7 NON-CANDY GIFT IDEAS FOR EASTER
- Toys/ Games
- Plush Animals
- Accessories (e.g. Sunglasses, Caps, Umbrellas, Rain boots, Rain jackets, etc.)
- Keepsakes (e.g. Photo frames, Music boxes, Money banks, etc.)
My daughter will probably love any toy or game given to her, especially balls, but since Easter is often associated with baby bunnies, lambs and chicks, and eggs, I thought maybe I’ll stick to that theme.
Meet Jack the rabbit:
My daughter loves playing this exciting game. Kids take turn spinning to see how many carrots to pull from the hill. One of the carrots will make Jack jump out and all the players try to catch him to win.
Since my daughter loves Jumping Jack so much, I’m getting her this Funny Bunny Game for Easter. Each player has four bunnies and the first to the top of the hill wins. But beware of holes! Kids take turn drawing cards to see how many spaces to move but the big carrot card means it’s time to turn the carrot, which triggers the holes. It’s for 2-4 players ages 4 and up (hey, that’s me; I can’t wait to play this with her).
My daughter is three so I thought she would be too old for these Stacking and Nesting Eggs but she plays with them several times a day in so many different ways.
My daughter loves puzzles so I’m sure these will make a good gift for her. How about your little ones? Puzzles are great is so many ways. Puzzles can help develop fine motor skills, eye hand coordination, problem solving, memory, and shape recognition! I’ve noticed my daughter developing and practicing different strategies too when working on her puzzles. For example, sometimes she will sort similar patterns and colors and complete those pieces first, while at other times she will complete the outside edge first.
Honestly, my daughter doesn’t think clothes make good gifts for her because they’re no fun. I wonder if she will change her opinion when she gets a little older. Perhaps when she is a teenager? But as a mom, I think clothes are great practical gifts and she will look oh so pretty in pink:
My daughter may not think clothes make good gifts, but accessories are another story. She loves umbrellas and has been asking for a pair of rainbow rain boots for as long as I could remember. With April showers around the corner, maybe rain boots, a rain coat, and an umbrella would make the perfect Easter gifts?
Books make great gifts for any occasion. A good book could spark curiosity and stimulate discussion. There are so many good books to choose from. I ended up picking this funny one about P.J. funnybunny with a message of self love and acceptance and this cute classic (1943) about the baby rabbit Marshmallow.
I also saw this Easter sticker book at the local grocery store and it was so pretty inside that I had to get it too. Besides, I haven’t met a toddler who doesn’t love stickers!
We’ve been trying to teach my daughter about saving and spending concepts and having a jar or bank for her money really helps. She got some cash for the Lunar New Year last month and has a knack for finding coins. She has already filled up her little plastic dog bank so a new lamb money bank could make a useful Easter gift.