Easter gifts used to consist of chocolate eggs and candy bunnies, but now there is a whole world of alternatives to give as spring approaches. This lengthy list consists of some of the best and most thoughtful Easter gifts around, for babies, bigger kids, and even moms, dads, and grandparents.
PicassoTiles Magnet Building Tiles
Instead of filling the kids up with candy, or to channel the excess energy from the delicious sugar rush that is Easter, sit them down with the Picasso Tiles set, and get them building something beautiful. These clear, colored geometric shapes snap together with magnets, perfect for building castles, cars, or just crazy shapes.
Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Egg Carton
Hatchimals are definitely sweeter by the dozen, which is just as well as this season 2 pack contains 12 of these little cuties, and are perfect as Easter basket stuffers. With ten still waiting to be hatched, this stackable sparkly egg carton also contains two little darlings who just couldn’t wait to be born.
Melissa & Doug Meadow Medley Ducky Stuffed Animal
What can you give as an Easter gift to a child who doesn’t like, or can’t eat, chocolate? How about this delectable ducky from Melissa and Doug? Super soft and squishy, this little birdie has a squeezable tummy which quacks when pressed, and makes a classic cuddly gift for any little one’s Easter.
LEGO DUPLO Town Truck & Tracked Excavator
Easter may be a state holiday, but not all people get the time off work. Like the hard working construction men minifigures included in this phenomenal LEGO DUPLO building kit, work goes on, and they come prepared with a tipping truck, excavator, extra bricks, and accessories, including those all-important hard hats to keep them safe.
Melissa & Doug Decorate-Your-Own Wooden Monster Truck Craft Kit
Monster Trucks are awesome, but what if you could build your own? That would be phenomenal! Thanks to Melissa and Doug, young engineers can now make their very own monster truck using the wooden pieces supplied in this kit, as well as decorate it any way they want with the sticker and paints included.
IQ Challenge Set by GamieUSA
If your child is not impressed by the Easter Bunny, and you want an Easter basket stuffer which will challenge the logical and not magical part of their brain, this set is perfect. Featuring seven different puzzles, this is one gift that will keep their brains working overtime. Suitable for children aged 5 plus.
Stop Motion Claymation Kit
If Hollywood features on your child’s career bucket-list, get them started early with this Stop-Motion Claymation Kit from Uncommon Goods. Complete with an interchangeable backdrop, this kit also contains modelling clay, instructions, props, and a phone stand – everything you need to make your own stop-motion movies. All they’ll need is a star on their door.
Choo Choo Train Dining Set
There’ll be no need to look for the dining car of this train! This entrancing engine breaks down into a cup, plate, bowl, and cutlery, sure to engage even the fussiest of eaters. The quicker they eat their meal, the sooner they can build the engine again! Just make sure they choo their food thoroughly!
Pretend-n-Play Doctor Dentist Medical Kit
This is one Easter gift that is bound to make a child feel better. Jam packed with medical play items, this kit contains 31 pieces, from stethoscope, syringe, and scalpel, to pill bottle, pulse reader, and blood pressure cuff, all in a handy ‘medicine’ case for all of those emergency call outs.
Hatchimals Nursery Playset
Easter eggs end up in our tummies, but these collEGGtibles need somewhere else to live and play! With 35 playful hidey-holes in this heavenly home, simply place an unhatched Hatchimal inside the tree and out it will pop, ready to hatch. With cribs, swings, slides and showers, home is definitely where the Hatchimal’s heart is.
Kids Beach Sand Toys Set with Mesh Bag
Get ready for summer by stocking up on those beach essentials that make being beside the seaside special. This set has it all – all the usual beach tools, plus a water wheel, extra shovels and rakes, and nine different ocean-themed molds to really bring your sand sculptures to life, all packed into one handy backpack.
Melissa & Doug On the Go Scratch Art Hidden-Picture Pad
Perfect as an Easter basket stuffer, this great offering from Melissa and Doug will keep the kids engrossed during quiet time at home, or on long journeys in the car. Each of the pages contain clues to solve, and then readers can scratch the surface away to reveal the hidden pictures in beautiful colors.
Adorable Wooden Egg Maracas Music Percussion
Ideally sized for tiny hands, these gorgeous musical instruments make great Easter gifts for little ones who are too young for the more traditional Easter gift. These beautifully decorated wooden eggs are quiet maracas, just right for babies’ (and mama’s) ears, and the set also includes one mini wooden ball hammer with handle.
Everyone loves a good game of bingo, but it’s even better when it’s shaken up a bit, and shaken up you will be when you play Scary Bingo! With eight double-sided playing cards, and 48 chips, you’ll be competing to call full house on the creepiest, crawliest characters you ever did see! For ages 3+.
Potato Head Playskool Mr.Potato Head Tater Tub Set
Mix and mash your Easter gift giving this year, and give someone Mr. Potato Head in a tub. Just like the original, this spud comes with all the accessories to make him smile, frown, and even be in love, along with noses, mouths, and other body parts. Great fun for kids, and fab nostalgia for parents.
Klutz LEGO Chain Reactions Craft Kit
Anything from LEGO is destined to delight, and the Chain Reactions kit is no different. Ideal for keeping curious kids amused over the Easter period, this kit contains 33 LEGO pieces, along with instructions for making 10 moving machines, and all the balls, string, and paper you will need for these engaging experiments. Ages 8+.
LEGO Technic Stunt Truck Vehicle Set
Pull back, let go, and watch it speed across the…no, wait. Before you play with it you have to build it, which is where the fun really starts! With the 142 pieces included, you can build your very own LEGO Technic Stunt Truck, fitted with a powerful pull-back motor, front bumper, and wide rims. Perfect!
Turtle Beach Wireless Gaming Headset for PlayStation 4
If your kid (or other half) lives and breathes Playstation 4, this set of wireless gaming headphones makes a viable alternative to traditional Easter gifts. With surround sound, Smart channel-hopping technology, and glasses-friendly comfort, these headphones will ensure you also get some peace and quiet at the end of a long day.
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Fortnite Xbox One
You might think that Easter is all bunnies and chicks (and of course chocolate) but deep in the underworld (aka kids’ bedroom) there is a battle raging – Fortnite. Forego the colorful eggs and immerse your youngsters in a monster-ridden melee while they try to build gigantic forts. Xbox Live membership required.
LEGO Technic Ultralight Helicopter Advance Building Set
Rise above other Easter gifts with the LEGO Technic Ultralight Helicopter. This 2-in-1 building kit comes with 199 pieces, which, when put together, will produce either an ultralight helicopter or an experimental aircraft. With essential details such as opening cockpit, spinning rotors and controllable tail rudder, the building instructions are available online via the app.
Are you spending Easter with family and need new ways to entertain them? Slip Codenames into their Easter basket and the whole family will be playing at being super sleuths once all the candy has been consumed. With a 15 minute playing time, teams of 2-8 can compete to make contact with all their agents first.
DIY At Home Spa Treatments
With all the ingredients needed to whip up face masks, toners, hair treatments or scrubs, these delicious treats are much better for you than chocolate! Using only natural, organic ingredients, such as plant-based oils and aromatic flowers, these DIY At Home Spa Treatments will make the perfect treat for any body, at Easter or beyond.
KLUTZ Make Your Own Soap Science Kit
You’ll really clean up in the Easter gift giving stakes when you hide one of these in someone’s Easter basket. With all the ingredients needed to make up to 10 scentsational soaps, this kit contains molds, colors, glitter, fragrance and more, and also includes some fascinating science facts so you can learn while you lather.
Monopoly Game: Ultimate Banking Edition
Bring game night bang up to date with Monopoly: Ultimate Banking Edition. Gone are the iconic notes, and in their place are ‘credit cards’, electronic readers, and tap technology, all designed to make a faster, more furious game. For players age 8 and over, this classic game now also includes rent increases and events.
Sometimes we just can’t change how a person is, so rock and roll with it and give the fidget in your life a pair of drumstick pencils. Useful as ordinary #2 pencils, they can be flipped and used as the perfect percussion pieces for bashing out that beat until calm is restored once more.
SmartLab Toys Smart Circuits Games & Gadgets Electronics Lab
If electronics is all gobbledegook to you, you might want to leave this to the experts (kids). With everything required to build unlimited games and gadgets, this set will keep little brainsters occupied long after the Easter holidays have passed. Electronic drum kit? Motion-sensor alarm? Quiz show game? They’re all possible, and so much more.
LEGO Star Wars Boba Fett Building Kit
For Star Wars fans, every occasion is an opportunity for more merch, and Easter is a great time to ask for this: the Boba Fett Star Wars LEGO kit, which enables sci-fi fans to build their own character, complete with 2018 Star Wars: Return of the Jedi helmet, cape, and colors. Fully articulated for authentic poses.
LEGO Star Wars Episode VIII Kylo Ren’s Tie Fighter Building Kit
This LEGO kit is like 630 Easters have come at once: that’s how many pieces you will receive in this awesome Star Wars Episode VIII Kylo Ren’s Tie Fighter set. With opening cockpit and realistic red exhaust, the scene will be set for epic adventures with Kylo Ren, TIE Pilot, Stormtrooper, and BB-9E figures all included.
It’s the bane of a guitarist’s life – you can’t find a pick when you want to play. Luckily, help is at hand with the Pick Punch, a nifty piece of kit which allows you to turn any old plastic cards into sturdy picks in a jiffy. Gets you out of a pickle and into the jam.
Holy Stone HS160 Shadow FPV RC Drone
If your kids have been droning on about an Easter gift, there’s your answer: a drone! This Holy Stone HS160 Shadow FPV RC Drone is equipped with foldable blades, 720P HD camera for aerial stills and videos, one key start and landing, and app control system for the best in sky high action.
Elwood the Unicorn Cereal Bowl
To combat the obligatory sugar rush that accompanies Easter, dish up a healthy breakfast in this adorably whimsical bowl, featuring Elwood the Unicorn. From his enchanting horn to his rainbow colored mane, Elwood will add a certain sprinkling of magic to anything he touches – ice cream, cereal, or popcorn on movie night.
Build Your Own Pinball Game
Add a little DIY to your nostalgia by giving someone the gift of this superb build it yourself pinball machine. Made from recycled cardboard, this game will ease both boredom and your conscience, and is customizable with the addition of ramps and other obstacles. Comes with marbles, rubber bands, and everything else required to complete.
Nerf Rival Phantom Corps Kronos XVIII-500
Get them outside and in the fresh air with the Nerf Rival Phantom Corps Kronos XVIII-500. With five action sounds, and firing rounds at 90 feet per second, kids will want to get out and stay out as long as they can. Comes with breech-load blaster, trigger lock, and tactical rail for furious fun.
Letters To My Future Self
Give someone an Easter gift which will last them for years to come…literally. Letter to my Future Self is a beautiful ‘time capsule’ of 12 letters, each one with a different prompt to spark creativity and think about life. Each one can be sealed and postmarked, until the time is right to look back and reflect.
Upcycled Cotton Sari Duffel Bag
You won’t be sari if you decide to give this beautiful duffle bag to someone special. Made from upcycled saris, each bag is bright, bold, and totally unique, and inspired by classic patchwork fabrics and items. Handmade in India by a Fairtrade Cooperative, this roomy bag measures 21″ L x 10.5″ W x 10″ H.
Tenker Skyracer Mini RC Helicopter Drone
Give a gift with altitude. The TENKER Skyracer Mini RC Helicopter Drone is small in size but big on features, with three speed modes, ability to fly in a 360 degree circle, one key take-off and landing, emergency stop, and even folds into its own controller for easy portability. Suitable for both beginners and experts.
Overwatch Loot Box Deluxe Coin Bank
Instantly recognizable to any fans of Overwatch, these money boxes are based on Loot Boxes, but unlike in the game they don’t contain voice lines, sprays, emotes or alternate skins! No, these Loot Boxes are much more valuable when full. Keep one on your desk to collect all your loose change, or save for something special.
LEGO Minecraft The Iron Golem
Minecraft is still as popular as it was when it first came out, and with this LEGO: The Iron Golem, gamers and builders alike can create their own Minecraft scenarios, as well as mine for iron ore, and create iron blocks at the crafting table. Includes Alex, zombie, iron golem, baby pig, and accessories.
Sprinkle Heart Studs
These earrings make the perfect alternative to chocolate as an Easter gift, and will give pleasure long after the tryptophan has worn off! These Sprinkle Heart Studs are handmade from sterling silver and filled with tiny rainbow sprinkles to spread a little rainbow magic whenever they’re worn. The perfect gift for foodies or fun-lovers.
Good Smile Overwatch Genji Nendoroid Action Figure
Be first in line to receive Genji, the latest cybernetic ninja from Overwatch. Highly articulated, this superb action figure allows anyone to recreate their favorite game play, and he comes ready for action with his katana, wakizashi, and shurikens. Available from October 2018, this 6” figure will take pride of place in any Overwatch collection.
Melissa & Doug Scratch Art Rainbow Mini Notes
Bring some rainbow magic to someone’s desk with Scratch Art Rainbow Mini Notes from Melissa and Doug. Much more exciting than plain yellow squares, these non-sticky square sheets are covered in a matte black coating which scratches away to reveal glorious colors underneath. Set comprises of 125 notes, wooden stylus, and reusable desktop dispenser.
White Sailing Ship Kite
If it was good enough for Peter Pan it’s good enough for you! Set sail among the clouds with this stunning white sailing ship kite, and watch as your galleon navigates its way high overhead. Made in Bali, the sails are made from nylon on a frame of bamboo – a wonderful Easter gift to cherish.
Score highly on the gift-giving stakes with a game of table top Corn Hole. Players must take their positions and launch their mini beanbags across the board and into their opponent’s goal using the springboards attached at either end. With adjustable launch pads to accommodate all skill levels, eight mini beanbags, and four score pegs.
Good Smile Overwatch Mei Nendoroid Action Figure
You’ve got to love a geeky girl, and there are few geekier than Mei from Overwatch. This highly articulated weather-changing climatologist comes equipped with two different face plates, endothermic blaster with attachable effect parts, and detachable weather modification drone for all action fun and fearsome defence against the enemy.
Bluetooth Drop Speaker
Make a splash without worrying that it will affect your music by using this cute Bluetooth droplet speaker. Being both water and sand resistant, this mini boom box connects to your mp3 player or phone, and the volume and tracks are adjustable via the external buttons on the side. Perfect for shower, sea, or poolside jamming.
Catch Phrase Game
If you’re looking to add to your game night repertoire, then Electronic Catchphrase makes an ideal Easter gift. With 5000 words and phrases, this fast paced game pits your wits against your opponents as your team mates try to identify the catchphrase that you’re describing before time runs out. Recommended for ages 12 and over.
Klutz LEGO Crazy Action Contraptions Craft Kit
The Klutz LEGO Crazy Action Contraptions Craft Kit is an award winning building kit which contains everything needed to create 16 distinctive projects, one at a time. This Parents’ Choice winner comes with every gear, brick, and axle needed, along with a 50 page instruction book to guide each build. For ages 7+.
Nerf Rival Phantom Corps Helios XVIII-700
Give the kids these as Easter gifts and they won’t be able to get e-Nerf of them! Each bolt action blaster fires super far and super fast (100 feet per second, no less) and comes with seven high impact rounds, trigger lock, easy load magazine and red and blue team flags for opposing squads.
HEXBUG Nano Nitro
Hexbugs now come super-charged! Favorites with youngster for more than a decade, these critters have gotten faster and more furious with every passing year. This pack of five Nano Nitros defy gravity as they climb walls and speed their way across any smooth surface, and each pack now contains one glow-in-the-dark version for after-dark fun.
Men’s Toy Army Soldiers Socks
Bring a touch of nostalgia to your Easter gifts this year by giving the man in your life a pair of toy soldier socks. Whether they played with these mini men as a kid, or are fans of the classic bucket o soldiers from Toy Story, these socks will delight while keeping toes toasty.
LEGO Architecture New York City Skyline Collection
The New York City skyline is one of the most iconic images in the world, and now you can recreate it with the help of LEGO. With almost 600 pieces included, you can build the Flatiron, Chrysler, and Empire State Buildings, along with the One World Trade Center and, of course, the Statue of Liberty.
Fortnite PlayStation 4
Is your teen one of the 40-million gamers worldwide who are hooked on Fortnite? If so, buying the PlayStation 4 version as an Easter gift will earn you a lot of Brownie points! Your child can join 99 other players as they fight for survival on the tiny dystopian island, where there can only be one winner.
Shakespearean Insults Chart
Is there a wordsmith in your life who lives and breathes Shakespeare? This unusual and highly entertaining wall chart features some of Will’s most insolent insults, and will give young bards a plethora of platitudes with which to offend – in the nicest possible way, of course. Choose from unframed, or framed with walnut rails.
Fitness Bottle with Phone Holding Sleeve
Nowadays our phones have become as essential as the air that we breathe and the water we drink. Well, air is all around us, but you can keep the other two close by, by using this neoprene pouch which holds a 23 ounce bottle, and has a zippered pocket for keeping your phone safe. Bottle included.
DIY Lip Balm
Whether you want to keep it for yourself, or use it as a great Easter gift for a sleepover or girls’ night in, this DIY lip balm kit from Uncommon Goods comes with all the ingredients needed to make five tins of delicious, natural, chocolate and mint lip balms. Includes cocoa butter, sunflower oil, and beeswax.
Catan 5th Edition
For three to four players, the game of Catan is a classic board game in which settlers must build the beautiful but remote island of Catan, by buying, trading, and discovering the island’s mountains, fields, and forests. This 5th edition, award-winning game boasts new graphics and an extended rule book for exciting 60 minute game-play.
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Men’s Guitars Socks
Acou-stick these socks into a guitar-lover’s Easter gift basket this year and they’ll be singing a happy tune. Made from a smooth cotton blend for delicate tootsies, these socks feature acoustic guitars all over – don’t fret over buying the perfect pressie, stock up on this musically themed footwear and you’ll be plucked from gift-giving obscurity!
Turtle Beach Wireless Gaming Headset for Xbox One
When wires get in the way of gaming it can ruin the whole experience. Do away with them altogether by using the Turtle Beach Stealth 600 Wireless headset, especially for gamers. With immersive surround sound, players can be right where the action is, and thanks to the glasses-friendly design, even specs wearers can game in comfort.
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ThinkFun Gravity Maze Marble Run Logic Game
This multi award winning game will have you losing your marbles! ThinkFun Gravity Maze is a logic game which becomes increasingly perplexing as you make your way through the 60 challenges. Designed to increase spatial reasoning and planning skills, the aim is to build runs which will take your marbles through to the target tower.
LEGO Ideas Nasa Apollo Saturn V Building Kit
You’ll be shooting for the stars when you give this superb toy as an extra special Easter gift. Star gazers and LEGO enthusiasts alike will be in Heaven building this magnificent 39 inch high Nasa Apollo Saturn V model, which includes a removable s-ivb third rocket stage and three stands to support horizontal display.
Funko POP! Specialty Series Masked Predator
How can something as scary as Predator look so cute? This masked extra-terrestrial has been given the Funko POP! treatment, and stands at a diminutive 3.5”, the perfect size to stand guard over your collection of other POP! vinyl figures. Presented in window box packaging, this figure is stunning inside or out of the box.
Llamarama Large Zipper Pouch
There’s no rhyme or reason why people love llamas, they just do, so celebrate someone’s love of these adorably odd animals with a Llamarama zipper pouch. Ideally sized to hold keys, coins, and even candy, this purse comes in vibrant coral, yellow, and aqua to bring a smile to the face of anyone who sees it.
Strategy games make great Easter gifts – after the sugar rush has died down we all need something to engage our brains. Forbidden Island encourages problem solving and strategic thinking, as well as cooperation, as players race to capture the treasures from the ruins before it’s too late. For 2-4 players, aged 10+.
Build Your Own Robot Kit
If you have a budding engineer in the family, or even someone who just really likes robots, this is the ideal gift for them. Choose from the Artbit, Bababit, or Infobit kits, and you will have enough nuts, bolts, and other bits and bobs to create three different and undeniably cute little robots.
32 Awesome Diy Easter Gifts and Activities
Diy Easter Egg Bath Bombs for Kids
Bath bombs make great gifts for all ages, but they can seem a little generic sometimes. Put that right by making your own bath bombs for kids by following these instructions, and not only will they appreciate the thought, but it will also get them into the bath quicker, meaning an end to bath-time tantrums.
Diy Marshmallow Bunny Peeps Plushie
Where there’s Easter there are invariably bunnies, so why not take advantage of the occasion and make these super sweet marshmallow bunny plushies, courtesy of Dandelions and Lace. This superb blog post shows you how to rustle up these adorable cuddly toys which are just the right size to slip into an Easter basket.
Diy Soft Sock Easter Bunny
Once the family sees these impossibly cute sock bunnies, you might want to think about locking your sock drawers because they are gorgeous! With just a crew length sock (in a suitably bunny-like pattern), some stuffing, and a couple of embellishments, you can produce this oh-so-cute carrot muncher in no time at all.
Diy No Sew Easter Bunny Felt Toys
Uh oh, it’s Easter and you’ve forgotten to buy an Easter gift for the newest member of the family! Don’t panic, with just a few scraps of felt you can make these wonderfully whimsical little stuffed bunnies, just right for tiny hands, or as part of an Easter egg trail.
Diy Happy Slime Flubber
Slime is a favorite kids’ toy, and no wonder. When else do you get to play with gloriously gooey ‘stuff’ and not get in a mess? This recipe for Happy Slime will show you how to make beautifully colored versions using only glue, starch, and coloring, and even fun ways to store it.
Diy Easter Bunny and Carrot Boxes
A big bunny shout out to Little House on the Corner for this great tutorial, which shows you how to make these adorable bunny boxes and carrot boxes which look fantastic and are just begging to be filled with all manner of Easter gifts and treats. Blog post even includes free printable templates. Simple.
Diy Free Crochet Bunny Hat Pattern
Hop over to Make & Do Crew’s blog for instructions on how to make this too-cute bunny hat for newborn-toddlers. This crocheted hat has the most loveable floppy ears, and would make an ideal accessory for any Easter gathering. As if that wasn’t sweet enough, there is even a pattern for a carrot rattle, too.
Diy Knit Some Easter Peeps
No matter how hard you try, you will knit get anything cuter than these fluffy ducklings, perfect for Easter or any time you need something cuddly. This free pattern from Just Crafty Enough shows you exactly how to knit these adorable ducklings, and even has ways to turn them into beautiful bunnies, too.
Diy Easter Treat Bags Craft
Put your crafty side to good use and make these delightful treat bags which are just the right size to hold some of those delicious Easter treats for youngsters. Shaped like hatching eggs, these fun felt bags are easy to make – just add googly eyes to some lollipops for instant Easter cuteness.
Diy Felt Veggie Garden
This wonderful felt veggie garden is a delightful project to make, either as a gift or with your little ones. A great way to introduce them to the concept of ‘farm to fork’, it will spark discussions on where food comes from and healthy eating, while also teaching them about needlecraft and how to sew.
Diy Carrot Orange Play-Dough Recipe
Easter is a great time for letting the kids’ run riot with candy, and often they receive enough from relatives to last the year. This gorgeous tutorial from That’s What Che Said shows you how to make a non-candy play-dough carrot Easter basket that’s fun to produce and even more fun to receive.
Diy Easter Egg Jello Molds
This fab idea is sure to bring more than a splash of color to any Easter feast – rainbow jello eggs. Using empty plastic egg molds, you can create these vibrant edible eggs by filling the molds one flavor at a time, setting them in the refrigerator, and then adding the next. Delicious, bright, and fun.
Diy Easter Egg Flower Bouquet
This is a lightning quick DIY project that takes next to no time but produces beautiful results. This striking bouquet is made using just plastic eggs and green pipe cleaners, and is not only ideal for Easter, but also Mother’s Day, Mom’s birthday, or just because. Just follow the link for the simple instructions.
How to Make Pom Pom Bunny
Pom-poms are part and parcel of childhood, which is what makes this DIY project so sweet. Using yarn, pom-pom makers, and a few other crafty bits, this step by step guide shows you how to create little bunnies, complete with fluffy white tails, pink-lined ears and cute little eyes.
Make Your Own Umbrella Easter Baskets
If, like us, you prefer things a little bit different to the norm, these Easter umbrella baskets will be right up your street. They’re roomy enough to allow for lots of delicious goodies, along with games, books, and toys, and once they have been emptied, they can be used to shelter from all those spring showers.
Diy Trolls Movie Easter Basket
If you have kids then you’ll know all about Trolls, the delightful little people with the crazy hair. Jazz up a boring basket and turn it into your very own Troll with wild pink ‘hair’ just like Poppy. Add bright blue flowers, fill it with yummy treats and glorious goodies, and let your own trolls loose.
Paw Patrol Easter Basket Idea
Little ones will love to get their paws on this home-made Paw Patrol Easter Basket. Using a toy dumper truck as its base, fill the back with Paw Patrol-themed sweet treats and fun activities, and your own little Ryder can have his own doggy adventure. You could even slip in some dog treats for Marshall.
Fill a Kiddie Pool Easter Basket
Here’s an Easter basket they will really want to dive into! Take a cheap kids’ swimming pool, add a hula hoop handle, and fill it with as much candy, books, activities and toys as you can! Imagine their little faces when they come down to that on Easter morning! A great alternative to individual baskets.
Diy Shopkins Tutu Easter Basket
How adorable is this DIY Shopkins Easter basket? The Denver Housewife shows you how to take one ordinary wire basket and turn it into a frothy Shopkins version, decorated in a gorgeous ‘tutu’ and filled with character goodies. With a little imagination this could also be customized to suit pretty much any other theme, too.
Diy Cupcake EOS Lip Balm
If you’re looking for Easter gifts to add to a basket this year, but want to make your own, then check out this awesome YouTube video, which shows you how to make EOS cupcake lip balms. Super simple to make, these balms are filled with gorgeously natural ingredients to keep lips soft and supple.
Diy Easter Peeps Soap
Who wouldn’t love these Peeps peeping out from their Easter basket? Using natural white melt & pour glycerin soap base, fragrance oil, and soap colorant, you can make these adorable little soaps which would look superb as individual pieces or in two or three different colors, wrapped in cellophane, and tied with a ribbon.
Diy Bunny Chalk
At this time of year, the stores are crammed with Easter-themed molds for baking and candy making. Repurpose a silicone bunny mold and use it to create these delightful rabbit chalks, which make a wonderful alternative to candy and will last a lot longer, too. The perfect thing for that game of ‘hop’ scotch, perhaps?
Diy Box of Happy
This wonderfully named Box of Happy makes a gorgeous substitute for the usual Easter candy, and can be given at any time of year to bring a smile to someone’s face. Get a decorative box (or spangle up a plain one), fill it with thoughtful items and decadent treats, and gift. Simple.
Easter Basket Ideas for Guys
You know, guys should be spoiled at Easter too, but not all of them are chocoholics. Make sure they’re included in festivities by putting together this Bold Easter Basket for men. This fab blog post includes a long list of items that any man would appreciate, and there’s not a cocoa bean in sight.
Diy Easter Egg Hunt with Free Printables
Easter egg hunts are undeniably the best part of the day for kids, and KC Edventures shows you just how to do it. With free printable clues, this blog post is full of ideas on what to hide, apart from delicious candy and chocolate eggs, and where to hide it.
Diy Easter Egg Rockets
Easter is for fun and family, but if you can slip a little learning in there at the same time, all the better! This tutorial shows you how to make Easter egg rockets (yes really) from plastic eggs, Alka-Seltzer, and water. This helpful post even explains the science behind the experiment; a perfect STEM activity.
Diy Carrot Sugar Scrub and Free Printable Tag
These sugar scrubs are a delight to behold, and just perfect for Easter. By following the recipe on Oh My Creative’s blog, you can make this vibrant orange sugar and olive oil scrub which looks adorable when poured into a clear favor bag, embellished with green raffia, and tied to look like a carrot.
Diy Moss Covered Bunny Burlap Canvas
Get into the Easter spirit and add a few well-placed decorations around the home, such as this enchanting bunny canvas, as explained by Domestically Creative. Using a burlap canvas as a background, you can make these cute moss-covered bunnies to hang in your home as soon as spring starts to show.
Diy Fabric Collage Easter Basket
If you’re a crafter you probably have heaps of fabric scraps lying around. Why not put them to good use and make these charming DIY Easter baskets, which will look good no matter what scraps you use. Follow the simple instructions on this blog to make your own, and let the kids join in too.
Diy Easter Egg Bath Bomb
Who said Easter eggs are just for eating? Head over to Way to be Happy to find out how you can make delectable Easter egg bath bombs for all the family, using natural ingredients like almond or coconut oil, and Epsom salts, which will make everyone feel sweeter than any candy.
Diy Easter Egg Handprint Keepsake
Fed up with the abundance of chocolate at Easter and looking for an alternative gift to give to grandparents? Then check out this adorable DIY on Teach Me Mommy’s blog to find out how to make these sweet little Easter egg handprint photo frames, and give them a gift that will last.
Diy Emoji Easter Eggs
This tutorial shows you how to have a dozen ways to smile this Easter, especially if you have kids, because kids love emojis, and you love crafting, right? Using blown-out eggs, you can easily paint your shells and decorate them to resemble any of the plethora of emojis out there – this post shows you how.
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