! Each of my kids has a pair of LONE CONE boots and they are worn ALL the Time!
One fun idea is to ditch traditional Easter baskets this year and get everyone a pair of LONE Cone boots instead that you fill with fun items. We've done this before and my kids loved it!
The reinforced handles and an easy-on, easy-off style help little kids learn to take boots on and off by themselves.
Every LONE CONE product is guaranteed to last a full 6 months without loss of function.
Available in a variety of gorgeous styles and designs, these boots are designed in Boise, Idaho in collaboration with local artists who want to promote all the fun that childhood holds.
I haven't met a kid who didn't love Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty. They have cute little mini tins that are perfect to stuff into an Easter basket for your big kids. Fun putty themes like Fresh Grass, Easter Bloom, and Speckled Egg are my favorite Easter basket ideas from Crazy Aarons's but they have tons of different tins to choose from!
In this fast-paced, addictive, and easy-to-learn puzzle game, your goal is to fit a set of interlocking tiles perfectly into a specific area. Based on the original hit board game Ubongo, this compact version features 15 colorful plastic tiles, 20 puzzle cards with over 200 puzzles, and a plastic game board that doubles as a durable travel case.
Slide in a puzzle card and give your brain a workout! The puzzles get progressively more challenging as you go.
Build, learn and problem-solve by creating new structures, crafting stories, and growing friendships with this enchanted lands playset with endless possibilities from Luki Lab.
Pinxies building sets deliver endless fun and out-of-this-world imaginative play. Connect the plastic building links with the vibrant glossy paperboard panels for the ultimate building experience and customize your own enchanted Pinxies world with medical supplies, vet tools, stickers and accessories galore!
This 110+ piece playset is where unlimited imagination meets real-world learning opportunities.
I like to get practical things for my kids at Easter. We own these cups in both 12oz and 16oz sizes and my kids love them. They are great for the kids to fill with ice water and take outside while they play this spring.
The GoSili Reusable Silicone Straw Cup is the first silicone cup that will hold its shape! GoSili reusable cups are 100% European grade platinum silicone and feature an embedded stainless-steel ring that prevents the cup from collapsing when gripped. Smart, simple design meets amazing functionality!
Enter the world of Ayuma, a new PLAYMOBIL fantasy universe complete with fairies, friendship, magic and adventure! Join the fairies and their soul animals in a world filled with magic where there is so much to see and do. This beautifully detailed theme comes with a variety of playsets that allows kids to fully immerse themselves into Ayuma for hours of imaginative play.
Join the Crystal Fairy and Bat Fairy at the mysterious energy source. The two fairies, along with their soul animals, battle over the energy crystals. Set includes two fairies, peacock, snake, and other accessories.
A luminous picture-book tribute to house and home gently evokes the passage of time, the solace of memory, and the joys of preservation and renewal.
Every house has a story. This house—an old one, hunkered in the deep grass below a wide country sky—is a waiting house. Once it was full of laughter and song. The sounds of life rang within its walls. Now it stands quiet and still.
The house has sheltered many families over the years and remembers them fondly, especially the children. New families arrive to look, but none stay. Perhaps the house, too, now belongs to the Long Ago and Used to Be? Or will the “right” family move in to honor its past and build new memories?
Wistful and nostalgic, Mary Lyn Ray’s poetic text, combined with glowing, pastoral illustrations by E. B. Goodale that capture the lonely house’s unique character, create a quietly affecting hymn to hope and surprise that will enchant readers of all ages.
This gorgeous picture book is recommended for ages 4-8.
Your little fashionista will absolutely adore this adorable bunny purse. It has eye-catching metallic finish fabric and amazing 3D accents that bring the little character to life. It's also available in three other animal options: kitty, unicorn, and leopard!
The Original Spirograph Deluxe Set is back and better than ever as it features all the iconic wheels and rings of the original, re-engineered and updated for today. This deluxe kit features a high-quality, durable carrying case with snap-in storage and a built-in drawing surface.
These fizzy, kid-friendly bath tablets come in an assorted 150 jumbo jar include six bright colors for countless bath time memories. Kids can color an entire bath with just one fizzing tablet or practice color mixing by adding additional tablets.
The gentle formula contains Bitterguard to discourage consumption and it is also fragrance-free and non-toxic for parents' peace of mind.
Clean-up simply requires rinsing the tub after use.
My toddler got a Baby Shark BriteBrush for Christmas and my older kids thought it was so cool, I decided for Easter I needed to get them their own.
BriteBrush is the smart toothbrush that makes it fun to brush right! It features revolutionary oral care technology including smart brushing sensors, side change recognition, haptic feedback, and a Parent Check Light. BriteBrush provides live feedback to encourage full mouth coverage. The Parent Check Light gives parents peace of mind, allowing you to confirm if your child brushed well.
Your child can learn how to properly brush their teeth while having a blast with GameBrush. Play engaging games while brushing your teeth and earn star rewards as you brush. GameBrush is packed with 7 fun games including arcade, space attack, soccer pinball, dance star, punch master, race car rally, and rockstar jam!
Whether looking for a fun activity for in the car, to take on your next trip, or for home; these adorable Magnetic Dress Up Tins are a great choice!
Available in four character options, each tin includes 2 play scenes and 40 unique pieces to create a fantastical scene of your own imagination. The best part is, when you are all finished playing, all the pieces can be stored inside of the tin for easy clean up.
The kit contains everything you need to create bubbles that are big, colorful, and fun: a set of giant bubble maker, 2 pouches of WOWmazing Bubble Concentrate, a Tip & Tricks booklet to help you become a master bubble creator!
Older kids will have so much fun with Risk Europe!
Each player steps into the role of a medieval king and competes with a full army to expand their kingdom and take over Europe. Through shrewd tactical planning –and a little bit of lucky dice rolling- one player will conquer Europe and reign supreme!
It's a toy that doubles as a real, live garden! Children love kits that allow them to grow plants at home as it gives them a connection to nature and a sense of satisfaction at having nurtured a living thing.
My Fairy Garden Light Treehouse takes it to a new, exciting level by allowing children to use their imagination and interact with it as part of an enchanting play set!
In the second tale in a heartwarming new chapter-book series, aspiring veterinarian Jasmine Green hatches a plan to save a clutch of duck eggs.
Jasmine Green’s mom is a veterinarian and her dad is a farmer. She has spent her life surrounded by animals. So when she sees animals that need rescuing, she knows just what to do.
While walking in the woods, Jasmine and her best friend, Tom, find a nest of orphaned duck eggs. The eggs need lots of care. Hatching them is hard work. Can Jasmine keep the eggs warm and safe? With a little love and luck, the Green family farm will have a fluffy duckling friend for life.
Author Helen Peters and illustrator Ellie Snowdon return for a charming springtime visit to Oak Tree Farm. Reminiscent of James Herriot and Dick King-Smith’s classic stories, yet thoroughly modern, this second book in the Jasmine Green series is perfect for animal-loving readers.
As everyone knows, Unicorns protect the skies. What people don’t know is that Leprechauns are greedy, mischievous creatures – and now they’re at it again! They’ve stolen all the colors of the rainbow and now it’s up to the Unicorns to make things right again.
This Easter, kids will love joining the Protectors Of The Rainbow quest of searching for the hidden glowing gems and working together to find them...over and over again.
Join Harry, Hermione, Ron, and more of your favorite wizards and witches in this LEGO Harry Potter activity book. It features tons of magical activities as well as everything you need to build your own LEGO Minifigure.
Geared for ages 8 and up, get ready to build a mighty robotic bug that defies gravity to crawl up, down, and all around windows with ease!
This motorized, multi-legged machine uses an ingenious system of suction cups to walk on smooth vertical surfaces like windows and glossy panels. Assemble the robot to learn about its inner mechanisms, including gears and an electric circuit complete with motor, battery, and switch.
This hands-on construction kit brings engineering and physics to life as it demonstrates the power of air pressure at work. An eight-panel, full-color manual guides your model building with step-by-step illustrated instructions.
It's never been easier for kids to become magical jewelry-makers. Girls can mix and match 100+ natural wooden beads and charms on pre-cut elastic cording to create whimsical, personalized accessories — explore color combinations by adding accent beads and charms to your designs!
Trashed was inspired by the old-time favorite card game most people lovingly called 'Garbage'.
But with custom cards and unique twists to gameplay, Trashed takes the classic game to a whole new level.
Your goal is to get your cards lined up in the right order, from 1 to 10. Don't forget to keep an eye out for the terrible Trashed card! Wild cards also allow for excitingly big turns, while Stop cards will stop you in your tracks!
This classic game from my childhood is back and ready to inspire a whole new generation of players!
Aunt Agatha has passed away without any surviving relatives - so now her fortune is up for grabs! Her 12 friends and employees are all anxiously awaiting the reading of her will. But there's a problem, it says only one will inherit her fabulous wealth. She has left her estate to her favorite person (or cat!) - the one whose portrait is shown hanging on the wall. Will it be you?
Follow Harry and his friends at Hogwarts as they play Quidditch, mix potions, fight Dementors, and more, with pages full of spell-binding activities and more than 1,000 stickers to add, this magical activity book will be perfect for young LEGO and Harry Potter fans!
First, download the free, interactive Chalk Alive mobile app — Android and iPhone compatible! Then, head outside with the 6 colorful sidewalk chalks and 3 character stencils included and prepare to create a portal into a whole new world of lively, creative fun! Use the chalks to color in the dino, rocket, and racecar stencils. Then, scan your art, snap a photo using the app, and watch your drawings come alive!
The soothing Aloe and nourishing Shea Butter make this versatile cleanser and conditioner perfect for all skin and hair types. Your kids will love the big bubbles while you'll love the simplicity of an all-in-one product.
This hypoallergenic, tear-free formula has been tested by pediatricians and dermatologists, and is free of dyes and fragrance so even kiddos with the most sensitive skin can enjoy the bubblin' fun!
Featuring a large capacity tank on each blaster along with removable scopes, kids can have long, lasting water battles with these!
Just fill the translucent tanks with of water, pull the pump handles all the way back to load water, then push forward to soak your target up to 35 feet away. The adjustable nozzles allow you to pick your water stream type for your mission.
Pass the Pigs is now available in a fun party edition that lets more people in on the action!
With 4 sets of Pigs, 4 players can play at the same time! Players all try to roll and match the pigs pictured on the Roll card in play. If a player rolls a match on the first try, they get a BONUS roll of all 8 Pigs at once! That's a lot of scoring!!
Want to take PIG PARTY with you when you're on vacation? No problem - all 4 sets of Pigs, Roll Cards, Bonus, and Point Cards easily fit into the handy little zippered travel case for fun on the go.
Wow! Back when I was a kiddo only coloring eggs and a hunt was on the agenda. After reading this, I’ve got 68 more to go!
Sunday 2nd of April 2023
I like the Kids Slip On Shoes from KIZIK and
Magformers Basic Set.
Thursday 30th of March 2023
I have used your ideas of putting Easter presents in rain boots or in sand pail in the past. My grandkids really liked that. I know my grandsons would like to find that Adventure Force Water Strike this year.
Thursday 30th of March 2023
I like the ThinkFun Gravity Maze Marble Run Brain Game. It looks like fun