Easter Basket Ideas: A to Z Gift Guide

by Melissa

N:

Nail Polish
Notebooks (drawing pads)
Nerf Toys

O:

Old Maid Game

P:

Puzzles
Play Doh Pool Toys Pajamas
Piggy Bank Posters
Polly Pocket Pencils

Q:

Quality Time (the best gift of all)

R:

Rubix Cube

S:

Silly Putty Stickers
Sand Toys Sidewalk Chalk Shoes (flip flops or sandals for Spring/Summer)
Sunglasses
Slinky Stamps & Ink
Silly String Silly Bandz Suncatchers

T:

Toothbrush
T-shirt
Temporary Tattoos Travel Games Transformers Top

U:

Umbrella (fun kid ones)
Uno Card Game

V:

Video Games
View Master (and slides)

W:

Watch
Watercolor Paint
Webkins Washcloth (character ones)

X:

Xbox Games
Xylophone

Y:

YoYo

Z:

Zhu Zhu Pets Zoobles
Zoo Tickets

I like to shop at Dollar Tree when I’m looking for filler items. They carry loads of the things I mentioned like coloring books, flash cards, puzzles, silly string, glow sticks, etc. You can find so many great things at the dollar store. Another great spot is Target’s dollar spotΒ and of course finding deals on Amazon as well.


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Laura MyNewestAddiction March 27, 2014 - 12:26 AM

Great post! I am trying to figure tis out for myself right now! πŸ˜€

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Christina S March 27, 2014 - 6:58 AM

Great ideas here. We don’t give much candy either.

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Melissa Coleman March 27, 2014 - 8:04 AM

I’m sure we will do some candy but I think after Halloween, Christmas and then Valentine’s by the time Easter rolls around you are almost candied out. Although, Easter has some of the best candy imo with the Reese’s eggs. Yum! πŸ™‚

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amber.m March 27, 2014 - 5:44 AM

Pinned this to hopefully help others like it inspired me! πŸ™‚

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Jamie Rippy (@MamaMommyMom) March 27, 2014 - 6:18 AM

Great list! I try to really, really limit the amount of candy my kids gets around Easter because I know they will be getting candy from the grandparents!

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Melissa Coleman March 27, 2014 - 8:29 AM

We have too much of everything candy and toys. haha! I think this year I’m going to focus on outside stuff like chalk, bubbles, etc. If all goes as planned we will be moving this Summer so no need to move in more toys when what we really need to do is go through and purge.

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Deb www.debcb.com March 27, 2014 - 6:23 AM

I have an older child so I love the ticket idea. Maybe to the ballet in May.

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Melissa Coleman March 27, 2014 - 8:03 AM

That would be fun.

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chrissy@thePEARLblog March 27, 2014 - 10:26 AM

more ideas than i could have ever thought of alone. thanks for making my kids Easter even better this year LOL

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Melissa Coleman March 27, 2014 - 1:45 PM

Haha, trust me I was like “hey, what’s a good Easter basket filler starting with …” to my husband.

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kendall March 27, 2014 - 10:36 AM

I absolutely love this post – so many great ideas! Thank you!

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Deanna Ritz March 27, 2014 - 10:10 AM

Thank you thank you thank you for these ideas! I’ve been trying to think of what to get my kids besides candy. πŸ™‚

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Jillian @ Hi! It's Jilly March 27, 2014 - 10:30 AM

What a great list!! Pinning!

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Kristine Foley March 27, 2014 - 10:38 AM

Great ideas! Thanks so much for sharing!

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Emmy March 27, 2014 - 11:05 AM

Oh this is perfect! Great list of ideas, thank you so much!

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Danielle March 27, 2014 - 3:09 PM

So many great ideas! I always loved getting non-candy things in my Easter basket! Because when it’s all said and done, the candy is gone in a few days and nothing is left! haha

Danielle at Framed Frosting

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Ange March 27, 2014 - 2:38 PM

LOVE all of these Easter Basket Ideas! SO much fun!

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Laura March 27, 2014 - 5:14 PM

Oh my gosh, that’s awesome! I’ll have to save this when I get to be the Easter bunny! Love, love, love!

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Emily March 27, 2014 - 5:59 PM

I love these ideas! While it is fun to have a treat or two in the basket, I try to make sure there are many more non-treat treats!

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Kathy Penney @ Sparkles And A Stove March 27, 2014 - 6:03 PM

Great ideas! I always try to balance the candy with the non candy so will definitely be using this. Pinned.

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Karly March 28, 2014 - 10:54 PM

I always love supplementing Easter baskets with something other than just candy! My favorite growing up was always coloring books and pastel-colored jewelry!

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Taylor @ Pink Heels Pink Truck March 29, 2014 - 4:22 PM

This is a GREAT list of Easter Basket ideas!!! Thanks for putting this list together. πŸ™‚

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Paige March 29, 2014 - 11:39 PM

Extensive list with some great ideas!

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