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The Best Easter Basket Ideas for Toddlers and Babies

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Easter Basket Stuffer Ideas for Toddlers and Babies

Easter is just around the corner, and it’s time to start thinking about what to put in your little one’s Easter basket. With so many options out there, it can be overwhelming to decide what to include. 

Easter baskets for toddlers and babies

That’s why I’ve put together this guide to help you find the perfect Easter basket ideas for toddlers and babies.

One of my favorite holiday traditions, especially for toddlers and babies, is giving Easter baskets from the Easter Bunny.  

Babies and toddlers are at the age where they’re starting to explore and learn about the world around them, so it’s important to choose Easter basket ideas that are not only fun but also age-appropriate. 

A great way to switch things up and avoid giving your kids too much sugar this Easter is by getting creative with the items you include in their basket. 

Instead of filling it with traditional chocolate bunnies and sweet treats, consider including alternate Easter basket fillers that your child will love. 

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From books and toys to practical items, there are plenty of ways to make your child’s Easter basket both creative and fun, without just filling it with Easter treats.

So, let’s get started and make this Easter one to remember for your little girl or little boy!

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Easter Baskets

The first thing you will need is a basket. Whether you’re looking for a traditional Easter baskets or something more modern and stylish, there are plenty of options to choose from. 

I like to choose a neutral Easter basket design. This not only allows the gifts to shine on their own, but it also means I can reuse the basket for other holidays or simply as storage in my home. 

Easter baskets for toddlers and babies

The classic wicker basket never goes out of style for kids of all ages. But there are also tons of other options for you to choose from to create a unique Easter basket for your little one.

Here is a roundup of some of my favorite Easter basket ideas.

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Don’t forget the Easter grass! Fill up the base of your basket with pretty Easter grass in pastel colors. I like to use paper shred Easter grass instead of the plastic kind. 

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For a truly special Easter basket, consider personalizing it with your child’s name or initials. You could also include a special message or quote to make it even more meaningful.

You can also personalize your child’s Easter basket by buying or creating custom name tags. Personalized Easter gifts are not only thoughtful, but are also practical if you have more than one child in your home. 

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Easter Basket Stuffer Ideas for Toddlers

Easter basket stuffer ideas for toddlers

Easter Stuffed Animals for Toddlers

A cute, cuddly stuffed animal is always a great addition to an Easter basket. Stuffed animals are a classic toddler Easter basket addition, and there are plenty of adorable options that fit the theme. Look for bunnies, chicks, or lambs in bright colors and soft fabrics.

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Art Supplies and Crafts for Toddlers

If your toddler loves to create, consider putting some art supplies in their Easter basket. Art and craft supplies are a great way to encourage your toddler’s creativity and fine motor skills. 

Look for items like crayons, washable markers, or paints to put in your child’s Easter basket. You can also find craft kits that are perfect for toddlers. 

Another great Easter basket addition is an Easter-themed coloring book or sticker set, which can keep them entertained for hours. Play-dough is another great hands-on activity that can help develop fine motor skills and creativity.

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Easter Books for Toddlers

Books are another great Easter basket idea for toddlers, and there are plenty of Easter-themed books to choose from. Look for books that tell the story of Easter or feature cute animals like bunnies and chicks.

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Outdoor Toys Easter Basket Ideas

As the weather starts to warm up, Easter is a great time to get your toddlers some new outdoor toys. Look for toys like bubbles, water toys, and sidewalk chalk that they can enjoy outside. You can even include a small bubble machine for endless outdoor bubble fun!

If there is warm weather on Easter morning, you can also have an outdoor Easter egg hunt. Hide small plastic Easter eggs around the yard and watch your toddler have so much fun as they find them. 

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Bath Toys for Toddlers

Another great item to include in a toddler’s Easter basket is bath toys and items. Look for rubber ducks, bath paint, and other fun Easter additions for young toddlers. You can also include some kid-friendly bath products like bubble bath, bath crayons, or bath bombs.

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Small Toys for Toddlers

Fun toys are always a hit with toddlers, and there are plenty of Easter options to choose from. Look for toys like Easter eggs, puzzles, and poppers. 

There are tons of other small toys to choose from that would be perfect for a toddler’s Easter basket. I really love the water wow books and drawing tablets for endless creativity.

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Easter Clothes and Accessories for Toddlers

A new Easter outfit or accessory is a fun way to get your toddler excited about the holiday. Consider a special Easter dress for girls or a cute Easter outfit for boys. 

Easter is also the perfect time to get your little one some new clothes for the upcoming season. Some fun options include a comfortable pair of Easter pajamas, new spring clothes, or even some bathing suits. 

Another great option is to include smaller accessories in your big kid’s Easter basket. Items like hair bows, a pair of sunglasses, or bunny ears are great ideas.

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Easter Basket Stuffer Ideas for Babies

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Easter Stuffed Animals for Babies

Stuffed animals are a classic gift for baby’s first Easter. Look for soft and squishy stuffed animals that are easy for little hands to hold. You can find cute and cuddly bunnies, chicks, and lambs that are perfect for Easter.

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Easter Books for Babies

A board book is a great way to introduce your baby to the joys of reading. Choose books with bright colors and simple stories that are perfect for tiny babies. 

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Bath Toys for Babies

Bath time is a fun and relaxing part of the day for babies. Add some new bath toys, such as rubber duckies or foam letters, to their Easter basket. You can also include practical bath items like soaps and washcloths. 

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Small Toys for Babies

Toys that encourage baby learning and development are always a great option for Easter baskets. Look for  toys that help with motor skills, like stacking blocks or puzzles. You could also include toys that are visually stimulating or ones that have sounds, such as rattles. 

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Easter Clothes and Accessories for Babies

You can never have too many cute outfits for your baby. Consider adding an Easter onesie or a soft pair of pajamas to your baby’s Easter basket. 

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Practical Items for Babies

Another fun Easter basket idea for babies is to include practical items that they need on a daily basis. For example, bibs, pacifiers, or bottles can be a useful and thoughtful addition to your baby’s basket. 

You can also consider adding special items such as teething toys or blankets, which are comforting and practical for babies. These types of items are an easy way to fill up your baby’s Easter basket.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Toddler Easter Baskets

What are some age-appropriate Easter basket ideas for toddlers?

Some age-appropriate Easter basket ideas for toddlers include stuffed animals, art supplies, books, outdoor toys, snacks, bath toys, dress-up clothes, puzzles and games, musical instruments, and personalized gifts.

What are some non-candy Easter basket ideas for toddlers?

Some non-candy Easter basket ideas for toddlers include books, art supplies, outdoor toys, bath toys, clothes, puzzles and games, musical instruments, and personalized gifts. You can also include bath toys, board books, and art supplies. Sticker books and fidget toys also make a fun gift idea for a toddler boy or girl.

What are some fun Easter activities for toddlers?

To create Easter fun for toddlers, try doing some activities together. Some of my favorites include coloring Easter eggs, making Easter crafts, and Easter Egg Hunts. 

Final Thoughts on Easter Basket Stuffer Ideas for Toddlers and Babies

Easter is a special time for families to come together and celebrate. By including age-appropriate and fun Easter basket ideas for toddlers and babies, you can make the holiday even more special for your little one. 

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These are just a few of the many Easter basket ideas and stuffers to include for toddlers and babies. With a little bit of creativity and some careful shopping, you can put together a basket that your little ones will love.

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