Don't Want Candy? 40 Fun Creative Gifts To Fill Your Easter Basket

Easter is soon approaching and you may be fretting a bit over what to put in your child’s Easter basket.  Each year it seems like the Easter bunny only has one thing to pass out which is a sugar high resulting in a major pain in the behinds of parents everywhere.

So if you’re looking for a sugar free Easter this year, look no further (after you read this list, that is).  I searched high and low to provide you with this ultimate list of awesome, creative and unique non candy Easter basket stuffers for kids.

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1. Easter Bunny Nesting Dolls

How adorable is this 5 piece set of Easter nesting dolls?  Kids would have so much fun opening these up and having them as a keepsake for a long time.

2. Easter Bunny Legos


Legos are always a sure thing.  They’re fun, they’re great for building fine motor skills, and they’re something kids and adults can enjoy together. Bunny Logos are a sure winner!

3. Jack The Rabbit In The Box

Give your kids a thrill with this fun holiday spin on a classic toy.

4. Smart Games Bunny Peek A Boo

Spend some quality time with your child after the day’s excitement has died down.  Recommended for children ages 2-5, Smart Games Bunny Peek-A-Boo is a fun game that introduces math concepts.

5. Wooden Bunny Bank

This wooden rabbit bank by Pearhead is adorable and a quality gift that your child can make use of for a long time.

6. La Tarte De Maman Lapin Bunny Puzzle

This is 24 pieces of pure cute.  I searched everywhere for the perfect bunny puzzle and hit the jackpot.

7. Wooden Rabbit Racer Pull Toy

Quality made with fun colors and design, this rabbit racer pull toy will be something your kids can enjoy while they’re still little and can also keep and display when they get older.

8. Color Changing Rabbit Night Light

Light up your little one’s life with this 7 color changing rabbit night light.

9. Rabbit Shaped Sushi/Food Mold

If you have a picky eater on your hands, this 4 piece sushi mold set may save the day.  Listed as a boiled egg/sushi mold, this mold can be used for sandwiches, cakes, jello, etc.  Molding foods into fun shapes makes food items a little more appealing to picky tots.

10. TOMY Play Hide ‘N’ Squeak Eggs

This fun little carton teaches kids shapes and how to match with the added delight of squeaking when you push down on the eggs.  What kid wouldn’t love this?

11. Bunny Nail Polish

Add a little Easter style with this set of bunny nail polish from Justice.

12. Stack The Carrots Game

This basically looks like the Easter bunny’s version of jenga.

13. Easter Bunny Bendables

These bendy little toys will keep your kids giggling and occupied.

14. Mini Easter Paratroopers

Have fun watching these colorful mini bunny paratroopers fall from the sky.

15. Funny Bunny Finger Puppets

Broaden your child’s imagination with these vinyl funny bunny finger puppets.

16. Mattel Barbie Cute Little Easter Sweetie

If your child likes Barbies, they’ll enjoy Mattel Barbie Cute Little Easter Sweeties.

17. Easter Hot Wheels Gift Pack

Hot Wheels are a classic toy that kids of all ages love playing with.

18. Easter Face Paint

Children love getting their faces painted.  Make it fun and easy with this Easter face paint and stencil set.

19. Bunny Ear Missiles

After hunting for eggs, have more fun in the back yard throwing around these fun bunny ear missiles.

20. Animal Planet Grow Eggs

Tired of hiding boring plastic eggs?  Try these raved about Animal Planet Grow Eggs.  Simply put the egg in water and within 24 hours, the egg will crack and soon a surprise toy animal will hatch.  Animal Planet Grow Eggs sells dinosaur, safari, rain forest, and sea animal themed eggs.

21. Easter Egg Wack-A-Pack Balloons

They might not look like much at first glance, but skip the plain, boring balloons this year and try these wack-a-pack balloons.  Smack the pack and watch as the balloon inflates itself!

22. Percussion Musical Egg Maracas

Make music and memories this year with these fun musical egg maracas.

23. Stretch And Bounce Balls

A stress ball that bounces?  I don’t know about you, but I’m sold.

24. Play Dough Eggs

Play Dough is another fun, classic toy you can’t go wrong with.

25. Easter Temporary Tattoos

Get your child some fun Easter temporary tattoos or a fun egg filled with tattoos of your kid’s favorite characters like this Skylanders one.

26. Dino Fizz Egg

Add a little fun to bath time with these dino fizz bath eggs.  After the egg fizzes down, your child can enjoy the surprise dino toy inside.

27. Rabbit Bunny Watch

This adorable bunny watch comes in several colors and you can choose for the bunny to wear glasses or be glasses free. 

28. Fisher Price Little People Easter Surprise

Little people love Fisher Price’s Little People.

29. Pokemon Easter Set

If your kid likes minifigures, they’ll enjoy this Legendary Pokemon Easter Set.

30. Bunny Ear Headbands

Want to do something besides traditional fuzzy bunny ears?  Check out these awesome bunny ear headbands.

31. Little Bunny Paper Ears

If you’re not into the headbands so much, these whimsical Little Bunny Ears are a fresh new, not so cheesy version of the traditional bunny ears.

32. Egg And Spoon Race

Have the fun without the mess with this plastic egg and spoon race set.

33. Easter Punch Balls

I don’t know what it is about these things, but kids love them.

34. Easter Mad Libs

Teach your child about verbs, nouns, and adjectives while having a ton of fun with this book of Easter mad l

35. Rabbit Backpack

Instead of buying an easter egg basket that you won’t use again, why not get something your kid can put to use like this adorable rabbit backpack?

36. DC Skeleanimals

Skip the cheap, generic stuffed bunny and put something unique in your kid’s basket this year like this Flash Jack DC Skeleanimal.

37. Rocking Rabbit

Have a rockin’ Easter.  Although this won’t fit in a basket, this rocking rabbit couldn’t not make this list.


38.  Bunny Umbrella

Perfect for rainy spring days, this bunny umbrella will surely brighten things up.


39. Duck Bootie Slippers


Kids will love slipping their feet into this cozy cute slippers.

 40. Adorable Face Plates

It's not exactly fitting the Easter theme, but I am including them as I think they may fun little gifts for kids. Make faces with your food on these fun plates. Perfect for playing with food using this bunny and carrot utensils.



Happy Easter, we hope we’ve given you some great ideas to make this year extra special.


Originally published March 2015 and updated March 2016. 

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