Easter Gift Guide

Easter is almost here, and the kids are so excited about what the Easter Bunny may have in store for them. Hopefully we will get some good weather, and the best gift will be the chance to spend some time together with our friends and family. But if you’re looking for some Easter gift ideas to bring a smile to your loved ones faces, then we have got you covered.

From Easter treat ideas that go beyond the basic Easter egg, to super cute bunny themed gifts, and ideas to keep the kids entertained over the Easter holidays.. read on for all of our suggestions. Not forgetting the grown ups in our lives too – we all need something to boost our mood after the year we have all been through so why not treat the adults in our lives too this Easter to remind them of how loved and special they are 🙂

Food Gifts: Alternatives to a basic Easter egg

Need Easter gift ideas for your Vegan friends, or a healthier Easter egg alternative for little ones? There are lots of fun twists on Easter treats that can be just as yummy as a typical Easter egg.

This Chocolate Lolly Maker from John Adams will keep the kids busy, as well as giving them some delicious chocolate treats to enjoy afterwards.

Melt, mould and wrap your own chocolate lollies! It’s fun, easy and safe to do and makes a perfect gift for family and friends… or a special treat just for you! Use your own chocolate buttons or chocolate pieces to make your lollies.

Treat Trunk are a healthy snack subscription box, making amazing boxes packed full of healthy and delicious snacks. We were really impressed with the amount included in one box, and there is plenty of variety too. All the snacks included in the box are healthy and ethical, with many small brands included that you might discover for the first time.

You can subscribe monthly, or send a one off box as a gift

Fruit Bowl Dino Eggs are perfect for when your mini dinosaur is peckish to prehistoric proportions, for adding into an Easter Egg Hunt or for topping an eggstra yummy Easter baked treat, Fruit Bowl’s Dino Yogurt Eggs are a cracking alternative treat for children to enjoy!

Dino Yogurt Eggs are made with real fruit and excavated in Britain, made with juicy raisins covered in a creamy yogurt shell , with red, green and blue speckled yogurt dinosaur egg shells made using all natural colours.
Wrapped in individual bags, making them perfect for outdoor Easter Egg hunts, each bag comes with T-Rex, Pterodactyl, Velociraptor or Triceratops characters on the front with the outer packaging featuring dinosaur footprints and a dinosaur egg speckle.
Dino Yogurt Eggs can be purchased in Morrisons and Waitrose stores nation wide, as well as Fruit Bowl’s website for RRP £2.00. Fruit Bowl’s products are stable for children aged 4 and upwards.

Organix Choco Orange Soft Oaty Bars in a limited edition Dragon theme are another great treat idea for the littlest family members. These bars are suitable for age 12 months and upwards, and taste great with no junk included. We love the cute dragon theme. This new zesty orange & cocoa blend will be sure to spark your little one’s imagination and taste buds!

Vegan Easter Treats

Mummy Meagz has just launched a new range of Vegan Easter eggs which are available at Holland and Barrett including Orange bar Easter egg, the Sunnycomb bar and more. You can even find Vegan creme eggs – the Chuckie Egg!

These Vegan Bunnies from Conscious Chocolate are organic, sustainable, slave free wrapped up in recyclable packaging, and are super cute.

Buyagift.co.uk have a wide range of hampers, so you’re sure to find something to suit your friends and family at Easter, from sweets hampers to wine and cheese hampers.

For cheese lovers, you could also try this hot cross bun flavoured cheese from Chuckling Cheese. Very unique, and what other flavour could be more suitable for Easter?!

Kids Gifts: Keep the busy bunnies entertained

Little bunnies are such a cute sign of Spring. All the new life popping up at this year can not fail to boost your mood and get you feeling all fuzzy inside. The days are getting brighter, daffodils and bluebells are springing up all around and new beginnings are everywhere, so let’s celebrate Easter with some adorable bunny themed gifts!

These cute bunny toys are something fun that kids can continue to enjoy all year round, and definitely last longer than a chocolate Easter egg.

Easter Bunny Gifts for Kids

GUND Flora the Bunny is such a cute gift for young children this Easter, suitable for babies from 6 months and upwards. Flora the Bunny will delight young and old with its interactive features. Press the left foot to play an interactive game of peek-a-boo, and the right to hear a song. Her ears also move and flap and she is made from a soft, huggable material that meets famous GUND quality standards. Available for around £29.99 on Amazon

Hatchimals are a perfect Easter egg alternative, since each of the cute little collectibles hatch out of eggs! The Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Spring Basket (available for £15.00 at Argos) makes an ideal Easter gift. Filled with pretty pastel printed eggs, this Easter basket is bursting with springtime fun. Fold down the ombré handle and peek inside the shimmery basket to find four in-egg Hatchimals, one cutie ready to play and three adorable pets.

Schleich Rabbit Hutch is perfect for children who love small world imaginary play, and is so realistic.
Two baby rabbits are moving into their new home! The spacious hutch (featuring side and front opening hutch doors) has already been prepared for them, so they can eat from the food bowl and drink from the water bottle right away. The little ones can spend all day larking around in their rabbit run. In the run, they discover a tunnel that’s perfect for playing hide and seek.. This set is available on Amazon and the bunny theme makes it just right for Easter.

The Rubik’s Junior Bunny (RRP £9.99) is the ideal puzzle for little problem solvers this Easter! The cute twistable character is so easy to grip and turn. Twist the blocks to create a crazy mixed-up animal, but with relatively few combinations. It is easy to solve whist keeping your child entertained. This Rubik’s Bunny is perfect for my 4 year old, as she sees her older brothers doing the original Rubik’s cubes, so now she can do her own one at her own level! The Rubik’s Junior Bunny is available from Amazon

New interactive pet range, Nuzzy Luvs™ brings a range of responses of sound and movement combinations to offer a collection of cute plush characters which fit in the palm of a child’s hand.  With eight styles to collect, including a unicorn, giraffe, and monkey, Nuzzy Luvs respond to one another and their ‘owners’, letting you know when they feel happy, frightened, tired or simply wanting attention. Just in time for Easter the perfect Nuzzy Luvs pet would be Bella the bunny! These pets are available on Amazon for rrp £14.99

Bobux’s rabbit soft soles are perfect for the youngest family members this Easter. This gorgeous and cute rabbit style comes in a choice of lilac, gold or silver adorned with a floppy-eared Bunny. A flexible, non-slip suede sole lets little ones hop around freely and safely, while the character appliqué engages little imaginations. RRP £22. Available in sizes small, medium and large (ages 0-2yrs)

 

Easter Gifts to Keep the Kids Busy

With yet another two weeks off school, for the Easter holidays, something new to keep the kids occupied and entertained would be a gift that keeps the whole family happy – even more so if it keeps them active and lets them use up some of their energy! We have gathered some brilliant gift ideas to keep the kids busy and creative over the Easter holidays.

With so many things up in the air these days, keep life fun and never grow up with high-flying toys for all the family. It’s a small step for Waboba® and a giant bounce for mankind with Moon Ball. Its crazy, gravity-defying features will turn a routine game into an out of this world free-for-all on a playground, skate park or indoor sports hall. It’s extremely addictive to bounce, so don’t say we didn’t warn you! This hyper bouncing ball makes a unique “pop” sound when it hits the ground and bounces up to 100 feet. Available from Amazon.co.uk and leading toy and leisure stores. This little ball has been a huge hit with our kids – it really grabs their attention straight away, and keeps them entertained.

Inspire the next generation of engineers and astronauts and keep kids active and screen-free with Stomp Rocket®, a great range of fun and STEM-inspired toys. Designed by Aeronautical Engineers, Stunt Planes includes three unique planes: the Looper makes giant loops; the Glider does tricks and glides over 100 feet; and Wild Cat flips, turns and soars. Learn about ‘trajectory’ by changing the launch angle, about ‘force’ by stomping harder or softer, and ‘aerodynamics’ by launching with wind or no wind.  Available from Amazon.co.ukand leading toy and leisure stores. 

Make a terrarium together with the kids as a fun activity this Easter holidays, and you will have a beautiful result to display in your home afterwards. These fishbowl terrarium kits from UK Terrariums come with everything you need, and a step by step guide to make the process fool proof.

For a matching parent and child gift, treat yourselves to parent and child Micro Scooters! Check out the matching ‘Mint’ colourway for a perfect Spring inspired Easter gift set so you and your mini-me can enjoy some fresh air over the extended bank holiday and enjoy a fun-filled school runs for the rest of the Summer term!

The Adult Speed Classic Micro Scooter is available for RRP: £139.95 and the Maxi Micro Deluxe Scooter for ages 5-12 is available for RRP: £124.95

To keep the kids busy creating over the Easter holidays, treat them to STABILO Woody 3-in-1 packs. The Woodys are truly amazing as they are crayons, watercolours and pencils all in one! They can draw on all surfaces including glass and coloured paper so the crafting possibilities really are endless.

KooKoo But Kind is a new sustainable clothing start-up that makes it easy for planet-positive parents, to dress children in a way that doesn’t cost the earth. KooKoo But Kind believes kids’ clothing can inspire good as well as looking good. Planet-positive, designed and printed in the UK, their eye-catching collections gently share awareness of eco and social issues because we want kids to feel good about engaging positively with challenges like food poverty, racial equality and animal conservation.

The 5 Minute Mum Give me 5 Book is a gift idea that suits both parents and kids! The book, written by Mum of 2 Daisy Upton, features plenty of five minute, easy, fun games for busy parents to do with little kids. This book is a collection of over 150 fun games that take five minutes to set up and, even more crucially five minutes to tidy up again: a recipe book for guilt-free parenting. From pasta posting to alphabet knock down, all of the ideas draw on Daisy’s time as a teaching assistant to sneak some learning into the fun, and help those who spend time with little kids feel like the daunting is doable!

UKick RRP £8
If you’re missing your Sunday footy sessions then the UKick is perfect for a game of indoor keepy uppy! Previously voted Best New Toy at London Toy Fair, use your hands and feet to kick it, hack it, whack it and challenge the rest of the household to see who can keep it off of the ground for the longest. With endless tricks and stunts to master, plus the ability to add discs to up the skill level, it’s a great and original way to keep fit while also improving hand-eye coordination. Available in three colourways – Patriot, Hero and Mad Dog, mix and match the feathers to customize it to match your own personal style. Stockists: www.wickedmania.com, Hamleys, Amazon.co.uk and other good toy retailers. This toy makes an ideal small gift for older kids, who can be hard to buy for.

Gifts for Grown ups: We all need a Pick-me-up right now!

As parents, its easy to focus on the kids during special occasions and holidays but don’t forget the grown ups in your life too. Sometimes a small gift is all it takes to let your friends and family feel so appreciated. Here are some sweet ideas for Easter gifts for adults.

Bunny Socks (£8.99): With Easter fast approaching, these subtly themed bunny socks from SOCKSHOP, designed by London designer Charlotte Mei, are the most adorable socks around. This is perfect for a small ‘Just Because’ gift! SOCKSHOP offers socks, and accessories for every occasion. People always think of gifts for men when they think of socks, but women love socks too! It seems unfair that women should constantly have to buy their own socks whilst men hoard their gifts from Christmas!

Vintage Roots specialises in organic and vegan wines. They also sell a range of beers, ciders, spirits and non-alcoholic drinks, so there is something for everyone! How about an Organic white wine  which makes a great gift for friends and family – especially if you can take yourself round to their back garden and spend some quality time together sharing the wine and have a good catch up.

For your Vegan friends, Somerset Toiletry Co also have a great range of gifts. They produce vegan body products including soaps, body wash and fragrances for your home.

Mad Beauty create bath, body & beauty gifts for adults, including Disney & Warner licensed gifts. These MAD Beauty Bake Egg Bath Bombs are perfect for Easter, and the colours are so pretty! Or how about a Bugs Bunny hydrating face mask, in Strawberry flavour?

Red Candy is a great place to look for quirky homeware gifts. These dinosaur egg cups are so cute and something a bit different. I love these because they are so unique and what could be better for Easter, than eggs? These are available for just £8 each

This Wildlife in Spring Tea Towel from Victoria Eggs is so pretty. The design highlights a nostalgic and hopeful view of this blossoming time of year. With the promise of new beginnings, the hedgerows are bursting with life, filled with birdsong and sweetly scented flowers attracting bees, butterflies and insects alike. A blackbird, sparrow and wren, some of Britain’s most well-known birds, can be found surrounded by budding blossom, beautiful roses and elegant magnolia. Victoria Eggs products are handmade in Britain, and the Wildlife in Spring range also includes matching apron, oven gloves, mugs and more. It’s amazing how much refreshing these little things in your kitchen can actually boost your mood.

I hope these Easter gift ideas helped you out with some inspiration. Happy Easter everyone!

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