Easter Baskets for Boys
If you are filling easter baskets for boys this year, we have some great ideas of non-candy items you can put in your baskets this year. At our house, we put just a small amount of candy in the kids’ baskets and we like to add a few small toys or books to fill the baskets. They already get so much candy at local Easter egg hunts that we like to limit the sweets, plus I like to restock things like art supplies, reading materials or outdoor toys. We found lots of fun things in all price ranges to help you shop for Easter this year.
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Zing Sky Gliderz are high flying, soft-foam stunt planes that loop and glide over 120 feet! Launch with Rip-Zip launcher to watch Sky Gliderz perform all kinds of tricks at supersonic speeds! Tricks & Stunts: -Loopty loop! Aim your Sky gliderz downward and watch as it does loops! – Boomerang! Launch your Sky Gliderz sideways and it comes right back! Try and catch it! – Loop & Swoop! Launch your Sky Gliderz as high as you can! Watch as it loops and glides it’s way back down to the ground! These make a super cool Easter basket idea for boys.
Your boys go crazy over this affordable Lightsaber Light-Up Timer Toothbrush with sound! Know the power of the Force with rthis Lightsaber flashing and talking toothbrush! The light saber flashes for 60 seconds, dentist recommended time for proper cleaning of each row of teeth. Inspired by Obi Wan, the lightsaber has sound effects and lights-up like his lightsaber to keep children entertained. What a cool stocking stuffer for boys.
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'”.
Keep those Minecraft-crazy boys busy with this Amazing Minecraft Activity Book. This fun and engaging activity book is packed with 75 different puzzles and games to keep Minecraft fans entertained for hours! Wind your way through a mineshaft maze, play Minecraft parkour, unscramble secret messages and more. Clues and answers are provided. Each page can be colored in, too!
Older boys will love this super cool ALEX Toys Spy Case. It has everything for the super sleuth on the go! A sleek black nylon case contains binoculars, magnifying glass, fingerprint powder, brush, flashlight, secret marker pen set and a printed spy guide. This spy case can be carried by the convenient handle or looped through the belt. The detective gear set includes case, ink pad, binoculars, flashlight, magnifying glass, fingerprint powder and brush, marker pen set, code files with booklet and non-replaceable batteries for flashlight. This is a great Easter basket idea for older boys.
If you have a boy that enjoys the outdoors, then check out this affordable and highly-reviewed The Boy’s Book of Adventure: The Little Guidebook for Smart and Resourceful Boys. It is an exciting book packed with facts about nature, ideas for outdoor activities, and fun-to-do crafts projects that will keep boys interested and busy all year around. It’s filled with color illustrations and diagrams that teach kids how to do some pretty cool things. Your boys can learn how to tie knots, how to make a fishing pole, how to identify different types of rocks, how to remove salt from seawater, how to construct a camper’s backpack, learn morse code and so much more.
These fun RoseArt Sidewalk Chalk Paint Shake N Roll Painters are great to keep those artists busy for a few hours. These sidewalk chalk rollers are great for creating fun paintings and masterpieces outside. This cool chalk is washable and non-toxic.
I love this cute and affordable Star Wars Lightsaber Thumb Wrestling set. The light sabers velcro onto your thumbs and each game page has a different set of rules to win. Kids of all ages will have a blast with this fun set, even tweens.
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.
This brand new in 2016 Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales DVD will be a hit in the Easter basket this year. If your boys love Star Wars and Legos, they will love these fun droid tales. All their favorite characters come to life in an exciting new way when they watch the Lego figures act out a whole new Star Wars legend. In this season, you get a whole new take on the Star Wars legend because it’s told through the eyes of R2-D2 and C-3PO.
Get ready for the beach or pool with this fun COOP Hydro Football. Go ahead, take the COOP Hydro Football to the water to play cool and stay cool. This football has real nylon laces and a neoprene cover that screams FUN with its bright colors and patterns. It’s sized right for hands of all ages, whether the game is taking place in the backyard, in the pool, or at the beach. Not only that, but this heavy-duty football it is a blast to toss in or out of the water with its incredible, slip-proof grip and heavy-duty stitching that makes it durable for long-lasting use. The Hydro Wake Breaker Football is 100% waterproof and floats, so it’s easy to retrieve.
This highly-reviewed Exploding Kittens Game has been a hit for kids ages 7 and up. It has a simple concept, but the kids really get a kick out of the fun cards. In this highly-strategic, kitty-powered version of Russian Roulette, players draw cards until someone draws an Exploding Kitten, at which point they explode, they are dead, and they are out of the game — unless that player has a Defuse card, which can defuse the Kitten using things like laser pointers, belly rubs, and catnip sandwiches. All of the other cards in the deck are used to move, mitigate, or avoid the Exploding Kittens. Be sure to order the family-friendly version for your kids.
This super lightweight, flexible and bendable Lightning Frog Bicycle Light is the perfect addition to a bike, scooter or ride-on. This bright, LED light is made of soft silicone and even your kids can easily mount it onto the handlebars of their favorite ride-on. It is dirt-proof, waterproof and can withstand bumps and more. This would be a great Easter basket filler for boys.
If you are a fan of Magna-tiles, you won’t want to miss their new Magna-Tiles ICE magnetic blocks. My kids can’t get enough of these stacking, magnetic tiles. We have over 200 pieces at home and they love to use every one to build their creations. While Magnatiles are expensive, they are a great creative toy and will get so much use in your home. This fun, 32-piece set would make a great addition to your Easter basket.
My kids love these Spot It games and they get packed on every trip we take. Check out the new Spot It! Gone Camping Card Game and the Spot It! Sports Card Game, which are perfect for boys. You will be surprised at how much your kids will love these games and you will love how portable they are. They make great Easter basket ideas for boys.
These large Lego sticker collections are really nice quality sticker books. The The Lego Movie Ultimate Sticker Collection comes with over 1000 stickers that, if you are careful, you can use over and over again in your book for hours of fun. If you are decorating Easter baskets with an Star Wars theme, check out this Lego Star Wars Minifigures Ultimate Sticker Collection.
These poppers are great for Easter baskets for boys. You can choose from several different silly monster poppers and if you have more than one boy in your house, they can have a popper war. Each kooky monster comes with 5 balls to pop and these Hog Wild Monster Poppers can shoot up to 20 feet!
If your boys are into Minecraft, they will love this papercraft set. These highly-reviewed sets are made of durable cardstock and include some fun stickers. Get those boys crafting with their favorite Minecraft theme. The Minecraft Papercraft Hostile Mobs Set includes some of those silly green creepers and I just love the farm animals in the Minecraft Papercraft Animal Mobs Set.
Kids love things that glow or light up and this fun Aerobie Skylighter Disc will be a hit with your boys. If you need Easter basket ideas for boys, you will love this durable,LED-lighted frisbee.
20. Tribute Kendama
Older boys will be thrilled to get this Tribute Kendama in their Easter basket. While this toy is a bit pricey, it is a quality skill-based game for boys. It comes in so many fun, vibrant colors too.
These highly-reviewed paper airplane books for boys would be a fun addition to your Easter baskets for boys. I am a big fan of Klutz craft kits. Paper Flying Dragons is a high-quality paper airplane book by Klutz. Your boys can punch out and assemble these fantastic flyers, which are made of cardstock. They are also scored to ease in folding. I also think this Star Wars Folded Flyers book is very neat for Star Wars fans. Your boys will love the included 30 paper starfighters.
Drop this fun, Tangle-Free Toy Parachute and watch this tiny parachuter glide down to the ground. My boys have gotten many of those inexpensive parachute guys, but the strings always seem to get tangled and they end up in the garbage after a few uses. This tangle-free parachuter will provide hours of fun!
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.
24. Mad Libs
I had so much fun with Mad Libs as a kid and my middle son just laughs and laughs at these. He also loves that there are boy-themed ones that are perfect for him. I love how affordable Mad Libs are and if you write in them with a pencil, you can erase and do them over and over again. If you have a Lego fan at home, this LEGO Star Wars Mad Libs is so much fun.
This small Hog Wild Toys Air Strike Catapult will provide hours of fun. It includes suction cups and 6 soft, spiky balls for lots of launching fun. It’s small size makes it fun for indoor use and and base pivots so you can shoot in different directions. This would be great for Easter baskets for boys.
My kids’ school requires lots of nightly reading and book reports and what a fun way to mark your page. These affordable i-clips Magnetic Bookmarks come in so many different patterns and they just slip over and hold your page until your kids read again next time. The best part is that they won’t fall out of the book like traditional bookmarks when the book is carried or dropped. These Skulls i-Clip Magnetic Page Markers are really fun for boys that like pirates and if you have a tween, they will love the fun Emoticons i-Clips Magnetic Bookmarks. Each set includes 8 bookmarks.
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