My Favorite Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas for All Ages | Lehigh Valley Moms

My kids aren’t candy people. I know what you are thinking, that sounds crazy, right? I mean they do enjoy a piece here and there but most “candy giving” holidays leave us with a pantry full of uneaten sweets. Over the years, we starting developing a list of things that the Easter Bunny could bring and that family members could include in a basket. Rather than candy, we look for snacks that they can take with their lunches, which saves us money on groceries each week. A few pieces of their favorite candy is always on the list but here is what we asked for over the years.

Non-Candy Basket Fillers You Can Eat

    • Fruit Snacks
    • Apple Sauce Packages
    • Good-to-Grow Juices (those fun ones with the heads my kids call “Head Drinks”)
    • Annie’s Homegrown Easter Bunny Snacks
    • Jello packets (with Jiggler Molds)
    • Anything that can go in a lunchbox that kids love

    Ideas for Toddlers and Babies

    Ideas for Kids (3-12 years)

    Ideas Tweens and Teens

    Ideas for Teens and Adults

    • Lottery Tickets
    • Gas Cards
    • Sunglasses
    • Gift cards (iTunes, Google Play, Xbox, etc…)
    • School Logo Items
    • Pool Towel
    • Umbrella

Any lastly, for all ages, we always make sure we have a book in their basket because a love of reading is the best gift we can give!

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