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When it comes to the Easter Bunny, do we all think of plastic eggs and chocolate? Peeps?
Okay, I am a HUGE fan of chocolate and I don’t have anything against my kids having candy.
HOWEVER, I totally get that sometimes it’s great to have some non-candy options available!
Sometimes, I do want to scale back on the amount of candy my kids are eating- let’s be honest, the sugar CAN get a wee bit out of control on special occasions like this!
SO, today I am sharing a list of
40 small non-candy gifts that can fit inside of a plastic egg!
Some of the items are pictured, and some are not- so read through the list if you want to get all of the ideas!
Glow Sticks (these will fit- you have to twist them and you may need a piece of tape to keep the egg from popping open, but it can be done!.. they will make your eggs glow in the dark- so fun for a night time hunt!)
Chuckie Cheese Tokens
Interlocking Rings (fun for babies/toddlers)
Small Toy Car
Colorful Shoe Laces
Beads & string (to make a bracelet)
Glow in the dark stars
Sponge Capsules (the ones you put in water to dissolve the capsule and a sponge shape “grows” out of it)
Stickers (hopefully your Easter Bunny has something a little less Christmas-y on hand 😉
Mini Nail polish
Seriously, go look at the dollar store- you will find lots of fun/surprising tiny items!
I hope this list has helped open your mind to all of the non-candy options out there!
Our bunny tends to bring sweet treats as well as fun non-candy treats. He/she has also been known to include some fun spring items in the basket (that don’t fit into a plastic egg) like sidewalk chalk, skipping ropes, larger containers of bubbles, or a new pair of rubber boots!
If you’d like to see some of our other Easter ideas, come over and visit at Raising Memories Blog!
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Heather is a Canadian mother of 2 girls. She has a Liberal Arts degree and loves photography. She is always looking for ways to make fun memories with her girls and share them them online through HowDoesShe and her blog, Raising Memories.
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