While we’re all for jellybeans, chocolate bunnies, and maybe even Peeps (well, some of them…), if you’re looking to fill your kid’s Easter basket with some non-candy Easter basket gifts, we’ve got you covered with some of these super cool ideas that they’ll love.
And be sure to browse our entire collection of Easter gifts and sweet treats for even more ideas—but hurry! Easter hops onto the scene on April 9th this year.
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This post has been updated for 2023.
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Mondo Llama Paint-Your-Own Easter Eggs Kit ($5 at Target)
It’s a craft and a keepsake and comes adorably packaged in an egg carton — and the set of 12 makes it perfect for lots of kids (just grab a few extra paint brushes to share!)
Everyday Sparkle Sticker Book ($15 at Super Smalls)
Boys and girls will love these sparkly gems which will complement their Easter finest, whatever they end up wearing.
Hop Hop board book by Leslie Patricelli ($7.51 on Amazon)
One of our favorite board books for little ones who will ask you to read it all year.
Smencils 5-pack of spring scented pencils ($9.19 on Amazon)
Mmm…jelly bean, bubble gum, and cotton candy scents—and the scents really last!
LouLou Lollipop Bunny training chopsticks ($12 at Magic Beans)
Easter dinner will be a lot more fun with these adorable training chopsticks shaped like a bunny. Think it can pick up a peeled egg?
Handmade bunny glycerin soap set ($5 for set of three from Bumble Bar Soaps on Etsy)
Hurry if you want a whole bunch of these tiny soaps– the maker ships really quickly!
TONYMOLY Petite Bunny Gloss Bar ($8 each on Amazon)
Adds just a little shine to their perfect faces.
Related: Over 18 cool Easter gifts for teens that will make their Easter special too.
Meri Meri Easter coloring posters ($12 for two posters at Target)
Great for sharing, these coloring posters will make a fun activity to do after the egg hunt is complete.
Related: Beautiful, authentic Ukrainian Easter egg coloring pages that help support Ukrainian artists
Party bunny temporary tattoo ($7.50 at Perfectly Smitten)
Tattytoo’s design is too cute!
Hopscotch egg sidewalk chalk ($12.99 from Eco-Kids at Magic Bean)
What better way to say, “get outside! It’s spring!” Love these six pretty pastel, half-egg shapes packed in a mini egg carton.
Related: 24 cool, creative Easter basket ideas for kids all under $20. (We love them all!)
Stoneware Bunny Ramekin (on sale for $2.99 at Michaels)
Oven and microwave safe for all those nibbles your bunnies may crave.
LEGO DUPLO Growing Carrot ($9.99 at LEGO)
What’s up Doc? This is the perfect first LEGO Easter set for toddlers and preschoolers.
Set of 4 Fuzzy Bunny sleep masks ($14.99 on Amazon)
If they work, that’s a lot of zzzzzz’s.
Wooden painted egg shaker six-pack($9.99 on Amazon)
The classic percussive egg shaker is fun for toddlers and bigger kids. And a lot nicer sounding than a kazoo.
KidRobot x Andy Warhol Dunny minifigure ($12.99/blind box)
Such a cool gift for an art-and-graphics loving teen who is just so over all the cutesy bunny stuff.
Sugar Rush candy-scented gel pen pack ($13.79 at Target)
Smells like candy…but it’s not!
“Express Your Peepsonality” Crew Socks ($8.95 at Peeps and Company)
Peeps, without the sugar rush.
Crazy Aaron’s Easter Bloom Thinking Putty ($4 mini tin)
Grab a few of these tiny tins for their Easter baskets—kids love to squish this stuff.
A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo book ($16.99 on Amazon, with 100% of the profits going to non-profits)
This best-seller from Last Week Tonight writer Jill Twiss is still the Easter gift of the year for progressive families. A bit higher than our $15 budget, but with all the funds going to The Trevor Project and AIDS United, we think it’s worth it. . .especially this year.
National Geographic dino egg dig kit ($14.99 at Michael’s)
For kids more interested in “hatching” a dino than cuddling with little chicks and bunnies.
Bunny soap would be good, something someone could use and use up.