Searching for non chocolate Easter ideas? We totally get it!
When it comes to the Easter Bunny, sometimes we like to see something gifted to our little ones other than more shiny, foil-wrapped eggs… that’s why we’ve scoured the shops for the best non chocolate Easter ideas around.
We all love chocolate but when it comes to this time of year we can feel like we’ve seen enough to last us a lifetime. Whether you’re going to go totally chocolate-free or plan on doing a little bit of both, here’s a great round up of ideas that your little ones will love. (And there’s won’t be a 10am chocolate vomit insight! #winning)
Here’s our favourite non chocolate Easter ideas that still bring the magic – without the sugar high!
A Gorgeous Softie: Perfect for little ones who aren’t into chocolate yet but also those who love to snuggle their toys, there is so many Easter softies to choose from. These cuties are just $10 at Big W (as shown at top).
Adorable Easter Pyjamas: There’s Easter and rabbit-themed pyjamas everywhere in stores at the moment! Ideal to add to your child’s Easter basket, especially as the seasons are changing and you’ll be buying new jim-jams in the next few weeks anyway, right? Stuck on You have next-level personalised pyjamas and bibs which are super cute. See here.
An Easter Craft Project: If you’ve a child that loves to make things, an Easter craft project is a great choice of gift. Head to the craft department and compile a whole host of mis-matched items to let their creativity run wild or buy a kit thats a complete project beginning to end.
An Easter Puzzle: Puzzles are not only educational but a great way to spend quality time with you child. Wooden puzzles are timeless and sturdy enough for chubby little fingers! This stacking format one from Petit Collage is $44.95.
An Easter baby blanket: For baby’s first Easter a new pram or cot blanket is a gorgeous choice, there’s lots around with bunny-themes to choose from and it’s something you’ll use and appreciate year round. Alim Rose have a gorgeous range and the matching bunny bib is oh-too-cute!
An Easter Night Light: Bunny-themed night lights are all the rage and there’s plenty to choose from in the shops! Your little one will love having a special Easter bunny light in their room – it may even help them sleep through. Quick, buy two!
An Easter Money Box: Kicking off your child with some savings and money-smarts is always a wise idea, buy a money box and put some starter coins in it! This money box from Wedgewood, $29.95 (pink theme also available)
An Easter Plate or Cup: When you’ve got little kids you can never have enough melamine plates, bowels and cups! Kids love having their own plates so if you can, buy separate styles if you’ve got multiple children in the house! Big W has a range of Peter Rabbit themed pieces perfect for the season with bowls, plates and sippy cups. An Easter Book: We’ve done a whole round up of our favourite titles here, kids adore reading with a parent so why not buy ‘not just a literary adventure’, but some shared quality time with a new read? That’s Not My Bunny is $10 and sure to be a fave with the little people!Easter Nesting Dolls: Kids never tire of Russian Babushka dolls and there’s plenty in store at the moment with Easter twists. These are sure to be a popular play-choice for the whole year – just don’t lose that tiny baby bunny! $24.95 from Morgan & Finch.
Gumboots: Okay so not quite an Easter themed gift for the purists but work with me here! It always rains on the long weekend and if you’ve got a growing kid in the house they almost always need new wellies every year! Buy a cool pair and take them puddle jumping – best Easter ever! Even cooler Mum fill their new boots with eggs. A totally legendary move!