Great Easter Basket Items That Aren’t Candy
Easter is fast approaching! If you are anything like me you probably want to limit the candy and sugar in those baskets, so I gathered up some really cute (and some educational!) gifts for the kids. Tell the Easter Bunny that this year it’s not about jelly beans and chocolate rabbits, it’s about having fun!
Playfoam® Designables Princess Necklace
Pretend play just got prettier! The Playfoam® Designables Necklace includes eight Playfoam bricks in seven princess-colors for maximum dress-up realness. Hit the runway of creativity and encourage self-expression with four royal jewel shapes that you can customize.
Smart Snacks® Shape Matching Cookies
Stars, stripes, shapes, sprinkles…these cookies have everything! Kid-approved Smart Snacks pack serious learning into delightful batches of irresistible play food. This batch features 8 shaped cookies decorated with bright icing colors for a heaping helping of shape and color identification. Children will feel like pro bakers as they fit the cookies into the corresponding shapes on the baking sheet. Then, they can pop them out, compare icing attributes, stack them up, or take them anywhere else their imagination leads. What a treat!
Gears! Gears! Gears!® 100-Piece Deluxe Pink Building Set
Grow into this 100-piece deluxe pink set or use it as a starter. This gears set will help usher your child into the world of engineering games in style as they come up with endless building possibilities. Made of sturdy plastic, our gears are made to challenge motor skills, creativity, and hands-on construction play so get ready to snap these pieces into place and create something amazing. Compatible with all other Gears!Gears!Gears!® sets for even more imaginative fun.
Instead of eating it on Easter why not play with it instead? With Learning Resources’ Candy Construction™ set you can! Build candy structures, thinking skills, and fine motor strength all at once! Create using chunky, durable candy pieces in a variety of fun, familiar designs. Includes: Activity Guide with illustrated, step-by-step building directions. Largest piece measures 7″L x .5“ in diameter. Set of 92.
Real Shades – Sunglasses For Kids
Does your child want a pair of sunglasses that will make them look like the coolest kid on your entire block? If so, then they will absolutely love the Switch sunglasses available through Real Kids Shades.In addition to featuring an iconic styling, these kid’s sunglasses also come in four different color-changing options. With lenses that provide 100 percent UVA and UVB protection, they even provide great protection for your child’s eyes. A win-win for both parent and child, these color-changing kid’s sunglasses are also available in toddler and youth sizes.
Baby Bijoux Doll
Encourage kids’ natural curiosity about bodies and promote nurturing-based imaginative play with beautifully crafted, anatomically correct Baby Bijoux dolls! The deluxe European craftsmanship delivers realistic baby details and just-like-me skin tones and hair types so kids can easily connect and empathize. A light, vanilla scent adds to the adorable appeal, and movable arms and legs make these beautiful babies even more realistic! Measuring 15.75” tall, vinyl dolls are easy to clean and carry, so little ones can take them wherever they go. Celebrate multi-cultural diversity and encourage kindness and care with Baby Bijoux!
SoapSox Plush Bath Friends
A soft and cuddly animal friend makes bath time fun…and helps get little ones clean, too. Built-in finger pockets allow for secure scrubbing, while a clever opening for liquid or bar soap makes sudsing up all the easier.
Ava is from the SoapSox® Sea family. Ava spends her time playing with friends and making waves all day long.
Blooming Heart Clutching Toy
Your little love deserves a “hearty” rattle to play with! This solid wood clutching toy features 5 unique heart shapes, strung together on a sturdy cord. Each shape rotates, to mimic that of a flower blooming. Made in Germany and colored with a non-toxic water based stain. Material: beech. Dimensions: ca. 4″
Classic Road Red PlayTape
THE REAL THING | PlayTape is the original road tape. Unlike imitation products, PlayTape is 100% made in the USA, non-toxic, and third-party tested to meet all U.S. and international child safety standards. It’s safe for your floors and walls too! Our 4” roads and curves are exactly scaled to match the most popular toy cars and trucks on the market like Hot Wheels and Matchbox. Get the original road tape – PlayTape!
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