We may earn commission from links on this page, but we only recommend products we back. Why trust us?

41 Fun Easter Gifts for Kids, from Babies and Toddlers to Big Kids

Fill their Easter baskets with trendy, timeless, creative and collectible presents.

easter
courtesy

Here comes Peter Cottontail, hopping down the bunny trail — with a load of baskets positively stuffed with the best Easter gifts for kids. When you're shopping for an Easter gift for babies, toddlers, big kids or even teen Easter basket ideas, there are so many cool, trendy toys that'll give them the best holiday ever. We complied ideas from the Good Housekeeping Institute's toy tests, best-sellers on your favorite sites and our editor's top picks to come up with a list of our all-time favorite Easter gifts. We've even thrown a few basket fillers in there so that you can make the whole thing feel full to the brim.

So what are the trendiest toys filling Easter eggs this year? Kids still like things that occupy their hands, like popping toys, fidgets or dough. Squeezable soft, extra-cute stuffies still rule the playground, as do surprise collectibles (which, conveniently, are often Easter-egg shaped). For older kids, art, STEM and DIY projects abound. Does it feel like too much to handle? Check out these easy pre-made Easter baskets instead — just put them in your cart and you're good to go. That you more time to plan a yummy Easter brunch.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
Sensory Fidget Tubes
hand2mind
hand2mind

Totally mesmerizing, oddly soothing, these tubes each have their own pleasing sensation. The set comes with a glitter tube, a fidget tube, a reverse hourglass and a gravity spinner.

RELATED: The Best Sensory Toys for Exploring Different Textures, Sights, and Sounds

Dig a Dozen Dino Egg Dig Kit
Dan & Darci
Dan&Darci
Now 20% off

This gift features eggs of a different sort — dinosaur eggs. Kids can excavate the eggs with a chisel and brushes, then use the learning cards to find out more about the dinosaurs they discover. There's a different dinosaur in each of the 12 eggs. Ages 6+

LEGO BrickHeadz Easter Bunny
LEGO
LEGO

Build this Easter scene, and you'll create a bunny with moveable ears who carries a basket and carrot to his egg hunt. If this build isn't their style, you can also get a BrickHeadz chick or lamb — or go for the non-BrickHeadz Easter egg hunt set or an Easter bunny display.

STEM Easter Gift for Kids
Grow n' Glow Terrarium
Creativity for Kids
Creativity for Kids
Now 13% off

Now that gardening season is in full-swing, teach your kids about the life cycle of plants with this DIY ecosystem. It comes with everything they need, including stickers and decorations, for two full cycles. Ages 6+

Blume Petal Pets
Blume
Blume

Celebrate spring with these toys, which "bloom" out of a flower pot when you add water. Each one comes with a collectible pet, a charm bracelet that can also act as a leash and stickers. Ages 3+

Paint by Sticker Kids: Easter
Workman
Workman
Now 19% off

Some art projects claim to be mess-free, but this one really is: All kids have to do to fill in the Easter pictures is affix the right stickers to the page. It comes with enough materials to make 10 projects. Ages 5+

Cute Easter Basket Stuffer
Mochi Squishy Toys
KINGYAO
KINGYAO

What's the perfect size to stuff inside a plastic egg? Squishies! With this set, you get 24, perfect for a two-dozen egg hunt. Ages 3+

Globbles
Crayola
Crayola
Now 17% off

They squish. They stretch. They're sticky, and they're washable. Kids can use them as fidget toys, stress balls or whatever else they can imagine to do with a sticky, squishy glob! Ages 4+

Squeakee Minis Poppy the Bunny
Squeakee

This interactive toy is a mini version of the Good Housekeeping 2020 Toy Award-Winning Squeakee the Balloon Dog. Blow on its nose and it "inflates," rub its head and it squeaks like a balloon and press its nose and it repeats what you say. Ages 5+

Easter Pop Fidget Toys
JoFAN
JoFAN

Who hasn't stolen their kids' pop fidgets for some mindless bubble-pressing? This set comes with four pop fidgets in different Easter colors and patterns, so you can all pop at the same time. Ages 3+

RELATED: The Best Pop Fidget Toys

Easter Tales Hidden Pictures Silly Sticker Stories
Highlights
Highlights Press

This activity book has it all: There are hidden picture puzzles, fill-in-the-blank stories and 250 stickers to boot. It's something that'll keep them busy long after the egg hunt is over. Ages 6+

The EggMazing Easter Egg Decorator Kit
Hey Buddy Hey Pal
Hey Buddy Hey Pal
Now 14% off

This little device spins a hard-boiled egg, so kids can make stripes and patterns with regular markers (no vinegar needed). There's also a dinosaur-themed version. Ages 3+

RELATED: Creative Easter Egg Ideas That Are Easy Enough for All Ages to Pull Off

Easter Bunny Mini Maker Tube
PLUS PLUS
PLUS PLUS

The great thing about Plus Plus kits is that every piece interlocks with every other piece. Once kids are done constructing this blocky Easter Bunny, they can take it apart and use the 70 pieces to build whatever they want. Ages 5+

Best Easter Gift for Preschoolers
Squishville Serena & Diego
KellyToy
KellyToy

Just when you think that Squishmallows couldn't get more popular, they come out with Squishville, which offers the same soft, squeezy fun in a 2" scale — aka the perfect size for an Easter basket. This set comes with two characters, Serena and Diego, plus two smiling, stylish vehicles for them to ride in. Ages 0+

Best Easter Gift for Elementary Schoolers
Easter Eggstravaganza Mad Libs
Mad Libs
Mad Libs

The fundamentals of Mad Libs haven't changed in 50 years — you still fill in the blanks with words of its prompting, and read out the results. And yet, from such a simple formula, they're still so entertaining! It's a fun activity to do as a family after the baskets are opened. Ages 8+

Kids Arts and Crafts Easter Craft Kit
Kid Made Modern
Kid Made Modern

Let them give your fridge a spring-themed makeover with this craft kit. It comes with 275 craft supplies, including cardstock shapes, pom poms, wooden beads, pipe cleaners and craft sticks. Ages 6+

Religious Easter Gift for Kids
The Berenstain Bears and the Easter Story
HarperCollins
HarperCollins
Now 13% off

No doubt that Grandma will volunteer for this bedtime read, which teaches kids about the reason for the candy-filled holiday: Jesus's resurrection. Ages 4+

Cute Easter Gift for Babies
Ricebombshell Mermaid Plush
Noodoll
Noodoll

Sure, anyone can get a stuffed bunny for an Easter basket. But a bunny mermaid is next-level gifting. Ages 0+

Educational Easter Gift for Toddlers
Color 'N Eggs Matching Puzzle
BeginAgain
BeginAgain

Toddlers will have so much fun with this chicken-and-egg matching game, they won't even realize they're learning! The colors are written in English and Spanish, and you can also use them to practice counting. Ages 2+

CollEGGtibles Spring Basket
Hatchimals
Hatchimals

Why hunt for Easter eggs when you can hunt for Hatchimals? This basket comes with four mystery characters to be hatched, one character already out of its egg and three pets. Everything comes in spring colors and patterns. Ages 5+

Mini Brands Disney Store Mystery Capsule
Zuru
5 Surprise

Kids love opening the 5 Surprise mystery capsules to find miniaturized versions of their favorite household brands. Now, the excitement kicks up a notch with the Disney Store series, which features tiny re-creations of their favorite Disney, Marvel, Pixar and Star Wars toys. Ages 3+

Cute Easter Basket Stuffer
Easter Egg Stampers
Fun Express
Fun Express

You get six egg-shaped stamps in a set, which makes these great basket stuffers, or favors for an Easter party. Ages 4+

RELATED: 20 Easter Basket Stuffers That Are Even Sweeter (and Cheaper) Than Candy

Real Littles Journal
Real Littles
Real Littles

It's a place for their thoughts and a surprise toy all in one small package! The journal locks with a key, and there's also a secret compartment inside — open them up and find four surprises inside, along with 50 blank pages for those secret thoughts. Ages 6+

Alphabet Affirmation Flash Cards
Darlyng & Co.
D Darlyng & Co.

Give your kids' moods a boost and help them practice the ABCs at the same time. Each one comes with a positive affirmation like, "A is for Amazing. I am totally amazing!" Ages 1 month+

Stacking Bunnies
Meri Meri
Meri Meri

This set comes with five stacking bunnies, each made of wood with foil, felt and pompom details. When it's not in use, you might want to keep it out on mantel or shelf as a decoration. Ages 3+

Personalized Easter Gift for Kids
Personalized Easter Bunny
Etsy/TheCustomiseCompany
TheCustomiseCompany

Get them Easter bunny stuffies they can snuggle all year long. You get two ears to customize, so you can do a name on one and a birthday or other special message on the other. Ages 0+

Cute Easter Gift for Toddlers
Poke-a-Dot Easter Surprise
Melissa & Doug
Melissa & Doug

This sturdy board book has "dots" on each page that make different sounds when kids poke at them. The Easter story also asks kids to count and identify colors. Ages 1+

Miffy Pajamas
Hanna Andersson
Hanna Andersson

Nothing is more appropriate than going to bed on Easter night wearing bunny jams! This set is part of a whole Miffy collection at Hanna Andersson, which also includes long and footie PJs, dresses and t-shirts.

Hoppin' Easter Set
Calico Critters
Calico Critters

This sweet little creature is an Easter treat. It comes with eggs and tiny candies so the Snow Bunny can go on its own egg hunt. Ages 3+

Splash Park Jumbo Puzzle
Little Likes Kids
Little Likes Kids
Now 16% off

Get ready for summer with this jumbo floor puzzle, which depicts a warm-weather park scene. There are 48 pieces to connect, and when it's done it takes up 15" x 20" of floor space. Ages 4+

Care Bears Spring Theme Three-Pack
Care Bears
Care Bears

Can't you imagine these adorable, springtime Care Bears peeking out of an Easter basket? The set comes with three 9" plush bears in their sunny costumes: Ladybug Cheer Bear, Butterfly Share Bear, and Bee Funshine Bear. Ages 4+

Cute Easter Basket Stuffer
Easter Egg Sidewalk Chalk
Crayola
Crayola

A seasonal twist on a favorite springtime boredom-buster, the pieces of this washable sidewalk chalk are shaped like Easter eggs. Bonus: The blobby egg shape is easy for little hands to hold. Ages 4+

Reversible Octopus Plush
TeeTurtle
TeeTurtle

This stuffed bundle is a happy, blue octopus ... until you flip it over, and it becomes a pink one. Both are decked out like an ice cream sundae, with sprinkles! Either way, pretty cute. It comes in a few different color combinations, too. Ages 0+

Personalized Easter Gift for Kids
Customized Easter Basket
Etsy/JennLorynDesigns
JennLorynDesigns

Every kid deserves an Easter basket made just for them! You can choose the pattern (from fun, spring colors to understated seersucker), font and even the color Easter grass.

Candy Unicorn Collectibles
Schleich
Schleich

Each one of these unicorns has the colors and symbols of some of kids' favorite sweets. Try to collect Candy Cane, Gum Drop, Mint Chocolate, Ice Cream, Blueberry Cupcake, Birthday Cake and Donut! Ages 5+

T-Rex 3-D Puzzle
Studio Roof
Studio Roof

This 3D puzzle is made from 13 pieces, and when it's done it can stand tall and proud on a dresser or shelf. It's made of cardboard colored with vegetable-based ink. Ages 3+

Cry Babies Magic Tears Happy Flowers
IMC Toys
IMC Toys

These babies are ready for the garden! Once you reveal which character you've received, these babies can cry "real" tears that will make faces appear on the flowers. There are also nine fun surprises and accessories to uncover. Ages 3+

Bunny Chalkboard T-Shirt Kit
Chalk of the Town
Chalk of the Town

It's an activity and a fashion statement in one: Kids can use chalk markers to color in the bunny rabbit on this t-shirt, then wipe it off and come up with a new design whenever they feel like it. They come in adult sizes, too, if the family wants a matching photo. Ages 4+

Parlour Pack Set of Three
The Dough Parlour
The Dough Parlour

This package looks like i came fresh from the bakery or scoop shop, but it has a different kind of sweet surprise inside: scented dough! You can also get a gift set with a rolling pin for $35, or individual doughs for $7 each. Ages 2+

RELATED: Adorable Easter Gifts for Toddlers Who Are Egg-cited for Their Easter Baskets

Personalized Easter Gift for Kids
My Surprise Easter Egg Hunt
I See Me!
I See Me!

Kids will be delighted to see their own names on the cover and inside this board book. In it, the animals all prepare for an Easter celebration, and they'll surprise your child with a painted banner with their name on it. The book can also include a birthday, a dedication message and a photo. Ages 0+

RELATED: Adorable Easter Gifts for Babies Getting Their First Visit from the Easter Bunny

Bilingual Easter Gift for Kids
Easter/Spring Book Gift Bundle
Mija Books
Mija Books

Looking for something to do after the big egg hunt is over? This bundle comes with books, activities and other fun Easter and spring surprises. The bundle includes Easter, Here I Come; Singing: Cantando de Colores; a Color-Me-In Flash Card set featuring Easter- and spring-themed words in English and Spanish; stickers and bookmarks. Ages 0+

This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at piano.io
Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
More From 2022 Easter Ideas