Food Free Easter Egg Hunt Ideas

Easter egg hunts are a fun tradition for kids. If your child has food allergies, Celiac Disease or is on a restricted diet it might be easier and safer to put non-food items. Having non-food items in the eggs means everyone can participate safely so these ideas are always a great idea when hosting a larger egg hunt with family, friends or a school party. Check out some of these creative food free Easter egg hunt ideas we have found. Ideas range from a nighttime glow in the dark egg hunt to a tech-savvy QR code scavenger hunt to fun little toys.

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Food Free Easter Egg Hunt Ideas


Separate Lego sets into color-coded eggs for each child. When all the eggs are found, each child will have their own set. Idea from Frugal Fun for Boys.

Easter Egg Hunt Ideas Frugal Fun 4 Boys

Frugal Fun 4 Boys


Collect puzzle pieces in each egg and work together to solve the puzzle together. Make the Best of Everything used a blank puzzle and wrote their own message. You could also use a personalized photo puzzle, or kids themed puzzle. The ideas with this one are endless!

Easter Egg Hunt Ideas Make the Best of Everything

Make The Best Of Everything


A Jeweled Rose shows you how to set up an egg hunt at night and fill with glow sticks or flashlights.

Easter Egg Hunt Ideas Growing A Jeweled Rose

A Jeweled Rose


Bits of Everything has a fun game idea for tech-savvy kids using QR codes. 

Easter Egg Hunt Ideas Bits of Everything

Bits Of Everything


Andrea’s Notebook has over 26 food-free ideas including coins. Kids can practice counting change and add up their money when the hunt is over.

Easter Egg Hunt Ideas Andreas Notebook

Andrea’s Notebook


Fun coupons for kids from U Create Crafts has ideas like skipping chores or choosing the dessert for a night. 

Easter Egg Hunt Ideas U Create Crafts

U Create Crafts


For an entirely different twist try Crystal & Co.’s idea of reverse egg hunting where kids fill their own eggs on an outdoor hunt.

Easter Egg Hunt Ideas Crystal and Co

Crystal & Co.


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