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
If your girls love those squishy foam toys, then they will love these super adorable and so soft Squishmallow plushies. These cute animals have been flying off the shelves. They are super soft and you can squish them and they will bounce back. They come in an assortment of sizes and your kids will love getting a cute fox, sloth, unicorn or an adorable owl.
Is there such thing as high-quality, low-priced swimming goggles? Yes! These Olympic Nation Swimming Goggles are fully-adjustable for the perfect fit. They can easily adjust to your swimmer’s size with the strap ratchets and fit in seconds with the quick release clasp. No more tangled hair! The ultra-soft silicone seals puts an end to annoying leaks and your swimmer can focus on their swimming with our perfect-seal double gaskets. No more panda eyes! rystal These goggles will give your swimmer clear vision and has a high-tech anti-fog and UV coated lenses give unrivaled clarity with no misting or glare. They come in several great colors and it’s unique carrying case is included.
This fun Slime Workshop book is a great activity for girls. This book gives step-by-step instructions to make slimes to squish, stretch, poke, and play with, including Glow-in-the-Dark Slime, Fluffy Slime, Fishbowl Slime, Unicorn Slime, and more. Along with fun variations, this irresistible full-color guide outlines the essential equipment and ingredients, the science of slime, tips on how to safely make and play with slime, and advice for preserving your creations and troubleshooting common problems.
Your girls will love to express their nail art creativity with the hot colors from this Alex Sketch-It Nail Pens set! The 2-tip nail polish pen has a brush on one end for painting the nail or filling in shapes and a precision tip on the other end for sketching designs. They will love creating long-lasting designs. What a fun activity for girls and these make a great Easter basket idea for girls.
5. Boggle Game
I loved this Boggle word game as a kid and this easy-to-play game is great for traveling! Earn points by spotting words your friends don’t before time runs out. Shake the grid to mix up the letter cubes. Then lift the lid and flip the timer. Players have 90 seconds to write down as many words as they can find on the grid before time is up. At the end of the round, score the words. If two or more players find the same word, that word doesn’t count. The player with the highest score wins. Game comes in an easy to store travel case for both timer and dice.
These Mermaid Magic Sequin Pouches are so neat. Your girls will love changing the color of the sequins by moving them back and forth and this pouch makes an affordable stocking stuffer. Your girls can fill them with pencils or their small toys. These cute pouches come in an assortment of pretty colors and are 7.48 inches x 5.9 inches.
Younger girls will love these adorable embroidery-like crafts. Basic stitching is fun and easy to learn with Stitch by Color! Stitch along colored lines on the easy-to-hold sturdy wooden board to create an adorable puppy and kitten scene or a cupcake scene with an embroidered look. Threading the kid-friendly needle with the more than 78 feet of colorful yarn is a breeze with the included needle threader. Step-by-step instructions make it simple for kids six and older to master two types of stitches.
I can’t tell you how handy these SweetSpot lace covers are for soccer cleats. My kids hate to tie their shoes and they are constantly untied. I hate seeing my kids about to trip on laces during their soccer games. While these only last a few months, they are affordable and a must for soccer players. They come in lots of fun colors and they make a nice practical Easter basket idea for girls.
9. Magic Beadz
Magic Beadz start as tiny hard balls but quickly grow many times their original size when you add water. This rainbow mix of water beads for kids will keep your children and their friends busy for hours. They make a fun game, great learning tool, science experiment, or sensory toy for younger kids. Kids of all ages are mesmerized by these. This tiny packet makes a perfect stocking stuffer for girls.
Give your kids a hands-on amusement & educative entertainment with the grossest, yet most-lovable science kits ever. Whether you are looking for something fresh that will keep your kids occupied, or for a new amusement that will keep kids actively interested, laughing and feeling fulfilled, the DIY slime science kit is a must-have. Dr. Slime brings the ultimate & most generous DIY slime kit to mix up a flawless batch of slime. Every time! This is the universal kit to create one of the gooiest slimes for fun twisting, squishing and stretching.
Mermaids really do exist, thanks to BigMouth Inc. Just inflate this Giant Mermaid Tail Pool Float and your girls can float all afternoon in the pool. At over 6 feet long, this pool float makes a great lounger in any size pool (and a hilarious ocean float). The durable vinyl holds up to 200 lbs. It comes in a compact box, which is great for those Easter baskets.
Everything unicorn is popular this year and your tweens will love this versatile Unicorn Snot Gel. All Unicorn Snot products use cosmetic grade glitter that’s specifically formulated and tested to be safe and gentle on your skin. Your tweens can rub it in their hair or on their skin for true sparkle. This gel is great for special nights, having fun with friends, their first school dance or just for plain fun.
Your girls will love making their own threaded creations with the Stitch and Sketch DIY cover sketchbook. This sketchbook comes with a plastic threading needle, 9 yards of Purple Embroidery thread and a DIY cover with pre-punched stitching holes so you can make incredible stitching artwork on your new sketchbook. The sketchbook has 42 blank pages at 5 by 8 inches; it’s plenty of room for amazing sketches but small enough to easily stow away in a bag. 32 example designs are included and even 4 blank DIY templates so you can plot out your own amazing stitch cover. Try mixing and matching colored thread from different colored stitch and sketch DIY cover sketchbooks for a cover with even more color.
14. Mermaid Socks
These stretchy stocking-like mermaid knee socks are oh so fun for girls. These will be the hit of this year’s Easter basket. Choose from 3, pretty mermaid prints. They fit girls/women size 4-7.
These wonderful smelling Sky Organics Kids Bath Bombs will be the hit of your kids’ Easter baskets. They come packaged in a fun gift box that contains 6 super-sized bath bombs which were handcrafted with love in the USA. You can put the whole box in the basket or divide them up amongst your kids. They each contain a “Surprise Toy” when they fizz out.
Your kids will love this fun and unique Cat Stax game. It’s so much fun to stack up the cats! Just select a challenge and then arrange all of the cats on the card so that they fit perfectly within the grid. The cats come in all shapes and sizes, so they’ll have to figure out how they precisely nestle together to solve each puzzle challenge.
My kids love these cute, big-eyed Beanie Boos animals and these clip-on ones are just adorable. They are the perfect size for clipping on their school backpack, their dance or soccer bag or their overnight bag. There are so many animals to choose from, a pretty unicorn, a multi-colored poodle, a fun fox and more.
Mega Contrux has teamed up with American Girl to create these cute, small building sets. They come in different doll themes and they are great little sets for American Girl fans that love to build!
My kids adore these cute, Tsum Tsum Lip Smackers Lip Balms. They are stackable and collectible Disney Character lip balms in yummy special edition flavors. The dome-shaped lip balms stack with other Tsum Tsum Lip Smackers to create a tower of cuteness.
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.
Your girls will love finding their DIY passion with one of these super neat Klutz craft and activity books. They can make their own soap, create magical mermaids, create glitter face paint artwork and more. There are so many fun kits to choose from.
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. Boom Boom Balloon is a crazy game for the whole family where each player tries to keep the balloon from popping! It is fast-paced and your kids will love this Russian roulette-type game. Just roll and click the sticks!
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.
28. 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.
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.
33. 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 Luciana 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.
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.
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 the many cool washi sets for girls 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.
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.
38. 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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