Arranging Easter baskets for kids can be tricky.
Since candy should be consumed by the kiddos in moderation, many parents struggle when it comes to filling Easter baskets.
Here are a few ideas to help you fill your kid’s Easter baskets with items other than sugary sweets.
Comic books are all the rage right now among little boys AND little girls. That’s right. Comic books are no longer geared only toward boys. You can now also find comic books with leading female characters, such as America, Moon Girl and The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl. And if your kiddo loves to draw, this Make Your Own Comics book is sure to be a hit.
If your kids are learning how to read, write and comprehend basic mathematics, you might want to toss in a pack of flash cards. These are especially helpful if your child is one who requires interactive engagement to learn.
You of course can’t go wrong with toys. Just make sure you’re filling those baskets with toys your kid will actually play with! Younger kids like stacking toys and blocks while older kids tend to like playing with blind bags, cards and gadgets.
Have a kiddo who dreads bath time? Surprise him or her with some bath additives that will make bathing a magical experience. There are lots of bath bombs geared toward kids. You can even find Easter egg shaped bath bombs that reveal a hidden toy inside, and bath bombs that have glitter! (Don’t worry, it rinses down the drain when bath time is done.)
No Easter basket arrangement is considered complete unless supplemented with some plush pals. Bunnies are the obvious choice but you might want to switch things up this year and give your tot a stuffed jungle animal or a stuffed dog he or she will love. I adore this little Cottontail Cottage. It’s fair trade crafted by women in India, and a portion of profits goes to birthday boxes for foster children.