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57 best Easter basket stuffers of 2021

Did Easter sneak up on you this year? We've got you covered.
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After realizing that Easter was right around the corner, I began shopping for basket fillers for my two kids. From jelly beans to art supplies, I had been hiding away some items in my closet (don't tell the kiddos), but was stuck when it came to a few unique larger gifts that will be exciting to find in their baskets.

With less than a month until Peter Cottontail comes hopping down the bunny trail, we've rounded up some Easter basket ideas for kids of all ages: babies, toddlers, kids and teens. If you’re also a bit stumped this year, here's a list of things that will hopefully arrive in time to fill your kids' baskets on Easter morning.

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Easter basket stuffers for babies

1. Leap Frog Level Up and Learn Controller

With this cute game controller toy, babies can imitate the older people around them while learning animal sounds, letters, numbers and more.

2. Gund Oh So Snuggly Bunny

This soft pink bunny is made of material similar to a blanket and will make babies feel secure and snuggly.

3. Puracy Natural Baby Shampoo and Body Wash

This gentle baby wash does double duty: cleaning baby’s hair and body with ingredients safe for sensitive skin.

4. Learning Resources Spike the Hedgehog Fidget Friend

Perfect for tactile play, this baby-safe fidget toy is filled with cranks to turn and buttons to press.

5. Olababy Essential Feeding Set

This colorful silicone feeding set includes bottles, training spoons and a bowl with a base designed for steaming baby’s food before serving.

6. Haba Cuddly Bunny Blankie

This sweet bunny toy is suited for newborns and is made of soft muslin and chenille. With a crinkly tail for playtime and a strap for attaching a pacifier, this blanket is a perfect addition to baby’s first Easter basket.

7. Sound Bub Noise Machine

This sweet white noise machine is owl-themed and can be attached to baby’s crib, car seat or stroller to help them sleep soundly.

8. Touch-and-Feel Baby Book

This soft book has peek-a-boo flaps, mirrors and other features that will keep babies entertained.

9.Nuby Ice Gel Teether Keys

Teething can be painful a painful process for your little one, but this colorful set of teething keys might just make it a little more bearable. It's currently the bestselling toy for babies under 12 months on Amazon.

10. Munchkin Float and Play Bubbles Bath Toy

If your baby can't get enough bath time, these vibrant toy bubbles are a perfect addition to their Easter basket. The little balls rattle and spin around in the water and are suitable for babies four months and older.

11. Sassy Stacks of Circles Stacking Ring

This is currently Amazon's choice for baby toys, and over 16,000 customers seem to agree that it's a five-star gift. It includes nine rings in different sizes, textures and colors.

12. Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes

This is currently the bestselling musical toy on Amazon, and it might just have something to do with the adjustable volume control that mom and dad will love just as much as their little one.

Easter basket stuffers for toddlers

1. Chalk Alive Interactive Chalk Art

After toddlers draw on the sidewalk with this colorful chalk, they can scan their art with the Chalk Alive mobile app to see their drawings come to life in 4D.

2. Baby Shark Water Blasters

Do do do do do! These cute baby-shark-themed squirt guns are perfect for playing outside on sunny spring days.

3. Crayola Disney’s Frozen Mess-Free Color Wonder Marker Set

From Queen Elsa to Sven the reindeer, all of your toddler’s favorite “Frozen” characters are included in this mess-free coloring set.

4. Creatology Easter Egg Chalk

This creative basket item doubles as a colorful Easter egg collection and a set of sidewalk chalk.

5. Sprout Organic Curlz

This canister of cheese-flavored organic snacks, made from chickpeas and lentils, are a healthy treat for your toddler’s Easter basket.

6. Educational Insights Playfoam Putty

For older toddlers, playing with this brightly colored crackling putty is a fun way to encourage sensory play and fine motor skills.

7. Bic Kids Triangular Crayons

Perfect for tiny hands, these toddler-friendly crayons from BIC make it easy for little ones to get creative.

8. Skoolzy Pegboard Set

Practicing hand-eye coordination and color recognition are made fun through this toy from Skoolzy that lets kids thread colorful pegs onto string or maneuver them into holes.

9. Alphagram “Is it a word – or not?” Flip Book

This flip book phonics game teaches young children about letters, sounds and word blends and grows with them as they head toward preschool.

10. Munchkin Fishin' Bath Toy

If your toddler needs some convincing to get in the tub, this magnetic fishing set with rave reviews should offer up some bathtime fun.

12. Lego Duplo My First Alphabet Truck

Lego Duplo is specially designed for toddlers, meaning your little one can get in on the building fun thanks to the larger brick designs and simple building patterns.

Easter basket stuffers for kids

1. Schleich Ceratosaurus Toy

Dino-loving kids will love playing with this realistic ceratosaurus from Schleich.

2. Foxmind Go Pop! Popping Game

This clever popping game is also popular with kids who love fidget toys. And, parents will love that it’s silent — no clicks or popping noises included.

3. Swedish Fish Jelly Beans

One of the more creative types of jelly beans out there, these delicious red beans taste exactly like Swedish Fish.

4. Think Tank Scholar Multiplication Flash Cards

It’s all about memorizing those multiplication tables! These colorful flash cards come in a sturdy box for easy storage and are certain to help kids reach their math goals.

5. Bic Kids Coloring Markers

These washable markers come in a variety of colors and make a perfect Easter basket treat for kids who love to create.

6. Mabel’s Labels Split-Name Label Pack

Mabel’s Labels are all about making it easier for kids to keep track of their stuff. With this mixed-size label pack, kids can stick personalized labels on everything from school supplies to video game cartridges.

7. Fishin’ Frenzy Game

Kids can develop motor skills and learn a bit of patience as they play this fast-paced fishing game with their families.

8. Laura Ashley Kids Plush Animal Ballerina Slip-On Slippers

Soft and cuddly, these bear slippers are a perfect treat for kids who like to pad around the house in slippers or socks.

9. Bauble Bar Coloré Earrings

These sweet little rainbow studs are colorful and perfect for kids who like to dress up their outfits with accessories.

10. Pocket Power 10K Power Bank

Kids are always forgetting to charge their devices, so gift them with on-the-go power with this handy Belkin portable charging unit.

11. Squeakee Minis Poppy the Bunny

This balloon animal-inspired toy repeats what kids say in a squeaky helium voice.

12. Kage’s Krayons Bunny Crayons

It’s a rainbow of cuteness with these bunny-shaped crayons for kids from Etsy shop Kage’s Krayons.

14. Buddha Board Mini

This smaller version of a Buddha Board will fit perfectly in any Easter basket, and is a calming, meditative way to doodle and draw. Simply dip the included paintbrush in water and draw! When the canvas dries, the artwork disappears, allowing kids to create a new drawing over and over again.

15. Rothy's Kids Sneakers

Your little one can match your footwear with Rothy's adorable kids' sneakers. Available for boys and girls, the cute designs come in a bunch of different prints and colors.

16. Jolly Rancher and Twizzler Variety Pack

Need some candy to line the bottom of your Easter basket? This 66-ounce bag has over 200 pieces of Jolly Ranchers and Twizzlers!

17. L.O.L. Surprise Sparkle Series Doll

Each pack comes with a mystery L.O.L. doll and accessories. What's not to love about a unique surprise every time?

18. Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Limmy Edish

Hatchimals continue to be as popular as ever, and now they come in an adorable egg carton filled with 12 characters to collect. It's the perfect Easter-themed addition to any basket.

Easter basket stuffers for teens

1. Buffalo Games Brooklyn Flower Market Puzzle

This artistic and colorful puzzle would make a beautiful addition to your teen's Easter basket.

2. Old World Christmas Easter Egg Ornaments

These glittery blown glass ornaments are a mature take on the plastic eggs of Easter baskets' past. The colorful eggs are just bright and shiny enough to look beautiful tucked into a teen’s Easter basket.

3. Sour Patch Kids Watermelon Jelly Beans

Perfect for teens who love sour candy, these watermelon-flavored jelly beans are an ideal mix of sour and sweet.

4. Axe Body Spray

Teens can always use personal hygiene products, and this fresh-smelling body spray from Axe is sure to become a favorite.

5. Bic 4-Color Ball Point Pen

Parents will feel a bit of nostalgia when putting these colorful ball point pens in their teen’s Easter basket.

6. EO French Lavender Hand Sanitizer

This great-smelling lavender hand sanitizer comes in small bottles that are perfect for Easter baskets.

7. Bauble Bar Maki Drop Earrings

Got a teen who loves sushi? These earrings from Bauble Bar are a perfect (and unique!) gift.

8. Bic Gel-ocity Gel Pen Spinner

We love this colorful spinner filled with gel pens, and so will any creative teen.

9. Chipolo One Ocean Edition Key Finder

Made from recycled materials recovered from the ocean, this Bluetooth tracker attaches to everything from backpacks to car keys and makes lost items easier to locate.

10. Squishmallows Flip-A-Mallows

Looking for a trendy stuffed animal for your teen’s Easter basket? These Squishmallows are all the rage on TikTok and will make any teen smile on Easter morning.

11. Selfie Ring Light

If your teen is always taking selfies, they'll probably appreciate this ring light that attaches to the top of their phone.

12. Anker Soundcore Bluetooth Speaker

Treat your teen to stereo sound without the bulk with this popular Bluetooth speaker. It features 24 hours of battery life on a single charge and a "drop-proof build" if you're teen is a little clumsy.

13. 9021-GLOW! Eye and Cheek Palette

With six eye colors, blush and highlighter, this glittery, gorgeous makeup palette from Petite 'n Pretty would thrill any teen (or preteen) on Easter morning.

14. Polaroid Mint Camera

This tiny instant camera from Polaroid prints on sticky-backed 2x3 photo paper. Teens can choose between photos with a traditional Polaroid border and ones without.

15. Amazon Gift Card

If your teen is particularly picky, an Amazon gift card might be your best bet. And if you're looking for something extremely last minute, an e-gift card you can print out at home is even better.

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This article was published on April 15, 2019.