28 Easter Basket Stuffers (Besides Candy) to Get in 2022
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These affordable Easter basket stuffers will delight everyone on your shopping list, from kids to adults. Easter Bunny, eat your heart out.
Chocolate bunnies, marshmallow chicks, and jelly beans, oh my! Building a basket is one of the most beloved Easter traditions (seriously, what is Easter without one?), but sometimes the amount of candy involved can get out of hand. To balance out all that sweetness and make things a little more unexpected and fun for all of the loves in your life, consider adding some non-candy Easter basket stuffers to the holiday haul.
Whether you’re looking to create new Easter memories, update your Easter basket ideas, or enhance the Easter candy selection in your family’s baskets, we’ve got you covered. The Easter Bunny will surely be stealing these Easter basket ideas for kids, teens, and even adults. You might even want to snag a few of these affordable products for yourself, along with your favorite Easter candy, according to your zodiac sign. (Shhhh! We won’t tell.)
Best for the traveling artist
Introduce your kids to the toy you spent hours fiddling with during family vacations—now, in miniature. Whether they need to pass the time on a cross-country road trip or a delayed flight, this treasured toy will keep their creative juices flowing with 70 mini pegs and four design templates to choose from. Or they can go freestyle and create their own illuminated masterpieces. It’s one of those affordable gifts for kids they’ll come back to again and again.
Best for the restless kid
Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty
She was the toddler who couldn’t walk into a store without touching everything in sight, and a few years later, that hasn’t changed. This super-satisfying putty is just the ticket to keep her hands (and mind) occupied. Better yet, she can stretch, flatten, and even roll it into a ball, and it will still retain its shape. Sporting a whimsical white-and-gold-flecked design, it’s the perfect Easter basket companion to foil-wrapped chocolate Easter eggs.
Best for your little dumplin’
My Squishy Little Dumplings
No kid will be able to stop squeezing these adorable little creatures that are as cute as they look—and just the right size for an Easter basket stuffer. They react to touch with cute sounds and sayings, light up, and even blush with every squeeze. The more your child plays with them, the more love they give…much like your little one.
Best for the retro-TV fan
Basic Fun! Tiny TV Classics South Park Edition
If the teen in your life is obsessed with Cartman, Kenny, and the rest of the South Park gang, he’ll get a kick out of this pint-sized collectible that’s a throwback to the series’ heyday. Scenes are “broadcast” on a mini television, and the working remote is oh-so-retro. It will make your kid feel like he’s time-traveled to the ’90s, back when everyone started saying, “Oh, my God—they killed Kenny!” While this show may not immediately make you think of the holiday, these beloved Easter movies surely will.
Best for the groovy girl
Da Bomb Fairy Bath Bomb
For a relaxing soak, she’ll covet this generously sized bath bomb that’s almost too pretty to toss into the tub. Awash in bold hues of pink and blue, it contains a hidden surprise that’s only revealed upon use. Peace out, sister.
Best for the TikTok obsessed
TikTok Challenge Game
If your kid can’t seem to put down her phone, try speaking her language with this of-the-moment game. Players try out inventive ideas for TikTok posts, from wacky pranks to downright daring challenges. How do you win? By posting your completed challenges and seeing who gets the most views, of course!
Best for the music-loving teen
Motorola Moto Buds 100
Whether they’re listening to Taylor Swift or Olivia Rodrigo, music-obsessed teens deserve to hear their favorite tunes on a high-quality device. These water-resistant, wireless earbuds boast 14 hours of playing time before they recharge in their handy case, and they also offer hands-free calling. It’s the little tech gift that keeps on giving—and for just around $40.
Best for the budding builder
Plus-Plus Tube Bunny
Creative kiddos can build their own 3D bunny using these interlocking bricks. Perfectly sized for Easter basket stuffers and little hands, each of the 15 pieces snap together easily and can be used with other Plus-Plus building sets for even more designs. Novice builders can follow along with the instructions for guidance, while advanced designers can challenge themselves by creating their own constructions.
Best for the big sister in waiting
Hatchimals Colleggtibles Sibling Pack
Look what the stork (er, Easter bunny) brought! If she’s counting down the days until her new baby brother or sister arrives, this little treat may help ease the wait time. The reusable egg opens to reveal a Hatchimals Big Kid, while the back side contains a baby sibling and Big Kid wings and turns into a play space. No baby on the horizon? No problem. Any elementary-school-aged kid will adore this.
Best for the little gamer
Timber and Tine Personalized Tic-Tac-Toe Game
For a personalized gift that hits all the right notes, you can’t go wrong with this colorful, wooden tic-tac-toe set. The kids will be happily occupied with something other than a screen while you whip up Easter dinner for the family, and they’ll pull it out well beyond the holiday for a little friendly competition.
Best for the bike enthusiast
Spokester Bicycle Noise Maker
Turn your kid’s ho-hum bike into one that announces his arrival. This noisemaker easily snaps onto the spokes without any tools, and it works on all models, from tricycles to mountain bikes. Vroom, vroom!
Best for the crafty kid
Wikki Stix Neon Pack
Kids who’ve graduated from coloring with crayons can make their own magic with these twistable sculpting sticks. Available in vivid brights that add a pop to anything they design, these easy-to-use, mess-free materials are perfect for the car ride to Grandma’s, or at a restaurant awaiting that overdue order of chicken fingers.
Best for the curious kid
Skillmatics Found It!
Take family fun to the next level with Skillmatics scavenger hunts that get everyone outside and working together. With a deck of 50 game cards containing search-and-find prompts about the great outdoors, there are plenty of opportunities to put their sleuthing skills to the test, earn up to seven cards, and win the game. On the big day, you can also play these Easter games that the whole family will enjoy.
Best for baby’s first Easter
Steiff Hoppie Bunny
Who wouldn’t love to find this cuddly bunny in a basket on Easter morning? Made from ultra-soft plush fabric and sporting big floppy ears, this huggable little guy is incredibly gentle against a baby’s delicate skin—and makes a great photo op to boot. Speaking of which, these Easter captions will help you capture the perfect sentiment.
Best for the pint-sized paleontologist
Creativity for Kids Mini Garden Dinosaur Terrarium
Can you dig it? Yes, you can. This dinosaur egg-shaped container transforms into a miniature terrarium and comes with everything needed to create a personalized prehistoric display. Kids can use the potting mix and chia seeds to grow their own garden and decorate it with mini-figures, colored sand, and dino stickers for the shell.
Best for your little bookworm
The Story of Peter Rabbit
No child’s Easter is complete without a reading of this classic tale. Designed for young readers in a chunky hardcover, this book tells the time-honored story of the mischievous little bunny whose adventures pale in comparison to the preschooler who keeps you on your toes. Delightful illustrations of Peter and his many antics will help this story earn a permanent place on your child’s bookshelf. When it comes to Easter basket stuffers, you also can’t go wrong with these classic children’s books.
Best for the bunny loving child
Schleich Farm World
If your kid has been pining for a pet rabbit of his own, give the next best thing. This play set comes with a pint-sized hutch, rabbit and baby bunny figures, and other accessories that lend themselves to hours of imaginative play. Bonus: There’s no cage to clean out!
Best for the LEGO enthusiast
LEGO Minifigures Series 22
If your kid is obsessed with LEGO, he will be thrilled to get his hands on a new Minifigures series. This blind bag adds the element of surprise to Easter morning, cleverly disguising the latest addition to his collection. Watch his face light up once he tears into his basket, forgoing candy in favor of fun.
Best for the Sunday brunch goer
Wixology Cocktail Inspired Mint Julep Candle
And now for the adult portion of our guide to the best Easter basket stuffers. (Why should kids have all the fun?) This scented candle deserves a spot on the table alongside a pitcher of just-made juleps—and there’s no need to wait till Derby Day. The sweet smells of mint and sugar hint of warmer days to come, while the 36-hour burn time ensures that this candle will last well into the summer months. Pro tip: Buy a few and save the rest for thoughtful hostess gifts, which may also come in handy on Easter, depending on your plans.
Best for the super mom
Honest More Moisture Body Butter
For the one who pulls off an egg hunt, basket filling, and Easter dinner—all in a single bound—try this delightful pampering treat. One dab of this luxurious all-over cream will nourish her skin and reinvigorate her senses. Made with shea butter and scented with sweet almond, this body butter is almost as delicious as the treats left by the Easter Bunny.
Best for the (big) kid at heart
OgoDisk Mini Disc Set
Got a grown-up who’s always good for a game of catch? This outdoor set puts a fun spin on classic outdoor play that mom or dad can enjoy with the kids. Players can throw the discs or use them to bat the squishy rubber ball back and forth. Even better, this set works just as well in the pool as it does in the backyard.
Best for the person who does the Sunday crossword puzzle in ink
Faber-Castell Poly Ball Pen
If she loves sending letters and cards, this pink pen will put a spring in her step and help elevate her everyday writing. Sporting an ergonomic design, the comfortable grip gives her a handle (quite literally) on the task at hand. You may want to pick up an extra one for yourself so you can fill out these printable Easter cards.
Best for the budding novelist
Nomad Crafts Co. Vintage Leather Journal
Meet the journal that puts all others to shame. With its buttery leather design, distressed antique paper, and vintage lock, this special notebook is worthy of all the wonderful musings that will help shape the next bestseller.
Best for the outdoors enthusiast
Paddywax National Parks Car Air Freshener
If he’s dreaming of a New England getaway, transport him to his happy place with this Acadia-inspired air freshener that will conjure up visions (and scents) of the great outdoors. Hints of mandarin, sage, driftwood, and cedar evoke a hike in the woods, even if he’s actually on the freeway. Bonus: You can scan the QR code on the freshener for a visitor’s guide to the park.
Best for your BFF
Gokman Hip Hop Easter T-Shirt
What happens when you combine one of our favorite scenes from The Wedding Singer with Easter? This hilarious t-shirt, which will definitely make your best friend laugh. Even better, it also looks surprisingly fabulous with jeans and flats, especially when knotted at the side. For more Easter-themed giggles, check out these egg-stra funny Easter puns.
Best for the hard worker
Decodyne Sloth Coffee Mug
Easter doesn’t have to be all about bunnies and chicks. This adorable sloth mug will remind the one who’s always on the go to slow down a little. This Easter basket stuffer would go perfectly in a grown-up basket filled with coffee or tea gifts.
Best for the grill master
Thoughtfully Barbecue Rubs to Go
If his happy place is at the grill, this $15 pack of barbecue rubs will hit the spot. He can level up his grilling menu with five delectable flavors, including Cajun, Mexican, and traditional BBQ, and you can volunteer to be his taste-tester!
Best for the jewelry lover
Celestial Flowers by B. Birth Month Necklace
This pretty pendant isn’t just a gorgeous addition to her jewelry collection—it’s also an extra thoughtful Easter basket stuffer because it features her birth month’s flower. Made with a real pressed flower, this Etsy necklace comes in a variety of metals and chain lengths, so you can customize it even further. Next, check out more gifts for her, for Easter, and beyond.