65 Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas

Updated May 24, 2023

non candy easter basket ideas

When we hear the word Easter we think chocolate and candy.  But it doesn’t have to be all about all of that as some kids may have allergies or don’t even like the sweet stuff.

If you are looking for some alternative ways to fill Easter Baskets, I have a list of 65 non-candy ideas. Even though these items are not edible they are still lots of fun. You don’t even have to break the bank as most of the items can be found at your local dollar store including the baskets and grass.

65 Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas

1. Books – (comic, chapter, easy to read, board books)
2. Earbuds
3. Socks
4. Action figures
5. Bubbles
6. Crazy straws
7. Cell phone case
8. Coloring books – (3D, mess-free, character)
9. Washi Tape
10. Sidewalk chalk
11. Crayons
12. Stickers
13. Legos
14. Paints
15. Cup or water bottle
16. Yo-Yo
17. Markers
18. Punching balloon
19. Slinky
20. Silly Putty
21. Hair accessories – (headbands, elastic hair ties, barrettes, bows, ribbons, brushes)
22. Bubble bath or body wash
23. Pool toys – (floaties, pool noodle, shovel, bucket, squirt guns)
24. Washcloth
25. Kite
26. Hula Hoop
27. Bathing suits
28. Activity book
29. Clothes
30. Journal or Notebook
31. Beach balls
32. Frisbee
33. Travel games
34. Hats
35. Flip Flops
36. Sunglasses
37. Blank art canvas
38. Erasers
39. Character Bandaids
40. Bathtub toys – (kids bath shaving kit, boats, bath crayons)
41. Temporary tattoos
42. Deck of cards
43. Play-doh
44. Toothbrushes
45. Lip gloss or chapstick
46. Summer pajamas
47. Pens or pencils
48. Puzzles
49. Video games
50. Stuffed animals
51. Magazines
52. Jewelry – (necklace, earrings, bracelet, watch)
53. Barbie
54. Hot Wheels
55. DVD’s
56. Jump rope
57. Gift cards – (iTunes, movies, restaurant, Amazon, toy store)
58. Silly String
59. Nail polish
60. Pajamas
61. Flashlight
62. Finger Puppets
63. Outdoor toys – (sprinkler, slip n slide, bug catcher kits)
64. Stamp set
65. Grow or hatching creatures

There are a dozen more non-candy items you can get for basket fillers, hopefully this gives you some ideas to help give you a head start.

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