Easter is when Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It signifies rebirth and eternal life, and the traditions of the Easter bunny, eggs, and baskets are symbolistic of this celebration and are integral to the essence of Easter. To help in celebrating these traditions, we're sharing unique ways to gift chocolate and candy alternatives for everyone's Easter baskets.
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What goes in an Easter basket?
Various types of chocolate and sweet treats on their own or stuffed in eggs could easily make the top ten most popular items list. Gifts with bible verse quotes, beauty products inspired by spring, and knickknacks and decor to celebrate the holiday are common options as well.Check out our gift guides below for inspiration.
1. Mustard Seed Necklace, $16 at SD Elegant Boutique
A sweet and wearable reminder of faith.
2. Happy Easter Candle, $12+ at Rustic Sugar Creek Co
This shop has multiple scents to choose from including blooming lilacs and cactus flowers for springtime.
3. Edible Flower Shortbread Cookies, $48+ at Untold Chocolates
Tasty and works of art.
4. Bunny Decor, $29 at Toadstool Pond
For the country-styled home.
5. Seasonal Mug, $18 at Sweet Dunn Home
A themed mug with your morning coffee can get you in the spirit of the season.
6. Sheep Shaped Soap, $4 at Fuzzy Mutton Farms
A great alternative to candy for small gifts.
7. Pressed Flower Earrings, $25 at Young And Young Jewelry
A subtle nod to spring.
8. Bath Bomb, $10 at Lensikiv
These Easter egg bath bombs are festive and relaxing. If bath salts are preferred, try these carrot-shaped ones.
9. Spring Hair Tie Set, $13 at Faith's Little Designs
A pretty and feminine filler for her basket.
10. Easter Egg Decor, $14+ at Variety is Life
Bright and fun seasonal home decor.
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"The very first Easter taught us this: that life never ends and love never dies."
― Kate McGahan
1. Macarons, $30 at Designs Art Designs
Order these tasty treats in festive spring colors or their favorite flavors.
2. Bible Verse Bracelet, $16 at Amazon
Choose from several styles and verse options.
3. Hunting Lodge Candle, $20 at Long Rifle Soap
A long-burning candle with a manly scent for him.
4. Caramel Robin Eggs, $11 at iGourmet
Satisfy sweet cravings with these caramel chocolates.
5. Bible Verse Keychain, $13+ at YS Wood Leather
Pick from eight leather colors and add a bible verse of your choosing for a meaningful keychain.
6. Men's Roll On Cologne, $14 at Botanical Bars
A classic scent and a great small basket filler.
7. BBQ Seasoning, $13 at Wayward Gourmet
For the BBQ griller.
8. Coffee Mug, $25 at Walk By Faith Designss
A faith mug to enjoy his morning coffee.
9. S'more Peeps Pack, $50 at Man Crates
This gift set will give them everything they need for delicious s'mores with their favorite Easter marshmallow. For a modest basket, try these Belgian chocolate marshmallows.
10. Bath Bomb, $7 at Deep Fizz
A relaxing gift in a masculine scent for him.
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"I believe in Christ, like I believe in the sun - not because I can see it, but by it I can see everything else."
― C.S. Lewis
1. Succulent Hair Pin, $41 at Eten Iren
A sweet and practical addition to a basket.
2. Bunny Wish Bracelet, $4 at The Persnickety Co
A small gift to make a wish on.
3. Stress Ball, $7 at Nougat Shop
A fun and useful basket filler.
4. Bunny Treats Lip Balm, $4 at Sweet N Salty Bath Shop
Their nose is in for a treat with these flavors.
5. Seed Kit, $9 at Nature Favors
This mini garden kit comes with a plantable Easter Egg.
6. Easter Bunny Mini Piñata, $14 at My Soiree Designs
A fun way to keep the small candy together.
7. Floral Lip Balm Holder, $7 at Natalie Kay Design
This keychain would pair well with number four.
8. Peeps Mug, $25 at By Lindsey Dawn
This mug would pair well with a bunny hot chocolate bomb.
9. Peep Bath Bombs, $6 at Rusted Acre Soap Co
These make for festive bathtime fun.
10. Smash Egg, $8 at Oh Fudge and More
This gift set comes with a mini smashing mallet.
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"Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life."
― S.D. Gordon
1. Bubble Wands, $5 at Target
Easy outdoor entertainment.
2. Egg Toss Game, $22 at Amazon
An active game to keep them busy and entertained.
3. Easter Bunny Puzzle, $14+ at Fit to a T
A sweet and personal stuffer.
4. The Official Easter Bunny Dollar Bill, $8 at Tooth Fairy Dollar Bill
A small and fun keepsake.
5. Wooden Easter Eggs, $2+ at Theba Outfitters
They can paint or color with this fun craft.
6. It's Not Easy Being a Bunny Book, $6+ at Amazon
They'll have a fun adventure with this bunny.
7. Easter Crayons, $12 at Kages Krayons
These bunnies and carrots would pair well with number five.
8. Bunny Sidewalk Chalk, $8 at Doodlebird NY
A cute way to play hopscotch and doodle.
9. Play Dough Easter Eggs, $20 at Patricia Rose Design US
This dough is soft and glittery.
10. Easter Tic Tac Toe, $13 at Mama Chicken Customs
A seasonal spin on a well-loved game.
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"Easter is the only time when it's perfectly safe to put all of your eggs in one basket."
― Evan Esar
1. Bunny Push Toy, $26+ at Smiling Tree Toys
An adorable and functioning handmade toy.
2. Bunny Socks, $11 at Personalization Mall
A cute novelty item to wear.
3. Everybunny Prays, $26 at Amazon
This musical bunny and prayer book makes a sweet keepsake.
4. Easter Finger Puppets, $15 at Ginger Beasties
A colorful addition to their imaginative play.
5. Sippy Cup, $15 at Personalization Mall
A celebratory holiday cup of their own.
6. Rabbit Bath Crayons, $13+ at Lotus and the Wolf
These crayons double as bath time fun and soap.
7. Maracas Egg Shakers, $13 at Amazon
An easy musical toy add.
8. Wooden Montessori Set, $22 at Play Nice Wooden Toys
These wooden bunnies and carrots make great basket additions.
9. Lacing Toy, $25+ at Red Barn Toys
A fun learning and on-the-go activity.
10. Crochet Chick, $20 at La Mequeca Boutique
A handcrafted soft toy just for them. There are also bunny versions offered.
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"The great gift of Easter is hope."
― Basil Hume
1. Personalized Stuffed Bunny, $18+ at Charlotte Embroidery
A soft and cuddly memento.
2. My First Easter Egg Hunt, $30 at I See Me Books US
A customized book to commemorate their first Easter.
3. Bunny Rattle, $17+ at Toys Little Miracle
A sweet rattle you can add their name to.
4. Bunny Comforter and Teether, $48 at Lamb And Bee Boutique
This set comes with the option to personalize the tags.
5. Bunny Onesie, $30 at Mini Nini Baby Boutique
This bodysuit is lightweight and perfect for your little bunny.
6. Chicken Accessory, $14 at Ie Peda
A personalized first Easter gift.
7. Rabbit Bib, $6 at Sewing Happy Smiles
A cute print for your little bunny.
8. Bunny Booties, $10 at Sweety Greetings
Playful handknitted booties.
9. Bunny Ears Teether, $5+ at My Crafts Things
This wooden teether can be personalized with their name.
10. Pacifier Clip, $30 at By Lidia L
A cute and handmade crochet bunny. A carrot version can be found here.
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Be sure to share your favorite Easter tradition and which Easter gifts you enjoy seeing in your basket each year in the comments below.
Until next time,
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