Though chocolate and candy certainly have their place when it comes to filling Easter baskets (mostly for me to “borrow”!), I try my best to make sure there are some decent non-candy offerings as well.
I’ve put together 10 super fun, and decidedly candy-free alternatives below. Click through and tell me, what do you put in your Easter baskets?
Paper Dolls 1 of 10My girls could play with these for hours!
from Lily and Thistle
Yo Yo 2 of 10Another classic toy sure to be a big hit, great for older kids.
from Etsy seller FunnyFarmToyBarn
Hackey Sack 3 of 10Believe it or not these are STILL around and as popular as ever!
From Etsy seller Northwest Girl
Stuffed Animal 4 of 10Anything soft and cuddly will do. This wool bunny would be perfect.
from Etsy seller Pail and Pie
Play Doh 5 of 10Play-Doh never gets old, does it? I still break some out for my younger kids to play with on rainy afternoons.
lavender scented, homemade play-doh found here
Favorite Books 6 of 10This happens to be one of our very favorites for the younger crowd, but I've also given comic books for my older kids.
purchase from Amazon here
Sticker Books 7 of 10For a more personalized twist you can upload photos to moo.com and they will send you a cool mini sticker book from your own images!
find more info here
Wooden Camera 8 of 10I've been a long time fan of these adorable wooden Pixi cameras.
by Twig Creative
Art Supplies 9 of 10Colored pencils, sketch books, oversized crayons...
colored pencil roll from Etsy seller The Laughy Giraffy
Puzzles 10 of 10Doesn't have to be wooden, but aren't these elephants so fun?
From the Etsy shop Art Gift Fare
*find out how to make those darling felt egg hunt bags pictured above here!
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