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50 Easter Basket Stuffers that are NOT Candy

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Wow, it’s already the beginning of March! It’s been an interesting winter here in the Las Vegas area… including several days of snow! But for most of the country, springtime, and hopefully warmer weather, is right around the corner… which means Easter is also rapidly approaching.

When most people think of Easter, the first things that usually come to mind are egg hunts, ham dinners, maybe dressing up and attending church services… and then there’s the baskets full of sugary candy. SO MUCH CANDY.

Easter is like the final destination of the junk food train that starts with Halloween, then comes rolling through Christmas and Valentine’s Day on its route. By the time spring arrives, people would probably love to have just about anything else for their kids’ Easter baskets. Today’s parents have more on their plates than ever before, though, so sending the Easter Bunny to the store to buy a bunch of candy is often the easiest default option.

But what if I told you that there are plenty of other fun, easy, mostly inexpensive little surprises (many of which can be found at your local Dollar Tree!) for Easter that don’t involve mass amounts of sugar? And, as an added bonus, they’ll probably keep your kids occupied for longer than a hollow chocolate bunny will. Here’s my list of 50 Easter Basket Stuffers that are NOT Candy!

50 Easter Basket Stuffers that are NOT Candy:

 

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Bubbles

Deck of cards

Puzzles

Cute pencils

Colored pencils

Markers

Coloring books

Jump rope

Marbles

Stickers

Sports balls- footballs, baseballs, etc.

Mini hockey stick and puck

Sunglasses

Books

Pretend money

Matchbox cars

Mr. Potato Head

Small Lego kits

Toy jewelry

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Sidewalk chalk

Finger Paints or watercolors

Mini clay pots+baggie of dirt+flower seeds

Chapsticks

Action figures or Army men

Inexpensive Barbie doll+a few outfits

Mini bottles of nail polish

Silly straws

Squirt guns

Small piggy bank+decorations

Kids’ craft kits

Bubble bath

Sandbox toys

Mini versions of games- checkers, tic-tac-toe, Jenga, etc.

Flash cards

Tickets to a local sporting event or attraction

Play-Doh

CDs

DVDs

Hats or headbands

Cute hair accessories

Rubber ducks

Paper or balsa wood airplane kit

A journal/diary

Punching balls

Animal or character masks

Crayons

Bath toys

Child-size apron and chef hat

Magnifying glass

Stationery kit+book of stamps

 

What a fun list of 50 Easter Basket Stuffers that are NOT Candy! Hopefully this helps, and gives you a few good idea for making your kids’ Easter baskets extra-special and unique! And if you want to throw in a piece or two of something sweet, that’s okay too… I won’t tell!

Born and raised in Las Vegas. Lived in NY and MT for a time as an adult, but now back home in Sin City. Living the single, childless life for the time being. I have been passionate about crafting, DIY, decorating and design, travel, and so much more, for my entire life, and wanted to create a platform where I can share all of these things with you! I hope you enjoy spending time in my little corner of the internet! :)

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