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Jelly beans and chocolate bunnies are easy basket-fillers—but if you’re looking for non-candy Easter treats, we’ve got a perfect list of 43 best Easter basket gift ideas in 2023 to take your kids’ baskets up a notch or two—most of which are trendy and popular gift picks at Amazon.
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This Easter (coming up on Sunday, April 9), delight the favorite kids in your life with the latest toys, crafts, stuffies and more. Pop a couple of our suggestions into that basket along with some sugary treats, and the Easter Bunny wins the day! When you see the look on your little chick’s face, you’ll feel like you’ve won Easter too. So get crackin’ and start putting together the best Easter basket ever.
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1. For baby's first Easter: An adorable plush playset
Welcome, the Easter Bunny with this five-piece play set by Gund. Full of cuddly and sensory-stimulating activity toys like a carrot crinkle, Easter egg squeaker, chick rattle, and bunny sound toy, babies will love exploring every adorable piece in this set.
All of the cute and smiling pieces come stuffed in a 6-inch pastel yellow Easter basket with plenty of storage inside for extra treats!
2. For the one who is feeling independent: A TickTalk kids' smartwatch
We've been testing this kid-friendly smartwatch for the past week and, we gotta say, it may be the holy grail of kids' smartwatches.
From a kid's perspective, the TickTalk looks cool super cool. The chunky and sporty style and customizable watch faces let kids express themselves.
From a parent's perspective, this watch has fantastic lock-down features that ensure our child is safe. Internal features allow parents to curate the child's contact list and how they interact with approved contacts. There are no annoying video games to wrangle with and you have options to enable or disable features like a calculator and music features.
The GPS and movement trackers let us keep an eye on where our kids are for added safety.
If all that wasn't endorsement enough, the TickTalk can work on either At&t or T-Mobil and it comes in fun colors that are perfect for nestling in the Easter basket! If you shop now you can also save $40 with an Amazon coupon.
3. For the one who loves bathtime: Glo Pals
Glo Pals are destined to be a bathtime hit. These cute little light-up cube turn bath time into party time and bring sensory fun to sudsing up.
Just drop them into water and watch them illuminate. Kids will get a kick out of them and you'll love that they spend extra time in the soak.
Glo Pals come in a wide range of colors including blue, green, purple and yellow—plus they have branded cubes that have cute little figurines of favorite cartoon characters like Daniel Tiger, Elmo and more.
4. For the skin-care addict: Sheet masks
This 10-pack is a feel-good, self-care assortment of sheet masks ranging from brightening to soothing to moisturizing, and everything in between.
If your teen or tween loves to follow K-Beauty trends, they are probably already familiar with TonyMoly, a Korean brand that’s best known for its adorable packaging and easily accessible products.
These no-fuss sheet masks are easy to use, smell great and really pack a punch when it comes to results.
5. For the little artist: Egg-shaped Crayola crayons
If they are ready to make some spring- and Easter-themed art, they’ll love these chunky, egg-shaped Crayola crayons, which are perfect for small hands that are just mastering their grip.
6. For the one who likes to clean up: Toy-filled bath bombs
These kid-friendly bath bombs are fun and fizzy and filled with adorable little toys that will make their bathtime more magical. Made with 100% non-toxic ingredients and filled with good stuff like coconut and shea butter, these are as soothing as they are fun.
Each bath bomb has a yummy scent, like orange, watermelon, peach, marshmallow, lavender and more.
7. For the one who likes to cuddle: A Melissa & Doug bunny
Big, fluffy and impossibly floppy, this cuddle bunny by Melissa & Doug is practically screaming for a snuggle! This nine-inch love of a guy has big thumper feet and floppy ears and can be used to cuddle with or sleep on.
He’s super soft and plush and completely machine-washable.
8. For your resident shutterfly: Fujifilm Instax Mini
For the kid who wants to get a bit analog, this instant camera is easy to use and loads of fun and its ease of use makes it a slam dunk for little kids and teens alike.
The recently released Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 is also fully automatic, so it takes great shots in all sorts of lighting conditions—plus, it comes in pretty Easter-centric colors like pastel blue, pink and purple. This gift bundle comes with film, stickers and an idea booklet to help them amp up their creativity.
9. For the fashionable one: A DIY accessories kit
This accessory kit by Melissa & Doug toys gives them everything they need to design their own bangles, bracelets and headbands.
Peel and press stickers make for a simple craft with loads of payoff and the glittery bases make for a true fashion statement.
10. For your newest Barbie girl: An inclusive Barbie just for preschoolers
For many of us, we grew up on Barbie but wanted our kids to have a similar doll that's more inclusive. Barbie (and Mattel) heard our call and answered with My First Barbie.
This brand new line of Barbie is focused on the preschool set. They are softer and easier to dress, with bodies that are more representative of little girls than supermodel vixens.
Plus they are more inclusive and representative of a range of races and skin tones, making for a Barbie for every girl.
11. For the one who loves a good challenge: A puzzle-by-number kit
Perfect for building fine motor skills, this cool craft takes paint-by-number and gives it a STEAM-style spin.
This puzzle-by-number kit uses stickers to fill in the forms to create lovely, spring-themed pictures. It’s a little bit of math, it’s a little bit of coordination-building and it’s a little bit of art, for a truly dynamic Easter gift.
12. For the one who's a very good egg: Hide and Squeek eggs
This adorable little six-pack of perfectly fresh little eggs with a whole lot of attitude is a toddler toy dream.
They nest, they stack and they chirp—for a whole load of fun. Little ones will love pushing each top to make cute chirpy noises, and they enjoy the challenge of matching the colorful faces with the rainbow-colored chicks inside each.
The Tomy Toomies egg set encourages color recognition and encourages matching and sorting for a playful learning toy that’s perfect for Easter.
13. For the Lego fanatic: A Lego Creator set
This Lego Creator set is a 3-in-1 toy that’s a fun-filled gift for any animal lover. The set has ll the pieces to build a bunny with a carrot for Easter. Once the holiday is over, there are still hours of play left as it can transform into a cockatiel or a seal.
14. For the one who needs to hydrate in style: A bunny-themed tumbler
They'll stay cool as a cucumber with this cute as a button bunny water bottle. This sustainable gift is lightweight, durable and reusable. The flower lanyard cap makes it easy to carry and the 20-ounce capacity makes it perfect for little and big bunnies alike.
15. For the one who wants a glow-up: A bunny gloss bar
This petite pack of three bunny-themed lip glosses by TonyMoly will give their lips a springtime glow.
Three different shades of pink are packed with Vitamin E to moisturize and come in a cute and iconic packaging trio.
16. For the one who is egg-cellent at catch: An egg toss game
Whether it’s Easter or after, this egg-themed game is egg-cellent for kids ages toddlers to tweens.
This silly and easy-to-master egg toss game has smart sensors that can detect a soft landing or an “egg-splosion” when the egg is tossed. Filled with hilarious wise-cracking puns and jokes for winners and losers, this interactive game will have everyone “cracking up”!
17. For the one who likes to crack their friends up: A joke book
This Easter joke book is great for kids who like to flex their funny side. Filled with over 80 jokes about Easter, eggs and more, the whole family will be howling (and hopping) with laughter on Easter Sunday.
18. For the one with some BFFs: On theme walkie-talkies
Their neighborhood surveillance just got cuter. This 3-pack of walkie-talkies aren’t only fully functional with excellent range, but they come in the cutest of Easter-themed colors.
19. For the one who needs some stress relief: Flarp
Noisey, squishy and filled with sensory satisfaction, this 3-pack of Flarp is the ultimate stress-release putty set.
This set comes in springy colors with a bit of shimmer for extra fun. A fair warning: Flarp is kinda known for the excellent fart sounds it makes. A little uncouth, but the giggles are worth it.
20. For the one who loves to think: Crazy Aaron's thinking putty
Okay, not everyone is a fan of farting sounds. If still want to get your kid a popular sensory toy that's great for getting their stress out, Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty is a stand-by that we love.
This sprinkle set of funky and fidgety putty delivers a magical sensory experience and looks super-festive to boot.
21. For the one who loves to get festive: An Eggmazing decorating kit
The Eggmazing Egg Decorator takes the mess out of egg decorating, making it all fun with easy cleanup. Simply pop an egg into the spinner and use colorful, non-toxic markers to make beautiful, unique-looking Easter eggs.
We've tested this toy and can attest that kids love it. Use the plastic eggs that come with the kit, wooden eggs from a craft store or hard-boiled eggs that you can color with the accompanying non-toxic markers.
22. For the one who loves a springtime celebration: A Calico Critter set
Add a dose of cute to your child’s Easter basket with a Calico Critters Bunny Baby Triplet Care set. This set of bunny baby triplets comes with three adorable bunnies, cradles and bunny-themed high chairs and accessories.
23. For the one who loves to take toys on the go: Polly Pocket Sparkle Stage
This Polly Pocket bow compact shimmers with sequins on the outside and opens to reveal an exciting dance-themed adventure with five fun surprises and features. This portable set includes 12 accessories and micro Polly and friend dolls.
The compact also comes with a wristlet strap so kids can take it on the go for fun adventures anytime, anywhere.
24. For the one who loves to draw: Chalk eggs
Pop a carton full of artistic potential into your little one’s Easter basket. These chalk eggs come with six sizable rainbow eggs, perfect for preschool hands. We love their clever packaging.
25. For the one who loves a classic toy: A great Haba glider
This styrofoam airplane glider by Haba is a kids’ classic and it’s a perfect Easter basket addition. Assembling (with glue and included stickers) is its own fun activity. When the plane is dry, kids can take it out and watch it soar.
26. For the one who loves technology: A Nano Drone
A Sky Viper Nano Drone has all the excitement of a remote control drone, but its small size (7-by-2.5 inches) makes it a great Easter basket addition. Pop in three AAA batteries (not included) and fly this little guy around inside.
27. For the mathematical one: A Plus-Plus building set
Kids can create their own Easter bunny with this 3-D bunny- and chick-building set from Plus-Plus. The 240 piece-set creates two spring-themed toys: A carrot-clutching bunny and a cheerful baby chick.
This STEM-powered toy helps to build fine motor skills, creativity and logic. Plus it all packs up easily in the accompanying tube, making for an excellent on-the-go toy for them to either recreate the seasonal builds, or create their own.
28. For the one who is a beach baby: A bucket and play set in one
What's better than an Easter basket? An Easter basket shaped like a flower that can be used as a sand toy!
This adorable, tulip-shaped Playmobil sand and water set has all the components they need for a sandy day of play. It includes a leaf-shaped shovel, a sand or water sieve, a flower-shaped mold for mud and a cute little Playmobil figure.
29. For the one who loves Hot Wheels: Cool color reveal cars
These Hot Wheels surprise color reveal cars are nothing short of egg-cellent. Coated with a color reveal coating, simply swirl the car in lukewarm water to reveal the sweet paint jobs and decals hiding underneath.
Want to change its appearance again? Dunk each car in ice water for yet another awesome transformation! Repeat again and again for an experience that's two cars in one.
30. For the one who loves unicorns: A mystical foal
Schleich has just released six different baby unicorn figurines sure to delight any children that are fantasy fans. The foals come in a variety of bright colors and glittery styles.
31. For the Dungeons & Dragons buff: An Eldrador action figure
Dungeons & Dragons is about to explode as a trend among kids. If your kid isn't quite of age this line of Eldrador toys by Schleich will scratch that fantasy-themed itch.
The line has four different realms, all ruled by natural elements. We like the "forest" themed creatures, who are protectors of the land and nature, for Easter.
32. For the one who loves a great toy: A Slinky
Remember Slinky, the classic spring toy? Well, chances are your kids have never “walked” a toy spring. Here’s their chance! Add this lo-tech classic to their Easter basket.
33. For the one who loves their Pop its: A bunny-themed Pop its set
Hippity, hoppity and so poppity! The Pop its trend shows no sign of waning; this Easter-themed Pop its set will have them the envy of the schoolyard while being perfectly festive.
34. For the one who likes a challenge: Shashibo Shape Shifting Box
For a mess-free fidget toy for kids, this is our favorite!
Highly recommended by learning therapists, the award-winning Shashibo Shape Shifting Box can be configured into endless possibilities and numerous shapes. The internal magnets make for a satisfying popping feel as it snaps into shape, and the mesmerizing imagery on the toy keeps kids captivated.
These cubes can be bought in a variety of designs to be clicked together to create even more shape-shifting fun.
35. For the one who is a Barbie fan: A new fashion doll
This Easter-themed Barbie couldn't be more perfect for their basket. You can choose from a soft, plush bunny, a kitten, a puppy or a panda. Each reveals a surprise Barbie doll with long, colorful hair and a festive twinkle shine on eyes and lips.
Each doll comes with ten surprises, including two color-change activations, and a mini pet that matches the doll’s costume.
36. For the one who loves storytime: A Gund Peter Rabbit plush
If they don't already love Peter Rabbit, now is the perfect time to make an intro to this legendary bunny and literary figure!
37. For the one who loves to craft: A DIY bunny garden stone
Tuck this Paint Your Own Bunny craft set into your little one’s basket and create a lasting Easter memory. The set includes a seven-inch stepping stone, brush and six paint colors to customize your bunny.
38. For the one who loves to smash stuff: Mini monster trucks
True, a Twisted Tredz Hot Wheels Monster Truck may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you're ushering in the start of spring, but hear us out.
Easter may be all pastel sweetness and bunnies, but we didn’t forget about the kids who would prefer to watch trucks smash things—and this truck comes in candy colors! This cool (and spring-colored) monster truck features giant tires and a pull-back action. Look out for new vehicle styles this spring.
39. For the one who loves superheroes: A gooey Batman
DC Superheroes get squishy with some help from the Heroes of Goo Jit Zu line. Choose from Batman, The Flash or Superman then squeeze away! The figures can stretch up to three times their original size. The best part is that kids get all the fun of slime and goo, but you get none of the mess.
40. For the one who loves horses: A Spirit doll and horse set
If your child is a fan of the Spirit series, pick up one of these beautiful, imaginative sets for them to recreate their favorite scenes.
Each Spirit toy set comes with a 7-inch doll (Abigail, Pru or Lucky) and her beloved horse, along with a brush and Miradero Festival accessories—just like in the movie Spirit Untamed.
41. For the one who loves a classic: Wind-up chicks and bunnies
Don’t forget to pop a couple of fuzzy, wind-up chicks and bunnies into your child’s basket. This pack of 12 includes colorful critters and plastic eggs—score! Wind them up and watch them bounce around. Party company Joyin has plenty of other pre-filled eggs for your basket or hunt, too.
42. For the one who loves flowers: A paper flower craft set
Why should eggs get all the fun? Crafting paper flowers is a time-honored Easter activity, and Crayola’s set has the added benefit of STEAM learning.
The Crayola paper flower science kit includes materials to make 12 colorful, watercolor-dipped flowers for a stunning Easter bouquet.
43. For the one who loves Encanto: A figurine set of the Madrigal family
We don't talk about Bruno but we do love to talk about the biggest movie of 2021, Encanto! In this figurine set, kids can play with every member of the Madrigal family. The set includes nine fully sculpted figures—including Mirabel, Dolores, Camilo, and Bruno, and is popular with close to 50 reviewers.
44. For the one who loves to stack: A Hape bunny stacker
For a sweet toy that's both festive and perfect for sensory play, we love the Hape Bunny Stacker. Little ones can stack up all the tactile rings, from biggest to smallest, and top it all off with a cute and cuddly bunny with soft, floppy ears. Each sensory ring can be played with separately and are made with a variety of textured and colorful materials for babies to explore.
45. For the one who loves playing outdoors: A PAW Patrol bubble maker
They'll be able to save the day with their favorite PAW Patrol pups and bubbles! Choose from either Marshall or Skye for this handheld, battery-operated bubble machine for all sorts of outdoor bubble fun to usher in spring!
Bubble solution gets poured into the character's battery-powered jetpack, then kids flip the switch on each character's hat to turn on the motor and start the bubble action.
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