5 Themed Easter Baskets for Kids That Aren’t Filled With Candy
Skip the candy this year, and surprise your kids with a themed Easter basket they’ll love!
Today, I am sharing five fantastic twists on the classic Easter basket that are great for kids of all ages and perfect for both boys and/or girls. You can’t go wrong with any of these choices!
Easter means springtime and that means nicer weather is here or on the horizon for the majority of us. These themed Easter baskets will help you not only get outdoors but enjoy spending time outside.
Each basket also includes some educational items so you feel even less guilty about gifting them.
Water Themed Easter Basket
Living in Florida means that once Easter arrives we won’t be doing anything that doesn’t include water. So the theme of Emily’s Easter basket this year is just add water. You could easily skip the basket on this theme and put all of the goodies in a pool bag instead.
Spot It! WaterproofMattel Games UNO Splash Card Game,Hoyle Waterproof Clear Playing CardsMarvelBeads Water Beads (Half Pound Bulk)Bunch O Balloons 100 Rapid-Filling Self-SealingHAJACK Water Gun, 2 Pack WaterScience With Water (Science Activities)PLAYSTEAM Outdoor Water Powered Rocket Physics4M 403425 Green Hybrid Solar PowerLearning Resources Splashology! Water Lab Sciencehand2mind Water and Bubbles Science KitUnworry Magic Painting Book
Ocean Themed Easter Basket
Maybe you are heading to the beach for a vacation or maybe your kiddo just loves the ocean. Either way this beach themed basket is the perfect! You could easily skip the basket on this theme and put all of the goodies in a beach bag or sand pail instead.
Hape Sand Toys 5-in-1 Beach SetEVERICH TOY Paddle Toss and CatchActiv Life Flying Rings [Yellow/Cyan] CoolSINGARE Large Octopus Kites, Long TailI Spy Go Fish! Card GamePaint by Sticker Kids: Under theProfessor Noggin’s Life in The OceanOcean BingoNational Geographic Shark Tooth Dig Kit,Backpack Explorer: Beach WalkOcean Anatomy: The Curious Parts &LEGO Creator 3in1 Deep Sea Creatures
Garden Themed Easter Basket
Easter is the perfect time to start planning the Spring garden. Get your little gardeners excited with this garden themed basket. You could easily skip the basket on this theme and put all of the goodies in a gardening bag or bucket instead.
Toysmith Kid’s 3-Piece Garden Tool SetVgo 3-Pairs Age 7-9 Kids LatexAVERGO Kids Gardening Kit- Plant KitCreative Roots Paint Your Own FlowerUp in the Garden and DownLet’s Get GardeningGardening Lab for Kids: 52 FunGarden Journal: A Kid’s Gardening JournalGrow a Garden Matching Game (MemoryGamewright Bloom – The Colorful WildeeBoo Gathering a Garden Foil BoardGame of Gnomes Card and Dice
Backyard Themed Easter Basket
Maybe you don;t have any plans to go anywhere anytime soon. That’s totally okay! You can still have fun in your own backyard. Make it extra fun for your kids by adding some of these backyard goodies to their basket this year. Or skip the basket athogether on this theme and put all of the goodies in a backpack.
Backyard Safari 6-in-1 Field ToolsCarson Kids BugLoupe 4.5X Pre-Focused StandCarson MicroBrite 20x-40x LED Lighted PocketFujunkang 30×60 Mini Small Compact Binocularsgofindit – Outdoor Nature Scavenger HuntBackyard Wildlife: 101 Flashcards for DiscoveringBackyard Birds: 101 Flashcards for DiscoveringBackyard Bugs: 101 Flashcards for DiscoveringBe Amazing! Toys Big Bag ofThe Nature Connection: An Outdoor WorkbookOutdoor Science Lab for Kids: 52National Geographic Kids In My Backyard
Survival Themed Easter Basket
Emily thinks Bear Grylls is the one of the coolest people on the planet. If your kids are obsessed with Bear Grylls and survival like she is then these items are perfect for their basket! You could easily skip the basket on this theme and put all of the goodies in a tactical backpack.
Paracord Survival Bracelet 6-IN-1 – HikingKnot Tying Kit | Pro-Knot BestEmergency Survival Kit, Monoki 9-In-1 CompactWild Peak Stay Alive-1 Outdoor 4-StageFirst Aid Kit Pouch (64-Piece): PocketThe Purple Cow – Young Survivor4M Outdoor Survival Science KitSurvivor Kid: A Practical Guide toKids’ Survival Guide: Practical Skills forWill You Survive?: Follow the adventureBear Grylls World Adventure Survival CampBear Grylls Extreme Planet
While not Easter baskets persay, our themed morning baskets are jam packed with amazing goodies that your kids will love.
Subscriptions are a great thing to add to Easter baskets. Most companies offer a way for you to print a gift certificate/letter to let someone know that they will be receiving their first box soon. Just add that paper to the basket and bam a fantastic educational non-candy goodie that will last all year!
Card games make excellent Easter Basket goodies too!
Look Inside Emily’s Easter Baskets:
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