Although we are still getting moments of winter weather, we can say that spring has officially sprung.That means that Easter is just around the corner and summer isn’t far behind.
Our childhood memories of Easter are filled with baskets holding a variety of pastel colored candy and fun trinkets. Now that we are moms, we are trying to find ways to celebrate the holidays without so much sugar. We have complied a list of our favorite fun gifts.
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You can never start fueling your child’s love of learning too early. Jenn’s boys love this LeapReader pen and can spend hours listening to books being read to them or practicing their letter/number writing “virtually”.
Watchitude Planetary Slap Watch –
We have some fond memories of slap bracelets as young girls! We love these slap watches to help kids love to learn how to tell time, with an analog clock, which kids don’t see often enough anymore!
These beauties will provide hours of fun for your kids! Kids can use their creativity as they build with these tiles. As they get older, their creations will amaze you!
Our kids were thrilled to learn one of our favorite school yard games. This is great for the back patio or your playroom.
Every kid needs sidewalk chalk…enough said!
The Trolls movie is spectacular, the soundtrack is even better. Let your little ones explore their creativity with this Trolls themed bucket filled with glittery art supplies!Melissa and Doug Seaside Nesting Sand Pails –
As the weather gets warmer, all our boys want to do is be outside playing. These buckets are great for the sand box, rock collecting, playing in the pool or at the beach. They are a must have for every little one!
When you have buckets and sand you need great shovels. We have several of these and our boys LOVE making sand creations with them. They are the most durable, amazing shovels we can find.
Stephen Joseph Portable Nap Mat, Blanket & Pillow –
These are just way too cute. Are you with us? Whether your little ones nap at daycare or while you are traveling or even at home, these are sure to make nap time more fun!
With two boys in preschool, Jenn spends a little time each day working on skills at home. These activity books from Melissa and Doug are perfect for developing fine motor schools which will improve pencil grip and handwriting! These are a must have for a mom with preschoolers.
Planting our gardens and filling our outdoor pots with beautiful flowers are favorite springtime activities in our families. What better way to get your kids involved then letting them have a pot of their own to decorate and care for?
THESE ARE A MUST HAVE! Kids love to fill things with water and dump them out. These bath pipes make bath time super fun and entertaining! They are the perfect addition for your Easter baskets.
This is our go to birthday present for toddlers, so why not make it your Easter Basket? Kids love it from toddlerhood into the preschool years!Play Doh Easter Egg Pack –
Play Doh Easter Eggs are the perfect addition to your backyard egg hunt. Afterwards your little ones can mold and create while the adults mingle around the brunch table. Our little ones are entertained by Play Doh for hours!Gazillion Bubbles Bubble Blaster –
Kids love bubbles. They love to pop them, stomp them and chase them all over the yard. This is one of the best bubble guns we have found!
You don’t have to have kids in school or daycare to appreciate this! We both use it and are IN LOVE with it. It makes packing meals and snacks on-the-go simple. Clean up is even easier. This is a twin mom must have!
Cute, washable, durable. The three words every mom wants to hear…and your BentoGo Kids box fits perfectly inside so your kiddos can carry their own lunches.
Perfect for the sandbox, bathtub, pool or beach for kids of all ages. You can’t go wrong with these stacking cups that are made from recycled materials! WIN, WIN!!!Strong Like Mom Graphic T-Shirt–
This fun and powerful t-shirt has become a internet craze. Even better, it is soft and comfy! Our boys are obsessed with wearing it and telling people how strong they are!
Jellycat Woodland Babe Stuffed Bunny –
This super soft and snuggly bunny is irresistible. We haven’t found a softer stuffed animal that our kids love more than Jellycats.We hope this list help you find a few items for your kid’s Easter baskets. Have any creative ideas that we didn’t include? What are your families Easter traditions?
Let us know about your Easter basket must haves in the comments below.