Are you thinking of Easter already? If you are tired of filling your gift baskets with plastic grass and candies, then I have something different that your kids will love.
I am not a big fan of stuffing my children with sugar and candies. I am always looking for non candy Easter basket ideas that my kids will love. As you might know, I am also a big fan of natural, non toxic and eco-friendly gifts for my babies.
Here is my list of natural and eco-friendly Easter basket ideas for babies and toddlers. I also shared some ideas for natural fillers and re-usable basket ideas as well. Enjoy!
Easter Gift Ideas For Babies:
How about a Easter gift that also doubles as a teething toy? A good quality teething toy is a must for every baby. This rattle toy by Caaocho baby is made of 100% natural rubber. Certified BPA, PVC, and Phthalate free, painted with non-toxic food-grade paints, the toy is completely non-toxic.
This teething toy will keep teething pain at bay and your baby will love playing with it.
You can never have enough bath toys, can you? My kids love bath time and enjoy playing with their bath toys. The rubber duck from Hevea is one of my baby girl’s most coveted bath toy. This toy is perfectly safe for your little one and is made out of 100% natural rubber. Hevea bath toys are fully sealed, meaning there are no holes for the water to get in. Handmade in Morocco and free from phthalates, Pvc and Bpa.
HABA toys are classic and timeless. Made in Germany, these wooden eggs are a perfect Easter gift. These are great to develop sensory skills and can be used for pretend play later on. I have read some reviews stating that the eggs are too small. If your baby is still putting everything in the mouth, then I would buy this wooden Grimm’s marble.
Looking for the perfect Easter Basket Idea for your baby girl (or boy)? This adorable Organic Bunny by Organic Farms might just fit the bill. Made of 100% certified organic cotton, this plush toy is BPA Free, Latex Free, Lead Free, Phthalate Free. This bunny might just become your baby girl’s favorite cuddle toy. Looking for something similar for a little boy? Check out Frenchy Fox plush toy from Organic Farms.
Sweet book with a sweet story. Super Adorable and perfect add-on to the basket with the bunny plush toy.
These wooden veggie set is a great way to encourage your little one’s motor and learning skills. The wooden veggie basket is from HABA, made of non toxic wood and pain. All HABA toys are made of great quality materials.
If you want something soft, this plush veggie box from Under The Nile is an awesome choice. They are made of 100% certified cotton and non toxic wood. You can use the box that comes with the toy as the Easter basket.
Easter Gift Ideas For Toddlers:
Non Toxic Crayons:
My toddler loves to color but also likes to eat crayons. Ever since I got her these beeswax crayons, I feel much relieved even when I catch her tasting it.
Honey Sticks crayons are made of 100% Pure New Zealand beeswax and Food Grade Pigments for Color. They are safe for infants, kids and children of all ages. Contains no paraffin wax or cheap fillers.
Honestly, you pick any of their toys blind-folded and your kids will love them. But, this Build a Bouquet Floral Arrangement will be perfect for the upcoming spring season. Such a creative and colorful toy that your kid will instantly love it.
Do you enjoy working in the garden? Do you want your mini to help you along side? This watering can and gardening tool set from Green Toys will be a perfect gift!
Side Walk Chalk:
Let’s your kids creative brains run wild with these bring, vibrant side walk chalks.
Easter Basket gifts doesn’t have to be only filled with toys. It can be filled with goods that your kids may need for the season. Really, Kids don’t care what they get, so be creative and think out of the box. Here are some ideas that your might need and use for a longer term.
I’m sure every kid loves jumping up and down in the muddy puddles. Stonz boots are made of high quality rubber with no harmful additives such as lead, pvc, phthalates, cadmium, etc. The paint is lead-free and the glue is formaldehyde-free.
We love our Muddy Buddy Cover all. Perfect coverage for playing out in the rain and puddles. The sizing is very generous and will easily last for years to come.
How about gifts that also protect your kids and keep them cool while they are busy playing outside? These Jan & Jul hats are adorable. Their Grow with me style will last for years.
I love our Pura Stainless Steel bottles. You can use them as a bottle, sippy sup, straw cup or as a bottle, by simply replacing the nipple. These bottles have no plastic in them. The body is made of food grade stainless steel bottle and nipples are food grade silicone.
Of course, it is not just enough to think about natural gift ideas. What about the fillers? You obviously don’t want to fill your baskets with fake plastic grass. Are there any natural filler alternative to plastic? You Bet!
Play silks are great open ended and creative play. They can be used to make a tower, a tent, or for pretend play.
Eco Grass is made of 100% re-cycled paper. You can re-use them for years and put them in the recycling when done. perfect earth-friendly choice for Easter basket fillers but can be used for other crafts as well.
Zero Waste Easter Basket Ideas:
Looking for zero waste gift wrapping or basket ideas? Here are some re-usable basket ideas.
- A storage caddy that can be used to store toys or clothes/
- A re-usable wet bag to carry toys, swim clothes etc.,
- A wooden tray to display toys /activities
- A stainless steel bento box for snacks or lunch.