Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics in Fayetteville and Bentonville

Easter Basket Alternatives

April 19, 2019

Easter Basket

Age-Friendly Easter baskets!

With Easter approaching, there are several options you can use for your children’s Easter baskets that do not include candy. Candy can be done in moderation, and you can still have a really nice Easter basket. Most of the items included are under $5. All of these items were purchased at Target.


  • Plastic eggs with M&M’s (limit the amount)
  • Squeaky Bath Toys
  • Rubber Ducky Animals
  • Bunny Ears for boy/girl
  • Lego Set (ages1-1.5)
  • Finger Puppets
  • Books


Girl’s Basket:

  • Light up bounce baton
  • Socks
  • Mini Easter-theme tattoos
  • Girly Legos
  • Small portion of goldfish
  • Fun bandages
  • LOL Surprise Doll
  • Pouch
  • Toothbrush, toothpastes, floss
  • Grow Kit for gardening
  • “Wave-Bubbles”
  • Play Set Baking
  • Bunny Ears
  • Coloring Books
  • Crayons
  • DVDs
  • 3D Princess Play-set
  • Bath Bombs

Boy’s Basket:

  • Whiffle Ball Set
  • Sunglasses
  • Bath Bombs (Jurassic Park)
  • Lego Character Set
  • DVD’s
  • Magic Trick Set
  • Card Deck
  • Goldfish
  • Bunny Ears
  • Socks
  • Gift Card for $10
  • Bug Finger
  • Electric Toothbrush
  • Grow Kit Gardening
  • Magnifying Glass
  • Jump rope
  • 3D Robot Play Set
  • Coloring Books
  • Tool-Belt Play-set
  • Bubbles


Girl’s Basket:

  • Kite
  • Organizational Hand Lettering
  • Jump Rope
  • Water Bottle
  • Captain Marvel Sunglasses
  • Slime
  • Goldfish
  • Bubbles
  • Socks
  • Bath Bombs
  • Notebook with Pen
  • Markers
  • Unicorn/Rainbow Tattoos
  • Madlibs for Easter with stickers
  • Hair Ties
  • $10 Gift Card

Boy’s Basket:

  • Kite
  • Toothbrush
  • Water Bottle
  • Magic Trick
  • Jack’s Set
  • Rebound Ball
  • Bubbles
  • UNO
  • Goldfish
  • Slime
  • Marbles
  • Book of Jokes
  • Pokemon Cards
  • Puppy Stickers
  • Superhero Stickers
  • Finger Board Soccer
  • Lettering Boards
  • $10 Gift Card


Girl’s Basket:

  • Toothbrush
  • Tissues
  • Candle
  • Golden egg with $10 Gift Card
  • Lip Balm
  • Make up brushes
  • Power pack for phone
  • Facial Mask
  • Washi tape
  • Coffee Mug
  • Bath Bombs
  • Organizational basket for reuse
  • Sticker wallet for phone

Boy’s Basket

  • iTune’s Gift Card
  • Tooth Brush
  • Rubik’s Cube
  • Baseball/Basketball Cards
  • Pop Socket
  • Slim Jim’s
  • Chips
  • Beef Jerky
  • Golden Egg with $10 gift card

Sugar in moderation is fine, but sometimes it’s tempting to just fill the whole Easter basket with candy. So, these are all healthy replacements. If you prefer an alternative to an Easter basket, Flip-Flops and bathing suits are a few great ideas.

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