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Easter is right around the corner!
For those who celebrate with Easter baskets, you know the only thing that’s really worse than the amount of candy your kids will probably consume is that plastic grass that comes jammed into the bottom of the baskets. Everyone knows that it will be clogging up your vacuum for weeks.
We choose to skip the candy (not all of it, but most of it) and fill The Dudes’ baskets with more personal and longer lasting things in lieu of that questionable tasting chocolate bunny or a pack of Jellybeans.
Choosing a few non candy Easter basket gifts usually means that what they get will be giving for months, possibly even years to come.
If you need some ideas for non candy Easter basket gifts, check out our list below for some things the Dudes in your life are sure to enjoy.
Non-Candy Easter Basket Gifts for Boys
Cobra Hero Walkie-Talkies. These long range walkies will reach up to 16 miles which means your kids can stay in touch with you or each other from a long distance. These are a super convenient for us since Dude 3 doesn’t have a cell phone. I can just ring him up when he’s over at a neighbor’s house playing.
Fuzzy velvet coloring pages. Remember these from the old days? They’re still pretty cool!
Fine line markers. Perfect for making those velvet coloring pages stand out.
Boys’ Doodle Book. For the real art lover in the family.
Lego Minifigures. Kids dig the little Lego people, so get a bunch and place them inside of the plastic eggs.
Glow in the Dark DIY Slime Kit. If you give them slime they will have fun, but if you teach them to make their own slime they will have even more fun!
Pro Tip: You don’t actually need a kit, you can do it your self with some common household items. Check out our how to video…
Mini basketball hoop and ball. A perfect way to past the time without using a device.
Stickbots. These poseable little robots stick to flat surfaces and make creating your own stop motion videos kind of awesome and very cool.
Mismatched socks. With such fun designs that go perfectly together even though they don’t match.
National Geographic Kids Just Joking. A fun book packed with jokes, riddles, and tongue twisters your kids will love.
Bug Catcher. So they can scoop them up and have a closer look without having to touch the nasty little things.
Rock Collections Kit. Rock lovers will enjoy learning more about types of rocks and digging through them to find and release a few fossils.
Dig It Up Dinosaur Eggs. For kids who really like to get into the work of it, these dino eggs give kids a chance to excavate the dinos themselves.
Headphones. And these Star Wars ones are a total win. Perfect for travel.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Illustrated Edition. As if the story itself and the movies that followed weren’t engaging enough, they went ahead and did the illustrated version of the books and they are all spectacular so far.
Need more ideas? Check out last year’s post: 15 Non Candy Easter Basket Gifts for Boys