The 20 Best Easter Gifts for Kids in 2021

Fill their baskets with more than candy this year

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Best Easter Basket: Burlap Bunny Ears Tote at Amazon

"The burlap material makes this tote sturdy for every occasion and can be used for Easter and beyond."

Best Game: Move2Play Easter Egg Toss at Amazon

"It’s the fun of an egg toss without any of the mess."

Best Stuffed Animal: Some Bunny Loves You Plush Toy at Amazon

"The plush, stuffed animal is adorable for any occasion, but the floppy ears make it great for Easter."

Best Ears: SweetNestBoutique Easter Headband at

"Great for a variety of ages, the flower headband is sure to make anyone feel like a princess."

Best Lego: BrickHeadz Easter Bunny at Amazon

"This Lego kit comes with enough pieces for hours of fun and the opportunity to really get creative."

Best Egg Decorating: Unicorn Easter Egg Decorating Kit at Amazon

"The unicorn kit is a fun departure from the usual egg decorations."

Best for Toddlers: Tomy Hide N Squeak Eggs at Amazon

"This isn’t just an Easter toy, but an interactive way to teach colors and counting in a way children will actually enjoy."

Best Coloring Book: Like a Llama Coloring Book at Amazon

"Kids and adults can flex their creative muscle with this cute llama coloring book."

Best Slime: Easter Galaxy Slime Putty Eggs at Amazon

"These eggs include slime that’s easy to clean and add-ins like glitter and sprinkles for an activity everyone will love."

Best Educational: Educational Insights Bunny Hop Game at Amazon

"The award-winning game teaches color recognition and memory skills, but it’s also just a lot of fun."

Every child can appreciate a fun Easter gift. The options can range from an inspiring book to sweet treats to popular toys and so much more. But because there are so many options, finding the perfect item can feel like an overwhelming task.

Here are the best Easter gifts for every kid on your list.

Best Easter Basket: Burlap Bunny Ears Tote

It wouldn’t be Easter without a cutesy Easter basket. This one doesn’t have all the bright colors or designs, but that’s one of the things that makes it great. The burlap is sturdy for whatever you choose to stuff the bag with. The bunny ears add the perfect accent and the bag is spacious enough to be used way past Easter. The bags come in a set of three, so they’re perfect if you plan to make a baskets for several people.

Best Game: Move2Play Easter Egg Toss

An egg toss with actual eggs can be messy, but Move2Play combines the fun of an egg toss without any of the mess. The plush toy, which is machine washable and made from recycled water bottles, can be thrown in the air and depending on how hard or soft it’s caught, or ultimately dropped, the egg emits funny sounds and up to 40 different phrases. This interactive Easter game can be played by children ages three and up.

Best Stuffed Animal: Some Bunny Loves You Plush Toy

It doesn’t get any cuter, or softer, than this plush stuffed animal. The only thing more adorable than the floppy ears with heart designs is the shirt that reads “Some bunny loves you.” Measuring 11 inches tall, the bunny arrives gift-ready, wrapped in plastic with a neat little bow. This would make a great addition to a large basket or as a standalone gift.

Best Ears: SweetNestBoutique Easter Headband

SweetNessBoutique Easter Headband

 Courtesy of Etsy 

Babies are adorable and baby accessories are just too cute for words. Combine the two and you have an accessory ideal for special photos. SweetNestBoutique features handmade headbands with a flower crown and attached bunny ears with lace trim. The little one in your life will look adorable in these on picture day or just any day. But these aren’t just for the babies, the headband is available in sizes from newborns to teens for fun family photos.

Best Lego: BrickHeadz Easter Bunny

Perfect for ages 10 and up, the Lego bunny comes with more than 100 pieces. That means hours of enjoyment and pure creativity. Want the bunny to hold a carrot or basket? That’s easy to do with the detachable props. Oh, and the ears actually move. The final product is too cute not to display, and you’ll be able to do so easily with the included baseplate.

Best Shirt: Hangin’ with My Peeps T-shirt

Hangin with my Peeps t-shirt

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This “hangin with my peeps” shirt is sure to make anyone laugh, or at least elicit a chuckle. The super soft, cotton shirts are a neutral charcoal gray, but the bright screen printed design is perfect for Easter. The price on these shirts is so affordable, you can even buy one for everyone in the family. These would look great in a group photo.

Best Egg Decorating: Unicorn Easter Egg Decorating Kit

Instead of the usual, this kit features ears, eyes, headbands, and more importantly, horns, to create some fun unicorns. Let their imaginations truly run wild as each child creates the blue, green, or pink unicorn of their dreams. The kit allows you to decorate 12 eggs, but you might want to buy a second kit for even more unicorn fun.

Best DIY: Color Your Own Easter Cups

Oriental Trading Color Your Own Cups

Courtesy of Oriental Trading

Easter is just one day long, but this kit allows children to create something they’ll have long after the festivities are over. Each cup in this set comes with an insert kids can color and jazz up the everyday cup. Besides being a fun activity, the cups themselves will come in handy and prevent spills thanks to the secure lid and bendable straw.

Best for Toddlers: Tomy Hide N Squeak Eggs

These eggs aren’t for eating, but they will crack little ones up and teach them a thing or two as well. The plastic set comes with six eggs in a cute, bright carton. Each one is decorated with a unique fun face and cracks open to reveal a brightly colored, matching chick inside. Press down on a chick’s head, and the sweet chirping begins. No batteries are necessary. Recommended for ages six months and up, they're a fun foray into teaching colors, counting and more.

Best Coloring Book: Like a Llama Coloring Book

The Like a Llama coloring book is designed for kids of all ages, but seriously, adults will even love it because there’s just something so relaxing about coloring. Each page features a llama and equally adorable animal friends. The book includes 15 designs and “double ups,” with a matching corresponding page in case two people want to color the same design simultaneously.

Best Slime: Easter Galaxy Slime Putty Eggs

Slime is still a fun, trendy activity for kids, so combining that with a set of Easter eggs? You can’t go wrong. The dozen eggs are filled with bright, iridescent slime that can be squished, pulled, stretched, and even formed into the shapes of animals. The non-toxic slime doesn’t stick to clothes or walls, so say goodbye to messy clean up. The package comes with add-ins like chunky glitter and sprinkles so every kid can personalize theirs.

Best Educational: Educational Insights Bunny Hop Game

To sneak in a bit of learning in the basket, there’s this Bunny Hop memory game. The goal is to collect one bunny in each of the four colors (there are 20 plastic bunnies in all—five each in red, blue, yellow and green) first. Players do this by rolling a die and pressing a bunny in a matching color, hoping to find a “hopper.” If the bunny hops out of its hole, the player gets to keep it.

Best Complete Basket: Peter Rabbit Easter Gift Basket

Williams Sonoma Pottery Barn Kids Peter Rabbit easter egg basket

Courtesy of Williams Sonoma

You can put your own Easter gift basket together and add toys and candy, or you can just buy a ready made basket. This Williams Sonoma and Pottery Barn Kids basket comes preloaded with all the essentials, including a plush bunny, jelly beans, lollipops, cookies, and more. Also, the lining of the wicker basket can be personalized with the child’s name.

Best Religious: “God Gave Us Easter” Hardcover

This book makes a sweet gift for those who want to embrace the religious reason behind Easter. Featuring a small polar bear and her family, they delve into the story of Jesus and how he died and rose again. It touches on prayer and heaven, but at a level that kids can understand. It’s a great introduction to help them recognize that Easter goes beyond their basket or bunnies and eggs. The fun watercolor and colored pencil illustrations and characters keep their interest while the meaningful lessons are delivered.

Best Basket Liner: Rainbow Tutu Easter Basket Liners

Pottery Barn Easter Basket Liner

Courtesy of Pottery Barn

There’s a chance you already have some baskets at home. If that’s the case, all you need is a fancy basket liner and you’ve got yourself an Easter basket you can gift to a special kid. This liner from Pottery Barn ties to most small or medium baskets and features layers of brightly colored tulle. For an additional cost, you can even add up to nine characters for personalization.

Best Tween Accessory: OMG Accessories Glitter Bunny Duffle Bag

OMG Accessories Glitter Duffle Bag

Courtesy of OMG Accessories

For the tween or teen in your life who loves all things pink and sparkly, OMG Accessories duffle bag is a fun choice. In addition to the glittery exterior, bunny ears are at the top and a faux fur bunny tail is on one side. The roomy interior and adjustable shoulder strap make this perfect for a sleepover or weekend trip with the family. This bag will no doubt stand out from the crowd.

Best for Newborns and Toddlers: Bunny Applique Nursery One Piece Pajama

Pottery Barn Kids Bunny Applique One Piece Pajama

Courtesy of Pottery Barn Kids

Parents of newborns will never turn down a onesie, especially one with a bunny on the front and a tail on the back. Baby will be adorable coming and going. Besides being aww-worthy, the 100 percent cotton knit is sure to feel comfortable against baby’s skin and the front zipper allows for easy access.

Best Tech Accessory: Soft Rabbit Leopard Print Case

Protect your cell phone and add a bit of pizazz with a bunny inspired case in a plush leopard print design. As much as we all touch our phones throughout the day, it’ll be nice to have something that actually feels great against your hand. The lining is made of soft silicone, so no worries about it scratching the actual phone. All ports are easily accessible and there are even rhinestones around the camera cut out.

Best Chocolates: Easter Essentials Gift Set

Godiva Easter Essentials gift set

Courtesy of Godiva 

Give the youngster in your life a sweet decadent treat from a brand that’s synonymous with chocolates. Godiva’s gift set includes two large chocolate bunnies, truffle eggs, and a gorgeously packaged set of foil-wrapped eggs. You can gift the entire set to one lucky kid, but there’s more than enough sweets to go around so you can easily split this between several people.

Best Decor: Easter Egg Stand-Ups

Oriental Trading Easter egg stand ups

Courtesy of Oriental Trading

For a truly unique party decoration that kids will love, Oriental Trading’s cutouts will add a fun element to any gathering, no matter how big or small. Standing 23 inches tall, these aren’t your average Easter eggs. A single set includes three cardboard cutouts with a design on the front and plain cardboard on the back. These would make great props for a photo or decor for an egg hunt.

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