I am rounding up the best non candy Easter Basket stuffers and gifts for your kids! This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx
Easter is just a few weeks away. Now that we have two kids I have spent a lot of time working on Easter baskets. While I love candy, I wanted to stick with ideas that did not include candy. And I wanted to limit the toys to just toys that I know B would LOVE!.
Toys for Outdoor Fun for Spring an Summer
Spring is coming. Easter is a great time to get kids gifts that will encourage them to get outside and enjoy running around. What is better than bubbles?
Just when you think bubbles cannot be even more fun, ZURU introduces the Glove-A-Bubbles. It won The Toy Association’s 2019 Outdoor Toy Of the Year. The gloves have holes that make bubbles when it is dipped in bubble soap and then wave it in the air. They fit on your kids hands and have fun colors and characters your kids will love like Rainbocorns and Paw Patrol.
Simply dip, wave and you have fun for the entire family!! Then when you are done with it you can recycle it via TerraCycle.
I don't know about your kids, but B is obsessed with surprise toys. She asked me every morning if she could open this Rainbocorns Sparkle Heart Surprise from ZURU.
Rainbocorns is a mystery egg that opens to reveal a magical surprise. Kids get to unbox a soft and sparkly surprise in every one. There are 6 new cuddly mini rainbocorns plushies to collect. And at only $9.99 these surprises are very addorable.
B loves books so much! Which makes this mom so happy!!! A Child’s Introduction to the Environment Book from Black Dog & Leventhal is a best selling book in the Child's Introduction Series. It introduces children ages 8 to 12 to fascinating topics, like astronomy, art, music, mythology, and more. It also includes profiles on inspiring kid activists like Greta Thunberg.
The book offers an interactive way to learn with fun bonus materials like stickers, activity pages and removable posters.
Easter is also a great time to get kids clothing items they may need. When was the last time you bought your kids new socks? I know I recently found that B still had some socks from when she was a toddler. ExpanTech Kids Socks from No nonsense. If you are like me and you want your kids socks to last as long as possible these are the socks for you. They include patent pending ExpanTech stretch technology
that stretches over multiple sizes as your child grows. They are also a great value with 6 pairs per pack.
Instead of candy include some of your kids favorite snack or even meals. Everyone in our house LOVES Mac & Cheese. These Heat & Eat Meals from Freeli Foods were created to make nutritious meals more affordable. Their mission is to make healthy fast food, they are ready in 60 seconds or less instead of 15 minutes. And as a mom I am in!!!
Freeli is the first company to offer pouches with real food, not purée. All the meals are high in protein and contain no artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives and no added sugar, except a small amount in their Chicken Teriyaki. You can eat the meals straight out of the pouch through the spout, cut off the top and enjoy it with a spoon or fork or pour it into a bowl. They come in 5 family friendly flavors: Mac & Cheese, Pasta & Meat Sauce, Chicken Noodle, Chicken Teriyaki (gluten-free), and Burrito Bowl (gluten-free).
Use the code babble10 for 10% off a single box of Freeli.
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Schedule Family Time
One of the best gifts we can give our kids is time together, especially time together to enforce healthy living like working out or cooking together. Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK) is a nonprofit bringing together educators and families to create healthier schools and communities. They are working to support the physical and emotional health of children. AFHK is working to level the playing field in underserved communities so all children have the tools and opportunities. AFHK supports kids through grant funding, programmatic support, online resources, and community connectors.
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- Mindful Monday: EXPLORING PLAY-BASED YOGA
- Tasty Tuesday: HOST A FAMILY TASTE TEST
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- Thoughtful Thursday: FEELING THROUGH COLORS
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