We encounter the same dilemma every Easter: Should I be loading my kids up with candies and treats? Is it possible to hold a successful Easter Egg Hunt without little sugary rewards? We won’t pretend to know the answers to these questions, but we do know that there are many alternatives to candy. Try filling your kids’ Easter eggs with little treasures like lip gloss or plastic army men instead of jelly beans. Here is a list of 10 of our favorite things to put in Easter eggs that you’ll kids will love more than sugar. Keep reading to see more!
Mini Rubber Stamps 1 of 10Aren't these the coolest rubber stamps? You may enjoy playing with these more than your kids will.
Buy them here at Etsy for $7
Floral Scrunchie 2 of 10A mini floral scrunchie would make the perfect Easter day accessory.
Buy it here at Etsy for $10
Mini Erasers 3 of 10Aren't these the most adorable mini erasers? Find your favorites at your local craft or supply store.
See them here at A Fabulous Fete
Plastic Figurines 4 of 10Forget bunny-shaped marshmellows. Fill your kids' Easter eggs with colorful plastic animals, astronauts, and army men!
Buy them here at Etsy for $12
Homemade Playdough 5 of 10Make your own tiny balls of playdough to stick in your kids' Easter eggs.
See the full tutorial here at Minie Co
Stickers 6 of 10Your kids will love finding tiny stickers in their Easter eggs. I especially love these animal-themed stickers!
Buy them here at Cox and Cox for £7.50
Toy Cars 7 of 10Goodbye chocolate malt balls! These tiny toy cars are the perfect surprise to hide in an Easter egg.
Buy it here at Etsy for $12
Friendship Bracelets 8 of 10I don't know about you, but my childhood was spent braiding sweet friendship bracelets for my friends. Stick two of them in an Easter egg!
Buy them here at Etsy for $35
Tiny Plastic Critters 9 of 10Who says jelly worms are better than plastic bugs? These creepy-crawlies could make for the perfect pranks.
Buy them here at Etsy for $3
Lip Gloss 10 of 10What little girl wouldn't love bright sparkly lip gloss? Guaranteed, it's better than candy.
Buy it here at Etsy for $5.50
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