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
These Zipit Colorz pencil cases are more than just good looks. Each one is cleverly designed using one long zipper that can be fully zipped and unzipped so your kids can see what is inside. Not only is this unique, it’s practical too. These pretty pencil cases are cleverly crafted using one long zipper. The extra wide opening means you can find even the smallest items quickly and easily. With a sturdy, polyester construction and a multi-step quality assurance process, these pencil pouches are made to last. They can even be zipped up and machine washed making it easy to freshen them up as needed. Plus, there is a lifetime warranty against manufacturer’s defects. These come in an assortment of gorgeous patterns, plus choose from regular size, large size, or 3-ring punched cases.
Your girls will love the bright bold colors of the highly-reviewed, Alex Sketch and Sparkle Tattoo pens. This set includes everything girls need to draw their own tattoos! Use the stick-on stencils to trace trendy designs, then peel off and color! Girls will love the beautiful results that are easy to create! Draw hearts, flowers, names the possibilities are endless.
Older kids will love this How to Draw Cute Food Book for honing in on their art skills. This is the perfect rainy or snowy day activity and this book makes and an affordable and fun stocking stuffer. The world of cute art has a delicious style of fusing food and character drawings—and this ultra-adorable book by Angela Nguyen features a menagerie of irresistibly sweet creatures. How about a hot dog with an actual dog inside, kitty sushi, or bear eggs on toast? It’s all so simple: ellipses and circles become a plate of pancakes garnished with blueberries that have ears, eyes, and smiles. Turn a triangle into an animal-topped slice of pizza—or add ears to the crust. Angela teaches all the basic techniques, providing a solid foundation for your work, and includes everything from appetizers to desserts and snacks. You’ll want to draw them all . . . and cook up some of your own original ideas, too!
Your girls will love these amazing smelling and long-lasting Yummy Smencils Scented Pencils. My kids love these and they have been around for years and years. Smencils are scented pencils that are made from recycled newspapers. We roll sheets of newspaper tightly around the #2 graphite writing cores until pencils of typical thickness are formed. Then they’re hardened – allowing them to be sharpened just like wood pencils. Your kids will love this set of gourmet scents: Blue Slushie, Pineapple Swirl, Strawberry Cheesecake, Jelly Donut, and Rainbow Sherbet.
UNO is the game you can play anytime, with anyone, and now it’s even easier to play anywhere with the waterproof Uno Splash. The durable plastic cards resist water so you can enjoy playing anywhere—even outdoors. This version also comes with a handy clip that keeps all the cards together and attaches to a beach bag, backpack or camping gear. Play by matching color or number, or play an action card against your opponent. Score points by being the first to get rid of all the cards in your hand. Contains 108 cards. Play UNO wherever you want, and don’t forget: when you have only one card left, yell “UNO!”
If your kids like “surprise packs”, then they will love these. Cutetitos are adorable, stuffed animals wrapped and hidden in a burrito blanket ready to be unrolled and discovered! Based on the trend of pet owners wrapping their pets in blankets like a burrito, now kids of all ages can collect Cutetitos and roll their own stuffed pet into a burrito! Cutetitos come uniquely wrapped in a large mystery bag building suspense of which Cutetito is inside, then unwrap to discover your new cutest pet & more! To find out if your Cutetito’s personality is mild, medium, hot or super spicy, just check out it’s “hot spot”! Plus, each tortilla now has a surprise color inside that matches the Cutetitos hot spot! And as always, a pet collector card is included with additional information about your new pet including its species, name, and birthday.
You can find these adorable and affordable Lip Smacker Lippy Pal Lip Balms for under $5. Your tweens will love the cute characters and it will keep lips magically smooth & soft with this adorable, animal-shaped lip balm! There’s even a cute bunny smacker for Easter!
These highly-reviewed kits from Craftastic will keep your kids busy with a variety of projects. The I love Llamas kit lets kids make 6 projects to wear, share, or display based on one of their favorite animals. Leading the herd in cuteness, color and creativity, this trendy arts and crafts set includes a llama-themed pom bracelet, stuffie, headband, garland, charm, and even banner to proclaim their llama love to the world!
This I love Rainbows collection of rainbow arts and crafts includes everything needed to make six cool projects. Make a pair of bracelets and a necklace to wear, or a pinata to share with friends. This set also includes brilliant wall décor perfect for adding a ray of funshine to a bedroom, and a spinny pinwheel that really shows off the colors. Detailed instructions written with young readers in mind make assembly a fun experience for crafters of all ages. We’ve collected everything needed to make all six of these brightly colored rainbow projects in one convenient package so there are no other materials or special tools to buy.
These Da Bomb bath bombs are packaged perfectly for stockings. They are in a cool black packaging and have catchy names and colors. They are both affordable and fun for tweens. What a special treat!
If your older girls like crafts, then they will love these fun little crafting gadgets. The Clover Large Pom Pom maker creates Pom Poms about 2.5 inches and 3 3/4 inches. You can attach them to backpacks, sweatshirts, crafts and more. There is also a small pom pom creator and extra small that makes tiny little ones!
Your young artists will love this Crayola Neon Sidewalk Paint and it is the perfect outside activity. Painting the sidewalk or driveway has never been so much fun. This set includes three 8-ounce bottles of Neon Sidewalk Paint, paint brush and roller, three sidewalk chalk sticks and reusable paint tray.
Your girls will love getting a fun new project in their Easter Basket this year. They will love creating and designing trendy hair accessories with the Just My Style Scrunchie Maker! Unleash your inner-designer and create 12 retro-chic hair scrunchies to pair with jewelry or wear in your hair. The included tool makes creating fun, easy and fast so you can layer up your stylish colors or mix fabrics for a unique touch. Create 2-toned scrunchies, holographic scrunchies, or scrunchies embellished with sequins and gemstones. Hold a tight ponytail with style or share them with your friends!
The Cinco Linko Travel Strategy Game is like a 5-minute fiesta that you can fit in your pocket, clip to your bag or sling in a suitcase. Take it with to the far reaches of the world and play with strangers, or simply bring it to a friend’s house for hours of entertainment. The rules are simple: just choose a color, grab a stack and lay down tiles until someone sneaks a line of five. Easy enough, right? Except, when there are three other players putting tiles down and everyone has the same goal in mind, things can go from easy to tricky in a heartbeat. Simple rules allow for a quick start with this on-the-go game. Each player receives a stack of colored tiles, taking it in turns to place a tile on the table and racing to get five in a row before anyone else. Each tile must line up with the flat side of another (no placing corners on corners) and the lines can go horizontally, vertically or diagonally. If you manage to use all of your tiles and there’s still no winner, you can reposition them one at a time. That’s Cinco Linko—a simple game that offers hours of entertainment for everyone! This set comes with a carabineer, connector hub, 4 storage racks, 60 playing pieces and instructions.
This super cool pack of Crayola Globbles squish toys offers 6 vibrant colors you can stick, stack, squish, sling, and more. They are fun for relieving stress. These Super sticky squeeze toys never leave a sticky residue behind, and remain sticky even after being washed. They become sticky again when you clean them with soap and water. Your kids can take these portable fidget toys wherever you go!
If your kids like to scooter or ride their bikes at night, they will love these super easy Bseen Slap Bracelet Style LED bands. The small lithium battery-powered LED lights provide 360 degree ultra-high visibility in dusk and night time activities. The brightness is much higher than the typical glow in the dark glow sticks, plus they are reusable. They are designed with comfort in mind. The Band is only 1.3 OZ. by weight. Top material is super thin high strength nylon material and bottom layer with Lycra fabric to make it soft and comfortable for wearers of all ages. You can easily change the light between steady mode, rapid flashing, slow flashing or power off with just 1 click. Plus, you can easily change the battery when it wears out!
I loved these making latch art as a kid and now your kids can enjoy these modern-day Latchkits. Choose from a rainbow, unicorn and more. Latch Kits are a fun, easy-to-learn activity that is perfect for rainy or snowy days—just loop, hook, and pull! Each box comes complete with everything you need to make your own mini-masterpiece: one latch hook tool, one fabric-trimmed canvas, five bundles of pre-cut yarn pieces, and one illustrated instruction guide. The color-coded canvas makes starting a snap while ensuring you’ll never lose your place no matter how long you put down your project. Once you’re done, display your 3D treasure using the additional hanging loops or lay by the door as a magical mini-rug. Enjoy this engaging retro-chic hobby anywhere, anytime!
Don’t be fooled by the small packaging! This highly-reviewed Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza Game will be a hit with your kids. This addictive game is as unique as its name. It’s a power packed quick and simple party game. Race against each other to SLAP a match between a card and spoken word. But – watch out! – your mind will play tricks on you. This game was engineered for maximum fun. Enjoy!
The Never Girls is a New York Times Bestselling Series and you can gift just one or the box sets to your girls! It begins with the sound of little bells and the smell of seawater. This series of books is about some young girls who end up in Never Land where fairies live. These girls grow and become stronger through their adventures. It is a great chapter-book series for young girls interested in fairies and these new adventures will captivate your young readers.
19. Bah Nay Nay
This cool Bah Nay Nay banana by Jaru is a sensory toy, much like squishees. You can pull it, stretch it and squish it and just pat it to get it to go back to it’s shape, plus it has a great bubblegum-like scent. These fun sensory toys are wildly popular with kids!
Fanny packs are making a comeback and your girls will love this gorgeous, affordable Holographic Fanny Pack. It adjusts from toddler-sized all the way to adult. It is perfect for summer travel and taking all her favorite things on-the-go.
Your kids can create vibrant art and notes with Take Note! Washable Gel Pens from Crayola. Each colorful gel pen lays down smooth and streak-free with a cool click of these ergonomic, cushioned-gripped pens. They are click and draw, so no lost caps to find! Create colorful special effects with the washability you expect from Crayola. Perfect for taking notes, art projects and organizing documents by color. Includes 14 washable gel pens in unique, vibrant colors.
These Collapsible beach buckets are perfect for packing on your next vacation and they are great for use at the park as they are space-saving. Each bucket is made of flexible silicone so it can easily be collapsed flat to less about an inch, making it a great travel pail set. The plastic base and rim make it extra sturdy, and the swing handle makes it convenient to hold. This 3-pack of buckets is affordable and comes in 3 sizes to choose from.
This adorable Butterfly Pool Float inflates to over 4 feet wide. Easter is the perfect time to gift fun new pool toys to enjoy when the weather warms up. Big Mouth floats are made of durable high-quality, UV fade resistant vinyl and they hold up to 200 lbs. Plus they are easy to inflate, deflate, and store. A repair patch is included. If butterflies aren’t your girl’s thing, Big Mouth has so many more epic pool floats like balloon animals, pinatas, cotton candy, ring pops and more!
UNO has a new best friend, DOS! In this fun card game, two is more important than one, and number matching is King! Just like UNO, DOS involves a race to be the first to get rid of your cards. To start, there are two discard piles between the players. On each player’s turn they can discard on either pile with either one or two cards, so if a player has two cards that add up to the number of a card in the center pile, they are able to put down both cards. When you’re down to two cards, don’t forget to yell “DOS!” the first person to 200 points is the winner! the game includes a 112-card deck plus instructions. For 2 to 4 players. Ages 7 and older.
25. Brick Popper
This ultra fast Brick Popper is a must-have for LEGO enthusiasts! Your kids can rescue LEGO Bricks that were once tossed aside because they were stuck together. This tool helps you separate bricks without damaging them. It’s fast, easy and fun to separate your bricks. Go to Youtube or the company website to check out video of Brick Popper in action!
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.
31. 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.
35. 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 mixing kit is a must-have.
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.
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.
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 Ooly 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.
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.
Ooly is one of my favorite brands of art supplies and your kids will love some of their Unique Pens, Crayons and Pencils. Keeps your kids’ art and imagination going by filling their Easter basket with supplies. I find Ooly’s 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.
55. 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 Joss 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. In this first book of her series, catching waves on her board, Joss is all in, 100%. When the surf’s up, she pops out her hearing aid, hops on her board, and paddles into the waves. Joss is stoked to enter a surfing video contest with her surf sister Sofia and Murph the surfing bulldog. If she can master a killer aerial like the frontside air and get her brother Dylan to catch it on video, maybe she’d even have a shot at winning. But Dylan throws her a curve: he dares her to try out for the cheer team. No way — Joss can’t see herself as a cheerleader. (What’s with those ginormous hair bows, anyway?) She’s 100% surfer girl, and Dylan knows it! Still, if she takes him up on his dare, then maybe he’ll help her with her video . . . it’s worth a try, right?
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 . 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.
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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