5 Themed Easter Baskets for Kids That Aren’t Filled With Candy

Do you ever get tired of the same old boring Easter baskets that are full of candy and nonsense? Skip the candy this year, and surprise your kids with a themed Easter basket you will both 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.

Skip the candy, and surprise your kids with a themed Easter basket they'll love! These baskets are perfect for girls and boys of ALL ages!

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! Waterproof Mattel Games UNO Splash Card Game, Hoyle Waterproof Clear Playing Cards MarvelBeads Water Beads (Half Pound Bulk) Bunch O Balloons 100 Rapid-Filling Self-Sealing HAJACK Water Gun, 2 Pack Water Science With Water (Science Activities) PLAYSTEAM Outdoor Water Powered Rocket Physics 4M 403425 Green Hybrid Solar Power Learning Resources Splashology! Water Lab Science hand2mind Water and Bubbles Science Kit Unworry 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 Set EVERICH TOY Paddle Toss and Catch Activ Life Flying Rings [Yellow/Cyan] Cool SINGARE Large Octopus Kites, Long Tail I Spy Go Fish! Card Game Paint by Sticker Kids: Under the Professor Noggin’s Life in The Ocean Ocean Bingo National Geographic Shark Tooth Dig Kit, Backpack Explorer: Beach Walk Ocean 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 Set Vgo 3-Pairs Age 7-9 Kids Latex AVERGO Kids Gardening Kit- Plant Kit Creative Roots Paint Your Own Flower Up in the Garden and Down Let’s Get Gardening Gardening Lab for Kids: 52 Fun Garden Journal: A Kid’s Gardening Journal Grow a Garden Matching Game (Memory Gamewright Bloom – The Colorful Wild eeBoo Gathering a Garden Foil Board Game 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 Tools Carson Kids BugLoupe 4.5X Pre-Focused Stand Carson MicroBrite 20x-40x LED Lighted Pocket Fujunkang 30×60 Mini Small Compact Binoculars gofindit – Outdoor Nature Scavenger Hunt Backyard Wildlife: 101 Flashcards for Discovering Backyard Birds: 101 Flashcards for Discovering Backyard Bugs: 101 Flashcards for Discovering Be Amazing! Toys Big Bag of The Nature Connection: An Outdoor Workbook Outdoor Science Lab for Kids: 52 National 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 – Hiking Knot Tying Kit | Pro-Knot Best Emergency Survival Kit, Monoki 9-In-1 Compact Wild Peak Stay Alive-1 Outdoor 4-Stage First Aid Kit Pouch (64-Piece): Pocket The Purple Cow – Young Survivor 4M Outdoor Survival Science Kit Survivor Kid: A Practical Guide to Kids’ Survival Guide: Practical Skills for Will You Survive?: Follow the adventure Bear Grylls World Adventure Survival Camp Bear Grylls Extreme Planet

While not Easter baskets persay, our themed morning baskets are jam packed with amazing goodies that your kids will love. Check some of the most popular out by clicking on the image below:

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!

Subscriptions as Gifts

Card games make excellent Easter Basket goodies too. Card games are small and the perfect basket stuffer plus they give the gift of quality time together! Check out all of our favorite cards games here: Awesome Card Games for the Whole Family

Stocking Stuffers Card Games

Look Inside Emily’s Easter Baskets: