It’s almost time for Easter and it’s time to start filling those baskets full of goodies. I shop all year round for items for Easter Baskets and for Christmas Stockings. The Dollar Tree and the dollar section at Target are gold mines for baskets and stockings. These ideas are also perfect for stocking stuffers and treat bags too!
I compiled a list of over 40 items for your child’s basket. I have nothing against candy and I will put a little in the baskets, but kids need all kinds of stuff all the time. Plus I can’t stand “junk”, to me that applies to little things that my children will never use or play with, it’s just something you buy to fill the basket.
Here is my list of things your children need, want, and can use on a daily basis to fill their baskets. Some categories have several things listed.
41 Easter Basket Ideas, Stocking Stuffer Ideas, Treat Bag Ideas for Toddlers and Preschoolers
3- Art Supplies: Dot Markers, Stamps and Paint are always good choices to keep them busy and to make beautiful art with
4- Journals: great for drawing, writing and all sorts of doodling. My kids love carrying around their notebooks and “writing” in them
5- Jewelry: pretend necklaces, bracelets, rings
6- Fisher Price Little People Wheelies – wheelies come in all sorts of styles. My little ones love zooming these around. How about some DC Super Friends Wheelies, Disney Princess Wheelies, or Toy Story Speedsters
8- Books: I could do an entire list of all the books that my kids love. Choose books about spring or your child’s interest, but here are some of our favorites.
15- Card Game or Matching Game
16- Tableware: plate, cup, bowl, or silverware
20- Light Up Wands or glow sticks
23- Foam Craft Kits
29- Reusable Character Shopping Bag
32- Magnetic letter or numbers
35- Bunny Ears
37- Pin Wheel
39- Bath Mitt
Enjoy shopping and filling your little ones basket with fun goodies.