20 adorable kids easter basket ideas that aren’t candy

Spring holidays are upon us! Don’t worry though, you don’t have to fill your kids’ Easter basket with chocolate and candy. There are so many fun things to treat your children with while keeping their sugar, and your sanity, in check. Don’t believe us? We have a power-packed list to turn you into believers.


Candy-Free Kids Easter Basket Ideas

Groot Chia Pet

25 adorable kids easter basket ideas that aren’t candy

Everyone loves Groot. You could be 100 years old or three years old and you’ll still have to admit your adoration of this cute little tree. Bring him home and watch him grow with this special edition Groot Chia Pet! With just a little bit of TLC, you’ll get to see him thrive and expand a little more every day!

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Color Changing Compact Umbrella

25 adorable kids easter basket ideas that aren’t candy

April showers bring May flowers, right? Why not tuck a fun, color-changing mini umbrella into the kids Easter basket for a fun surprise! Not only is it useful, but watching the colors appear as the rain comes will be magical.

Watercolor Set

25 adorable kids easter basket ideas that aren’t candy

Speaking of rain, it seems like we are indoors a lot while those flowers are being fed, doesn’t it? Give your kids something beautiful to keep their hands and minds active! This adorable watercolor kit would be the perfect addition to any kids Easter basket, from toddlers to teens!

Strange Planet Book

25 adorable kids easter basket ideas that aren’t candy

Have you ever wondered how ridiculous and hilarious our everyday lives can seem through someone else’s viewpoint? Writer Nathan Pyle literally wrote the book on it! In this fun comic series, you’ll find not only a different perspective, but you’ll laugh at yourself a million times over. Plus, since the book is written in short, comic illustrations, it’s easy for readers of all ages to enjoy!

Invisible Ink Pen

25 adorable kids easter basket ideas that aren’t candy

Who doesn’t like a little bit of mischief? It is the month of April Fool’s, after all. Adding one or two of these invisible ink pens to your kids Easter basket will be a fun way for them to share secrets, make fun codes and spark their imaginations.

Easter Mad Libs

25 adorable kids easter basket ideas that aren’t candy

Just because we’re not filling the kids Easter basket with candy doesn’t mean we are cutting out the fun! Giggle your way through the day with these Easter themed Mad Libs! You’ll be surprised at how easily this silly game will have them laughing.

Spot It!

25 adorable kids easter basket ideas that aren’t candy

It may be small, but boy, does it hold a lot of fun! This simple, yet entertaining game is not only easy to learn, but perfect for travel. Throw it in the kids Easter basket for a fun way to spend extra time in a waiting room, at a restaurant or in a check-out line. Compact, easy and fun? We’re sold.

LED Lights

25 adorable kids easter basket ideas that aren’t candy

Who knew that a simple strip of LED lights could completely transform a room? Hype up your kids Easter basket with a strip of these fun colored lights and give their rooms a totally new bedtime feel! With remote control brightness and color choices, they will be singing your praises all day (and night)!

Joke Cards

25 adorable kids easter basket ideas that aren’t candy

Brightly colored and adorably funny, these joke cards are the perfect addition to any kids Easter basket! With hilarious puns and silly jokes, your kids will soon be the family comedian this season.

Tamagotchi

25 adorable kids easter basket ideas that aren’t candy

It is official. The most popular toy of the 90’s is making a comeback. Tamagotchis provide weeks of fun, and bonus, are already shaped like an egg! Take a fun trip down memory lane and add this fun retro toy into your kids Easter basket for old time’s sake.

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View-Master

25 adorable kids easter basket ideas that aren’t candy

Do you remember the wonderment you felt when perusing through View Master slides? The simple flick of the lever and a new, brightly colored photo comes to life in the window light! Let your kids see the world in a whole new way by tucking this View Master set into their baskets this year!

Finger Lights

25 adorable kids easter basket ideas that aren’t candy

Easter doesn’t end after the egg hunt! Keep the fun going strong after Easter dinner with these amusing finger lights! Let the kids put on a puppet show, dance routine or story time with their mini lights and start a new holiday tradition!

Taco vs Burrito Game

25 adorable kids easter basket ideas that aren’t candy

If it was created by a kid then it’s sure to be kid approved, right? This silly game was invented by a 7 year old boy and has quickly become a household staple. Surprising your kids with this popular card game will not only bring smiles out, but will also show you’re up to date with the “cool kids.”

Shopkins Easter Edition

25 adorable kids easter basket ideas that aren’t candy

Still want to include eggs in the kids Easter basket? Reach for these crowd-pleasing Shopkins Easter eggs! With adorable mini collectables in sweet season themes, they’ll be setting up their collections in no time! Each egg contains a Shopkins surprise! Which do you think will be their favorite?

Hover Soccer Ball

25 adorable kids easter basket ideas that aren’t candy

Back to the Future may not have been totally correct on our invention of the hover board, but we got halfway there with the hover soccer ball! These fun little toys are compact enough to take anywhere and soft enough to use for outdoor and indoor play alike!

Wooden Carrot Garden

20 adorable kids easter basket ideas that aren’t candy

You can easily stay on theme while still keeping your distance from the throngs of candy. This adorable wooden carrot sorter is not only holds all the Easter vibes but is also built to last, so your kids can enjoy it every season.

Puzzle Ball

20 adorable kids easter basket ideas that aren’t candy

What’s better for a kids Easter basket than a colorful, brain teasing puzzle? This entertaining puzzle ball fits in one hand and, though the concept is easy, the execution is tricky enough to keep them thinking.

Kaleidoscope 

20 adorable kids easter basket ideas that aren’t candy

Watch them spend copious amounts of time completely mezmerized by the ever-changing colors and patterns in this Kaleidescope! With every turn, the pieces move into brilliantly beautiul designs. Stimulate their artistic and curious minds by including this item in your kids Easter basket this year!

Magic 8 Ball

20 adorable kids easter basket ideas that aren’t candy

Every question from, “Does my crush like me back?” to “Will I be an astronaut when I grow up?” can all be answered by the famous Magic 8 Ball! With several different phrases and answers, who knows what the future holds according to this fun little toy!

Light Up Terrarium

20 adorable kids easter basket ideas that aren’t candy

How about a gift that gives them the opportunity to learn? This amazing little terrarium teaches kids all about growth patterns and soil changes. Complete with adorable decorations, this kids Easter basket item will literally grow by day and glow by night!


Whether you’re celebrating inside or out, any or all of these items will be happily recieved by your little ones. Sugar isn’t the only thing that makes a slam dunk in a kids Easter basket! This list proves it! Have a little more fun this year and grab a few things for your kids Easter basket without reaching for the candy!


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