What to Put in Easter Basket – 65+ Ideas for Moms from Moms

Moms, Easter is coming up and we’re all looking for what to put in Easter baskets for our kids that’s not just the usual candy or junk.

One mom asked: What are you putting in your kids Easter baskets that isn’t just junk but not expensive? Mine are ages 5 (boy) and 7 (girl) and I need ideas.

What to Put in Easter Basket

Here’s our big list of what to put in Easter basket – there are actually almost 100 ideas here for you. When you click and buy anything we link to below you support our blog. We asked moms and here’s what they said. We hope it will inspire you whether you want toys/games or to focus on the religious meaning of Easter.

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GAMES/TOYS

Kites

Jump ropes

Bubbles

Frisbees

Magna tiles

Modeling clay

Twister but that’s for the family (put the game in a basket and play it every year)

Army men or parachute guys

In the Breeze Yellow Diamond KiteIn the Breeze Yellow Diamond KiteLight Up Jump RopeLight Up Jump RopeBUBBLE WANDSBUBBLE WANDSKid's Frisbee RingsKid’s Frisbee RingsMagnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building BlocksMagnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building BlocksALEX Toys Modeling ClaysALEX Toys Modeling ClaysEaster Splat BallsEaster Splat BallsEgg Slime Squishy ToyEgg Slime Squishy ToyEaster Bunny-Shaped Paddle BallEaster Bunny-Shaped Paddle BallNerf N-Strike Elite Mega Lightning BowNerf N-Strike Elite Mega Lightning Bow

Remote control car

Velcro tennis racket set

Balls

Puzzle

Small Hatchimals

Dancing bunny for baby

Lego kit

Light sabers

Zhuzhu pet

Minecraft Hot Wheels toys

Nurf guns

Chalk

CLOTHES
Summer outfit (shorts, short sleeved tshirts, etc)

Undies

Socks

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New dress/dress up clothes for church

Pajamas

 

BOOKS

A BabyLit book (they’re the company that turns old classics into primers for toddlers) since my three year old loves the Pride and Prejudice counting primer.

Llama Llama Easter EggLlama Llama Easter EggHappy Easter, Mouse! (If You Give...)Happy Easter, Mouse! (If You Give…)Pete the Cat: Big Easter AdventurePete the Cat: Big Easter AdventureFancy Nancy and the Missing Easter BunnyFancy Nancy and the Missing Easter BunnyPinkalicious: Eggstraordinary EasterPinkalicious: Eggstraordinary EasterPeppa's Easter Egg Hunt (Peppa Pig)Peppa’s Easter Egg Hunt (Peppa Pig)Where Are Baby's Easter Eggs?: A Lift-the-Flap BookWhere Are Baby’s Easter Eggs?: A Lift-the-Flap BookEaster: Sturdy Lift-a-Flap Board Book (Lift the Flap)Easter: Sturdy Lift-a-Flap Board Book (Lift the Flap)Egg Hunt Surprise (Sammy the Bird Book)Egg Hunt Surprise (Sammy the Bird Book)

 

COLORING BOOKS 

Coloring pages, activity books, etc.

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GIRLY
Lip gloss

Nail polish

Bath balls.. and bubble bath

Stickers and hairbows (my little is barely 1)

My Little Pony crocheted pony

Click N' Play Pretend Play Cosmetic and Makeup Set with Floral Tote BagClick N’ Play Pretend Play Cosmetic and Makeup Set with Floral Tote BagPrincess Girl's All-In-One Deluxe Makeup Palette With MirrorPrincess Girl’s All-In-One Deluxe Makeup Palette With MirrorBath Bombs For Kids With Surprise Toys Inside(Bath Bombs For Kids With Surprise Toys InsideDisney Princess Easter Gift Basket :: 10 Jewelry & Cosmetics Items for GirlsDisney Princess Easter Gift Basket :: 10 Jewelry & Cosmetics Items for GirlsLip Gloss assortment - Cupcake lipgloss, sundae lip gloss, crown lipgloss, snowflake lip glossLip Gloss assortment Rare Kawaii Jumbo 6” Slow Rising Unicorn Squishy by Zurilee | Jumbo Squishies Pink Unicorn Cream Scented Stress Relief Cute Novelty Toys and Charms for Kids and Adults | 1pcsUnicorn Squishy 

Play makeup

Journal and pen

Dress up jewelry

CANDY
Chocolate Bunnies

Lindt Chocolate Carrots, 4-Count,1.9ozLindt Chocolate Carrots, 4-Count,1.9ozMARS Chocolate & More Easter Spring Candy Variety Mix 35.8-Ounce 110-Piece BagMARS Chocolate & More Easter Spring Candy Variety Mix 35.8-Ounce 110-Piece BagLindt GOLD BUNNY - Milk Chocolate 3.5 OunceLindt GOLD BUNNY – Milk Chocolate 3.5 OuncePeeps Easter Rainbow Pops Marshmallow Chicks Candy, 1.3 ozPeeps Easter Rainbow Pops Marshmallow Chicks Candy, 1.3 ozEaster Egg Candy BraceletsEaster Egg Candy BraceletsM&M's Milk Chocolate Candy Speckled Eggs Easter Blend, 10.9 Ounce Bag (Pack of 6)M&M’s Milk Chocolate Candy Speckled Eggs Easter Blend

SWIM/SUMMER

Swim stuff like goggles or blow up toys for the pool.We always do this years swim stuff in the basket. It’s stuff I would get anyway. I do a swim suit, small beach towel, and maybe a little water toy then of course just a couple little treats. (This way it’s not just a bunch of trinkets I’m dying to get rid of the next day lol)

Flip flops/sandals

Boogie board

Swimsuit

Water guns

Salt Water SandalsSalt Water SandalsSanuk Kids Boys' Root Beer Cozy Light Flip-FlopSanuk Kids Boys’ Root Beer Cozy Light Flip-FlopStride Rite Millie Sandal GoldStride Rite Millie Sandal GoldReef Girls' Little Ahi Sandal, PinkReef Girls’ Little Ahi Sandal, PinkBo-Toys Body BoardBo-Toys Body Board2 Pack Water Gun Water Squirt Gun for Kids2 Pack Water Gun Water Squirt Gun for KidsSunny Hippo Pop Up Baby Tent with UV ProtectionSunny Hippo Pop Up Baby Tent with UV ProtectionChild 100% Cotton Hooded Towel - (Mermaid)Child 100% Cotton Hooded Towel – (Mermaid)Disney Moana Cotton Hooded Cape Bath/Pool/Beach TowelDisney Moana Cotton Hooded Cape Bath/Pool/Beach TowelHooded Towel, SharkHooded Towel, Shark

Umbrellas

Beach towels

MISC

Flashlight

$5 movies or movie gift certificate

Coupons for things like mom will make your bed, no chores for a day, Redbox or game rental, 1 hour extra electronics time, etc.

Water bottles, a thermos

Little potted plants from the dollar spot at Target

Gardening supplies for kids

Fun toothbrush/toothpaste

Character body wash

Little stuff animal

Kids Gardening setKids Gardening setMelissa & Doug Meadow Medley Lamby - Stuffed Animal Baby LambMelissa & Doug Meadow Medley Lamby – Stuffed Animal Baby LambCoco (Plus Bonus Content)Coco (Plus Bonus Content)Crayola Washable Kid's PaintCrayola Washable Kid’s PaintHGDGears Drinking and Mist Spray Water BottleHGDGears Drinking and Mist Spray Water Bottle

Reading light/bookmark for my 7 yo.

A wallet for my 4 yo.

$5 maverik gift card

Coco movie

Bunny ears

Fizzy bath eggs

Washable paint

We’re going on a family vacation to Hawaii in May so they’re both getting stuff for the trip. Their “basket” is a new backpack for the trip. They’re each getting 2 new swimsuits, sandals, my daughter is getting a cute hat, they’re each getting a couple books, and a little candy treat. Oh and the movie Ferdinand to watch on the long plane ride.

RELIGIOUS

A picture of Christ for their room

Resurrection Easter Eggs

Loaves and fishes, lol! I’m making mini loaves of bread and they’ll get some Swedish fish for their treat.

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ARTS/CRAFTS
Art supplies

Color Wonder markers and books

Homemade playdough

Paint by numbers kit

Markers

Royal Brush MFP-6 My First Paint by Number Kit, 8.75 by 11.375-Inch, Sea AnimalsRoyal Brush MFP-6 My First Paint by Number KitColor Markers Set Set of 120 Colors Completely Washable Fine Bullet Felt TipColor Markers Set Set of 120 Colors Completely Washable Fine Bullet Felt TipCreativity For Kids Hide and Seek Rock Painting KitCreativity For Kids Hide and Seek Rock Painting KitKlutz Stencil Art Book KitKlutz Stencil Art Book KitCreativity for Kids Glitter Nail Art - Glitter Manicure Kit for KitsCreativity for Kids Glitter Nail Art – Glitter Manicure Kit for Kits

EVENTS/EXPERIENCES

Take them to the zoo or local attraction.

 

What will you put in Easter baskets this year? Please share your ideas!

 

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