100 Candy-Free Easter Basket Ideas for Kids

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Top 100 Easter Basket Ideas! 

Easter time is upon us and if you are anything like me, you are more than excited about the holiday but NOT so excited about the sugar highs that are often associated with holidays! I love making a big deal out of these special days, however, I also love to find ways to reduce the sugar craze!  Often times the first Easter basket ideas that pop into my head are all related to sugar, so we decided to gather up our top 100 Easter basket ideas that have absolutely zero candy or food involved! Yahoo!!

Non-Candy Easter Ideas

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In this post you will find:

  • 25 Books for Your Easter Baskets this year!
  • 25 Crafts and Games to stuff your Easter Baskets with!
  • 15 Printables to help complete your Easter Baskets!
  •  20 Fun Toys to fill your Easter Baskets with this year!
  • 15 MORE Amazing Easter Basket ideas!

We LOVE so many of these! My son’s Easter Basket is going to be rockin’ this year and it is all because of these phenomenal ideas!!

25 Books for Your Easter Baskets This Year

Easter Books for Kids

I LOVE kids books, so anytime I have an excuse to add some to our library you better believe I take it! 

Non-Candy Easter Baskets

1. The Berenstain Bears and the Real Easter Eggs – Berenstain Bears has to be one of my favorite series, they always have such great messages in them!
2. Biscuit’s Pet & Play Easter – This would be a great addition to any home.
3. Duck & Goose Here Comes the Easter Basket – The pictures in this one are just the cutest.
4. Easter Surprise – Such a sweet children’s book!
5. Easter Mad Libs – This book will work for some of your older kids and it will keep the whole family laughing!

Easter Books for Every Basket

6. Bright Baby Touch and Feel Easter – Perfect for baby’s first Easter! 
7. Fancy Nancy’s Elegant Easter – Have a princess at your house? If so, Fancy Nancy books are a must!
8. Here Comes the Easter Cat – A silly Easter story.
9. The Berenstain Bears and the Easter Story – Another Berestain Bear book, they really are one of our favorites!
10. Happy Easter, Mouse! – This book would be the perfect addition to any Easter basket.

Easter Books

11. Hoppy Clubhouse Easter – An Easter story from Mickey and his crew!
12. It’s Not Easy Being a Bunny – Being a bunny is hard work!
13. Llama Llama Easter Egg – Little Llama celebrates Easter.
14. Mater and The Easter Buggy –  A fun twist on an Easter story. 
15. Here Comes Peter Cottontail – Golden books will always be classics! 

Top Easter Books

16. Ollie’s Easter Eggs – I love the illustrations in this book!
17. Peppa’s Easter Egg Hunt – If your child is a fan of Peppa the Pig they will love this Easter story. 
18. Pete the Cat – Big Easter Adventure – A silly story about Pete’s Easter adventure. 
19. Pinkalicious Eggstraordinary Easter – Another perfect story for the little ladies at your home.  
20. The Biggest Easter Basket Ever – Your kids will love The Biggest Easter Basket Ever!

Easter Basket Stuffers

21. The Velveteen Rabbit – This story will always be a favorite.
22. The Night Before Easter – What happens the night before Easter?!
23. Where Are Baby’s Easter Eggs? – A book for the littlest of bunnies on your list. 
24. The Easter Egg – You will love the story and illustrations in this adorable book!
25. Winnie the Pooh Pooh’s Easter Basket – An Easter story from the lovable pals of Winnie the Pooh

25 Crafts and Games to Stuff Your Easter Baskets

Easter Crafts and Games

Keep your kiddo’s hands busy with these great activities!

Easter Basket Ideas

26. Chalk – Sidewalk chalk is a great activity for kids.
27. Bead Bunny Kit – Let your kiddos create their own bunny art.
28. Animal Easter Egg Decorating Craft Kit – After the Easter eggs have been found, they can put this kit to good use. 
29. Alphabet Eggs –  This link is no longer available 🙁 But you can use these plastic eggs and create a fun matching game. It is a great educational tool as well! 
30. Bunny Crayons – These are the CUTEST! To pull off this fun craft, you will just need to toss two supplies into their baskets so they can help you make them, or prep them before hand.  You will need this and some of these as well!!

Top Easter Crafts and Games

31. Egg Stamps – Stamp the day away with these bright egg stamps.
32. Easter Ornaments Stained Glass Coloring Book – Let your kids create their own stained glass pictures. 
33. Bunny Puppet Kit – Build your own bunny!
34. Easter Headband Craft Kit – Create a cute Easter Bunny headband.
35. Easter Egg Match Up – This DIY game will be a favorite. 

Easter Crafts - Basket Ideas

36. Foam Easter Egg Decorating Craft Kit – These foam egg decorations will be a hit. 
37. Foil Art Sticker Kit {Boy} – 3D sticker fun for boys!
38. Foil Art Sticker Kit {Girl} – Another 3D sticker pack, but this time it is for the girls on your list.
39. Flower Bunny Magnet Craft Kit – A fun Easter magnet kit for your Easter baskets. 
40. Felt Easter Stickers – Every kid will enjoy playing with these felt stickers.

Easter Games for Everyone

41. Funny Bunny Game – A fun game that everyone can enjoy playing.
42. Happy Easter Stamps – Kids will love the variety of stamps that come with this.
43. Inflatable Bunny Ear Ring Toss – A silly game to make everyone laugh.
44. Funny Face Reusable Stickers – A fun sticker book that can be used over and over again.
45. Matching Eggs – We love educational games and this one is just too cute.

Top Easter Ideas

46. Pickup Snakes – Pick up sticks with a fun twist.
47. Sidewalk Paint – A spin on traditional sidewalk chalk.
48. Easter Nail Decals – The ‘tweens’ in your home will go crazy for these.
49. DIY Easter Wreath Craft Kit – If you have kids that like to craft, this kit will be a hit for sure!  
50. Play-Doh Eggs – Play-doh is always a favorite activity.

15 Printables to Help Complete Your Easter Baskets

Easter Printables

Free printables for your Easter baskets! Print these off, cut them out, and have them all prepped for your kids’ baskets! 
Free Easter Printables
51. Alphabet Egg Match – Match alphabet letters with matching pictures.
52. Easter Egg Hunt – A fun Easter egg match game.
53. Do-A-Dot Printables – These printables can be used in so many ways.
54. Carrot Math Fact Match – Help your kids practice their math facts with these cute printables.
55. Easter Masks – Let your kiddos use their imagination with these cute masks.

Top Easter Ideas
56. Don’t Eat the Peep – This was a favorite game at my house growing up.
57. EOS Printables – These will work in an Easter basket for girls of all ages.
58. File Folder Games – Make learning fun with this printable pack.
59. Easter Bingo – Bingo is and always will be a family fun game.
60. Photo Booth Pack – Silly pictures are the cherry on top of any holiday.

Free Easter Printables
61. Lacing Cards – Link is no longer available 🙁 These bunnies will help your kids’ fine motor skills. All you need is some paper, a hole punch, and some yarn!
62. Pin the Tail on the Bunny – Color matching fun!
63. Easter Eggs Rhymes – Locate and match rhyming words.
64. Easter I Spy – How many items can you find?
65. Roll-a-Bunny – Who will complete their bunny first?

20 Fun Toys to Fill Your Easter Baskets with This Year
Easter Toys

20 fun Easter inspired toys that your kids will love!
Games and toys for every Easter basket! 

66. Carrot Bunny Ears – Silly carrot bunny ears.
67. Chocolate Bunny Rubber Ducks – Adorable “chocolate” bunny ducks!
68. Dino Eggs – Your little men will love these dino surprise eggs.
69. Hide N Squeak Eggs – Peek-a-boo Easter egg fun.
70. Finger Puppets – Little fingers will love playing with these puppets.

Easter Basket Ideas

71. Easter Rubber Ducks – Cute Easter themed rubber ducks.
72. Flying Frogs – Watch these frogs fly as your kids enjoy playing the day away.
73. Jumping Singing Bunny – A hopping, singing bunny will be a fun addition to your Easter basket.
74. Mini Thomas Trains – These mystery bags are a great Easter basket stuffers.
75. Stuffed Hampsters – Every Easter basket will be finished off perfectly with these Easter themed hamsters.

Easter Basket Fun 

76. Egg Shaped Porcupine Balls – Pop a few of these in all of your Easter baskets this year.
77. Pull Back Cars – Enjoy a fun car race on Easter Sunday!
78. Slinky Jr. – Everyone loves a slinky.
79. Squeeze Stress Balls – These mini, sports stress balls will be a great addition to your baskets.
80. Silly Putty Eggs – Silly Putty Easter egg fun.

Easter Basket Ideas - Toys 

81. Spring Time Tub Toys – Bring the Easter celebration to the bath tub.
82. Wind Up Toys – Cute wind up toys are a family favorite at our house.
83. Stuffed Rabbit – A sweet, stuffed rabbit for your little bunnies!
84. Star Wars Easter Basket – Star Wars fans? Your kids will love these!
85. Solar Dancing Easter Characters – Solar-powered dancing fun.

15 MORE Amazing Easter Basket Ideas

Easter Basket Stuffer Ideas

 Easter Basket Stuffers

86. A Very Veggie Easter A Veggie Tale Easter movie.
87. Bunny Glasses – Cute silly Easter glasses.
88. Bunny Shutter Shades – Another option for an Easter glasses surprise.
89. The Easter Bunny is Coming to Town – An Easter movie for the family.
90. Color Changing Straws – Who wouldn’t love these color changing straws?

Easter Basket Stuffers

91. Easter Window Clings – Window clings to decorate your home with.
92. Easter Socks – Keep those little toes warm!
93. Easter Bunny Magnets – Fridge decor your kids will love to find in their baskets Easter morning.
94. Hop – This cute Easter show will become favorite in no time.
95. Egg Cups – After discovering these cute cups in their baskets Easter morning, the kids will want to put them to use right away!

Easter Movies

96. It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown – Charlie Brown is a favorite! 
97. Egg Earrings – Accessorize in Easter style!
98. Glitter Easter Tattoos – Washable glitter tattoos.
99. Sticker Earrings – I always loved these when I was little and I am sure your girls will as well!
100. Hidden Puzzle Surprise – Snatch up this puzzle, a few eggs, create a personalized message and you are good to go!

Wow! How in the world am I going to narrow down these Easter basket ideas to fit into our baskets this year? We may need bigger baskets!!

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