If you plan to build your own Easter basket this year and need some fun ideas for girls, we have found some great non-candy items. At our house, I like to do just a tiny bit of candy and a few small other things. Sometimes I like to include a book, some small toys and other years, I add art supplies or fun things for the upcoming Summer. I like to choose practical items or things that will last my kids a while. Check out all of our great ideas.
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Non Candy Easter Basket Fillers for Girls
Your kids will love using windows or mirrors to create works of art. These International Arrivals Rainy Dayz Gel Crayon draw vibrant and bold colors on glass surfaces… and paper too. And for an extra special touch use a wet paintbrush to add amazing watercolor effects too. Comes in 12 bright colors and cleans off easily.
If baths are part of your young girl’s routine, then they will love this Breyer Ella Color Surprise Bath Toy. Ella’s Hair and Spots Change Color with Water! Surprise! When you put her in water, Ella’s purple markings turn pink and her mane and tail turn bright blue. As she dries, her markings, mane and tail turn back to their original colors. Ella gets clean alongside any little horse lover, making bath time fun!
This Hog Wild Unicorn Popper White Sunshine Toy is just adorable. The popper comes with 6 rainbow-colored foam balls and your unicorn will shoot them up to 20 feet. These are so much fun and work for both indoor and outdoor play. If unicorns aren’t your girl’s thing, there are many other popper animals to choose from.
Like Pie Face, this game will be a big hit with the kids this year. The Wet Head Game is a water roulette game. Fill Wet Head with cold water, strap on the water filled Wet Head, spin the spinner and follow the instructions on the spinner based on where the arrow lands. spin the top and pull out any one of the rods. If you stay dry, pass Wet Head to the next player. Make Wet Head the perfect game for any season by adjusting the amount of water you use to play. Fill Wet Head to brim when outside in the summer heat. Bring the fun indoors for winter by using a minimal amount of water. Summer or winter, the question remains the same, “Will you be the next Wet Head'”.
I had a similar set as a kid and now your girls can enjoy the re-designed Fashion Plates Deluxe Kit. Your girls can create their own unique fashions with this mix and match drawing set! This cool set contains fifteen fashion plates, twenty sheets of papers, eight colored pencils, two rubbing crayons, one crayon holder, one drawing tablet, one fashion carrying case and one fashion folio idea guide. What a creative gift idea for girls.
This fun, brand-new and highly-reviewed book from American Girl will be a hit this Easter. You and every girl you know will find something fun in this book, because it’s a little about…everything! It has advice, crafts, games, encouragement, activities, and more. It’s about baby animals, fun crafts, and delicious recipes. It’s about using your imagination, learning stuff, and solving problems. It’s also about science and room decorating, tricks and trivia, too. The Awesomest, Randomest Book Ever: Super smarts and silly stuff for girls would be a fun Easter basket addition.
There is no other product quite like the Mark-My-Time Digital Bookmark. Now you can accurately track children’s required reading times to help take the work out of daily reading homework. Its fun colors and electronic functions encourage kids to make reading a daily habit. And for parents, it’s just a touch of a button, and the electronic timer is set to monitor how long a child reads. Made of durable polyethylene plastic it is available in three new hot colors-Neon Pink, Neon Orange, and Red. With its slim form, it fits neatly between the pages of any book.
8. International Arrivals Super Duper Scented Gel Pens, International Arrivals Lil’ Paint Pods Poster Paint, Neon & Glitter, International Arrivals Brilliant Brush Markers
International Arrivals is one of my favorite brands of art supplies and your kids will love some of their newest offerings. The International Arrivals Super Duper Scented Gel Pens, International Arrivals Lil’ Paint Pods Poster Paint, Neon & Glitter) and the International Arrivals Brilliant Brush Markers would all make nice Easter basket stuffers for girls. I find their products to be top quality and my own children love them.
My kids love these Beanie Boos Clip-Ons because of the sweet faces on these animals. The clips are perfect for attaching to their backpack zippers and it makes a fun addition to their backpack. They come in tons of fun animals like dogs, penguins, owls, cats, and more. They are affordable and make great Easter basket fillers.
This wildly fun and loud, Ring It! The Clap & Ring Game will have your kids laughing and you will love that this is a great family game for ages 5 and up. Race to ring the bell first when a winning combination is shown on the table! Each round, players add new actions to perform before ringing the bell, which leads to all sorts of silly sounds and gestures! With enough cards for up to nine players and each round lasting just a few minutes, this game is perfect for your next party or family game night! This small tin is great on-the-go and makes a perfect stocking stuffer.
These Extreme Dot-to-Dot Books are super cool and it will be a fun activity to find in her stocking. Intricate, challenging and wildly rewarding to finish, these complex puzzles range from 300 to over 1,400 dots. Some puzzles even cover a two-page spread! Counting, mapping and concentration are just a few of the educational benefits. Choose from lots of different themed books!
Your girls will love decorating their bike with these really pretty Bike Wheel Spokies. The pretty butterflies and flowers snap right on to the spokes of their bike. Each package contains 24 pieces, with 12 different designs. These bike wheel accessories make unique Easter basket ideas for girls.
If your girls love to create, they will love these super cool Plushcraft Pillows. This kit contains everything your girls age 5 and up need to make an adorable pillow, with no sewing required! How cute is this Plushcraft Purr-Fect Pillow with the pink kitty face? These fun kits come in lots of animal and other fun designs.
14. Pixy Cubes Game
This really fun Pixy Cubes game from Blue Orange is portable and great for a variety of ages. It’s geared towards ages 6 and up and comes conveniently in it’s own tin for travel. Test your memory and create beautiful patterns.
Even if your girls aren’t American Girl fans, they will love these really fun American Girl Lea Books. These brand-new, highly-reviewed books are cute, age appropriate and addicting. Your girls will be asking to read all three! If you have a reader, she will love finding these books in her Easter basket this year.
16. 18 Inch Doll Play Delicious Food 20 Pc. Set, Pretend Play Doll Sized treats, Perfect for American Girl Doll Food
Sophia’s makes some really cute, highly-reviewed doll accessories to use with your 18-inch dolls or American Girl Dolls at a much better price point. This 18 Inch Doll Play Delicious Food 20 Pc. Setcomes with lots of detailed treats. If the new Grace is her favorite doll, then these treats would work great for making your own doll bakery. If you plan to build your own Easter basket for a doll-lover, then you should check out this cute set.
These brand new Melissa and Doug Mess Free Glitter Craft Kits are so much fun without the mess that parents hate. What little girl doesn’t love glitter and what a perfect Easter basket idea for girls. These kits just hit the market and they already have received rave reviews. Your girls will love the fun scenes they can create or you can try some of the 3D craft kits too.
This is one of the hottest Lego sets of the year! If you have a Frozen fan at home, LEGO Disney Princess Elsa’s Sparkling Ice Castle will be the star of her basket. It might be a challenge to find this one in stock this year, so if you need this gorgeous set for Easter, be sure to shop early.
As an adult, I love crafting with washi tape, but your kids will love it even more! This gorgeous, printed paper tape is much like masking tape and there are so many neat things you can do with it. Check out this fun Creativity For Kids Wonderful Washi Tape kit or if your girls need more directions, check out the Make Your Own Washi Tape Stickers: Shape this tape into crazy cute stickers (Klutz) book. They will love making their own stickers with this pretty tape.
If your girls love sports, then what better way to restock necessities at your house! These bright and colorful Under Armour Girl’s Mix and Match Socks will be a big hit. My daughter loves these headbands for gymnastics or even playing outside, along with her hair in a pony. These Under Armour Girl’s Silver Shine Headbands keep all of those stray hairs in place while they are active.
I just love the cute prints on these adorable aprons and they would look great rolled up in an Easter basket. If you are building an Easter basket for a little chef, then this Sugarbooger Kiddie Aprons and a few supplies would make her Easter. This apron is made of durable, washable, waterproof canvas and features a magnetic closure neck and it stores away in it’s own pouch. It also comes in lots of really fun patterns.
Your kids will be amazed at these tablets that will color their bath. What a cool way to teach your kids their colors and make bathtime fun! These highly-reviewed tablets are safe, non-staining and earth friendly, plus they are made in America. What a fun treat for kids ages 3 and up. This Color My Bath Color Changing Bath Tablets set includes 100 large tablets and 200 small tablets.
Your girls will think it’s so cool when they find the Bundle Monster Non-Toxic Temporary Hair Pastel Chalk Beauty Kit in their Easter basket. This non-toxic, temporary chalk makes it fun to add a little bit of color to hair and the color will only last a day or so. This hair chalk would be so fun for weekends, summer or dressing up in costume.
24. Klutz Craft Kits
I just love these great book and craft kits from Klutz. These highly-reviewed kits include all you will need, plus instructions for your projects. There are so many to choose from and they would make a great centerpiece in an Easter basket, plus hours of fun! How cute is this Nail Style Studio: Simple Steps to Painting 25 Stunning Designs book for older girls? My daughter would love the cupcake nail design. The Make Clay Charms kit is so much fun. I was surprised that my daughter made charms that looked just like the photos. The instructions were very easy-to-follow. If you have a younger girl, then I really like this Fingerprint Fabulous: Create Sweet and Sparkly Thumbprint Art for ages 6 and up.
These aren’t your average sticker pads! Your kids will have so much fun with these interactive sticker pads from Melissa and Doug. They are affordable and you can buy them in many different themes. This Melissa & Doug Sweets & Treats Sticker Pad will allow your girls to decorate numerous cupcakes, cakes and other treats. There are also a few pads with reusable stickers like this Melissa & Doug Play House! Reusable Sticker Pad. This set includes 5 different scenes to decorate over and over again.
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