Easter Basket Ideas for Kids – Arts and Crafts

Easter Basket Ideas for Kids Arts and Crafts
Easter Basket Ideas for Kids – Arts and Crafts

One of my favorite things to do is to stuff arts and crafts supplies in my kids’ Easter baskets. In my mind, I am restocking to keep my kids busy in the coming months. I find that when I buy high-quality arts and craft supplies they last longer. If you need Easter basket ideas for kids, check out all of the neat things we have found to help you build your Easter baskets.

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Kinetic Sand Sandbox and Activity

1. Kinetic Sand

Kids love this amazing, moldable Kinetic Sand. You can mold it, shape it and it never dries out. You can find this cool sand in many different colors and there are even cool kits that come with molds.


Crayola Virtual Design Pro Sets Great Gift Ideas for Kids

2. Crayola Virtual Design Pro

These neat Crayola Virtual Design Pro sets came out over the holidays and they have received rave reviews. Your kids can color their own creation and use the included app to help their creations to come alive. There are fun sets for both boys and girls and these would make great Easter basket ideas for kids.


Melissa and Doug Craft and Create Face Painting

3. Melissa & Doug Craft and Create Face Painting

My daughter has a similar face painting kit at home and she has spent hours painting with friends and with her brothers. You wouldn’t believe how much fun it is for kids to paint each other. You can do whole faces or tattoos. This highly-reviewed Melissa & Doug Craft and Create Face Painting kit is affordable and would be a perfect activity for Spring and Summer and would fit nicely in an Easter basket.



Crayola Twistables Sets Gift Ideas for Kids

4. Crayola Twistables Colored Pencils Kit and Crayola Mini Twistable Crayons and Paper Set

I love the quality of Crayola and one of my kids’ favorite products are the twistables. In my opinion, they are way better than traditional crayons and last much longer. This neat Crayola Twistables Colored Pencils Kit and the Crayola Mini Twistable Crayons and Paper Set, 25-Crayons come with their own carrying cases. This case will help your kids keep their art supplies neat and tidy and these would be fun for on-the-go.


Sakura Moonlight Pens Great Gift Idea

5. Sakura Gelly Roll Pens

If you have an older child or tween that likes to draw very detailed drawings, doodle or make cards, you will love these high quality gel pens. They come in so many different vibrant colors and there are different types to give different artistic effects. These Sakura Gelly Roll Moonlight Gel Ink Pens would be really pretty paired with some black paper for that chalkboard effect. These Sakura Gelly Roll Metallic Gel Ink Pens are also really pretty.


Alex Artist Studio Desk To Go

6. ALEX Toys Artist Studio Desk To Go

This ALEX Artist Studio Desk To Go is perfect for  kids ages 3 and up. This desk would be fun for younger kids to bring along to their older siblings sports practices or games You can strap in to secure a pad or notebook up to 9×12 in size and it comes with pouches to hold art supplies and convenient handles.



Doodle Books Great Gifts for Kids

7. Doodle Books

My daughter has a few doodle books and I just love how they start your drawing for you and your kids get to finish them. I have given lots of these neat books as gifts and they make great Easter basket ideas for kids. There are so many doodle books both for boys and girls.


Color Appeel Crayons Great Art Supplies for Kids

8. Color Appeel Crayon Sticks and  Metallic Appeel Peelable Crayons

My daughter has Color Appeel Crayon Sticks and she loves them. They are bigger than your average crayon-more the size of a pencil. They are durable and don’t need to be sharpened as you peel to reveal more of the crayon. My daughter has been using these for a few years now. These are great for kids that take their art and coloring seriously. Metallic Appeel Peelable Crayons are also available if you want add metallics to your artwork.




Do A Dot Art Marker Rainbow

9. Do A Dot Art Marker Rainbow 6-pack

These Do A Dot Art Markers are really neat. The markers are meant to be dotted to make really cool artwork. My boys like to make patterns and my daughter likes to create things like butterflies and flowers with these markers. If you want different colors, these Do A Dot Art Markers in brilliant colors are also a fun option and would make a great Easter basket ideas for kids.



Klutz Craft Books

10. Klutz Craft Books

Your kids will love trying a new craft with these fun Klutz craft book and kits. Your kids will learn all about using felted wool to make these adorable animals with this brand new Felted Friends: Create your own soft, fuzzy animals book and kit. Sticker Design Studio: Create Your Own Custom Stickers includes over 400 stickers to customize and create. In April, this new Make Your Own Washi Tape Stickers: Shape this tape into crazy cute stickers is set to release. It won multiple awards at a national toy show and looks like so much fun.


Fingerprint Art Sets

11. Fingerprinting Art Set

These small fingerprinting art sets are really neat. Everything you need comes in one small tin. These sets include the stamps, ink and colored pencils for hours of fun. I love this fairy tale-themed set for girls and your boys will love this fun monsters fingerprinting art set. These make great Easter basket ideas for kids.




Color-in Tattoo Kits

12. Color-In Metallic Tattoos and Color-in Glitter Tattoos

Your kids will love expressing themselves with these Color-In Metallic Tattoos and Color-in Glitter Tattoos kits. They include fun tattoos that they can color in and apply themselves, along with tattoo markers for endless fun. These kits are great for ages 6 and up.


Faber Castell Young Artist Texture Painting Set

13. Faber-Castell Young Artist Texture Painting Set

This really cool Young Artist Texture Painting Set is a perfect basket filler for your young artist. It includes some really neat paint texture tools, washable tempura paint, a mixing dish and an instructional book, plus some paper to get started.



Crayola Bath Paints and Color My Bath

14. Crayola Bathtub Paints and Color My Bath Color Changing Bath Tablets

Crayola is known for great products and these Crayola Bathtub Paints are so much fun for kids. Your kids can create their own masterpieces and everything quickly washes off with water when they are done. This kit of bathtub paints comes with 5 different colors and would make an affordable Easter basket idea for kids. Color My Bath Color Changing Bath Tablets are safe, non-staining and earth friendly tablets that change the color of your bath water for lots of bathtime fun. This tube includes 100 large tablets and 200 small tablets.


If you need more Easter basket filler ideas, check out our fun lists of Easter basket ideas for Girls and Easter Basket ideas for boys.


Be sure to check out our other Easter posts.

Little Girl Easter Dresses

Stylish Easter Clothes for Boys

Easter Cupcake Decorations – Carrot Garden Cupcakes

Jelly Bean Bark Recipe – Easy Easter Treat

Easy Gooey Cake Bar Recipe









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