Easter is known for its special baskets, treats and sweets of all sorts, but as a parent, you start to realize that although those chocolate bunnies and jelly beans seem appeasing, maybe sending the kids on a sugar rush every holiday isn’t a good idea.
Sure, they can run the sweets off during the long-awaited Easter Egg Hunt but gifting them something they can keep for more than a few bites might actually be worth more in the long run.
After all, you can save the sweets for Easter dinner.
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Here are some budget-friendly Easter basket stuffers for kids that aren’t candy below.
Keep your little ones busy during the holidays and beyond with a simple, inexpensive coloring book for that has an emphasis on Easter and what it’s all about.
Personalized Easter Puzzles
Kids can also keep busy this Easter by solving their very own personalized Easter puzzles. Some personalized Easter puzzles even come complete with your child’s very own name and choice of favorite colors, making this an Easter basket gift they’ll cherish forever.
Easter-Themed Bath Bombs
Make the following nights ahead fun and entertaining with customized Easter bath bombs. You can gift your little ones bath bombs for as low as $1 with a variety of Easter shapes like bunnies, chicks and even a half dozen decorated Easter eggs.
Easter-Themed LEGO Kits
Keep the kids busy this Easter with a unique gift like an Easter-themed LEGO kit. Kids can keep their builds on display or add the LEGO pieces to their collection for even more fun.
Play-Doh Easter Eggs
These Play-Doh eggs come filled with four different bright colors and what’s more fun than cracking the egg and find moldable Play-Doh inside?
Egg Sidewalk Chalk
Spark creativity with a pack of sidewalk chalk this Easter. These fun, egg-shaped chalks come in six different colors and comes in it’s very own egg carton. The rounded edges make gripping easy for all ages.
Peeps Plush Bunny
Peeps may get mixed reviews every year, but no one can deny the soft and cuddly feel of this Easter basket stuffer.
Easter bunny ears are perfect for Easter parties and are even cute throughout the Spring months. These headbands are a fun way to celebrate the holiday.
Bubbles are a fun and inexpensive Easter basket stuffer for kids of all ages. From Easter Egg bubble wands to Easter Egg bubble bottle necklaces – kids will enjoy these gifts of bubbles.
Sticking to the Easter theme, egg shaped crayons make a great Easter basket stuffer. Toddlers can benefit from the egg shape designed to help their grip and older kids can simply use these crayons to let their creativity shine.
Pencils make a great basket stuffer because you can easily fill the basket with several of them and they are quite useful for crafts, writing and throughout the school year.
Along with pencils, kids can enjoy Easter-themed erasers.
Mini Paint Kit
There are tons of Easter themed paint kits that are great as Easter basket stuffers. Kids can choose from a sign that reads “Happy Easter,” or paint their very own Easter eggs.