17+ great Easter gifts for kids



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We know you’ve got the usual chocolate bunny and marshmallow chicks under control, but if you want to make their Easter baskets a little bit extra, try a few of these Easter gifts for kids of all ages.

Are you also looking for an Easter activity to do with your kiddos? Try naturally dyeing Easter eggs. It’s way easier than you think. 

two felted bunnies in pink and purple
pack of colour-changing markers
pink kids watch with pop art graphics
glass tub of glitter easter-themed playdough
picture book called Easter, here I come with a girl collecting eggs wth friends on the cover
white onesie with bunny decal

For your own little bunnies: Grumpy Face Easter Bunnies

Why we love them: A special keepsake that's adorable and sustainable, these bitty bunnies are hand-sewn in Ontario (no two are identical!) from recycled felt and stuffing. Available in two colours. $25 each, prettygrit.ca

For your LEGO master in the making: LEGO BrickHeadz Easter Sheep

Why we love it: If you've got a little LEGO fan at home, this sweet sheep is the perfect gift for their Easter basket. Bonus: Chances are, they can build it themselves! lego.com

For your in-house artists: Magic Pens

Why we love them: Raise your hand if you remember colour-changing markers and invisible ink. This set of 10 felt tips swap their hues, taking basic colouring to a whole new level. Pair with a pack of drawing or construction paper and some chocolate for a 10/10 gift. $14, rugandweave.com

For your resident gamer: Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

Why we love it: You pretty much can't go wrong with Mario, but bunnies and Mario? Do you even have to ask why this is in our Easter gift picks? Seriously, though, your kids will love tackling new worlds with their all-time favourite characters, like Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, Princess Peach and more. $30, amazon.ca

For kiddos learning to tell time: Flik Flak Wow Love Watch

Why we love it: Time to style it up (get it?) with this cute punch of pop art. It's a Swiss-made watch with gemstones, a glitter-pink rim and, well, you can see how cute the strap is. $60, shop.swatch.com

For family fun night: Telestrations

Why we love it: A mash-up of Pictionary and broken telephone, this game will have the gang giggling in no time. We love that no one needs to wait their turn -- it's simultaneous play (good for those who are still a little unsure about sharing). $21, chapters.indigo.ca

For the best crafternoon: Little Larch Easter Playdough

Why we love it: There's regular playdough and then there's glittery, Easter-themed playdough. These colourful 125 g glass tubs have three naturally dyed and scented layers that are handmade in Canada. $8, westcoastkids.ca

For the sweet tooth: Assorted Easter Egg Lollipops

Why we love it: Help the Easter Bunny up his candy game this year with a selection of handmade, egg-shaped lollipops. These pretty 'pops come in three flavours: pink lemonade, grape and cotton candy. $21/six, hammondscandies.com

For a sweet, seasonal storytime: Easter, Here I Come!

Why we love it: A very sweet way to usher in Easter, this collection of festive and fun poems from the same author as Kindergarten, Here I Come! even includes a sheet of stickers to add to your child's basket. $8, shop.bookcity.ca

For baby's first Easter: Burt's Bees Baby Bunny Trail Footie

Why we love it: If you've got a little one who's too small for the chocolate and egg hunt elements of Easter celebrations, gift them with this spring-themed onesie. Available in newborn to 6-9 months, it's organic cotton with a diagonal zip for easy diaper access. $22, bedbathandbeyond.ca

For your budding engineer: Perplexus Maze Ball

Why we love it: This uniquely challenging 3D puzzle game will have kids and adults alike hooked. Once you start playing, you'll want to keep going until you win! $18, chapters.indigo.ca

For fans of an old favourite: Rainbow Loom Bonus Combo Set

Why we love it: There's an amazing thing about Rainbow Loom -- you never really outgrow it. Introduce younger kids to this colourful loom craft and we guarantee they'll be churning out bracelets and keychains in no time, or buy this 10th anniversary set for older kids as a quick hit of nostalgia. $25, michaels.com

For colouring double duty: Confetti Crayons

Why we love them: This is a party in a crayon box! The different shades in these cool crayons make colouring better than ever, blending in countless, unique ways every time you use them. Plus they're double-ended and large enough for the littlest littles to grasp. $5, kidmademodern.com

For your adventure-seekers: The Great Eggscape

Why we love it: If your kids are familiar with The Good Egg books, they'll love hanging out with these cute characters as they escape their carton and drop into the grocery store for a morning of fun. The book comes with sticker sheets for decorating your own eggs, too, so it's storytime and an activity in one. $13.50, chapters.indigo.ca

For your sporty brood: Three-in-One Soccer, Hockey and Pitchback Goal

Why we love it: Perfect for outdoor play with siblings and friends, this three-in-one set lets your kids practice their soccer, baseball and hockey skills in one convenient net. Score! $55, toysrus.ca

For the Easter Bunny: Follow the White Rabbit Gift Set

Why we love it: Okay, this one might not be aimed at the kids in the house, but you can share...the golden egg and White Rabbit bath bombs are perfect for kiddos, but let the Easter Bunny have the confetti lib scrub at the very least. $29, lush.ca
For your own little bunnies: Grumpy Face Easter Bunnies
For your LEGO master in the making: LEGO BrickHeadz Easter Sheep
For your in-house artists: Magic Pens
For your resident gamer: Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
For kiddos learning to tell time: Flik Flak Wow Love Watch
For family fun night: Telestrations
For the best crafternoon: Little Larch Easter Playdough
For the sweet tooth: Assorted Easter Egg Lollipops
For a sweet, seasonal storytime: Easter, Here I Come!
For baby's first Easter: Burt's Bees Baby Bunny Trail Footie
For your budding engineer: Perplexus Maze Ball
For fans of an old favourite: Rainbow Loom Bonus Combo Set
For colouring double duty: Confetti Crayons
For your adventure-seekers: The Great Eggscape
For your sporty brood: Three-in-One Soccer, Hockey and Pitchback Goal
For the Easter Bunny: Follow the White Rabbit Gift Set

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