25 Non-Candy Ideas for Easter Basket Fillers | Polk County Moms

When I think of Easter I think of candy. Chocolate bunnies, candy-filled Easter eggs, and baskets overflowing with treats of all shapes and sizes. While that sounds heavenly to the kid in me the adult version of me knows that it isn’t the healthiest option. A nice balance of candy and non-candy items makes for a fantastic Easter basket.

Make Easter even more fun with any of these 25 non-candy items you can add to the kids baskets.

  • Sticker sheets
  • Holiday shaped erasers
  • Bubble containers
  • Silly string cans
  • Chalk
  • Holiday-themed sunglasses
  • Coloring books
  • Holiday pencils and pens
  • Small hand sanitizer bottle
  • A gift card to a favorite store or restaurant (we do $5 gift card to a local ice cream shop)
  • Small stuffed animal
  • Colorful socks
  • Slime Kit or a small container of slime
  • Playdough container
  • Fun straws
  • Holiday-themed photo props
  • Crayons or Markers
  • A small colorful notebook
  • A puzzle
  • Flavored lip balm
  • A fun colorful cup or tumbler
  • A card game
  • A plastic Easter egg filled with coins
  • A holiday shaped cookie cutter
  • Colorful Bouncy Balls

Additional items that may work for older kids are loom band refills, DVDs, bracelets, colorful masks, a book, small toys, a small water gun, slinky, or even a yo-yo.


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