Smart & Affordable Easter Basket Fillers!

Easter is just around the corner and it’s time to start filling those Easter basket with lots of goodies! Looking to limit the amount of sweets your children eat? Why not fill your Easter baskets with some treats for their minds as well? Make the most of your basket fillers by including small gifts which are both fun and educational! Your children will love these unique and affordable games, puzzles, books, dvds and toys! Best of all, these Easter basket treats won’t cause cavities, and are guaranteed to be enjoyed long after all the jelly beans and marshmallow peeps have been eaten!!



Make the most of your Easter basket fillers by choosing small toys, games and puzzles which are both fun and educational. These types of gifts are a great way to practice concentration, memory skills, strategy development and sportsmanship while having a good time! Choose from the following recommended brain teasers, puzzles, arts & crafts, coordination toys, memory and novelty games. These Easter basket fillers will not only delight children, but will develop important learning skills in the process. 

CLASSICS: Here are some of the favorites you enjoyed as a child. These timeless classics are reasonably priced and tend to keep kids’ interest over time. Suggestions include:

Original Slinky

Duncan Yo-Yo

ThinkFun Fifteen Puzzle

Pik-Up Stiks

Silly Putty

Classic Marbles


OUTDOOR TOYS:  Now that Spring has sprung, don’t forget to include outdoor toys in your Easter basket. Outdoor toys help to develop coordination, gross motor skills, encourage physical exercise and cooperative play, Below are some classic outdoor Easter basket goodies.

Crayola Sidewalk Chalk 52ct. Bucket

The Original No Spill Bubble Tumbler

Solar System Playground Ball 5 Inch

Kids’ Paper Airplane Book


SMALL GAMES/ TRAVEL SIZE GAMES: Travel or mini size games are a fun and practical gift idea that keeps kids entertained on long car rides, while waiting for appointments or just about anytime. Suggestions include:

Bananagrams  (**Award Winning Game**)

Uno Card Game


ThinkFun 4 Classic Children’s Card Games

Radica 20 Questions Electronic Game

Rubik’s Cube Brain Teaser Puzzle with Helpful Hints

Melissa & Doug Pets in a Box Jigsaw Puzzles

ThinkFun Hoppers

Battleship Express

Original Memory Game


ARTS & CRAFTS: Children can always use some new art supplies such as markers, crayons, paints, modeling clay, crafts and more. Art supplies are great for rainy days, playdates or for school projects. Suggestions include:

Crayola 8ct Washable Classic Broad Markers

Crayola 16ct Washable Watercolors

Play-Doh Classic 4 Pack



SMALL TOYS: Small toys are a perfect stocking choice and can be tailored to include your child’s special interests, characters or hobbies. Suggestions include:

Hot Wheels City Set 5-Car Gift Pack: Service Vehicles 1:64 Scale Die Cast Collectible Cars

Fisher Price Little People Nostalgic Figure Four Pack (King, Queen, Cat, & Girl)

Fisher-Price Doodle Pro Travel Green

Ty Beanie Babies Max – Max & Ruby


ACTIVITY BOOKS:  Here’s some fun that kids can enjoy even after the holidays are over. Suggestions include coloring books, dot-to-dot books, word searches, crosswords and lots of stickers and sticker albums.

Have a Silly Easter! Mad Libs Activity Book


Super Silly Mad Libs Junior


For additional suggestions, please see Toys That Teach, the Little Ones complete guide to recommended educational toys and games. 



Children’s books are a smart choice for Easter baskets. Whether they are Easter books or popular children’s titles, these basket fillers can be enjoyed over and over again. Easter books, as well as award winning children’s books, will not only promote your child’s reading skills, but are sure to add joy and meaning to their Easter holiday. 

See the Little Ones’ Easter Special Feature: Easter Books for Kids for a complete selection of extra-special secular and religious Easter books, as well as an extensive listing of quality children’s books in our Great/Award Winning Children’s Books. 




If you are looking for something extra special for your child’s Easter basket, look no further. DVDs are a popular Easter basket choice. Children absolutely love these entertaining and educational DVDs. Whether they are holiday DVDs, educational DVDs or the extremely popular Veggie Tales DVDs, these basket fillers are a treat for their minds and hearts.

See the Little Ones Easter Special Feature for Easter DVDs, along with Little Ones Children’s Educational Dvds & Cds and  Recommended Veggie Tales DVDs for complete listings.




For additional Easter suggestions:

Please see Great Children’s Easter Books For Easter Baskets at along with our Little Ones Easter Special which includes Easter crafts and more!

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