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40 Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas That Are Still Super Sweet

Skip the sugar high with these inexpensive treats for toddlers, kids, teens and adults.

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While chocolate eggs, candy bunnies and jelly beans are an Easter tradition for many, there are tons of other sweeter-than-candy gifts that the Easter Bunny can give. If you're not sure what else you can give your family and friends, take a look at these clever ideas for non-candy Easter baskets, which make great Easter gifts for babies, toddlers, kids, teens and adults. Even better news: Most of these non-candy Easter basket stuffers are inexpensive and fall under a $20 price tag.

While none of these gifts are for snacking, some fit the theme of a candy gift basket and are reminiscent of favorites like gummy bears and marshmallow bunnies. Others encourage families to play a game together, or get out and enjoy the spring sunshine. Still others are full of activities that will keep the kids entertained long after the egg hunt. There are even a couple that you might want for yourself!

Try as you might, but no Easter basket is complete without some candy and chocolates. So, sprinkle in a few — key word: few — sweet treats along with these cute picks for good measure, and you'll be sure to have a sweet celebration.

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Something Your Teen Will Love
Pastel Bunny Soap
Amazon
Sunbasil Soap

Divide these four Peep-shaped soaps between your loved one's Easter baskets. They smell just as sweet as they look: Each soap has a subtle jelly bean-inspired scent, so they can enjoy the holiday's best sweets long after Easter Sunday.

Good for an Easter Party Favor
Animal Building Block Eggs
JOYIN
JOYIN

These eggs come pre-filled with all the pieces they'll need to build some kind of creature, which will keep them entertained long after they've found all the Easter Bunny's hiding spots. Ages 3+

A Clear Favorite Among Kids
Paint by Sticker Kids: Easter
Workman
Workman
Now 19% off

Give your little Picasso a mess-free activity: Here, they can bring 10 Easter scenes to life with an assortment of colored stickers. Ages 5+

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Squishmallow Aimee the Chick Plush
Squishmallow
Squishmallow

Squishmallows — the toy that's halfway between a plush stuffed animal and fluffy pillow — are all the rage, and Aimee the Chick is the perfect pick for the season. Ages 18 months+

Small Enough for All Baskets
Bunny Ring Holder
Umbra
Umbra

This copper bunny stands out on its own, but it'll really sparkle and shine once it's decorated with her most-worn rings.

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Easter Egg Pop Fidget Toy
Genovega
Genovega

Poking those colorful Easter eggs you dyed? Bad idea. Popping one of these bright fidget toys? Endless amusement!

Best Easter Gift for Tweens
Petit Bunny Gloss Bar
TONYMOLY
TONYMOLY

This happy bunny moisturizes and tints lips with a springy peach color (though it also comes in red). The texture is somewhere between lip gloss and lipstick.

Something Inexpensive for the Whole Family
Jumping Jack Game
Amazon
Goliath
Now 49% off

Take turns pulling carrots from bunny hill until a bunny, aptly named Jumping Jack, pops up. Whoever catches him wins! Ages 4+

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Cute Easter Basket Stuffer
Easter Egg Stampers
Fun Express
Fun Express

You're going to need some basket fillers to make your Easter baskets feel like they're overflowing with delight. These little stampers will do the trick! Ages 3+

Keep With the Egg Theme
Blending Egg Beauty Sponges
Amazon
Beauty Bakerie

Not only is this gift set totally on-theme, but it's also budget-friendly: Each carton comes with six makeup sponges for the price of one Beauty Blender. 

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

Proof that holiday traditions can double as teaching lessons: When they chisel away at a fossilized egg, they'll unveil one of 12 dinosaurs, which they can easily identify with the provided cards. Ages 6+

Rabbit Socks
Fupoia
Fupoia

Forget your old bunny slippers; these rabbit socks are ultra-toasty. Plus, they have no-slip grips on the bottoms!

Hatchimals CollEGGtibles
Spin Master
Hatchimals

This one is so easy, it comes in its own basket. It comes with one Hatchimal Big Kid and one Little Kid out of their eggs, plus four Bunny Babies in four pastel printed eggs. Ages 5+

Iridescent GLUX
Copernicus Toys
Copernicus Toys

Roll this into a ball and it bounces; knead it out and it stretches. It's a perfect basket addition for fidgety hands. Ages 6+

Morning Mantras Cards
Amazon
Affirmators!

For 30 days straight, they can pick a card from this deck and read their daily intention while they sip on their morning coffee. Then they can recite their intention throughout the day when they need a mood boost.

Creator Easter Bunny
LEGO
LEGO

This LEGO project is just the right size for an after-egg-hunt diversion. It's just 75 pieces, and yet it makes an adorable Easter Bunny with egg. Ages 6+

Cheesy Pizza Handmade Sidewalk Chalk
Twee
Twee

When regular sticks of sidewalk chalk won't do, go for the ones that look like slices of delicious pizza with a glitter crust! Twee chalks also come looking like sushi, donuts or a carton of eggs (which is very Easter appropriate). Ages 3+

Plush Burrow Bunny
Amazon
Melissa & Doug

It's a shame that the Easter Bunny only comes 'round once a year. With this ultra-soft stuffed version, they can experience they can feel a similar joy all year long. Ages 0+

Bayala Eggs
SCHLEICH
SCHLEICH

Hatch open the eggs, and get one of the surprise, collectible Schleich Bayala figurines filled with magical creatures — three baby dragons and three winged kittens come in each bundle. Ages 3+

Smencils
Amazon
Scentco
Now 32% off

With sweet smells like jelly donut, bubble gum and ice cream, these scented pencils will give them something to look forward to once they return to school after the holiday.

Classic Sunglasses
Kido
Retro Optix

Summer is coming, and the future looks bright! Better bring some shades. These are sized for kids ages 1 to 4.

Mini Ceramic Bunny Planter
Amazon
MyGift

Fill this cute-as-a-bunny (literally) ceramic planter with a small succulent or cactus to grow their greenery collection. If the recipient doesn't have a green thumb, it's best to fill it with something fake. 

Peanuts Easter Shirt
Peanuts
Peanuts

Celebrate the spirit of friendship with Woodstock and Snoopy — and give kids something to change into when they get sick of their formal Easter outfits.

Somewhere Over the Rainbow Doodle Pad
CopperandBrassPaper

The blank pages in this spiral notebook offer unlimited opportunities for your young creative to write their innermost thoughts, doodle or practice their drawing skills. The choice is theirs!

Personalized Non-Candy Easter Basket Item
Personalized Plush Peeps Easter Bunny Bunnies
CripeCustomCreations
CripeCustomCreations

For those who want to keep the Peeps feeling around even after the marshmallows have been devoured, there are these 6" plush peeps pillows.

Wooden Egg Shakers
Joyin
JOYIN

When your kiddo gives these painted wooden eggs a shake, they'll discover their own sense of rhythm. Cue to the post-brunch dance parties. Ages 3+

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Gummy Bear Hair Clips
Kido
Kido

It's not candy, but it looks good enough to eat! Use these hair clips to make some sweet hairdos.

God Gave Us Easter
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WaterBrook Press
Now 21% off

For a faith-based option, gift them a bedtime read that explains the true meaning of Easter. Ages 2+

Playfoam Pals Pet Party
Educational Insights
Educational Insights

A fun sensory toy, kids can squish and squeeze this non-stick foam, revealing one of 13 adorable animals like Penelope, the potbellied pig. And if they're really lucky, they'll uncover Jack the Rabbit, to stay on theme. Ages 3+

Count on the Easter Pups!
Random House Books for Young Readers
PAW Patrol
Now 17% off

Lean on Marshall, Skye, Chase and Paw Patrol's most popular pups to teach your kid how to count from one to 10 while they prepare for Adventure Bay's annual Easter egg hunt. Ages 2+

Rabbit Cable Bite
Dreams
Dreams

This bunny doesn't hide eggs, but it does keep phone chargers organized and in place for faster power-ups.

Cute Option for Babies and Toddlers
Hippity, Hoppity, Little Bunny
Amazon
Cottage Door Press
Now 13% off

Make reading even more interactive for your little one with this finger puppet book, which tells the story of a bunny and his bird friends hunting for Easter eggs. Ages 0+

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

Show them what's around the corner — summer days at the water park! — with this 48-piece puzzle. Ages 4+

Scratch Art Activity Books
Amazon
Melissa & Doug
Now 24% off

Forget paint and markers: Each activity book in this trio comes with 12 scratch-and-reveal pages and a wooden stylus. Ages 5+

Opal Rabbit Stud Earrings
Amazon
CUOKA MIRACLE

With these rose gold and opal studs, she can maintain her style while giving a subtle nod to spring's MVP, the Easter Bunny. Since they're on the smaller side, these earrings are perfect for tiny ears or second holes.

Collapsible Metal Straw
Amazon
Vantic

Make sustainability fun and festive: When they're not sipping on a drink, this reusable straw collapses to less than 4", making it easy to tote around in a purse, backpack or pocket.

"If You Can Read This, Bring Me Some Cookies" Socks
Amazon
Lavley

Go for a themed basket by pairing these hilariously honest socks with a box of your cookie monster's favorite sweet treats.

Easter Bunny Face Tee
Amazon
Tstars

Picture this: Your toddler hunting for easter eggs while wearing this adorable t-shirt ... It doesn't get much cuter than that, does it?

Popper Bunny Crossbody Purse
Claire's
Claire's

This item has everything: It's a fidget toy. It's a bunny. And it's a purse! Any budding fashionista would be thrilled to have it.

Still Salt Bath
Amazon
LIVE BY BEING

Enter a spa night in a bottle: This unique bath salt blend, scented with geranium and ylang ylang oils, relaxes the body while also hydrating the skin with all-natural ingredients. 

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