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12 Fun Things to Put in Easter Baskets for Kids

Here are some fun ideas for what to put in your child's Easter Basket


12 Fun Things to Put in Easter Baskets for Kids

Small, kid-favorite toys such as jacks make a perfect addition to a child's Easter basket.

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Washi tape is a great item for a kids' Easter basket.

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Rainbow Loom bracelet making kits are perfect for kids' Easter baskets.

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Looking for ideas for things you can put in your child's Easter basket besides candy and chocolates?

One of the best things about grade-school age kids is how excited they can get over something small, such as a Lego set or a set of jacks. That's great for parents because it means we don't need to spend a lot of money putting together a great Easter basket! Here are some fun Easter basket ideas for kids.

  1. A wind up toy that dances, flips, or shakes

  2. A Mad Lib book

  3. Easter coloring pages

  4. An Easter story

  5. A small Lego set
  6. An iTunes gift card

  7. A set of jacks

  8. A deck of playing cards

  9. A brain-challenging game such as Lonpos puzzles for older grade-schoolers

  10. A colorful spinning top
  11. A Rainbow Loom bracelet making kit
  12. Crayons, colorful paper, washi tape--any fun items that are great for a kids' crafts box

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