With all that Valentine’s Day candy in the rearview mirror, loading up the baskets with sweet Easter toys and games instead of a bunch of sugar sounds like a deal little bunnies and their parents can get behind. Scroll down for 22 super fun Easter basket filler ideas. 

Finger Puppet Bunny

Make this HABA bunny hop, tickle, or put on a show! Mouse, unicorn, and frog friends are also at the ready when an ensemble cast is needed.

Ages 3 & up.

Available at HABA.com, $5.99.


The Complete Tales of Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit

Give your Peter Rabbit movie fans a taste of the original with this brand-new compilation of the four Peter Rabbit tales in bunny legend Beatrix Potter’s original collection.

All ages.

Available at amazon.com, $12.97.

Playfoam Pals

Brand new and just in time for Easter baskets! Playfoam Pals is Educational Insights’ “first collectible product” because inside each Playfoam pod your little chick will find a hidden chick! Or giraffe! Or dragon!

Ages 5-10.

Available at educationalinsights.com, $7.99 for a 2-pack.

Drawing Easily Booklet & Practice Pages

The Easter bunny has a secret to share thanks to ZIPIT’s special technique that promises to teach kids how to easily draw anything—from bunnies and chicks to cows and kittens—in just five quick steps. Or, shall we say five hops? Either way, this book packs in 34 pages of fun!

Ages 5 & up.

Available at just-zipit.com, $4.99.

Carrot Jump Rope

We all know little bunnies love to hop, so a Carrot Jump Rope is a perfect prop. And at under a buck, this might be the best deal in town.

Ages 4 & up.

Available at partycity.com, $0.99.

Peter Rabbit Garden Set

Hop right through the gate and into Peter Rabbit’s garden with these darling figurines from Just Play. The veggies are removable—so little gardeners can plant and water again and again.

Ages 3 & up.

Available at walmart.com, $9.94.

Shake Me Rattle

This Yookidoo rooster does a whole lot more than inspire a “Cock-a-doodle-doo!” It’s a motion-activated rattle that makes sounds, plays music, and gives spring babes lots of textures to explore. Donkey and dog versions are also available.

Ages 0 & up.

Available at amazon.com, $9.95.

Lucy the Super Chick

Lucy the Super Chick would make a righteous addition to any Easter basket. Made from hardwoods, all-cotton rope, and upcycled colorful suede (we definitely want that cape!), this is a splurge-worthy toy that will last long after all that Easter basket grass has been strewn about the room.

Ages 3 & up.

Available at monroeworkshoptoys.com, $25.

PALS Artist Series: Fox & Bunny

PALS are adorably mismatched socks that pair up fun themes and animals like dinosaurs, peacocks and elephants and much more. This new series features designer Anni Betts' work, and we absolutely love the fox and bunny pair, full of bright colors and geometric shapes. 

Ages: 1-3 and 4-8. 

Available at palssocks.com, $11. 

Meri Meri Easter Egg Decorating Kit

Love festive eggs, but not the stain potential of dyes? How about these dapper eggs! This paper kit won’t get anyone messy and creates a darling party of six for Easter lunch thanks to stickers, pom poms, and googly eyes.

Ages 3 & up.

Available at landofnod.com, $12.

Ceramic Easter Paint Kit

Dollar Tree’s Ceramic Easter Paint Kits are a sweet paint project that will last. Choose among a bunny, egg, duck, or chick. Throw them on the tree at Christmas time to relive Easter memories from 2018!

Ages 3 & up.

Available in store, $1.

Bunny Eyeglasses

Hop right on into the Easter egg hunt spirit with a pair of these colorful Foam Bunny Eyeglasses. If you’re hosting the hunt this year, you can buy them by the dozen in an assortment of colors. It’s a photo hop waiting to happen!

Ages 3 & up.

Available at amazon.com, $7.99/dozen.

Snap't Jewelry & Accessories

Charms, patches and statement buttons are as on-trend today as they were when you were sporting your jeans jacket and NKOTB buttons with pride. The Snap't collection not only features dozens of adorable charms (girl power, rainbows, emojis and much more) in fun and bright colors but also bracelets, necklaces, headbands and bag charms that have a unique snap-on feature. Even better, in 2018, Snap't will donate a portion of the proceeds from Girl Power charm sales to anti-bullying charity Boo 2 Bullying, in order to help empower young girls and women everywhere.

Available at snaptnyc.com, $12 and up. 

Glove a Bubbles

This one-of-a-kind bubble wand is perfect Easter basket filler. Choose between a bunny, a lion, dinosaur, elephant and several other animals. Simply pour one of two packets of bubble solution into the pouch, then dip the glove and wave away. The pouch is re-fillable and re-sealable, so you'll you'll be able to keep this gift around long after the holiday is over. 

Ages: 3 & up.

Available at amazon.com, $13.50 for a pack of 4. 

Stikbot Easter Eggs

These Stikbot Easter Eggs come in three colors, with eight different variations and one mystery pet! Now, you kid can tackle that stop-motion animation video she's been meaning to start. 

Available at amazon.com, $8 each. 

LEGO Brickhead Easter Bunny

This adorable bunny BrickHeadz from LEGO is the perfect addition to your master builder's basket. It comes with moveable ears, detachable carrot, Easter flowers and the collector's base plate includes a seasonal calendar. 

Available at lego.com, $9.99. 

Farm Animals Nesting Dolls

With baby animals making their debut, there's nothing like a visit to the farm to feel like it's really springtime. Save the car ride and pop these adorable farm animal nesting dolls set in your kid's Easter basket instead.

Ages 3 & up.

Available on Amazon, $11.08.

Peter Rabbit Journals

With whimsical cover designs and festive flourishes on every page, this adorable two-pack of journals they will inspire springtime stories from little bunnies with big imaginations.  

Ages 3 & up.

Available at worldmarket.com, $10.99.

furReal Cuties Bunny

Give your kids the bunny rabbit they've always wanted for Easter—sorta. Soft and cuddly, this adorable furReal Bunny from Hasbro sits in the palm of your kids' hand and makes cute bunny noises. 

Available at hasbro.com, $7.99.

My First Crayola Palm Grip Egg Crayons

Your tot loves to color with the best of them. Give her a set of these egg-shaped crayons that are a perfect fit for those tiny hands. Comes in red, blue, yellow, orange, green and purple. 

Available at crayola.com, $9.99. 

Mash’Ems Hatch’Ems Chicks

Your kids' new favorite collectible! Simply open the lid, bop the top and watch an adorable baby dino appear. 

Available at toywhiz.com, $5.99. 

Eggling Crack and Grow Gardening Kit

While these ceramic eggs might look and feel like the real thing, they're filled with peat and seeds instead. Choose from multiple varieties (strawberry, basil, petunia, and mint, to name a few), crack them open, add water and sunshine, and watch them sprout!

Ages 5 & up.

Available at magiccabin.com, $12.98.

What are you stocking Easter baskets with this year? Share in the comments.

— Jennifer Massoni Pardini

Editor’s Note: At the time of publication all of the items above were in stock and available at listed price.

All images courtesy retailers.


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