While Peeps, jelly beans and chocolate filled plastic eggs are the foundation of most Easter baskets for kids, you need to include some Easter Basket toys that will last longer than the sugar high they provide. And if want to give your kids something other than candy, you need to put a bit of thought into it. Luckily, we’ve done the thinking for you so you can concentrate on the baking, decorating and cooking that the holiday demands.
Whether you’re crafting elaborate Easter baskets for kids, laying out trinkets for an indoor egg hunt, or you just want to treat the little ones to some holiday magic, these toys will definitely put a smile on their faces. From silly galaxy slime eggs to clever bunny watches, your children are sure to love seeing what the Easter Bunny’s left in their baskets.
Here are the best Easter Basket toys for every kid on your list.
Melissa Kagan is the Lifestyle Editor of Momtastic.com. Previously she was Editor-in-Chief at LifetimeMoms and has done freelance writing for NYMetroParents, MommyPoppins, Westchester Magazine, and Westchester Family. When she's not working, she is spending time her two kids, Henry, 11, and Josie, 8, her dog, Georgia, 1 and her husband, Adam.