The Only Toddler Easter Basket Idea List You Need This Year
Alright, Easter bunnies, listen up! When it comes to putting together an Easter basket for your toddler, things can get tricky. You don’t want to go overboard like you would for Christmas, but you still want to make it special with more than just a bunch of chocolate and candy, am I right?
Well, fear not because I’ve got you covered! I’ve gathered some fabulous and affordable basket and filler ideas to help you out. So, let’s get cracking and make this Easter basket one to remember!
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From baby stuffed animals and bunny slippers to activity sets, these options check the cute box and can fit snuggly into an Easter basket. Think beyond the Easter eggs for your toddler’s Easter basket this year.
Toddler Easter Baskets
While the classic woven basket is always a great option, why not switch things up this year and opt for a unique Easter basket? Not only will it add an extra touch of fun to the holiday, but it will also be a memorable keepsake for years to come. The Easter bunny can be creative too!
Here are some unique Easter basket ideas for toddlers:
With summer just around the corner, a colorful beach bucket makes for a perfect Easter basket. Fill it with beach toys, sunglasses, and sunscreen for a beach-ready Easter basket.
A mini garden planter is an adorable way to create an Easter basket. Add a packet of seeds, a pair of gardening gloves, and a cute watering can for a garden-themed Easter basket.
Rain boots are practical for spring weather and make for a fun Easter basket. Fill them with goodies like raincoats, umbrellas, and outdoor toys.
A colorful umbrella makes for a unique Easter basket that can be used all year round. Fill it with rain gear, snacks, and toys. Stephen Joseph pop-up umbrellas come in lots of adorable colors and are a great price.
Personalized Jelly Bag
A cute and multi-purpose jelly bag makes a great Easter basket now and an awesome beach or pool bag for the summer.
If you have a toddler who loves to splash around, a baby pool can be a fun Easter basket idea. Fill it with pool toys, sunscreen, and snacks.
Toddler East Basket Stuffers
Keep the basket fun with some Easter-themed and other toys – Melissa & Doug and Green Toys both make great options, as well as everything on the list below.
Toddlers love to play dress-up, so consider adding a bunny ear headband or a cute spring dress to the basket.
With spring in the air and warmer weather around the corner, consider adding some toys for outdoor play to the basket. These are all great ideas for your little boy or little girl:
- Bubbles (My favorite bubble are Fubbles because they don’t spill….less frustration for your toddler and less clean up for you!
- Small ball
- This fun egg-shaped sidewalk chalk
This amazing bubble lawn mower will provide hours of fun in the backyard:
It doesn’t get much cuter than this combination of ball and stuffed animal!
A cute and cuddly stuffed animal can make a great Easter gift for a toddler. Look for bunnies, chicks, or other animals associated with the holiday.
Go beyond the bunny rabbit:
Both my kids loved using their imagination with figurines at this age. Farm animals are a great choice for spring.
Educational Easter Basket Ideas for Toddlers
Educational toys like shape sorters or stacking blocks are great for developing motor and cognitive skills. Look for Easter-themed toys to add to the basket:
Toddlers love stickers, so consider adding a sheet of Easter-themed stickers to the basket.
Playdough is a great sensory activity for toddlers. Look for Easter-themed playdough in colors like pink, blue, or green.
Kids love to get creative, so consider adding arts and crafts materials like washable paints, crayons, or markers.
Some great ideas for toddler art supplies are:
- Paint brush set
- Finger paints
I love a good water wow for toddler stocking stuffers, so why not add one to the Easter basket too? Kids always have fun with these, and they can be used over and over.
Puzzles are great for developing problem-solving skills and hand-eye coordination. Look for puzzles with Easter themes, such as a picture of a bunny or Easter eggs.
Incorporating educational Easter basket stuffers can make the holiday fun and enriching for your child. Remember to balance the educational items with some fun treats and toys too!
Practical Easter Basket Ideas for Toddlers
Healthy snacks like fruit snacks, crackers, or granola bars can be a useful addition to the basket. Consider adding some Easter-themed snacks, like bunny-shaped pretzels or fruit snacks. You can even put some of these healthy treats eight into plastic Easter eggs and make them part of your egg hunt.
Yummy toddler food:
- Annie’s organic bunny fruit snacks
- Annie’s organic cheddar bunnies
- Annie’s organic bunny grahams in birthday cake flavor (these are delicious, and this Easter bunny has eaten more than her fair share over the years!)
Clothing or shoes
Spring is a great time to add some new clothes to your toddler’s wardrobe. Consider adding a new outfit, a pair of sandals, or a sun hat. Skip the Easter egg and bunny motif’s so the outfits can last all season.
Sippy Cups or Water Bottles
Toddlers love to drink from their own cups, so a new sippy cup or water bottle can be a great addition to the basket. This small step toward independence makes them feel like big kids.
Easter Books for Toddlers
Toddlers love books; a board book is perfect for their little hands. Look for Easter-themed books like “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” or “The Story of Easter.”
Touch and Feel Books
Biscuit’s Pet & Play Easter: A Touch & Feel Book: An Easter And Springtime Book For Kids
Final Thoughts on the Best Easter Basket Ideas for Toddlers
Don’t stress about what to include in your Easter baskets – the Easter bunny (that’s you!) always delivers. Load up on all the sweets you desire, and add some unique and enjoyable Easter basket fillers that are perfect for little kids.
Here are Some other Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas for Toddlers
Go beyond the chocolate bunnies, sweet jelly beans, and plastic eggs with some of these basket stuffer ideas.
I hope we inspired you to get your Easter baskets filled this year! The Easter bunny will bring some Easter gifts your kid will be thrilled with on Easter morning!
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