Presenting kids with an overflowing basket stuffed with seasonal candy—and forcing them to hunt for even more—may be a time-honored Easter tradition, but this year, you may want to stuff your kid's basket with something other than just chocolate bunnies. Whether you’re trying to cut back on sugar altogether or just give kids something to play with after they’ve exhausted their candy reserves, there are plenty of non-candy Easter basket stuffers out there that kids will be just excited to receive as Peeps or Sour Patch bunnies. Here are a few non-candy Easter surprises that come stuffed in plastic eggs.
1. WATINC Kawaii Squishy Toys
These brightly colored eggs come stuffed with whimsical, squishy toys in the shape of pandas, croissants, teeth, and other silly characters.
Buy them on Amazon for $22 for 24.
2. JOINART Minifigure Easter Basket Stuffers
These Joinart eggs come stuffed with minifigure characters that kids put together themselves. The designs include race car drivers, police officers, astronauts, and more.
Buy them from Amazon for $22 for 24.
3. Easter Eggs Filled With Pokémon Figurines
Pokémon fans will be delighted by these eggs stuffed with miniature figurines. All 24 2-inch plastic eggs contain a different Pokémon character, including Pikachu, Bulbasaur, and more.
Buy them from Walmart for $20 for 24.
4. Easter Egg Stampers
Nurture your favorite youngster’s artistic side with these plastic eggs, which break apart to reveal an Easter-themed stamp in a different color.
Buy them from Walmart for $10 for 12.
5. Easter Eggs Filled With Diecast Cars
Future gearheads will geek out over these toy-filled eggs, each of which comes with a diecast car. No two toys in a set are the same—kids can choose an off-roader, a police car, a pick-up, a fire truck, and more.
Buy them on Amazon for $17 for 12.
6. ESSENSON Soft Slime Easter Eggs
These colorful eggs come stuffed with iridescent slime that kids can take out and play with to their hearts’ content. The goo-filled eggs also come with a toy hidden inside the depths of the slime—a tiny chick, rabbit, or bird’s nest.
Buy them on Amazon for $13 for three.
7. Plush Finger Puppet Easter Eggs
This 18-pack of plush toys comes with 12 finger puppets—six aquatic animals and six terrestrial animals—as well as six animal pendants designed to hang from backpacks and bags.
Buy them on Amazon for $24 for 18.
8. Prextex Easter Eggs Filled With Mini Dinosaurs
Young paleontologists will be psyched to pop open these eggs to find dinosaurs inside. The bigger eggs contain miniature dinosaur figurines, while the smaller eggs pop open to reveal a dinosaur stamp.
Buy them on Amazon for $12 for 12.
9. LEGO Easter Egg Hunt Building Kit
It doesn’t come stuffed in plastic eggs, but this Easter LEGO set is too cute to resist. It comes with two minifigures and three locations with compartments in which you can hide LEGO eggs for the perfect Easter-morning hunt.
Buy it on Amazon for $10.
10. Prextex Jumbo Easter Eggs With Clay Dough
This set of dinosaur-themed eggs is for budding scientists and artists alike. The jumbo 4-inch eggs come with three colors of modeling clay each and two different dinosaur molds. Kids can make their own clay dinosaurs or ditch the mold and create their own shapes.
Buy them from Walmart for $11 for three.
11. Easter Eggs With Mini Bubbles
Encourage your kids to keep playing outside long after their Easter egg hunt is over with these eggs, which are stuffed with miniature bottles of bubbles.
Buy them from Walmart for $14 for 12.
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