Friday, March 22, 2013

50 Easter Basket Ideas for One Year Olds


I was stumped trying to think about what to put in Lucia's Easter basket, so I did what I always do when I need some mommy advice: turned to my Facebook fans/twitter followers.  And they came through with such awesome ideas that I just had to share. 

1. bath toys (thanks, Ashley) 
3. puzzles
4. stuffed animals
5. books
6. blocks (thanks, LaDonna)
7. DVDs (thanks, LaDonna) 
8. stacking cups (thanks, Rita)
9. egg shaped sidewalk chalk
10. bubbles
11. balls
12. magnets (thanks, Cat)
13. sandbox toys (thanks, Rachel)
14. coloring book
15. plant growing kit (I got a strawberry one in the Target dollar bin)
16. bubbles
17. clothes
18. sippy cups/spoons/plates/bowls 
19. stickers (thanks, Bonnie)
20. rubber ducks (thanks, Jerica)
21. markers/crayons
22. hats/hairbows (thanks, Bonnie)
23. toiletries (lotions, shampoo, toothbrush/paste, non toxic nail polish
25. stampers 
26. toy phones (thanks, Ashley)
27. playdough (thanks, Beth)
28. finger paints
29. (large) beads and string for threading
30. sunglasses

ideas for filling plastic eggs:
32. coins (help them put them in their piggy bank right away)
33. cheerios 
34. puffs
35. berries
36. yogurt drops (Thanks, Beth)
37. mini raisin boxes (thanks, Amy)
38. socks (thanks, Cat)
39. or just empty plastic eggs (your little one will find plenty of things to fill them!)

religious ideas: 
41. religious books (Lucia is getting this one and this one and this one
43. small hands rosary (thanks, Karen)
44. Saint magnets (thanks, Sarah)

(for more religious ideas, check out my Religious Stocking Stuffers for Toddlers post - some of the ideas are too "Christmas-y" for Easter, but most are not!)

food ideas:
45. whole fruits (bananas, apples, etc.)
46. hard boiled eggs (duh!)
47. pouches
48. juice boxes (thanks, Bonnie)
49. graham crackers/animal crackers
50. homemade "trail mix" - chex & raisins (thanks, Cat)

See my 50 Easter Basket Ideas for Two Year Olds here.  (50 new ideas! No repeats!)

Some more Easter book ideas:
Book of Bible Stories // Easter Bunny Flap Book
For more ideas, see these posts:

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  1. We have the Let's Go to Mass rattle book, and Cora loves it. This is an awesome list!!

  2. I love the idea of the fruit. I am always trying to find healthy things to add to Easter Baskets. I posted about healthy Easter Baskets at I will be reposting on my homeschool blog in a few weeks.


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