Easter is a time when Peeps marshmallows and chocolate bunnies are everywhere. But what if you don’t want your child to have a basketful of candy? Whether it’s an allergy issue or just that you want to limit the sweets, there are lots of fun alternatives to candy for your child’s Easter basket. Here are our top picks:
Easter Themed Books
Books are always a terrific gift, so your child’s Easter basket should have at least one of these books.
This colorful book is perfect for your little Peppa fan! You may detest the pig, but a book is way better than the show, trust me.
For the littlest chicks in your home, this sturdy board book is a great option for the Easter basket.
Want a book that looks at the true meaning behind Easter? This one is a cute retelling.
Fun Easter Crafts
What could be better than finding something to DO in your Easter basket? These craft kits are a great way to keep kids busy long after the eggs have been gathered.
What says spring better than butterflies? Kids of all ages will enjoy getting these to paint!
We’ve used these before and the kids LOVE them. They come black, but reveal colors as you scratch them.
Paint your very own stained glass crosses for the holiday and use them for decorations for years to come.
Little No Candy Easter Basket Stuffers
If you want to fill up a basket with goodies, these tiny treats are a great way to stuff a no candy Easter basket.
How cute are these little self-inking stamps? Kids will be stamping everything in no time.
If you don’t want to stuff the basket and eggs yourself, these ones come premade.
Let’s face it, when it comes to kids, you just can’t go wrong with stickers!
Bigger Easter Toys
Sometimes, you just need a bigger toy to add to the basket. Obviously, this depends on the actual size of the basket, but here are a few ideas to get you started.
My kids are going nuts over these things and yours may be, too. Why not add some to a no candy Easter basket?
If you have older kids, they’ll love this Lego kit designed just for Easter. (Click the link and scroll down to see more Easter Lego sets)
If your children are beyond the cute Hatchimals stage, they’ll probably like these dino eggs better.
You can’t go wrong with a stuffed animal in the no candy Easter basket!