Food Free Easter Basket Ideas

Food Free Easter Basket Ideas

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Food Free Easter Basket Ideas

Food Free Easter Basket Ideas

Traditionally, Easter baskets are filled with a big chocolate bunny and a lot of candy. Maybe a small toy or two makes their way into the basket. If you are looking to take some of the emphasis away from all that candy, consider some candy alternatives to fill the baskets. 

 

Fun Easter Grass alternatives

Easter grass is that crinkly, stringy plastic or craft paper material that comes in brightly colors and fills the bottom of an Easter Basket. It is available in many colors and materials. There are some DIY tutorials online on how to make your own which is a bit more environmentally friendly too. It may not appeal to you to use since it’s not exactly safe for little kids who may try to put it in their mouths. I was never a fan of those little strings can be found around the house for months after. We tend to use some more creative ideas for the bottom of the basket. 

 

Smaller Food Free “Egg Stuffers” Ideas

Check out this list below for tiny-sized items that will fit inside eggs other than candy. Amazon also sells pre-filled Easter Eggs with cute little toys already inside too! That eliminates the work of filling the eggs! Especially those of us who wait until the last minute to prepare for an Easter Egg Hunt. Any of these can also be placed in the Easter basket.

  • Action Figures – Classic little army guys are always fun.
  • Bubbles – Easter egg necklace bubbles.
  • Cars – Pre-filled eggs with little tiny cars inside.
  • Dinosaurs – Pre-filled eggs with dinosaur toys.
  • Erasers – Spring themed mini-erasers.
  • Finger Puppets – Little monster finger puppets.
  • Finger Traps – Chinese finger traps.
  • Friendship Bracelets – Make your own or find some find some pre-made bracelets.
  • Glow Sticks – Available in sticks, necklaces, bracelets and rings.
  • Kaleidoscopes – Small colorful kaleidoscopes or prisms. 
  • Key Chains – Fuzzy emoji keychains or rubber ducky keychains.
  • Led Finger Lights – Mini finger lights available in lots of colors.
  • Lip Whistles – Whistles that look like lips or mustaches.
  • Mazes – Easter bunny maze games.
  • Parachute Toys – Easter bunny paratroopers.
  • Pencil Toppers – Animal pencil top erasers.
  • Pirate Treasure Coins – Fun gold coin treasure.
  • Rings Light up rings or plastic rings.
  • Silly Putty – Classic silly putty in egg-shaped containers – no need to put in an Easter egg.
  • Slap Bracelets – A variety of styles of slap bracelets.
  • SlinkiesEmoji themed spring coils.
  • Stamps Mini stampers come with their own ink.
  • Stickers – Cute Easter-themed stickers.
  • Sticky Hands – Available in a variety of sizes and styles.
  • Tattoos – Easter bunny and little chick tattoos. Be careful of skin sensitivities as some tattoos contain soy or other allergens. 
  • Tops – Plastic swirl spin tops.
  • Toy Cars – Pull back monster trucks.
  • Whistles – Keychain whistles are loud but fun.
  • Wind-Up Toys – Wind up ladybugs, Easter eggs, and other assorted toys.
  • Yo-Yos – Funny emoji face yo-yos will be a hit with kids.

 

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