Last weekend, I mentioned that Easter was coming up soon, and Jenny immediately started bemoaning the fact that they don’t get Easter baskets. (We’re “mean” parents – we know.) Grandma came to the rescue, however, and insinuated that they may be getting one this year, so I started brainstorming ideas for non-candy Easter basket gift ideas for kids.
50+ Non-Candy Easter Basket Gift Ideas for Kids
You could head to the local box store and pick up a pre-packaged (and seriously overpriced) Easter basket for your kids this year, or you could pick a few of the Easter basket gifts ideas for kids off this list and create a unique basket for each of your kids that takes into account their personal preferences. I’ve listed examples of each item that I know my kids would love to see in their Easter baskets this year…
1. Easter Books for Kids
Books make great Easter basket gift ideas for kids. Here are a few of our favorite Easter-themed books for kids…
- The Tale of Three Trees: A Traditional Folktale
- Simon and the Easter Miracle: A Traditional Tale for Easter
- Happy Easter, Mouse!
- God Gave Us Easter
Related: Best Books for Kids
2. Bibles for Kids
Since Easter is the celebration of Jesus’ resurrection, a kids’ Bible or Bible storybook is the perfect gift idea for your child’s Easter basket!
- The Jesus Storybook Bible
- Lift the Flap Bible
- The Action Bible
- ESV Seek and Find Bible
- ESV Kid’s Thinline Bible
3. Craft Supplies
My kids love creating all year round (which is why they have monthly subscriptions to Kiwi Crate and Doodle Crate), and adding craft supplies to their Easter baskets is a great way to supply them with everything they need to let their imaginations run wild!
4. Personal Hygiene Products
If you’re looking for small budget non-candy Easter basket gift ideas for kids, personal hygiene products are always a hit with my kids!
Clothes make great non-candy Easter basket gift ideas for kids, too!
Games and puzzles for kids make great non-candy Easter basket gift ideas for kids. Here are some of our favorites:
Related: Favorite Games to Play with Kids
Adding a favorite DVD or two is another great non-candy Easter basket gift idea for kids. Here are some of our favorite faith-based DVDs that would be perfect in an Easter basket!
- Big Hero 6
- VeggieTales Noah’s Ark
- Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast
- VeggieTales: A Very Easter Collection
- What’s in the Bible?
What kid doesn’t love to get a new toy in his/her Easter basket?
- doll and accessories
- cars and trucks and playmat
- jump rope
- baseball bat, ball, and glove
- soccer ball
- bubbles and wands
9. Gift Cards/Certificates
Related: Out-of-the-Box Gift Ideas for Kids
What will be in your kids’ Easter baskets this year?
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