Dust off your bunny ears and pull out the Easter baskets for another year of eGGciting hunting, gathering, binge-chocolate eating and Easter gift-giving!
Sure it’s not necessary to gift our kids with a sweet treat for Easter, but many of us like to. Whether it’s a toy, chocolate bunny or cute craft … after all, a little gift goes a long way and brings the magic of the Easter bunny to life. Unlike Christmas, there’s no need to break the budget either, something small and simple will do.
So if, like me, you’re on the hunt for cute Easter gifts for kids, allow us to bring you some divine inspiration! And not just any old gifts, we’ve got bunnies and eggs of both the chocolate and toy variety, STEM and craft toys to entertain and delight kids of all ages AND even a special Easter hamper for you too.
Have yourself an EGGtra special Easter and win your family one of these Easter gift ideas.
1. Little Live OMG Pets – Bunny
OMG! Have you ever seen a more adorable baby Bunny? I can picture my daughter’s heart actually melting if this little guy popped up in her Easter basket. These adorable Little Live pets are bouncy, soft and interactive. Plus they look just like real bunnies, without the mess or the smell.
Little Live OMG Pets Bunny comes with a smoothie bottle that changes pink or blue when you put it in water to reveal the gender. He or she also comes with a birth certificate and 15 different sounds and reactions. Pat them, feed them and play with them. They are literally a handful of fun and perfect for any Easter basket.
WHERE TO SHOP: You can find Little Live OMG Pets, including Bunny, at Kmart.
2. Peek & Play Easter Eggs
Adorable eggs filled with fun surprises? What more could your little one want? Based on the smash-hit YouTube channel Chu Chu TV, the Surprise Egg phenomenon is yours to experience in real life.
Chu Chu Peek & Play Surprise Eggs help develop your child’s motor skills while providing hours of playtime fun. Each egg reveals a different colour, alphabet letter and contains a fun animal inside. Pair them with the Chu Chu TV train for an even bigger Easter surprise. They are ideal for kids aged 18 months+.
WHERE TO SHOP: Peek N Play Surprise Eggs are available at Big W!
3. Stuck on You Bento Value Pack
Make lunches EGGceptional with Stuck on You Bento. The Stuck On You Bento is the revolutionary mealtime solution for kids, with six compartments and a leakproof design.
Combine it with the Bento Cooler Bag, Easter Hunt Bag, Easter Mug and Egg Cup and you’ve got everything you need to give your kids a fun, delicious, healthy and sugar-free Easter! Choose from a number of different personalised pictures and label options too, and never endure another missing lunch box hunt again.
WHERE TO SHOP: Check out the Stuck on You website for all your lunch box and personalised product needs.
4. Byron Bay Cookies Hamper
Byron Bay Cookies are great for a year-round treat but they can make your Easter even more delightful! The latest flavour profile to come out of Byron Bay – Dark Choc Mint – is pure decadence. We’re talking bite-sized cookies with a fusion of rich dark choc and refreshing peppermint candy. Sounds perfect to us!
Other flavours in the range include Dotty, White Choc Macadamia, Milk Choc Chunk and Triple Choc. If you haven’t tasted these tiny morsels of deliciousness, then add it to your Easter to-do list tout de suite!
WHERE TO SHOP: All Byron Bay Cookies are now available in the main biscuit aisle at Woolworths or shop the full Byron Bay Cookie range at cookie.com.au.
5. Treasure X Aliens Ooze Eggs
Give them an EGGplosion for Easter with these gooey Treasure X Alien Ooze Eggs. They’ve recently landed and they are about to hatch. Break open the hard outer shell to discover a squishy alien egg inside. Then squeeze to hatch and watch it explode.
Each egg comes with a mini alien inside, colourful ooze, a treasure AND the chance to find a real gem. With 12 different alien figurines to collect, for kids who love surprises and slime, these eggs are sure to EGGcite (last egg joke I promise), them!
WHERE TO SHOP: You can find the Treasure X Aliens Ooze eggs plus other Treasure X aliens at Big W, Target, Kmart and other toy stores.
6. Build a Bot Bugs and Beyond
If you’re looking for an Easter gift that entertains them for hours on end, then we highly recommend these educational little bugs! They make a great alternative to giving chocolate and provide kids with real play value. You can even hide some Build a Bot Bugs in the garden as part of an Easter hunt for even more fun!
Suitable for kids 4 years+, Build a Bot Bugs allow kids to make their very own grasshopper, butterfly or fire ant. Follow the instructions to assemble your character, decorate with cute stickers then switch it on and watch how the motor makes your bug’s legs crawl and wings flap!
WHERE TO SHOP: You can find Built a Bot at Big W, Kidstuff, Mr Toys Toyworld, Officeworks, Casey’s Toys, Toymate and other selected retailers.
Another great way to keep them happily entertained all Easter long weekend – without the sugar rush – is with something creative like LotsaLoops. This is another new product that we’re sure is going to pique their interest, especially if they like crafty activities.
LotsaLoops combines the time-tested play pattern of finger weaving with cute themes and super juicy colours. Create your very own wearable creations by weaving patterns with colourful stretchy fabric loops. Kids can make weaves to hang on their school bags, friendship bracelets for their friends or something special for us mums to hang on our keychains too.
WHERE TO SHOP: You can pick up LotsaLoops at Big W, Spotlight, Mr Toys Toyworld, Toymate and other selected retailers.
8. A Basket Full of Violet Crumble Bunnies
Fill their baskets with something extra yummy and extra special this Easter. Australia’s NEW Violet Crumble Bunny has hopped onto shelves across the country. With delicious shattering pieces of Violet Crumble in creamy milk chocolate, these little Bunnies are a crunchy chocolate dream come true.
WHERE TO SHOP: Hop in to Coles Supermarket, Caltex Foodary or Caltex StarMart and pick up the NEW Violet Crumble Bunny – it’s the perfect treat to satisfy every bunny!
9. Bop Along Buddies
Oh Em Gee… these bopping little ride-on animals are a backyard full of fun and sure to be a massive hit this Easter, especially for those with extra energy to burn! Suitable for kiddies 6 months to five years+, there is a perfect buddy for every little person in your household.
Designed to help build motor skills and body confidence they also have excellent results in assisting children with special needs to achieve therapy milestones and generate better results with their OT programs. Cute, durable and super fun they will bring hours of entertainment and laughter to your house.
WHERE TO SHOP: Check out the range on their website. They’ve got a Super Sale on till April 30th with prices you haven’t seen since 2014 so score a bargain on your kids’ hopping, bopping buddies.
If you’re looking for more Easter gifts for kids, have a read of our previous Easter gift guide.