19 Perfect Candy-Free Easter Stuffer Ideas That Will Delight

by Ivy B
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Are you shopping for Easter?  If you’re anything like me, you’re looking for some great non-candy Easter basket and egg filler ideas.  I share 19 candy-free Easter items I love to stuff in their Easter baskets.

Is it just me, or is Easter one of the largest candy-giving holidays of the year?  I sure feel like we tend to receive way too much candy at Easter.  As a mom trying to raise my kids with balance, I’ve come to really dislike Easter gift baskets and bags.

Additionally, with the ever-increasing food allergies, I don’t like adding to the worries of other parents.  So, instead of attributing to the mass amounts of candy at Easter, I’ve been more inventive about finding non-candy Easter basket and egg stuffers.

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Non-candy Easter Egg Stuffers

Easter Craft Chicks

Every year, we get a small package of little chicks like these!  My daughter loves them, though I’m not sure why!  They don’t do anything.  In fact, as I sit here typing about these, my daughter is sitting beside me giggling about them.  However, they are perfect for stuffing in plastic Easter eggs.  Whatever you have leftover, or feel like using after Easter, can be used for adorable Easter crafts and activities.  We always pick ours up at Michael’s, but I like the idea of this much larger package of chicks at Amazon.

Easter Stickers

What kid doesn’t like stickers?  With this pack of 500 Easter stickers, you can stuff your kids’ eggs, and have more than enough for school, church, and family Easter Egg stuffing.

Don’t forget foam stickers, you know, because they’re cooler!

Easter Stamps

I put these Easter Stamps in some of our eggs last year and they fit nicely!  Of course, any that I had leftover, not allotted to Easter Egg Hunts, I tossed into my daughter’s Easter basket.


For the child who loves dinosaurs, these plastic dinosaurs make perfect non-candy Easter egg stuffers!

Water Growing Toys

What kid doesn’t love those little squishy toys that you place in a glass and watch grow?  

For the girls, there are adorable water-growing unicorns.

Or try out the water-growing sea creatures.

Non-candy Easter Basket Stuffers


Books are one of my favorite non-toy gift ideas.  So, they also make great non-candy Easter Basket stuffers!  Try smaller books like Happy Easter Mouse! and Llama Llama Easter Egg.  Want more Easter book ideas?  Click this link to be taken to an Amazon list of tons of Easter books!

Activity Books

When I found these, I knew they were perfect little activities for my daughter.  This little Easter Activity Book fits in your hand and features word puzzles, hidden objects, and more.  Click here for more Easter Activity books.

I’ve been known to get Paint With Water Books too!

Bathing Suits

Before you know it, summer will be in full swing.  Be prepared by giving the kids a new bathing suit or swim shorts.  Check out some of the top-rated kids swimwear on Amazon right now.


Roll up small pajamas!  The weather is going to be getting warmer, so a nightshirt or set with shorts is perfect to roll into a non-candy Easter basket.  Would you like some spring pajama ideas?  Check out these top-rated kids pajamas on Amazon.

Food Items

Black Forest Spring Snacks, Fruit Snacks

Other Ideas

Some other ideas I’ve used:

Underwear for a potty training, or newly potty trained toddler.

Socks – these were our favorite toddler socks

Art supplies

Writing Supplies

Warm weather dresses or outfits

Small toys – like a soft rattle for babies

Small stuffed animal

These were my kids’ Easter baskets last year.  Okay, I had some candy in there, but over the years, I’ve definitely employed all the suggestions I listed above 🙂

My kids' Easter baskets 2016. Yes, there's candy, but look at the cute non-candy options I put in there!

What non-candy Easter items have you put in your kids’ Easter baskets?

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While we’re on the topic of Easter, I’d like to know if you’re into giving your kids big easter gifts. Why or why not?

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K Kuchiya April 17, 2019 - 7:45 am

I too am worried about the amount of candy my little ones get to eat during Easter. Thanks for these amazing tips on candy-free Easter stuffers

Ranjeet sharma August 20, 2019 - 7:47 am

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