You’re in luck if you’re celebrating Easter with a toddler this spring. A holiday filled with family time, warmer spring weather, fun crafts, and chocolate galore makes for some fantastic memories. Simplify gift-giving this year and opt for minimalist Easter gift ideas for toddlers. We suggest that the Easter bunny deliver items that fall under the categories of something they “want, need, learn, read” (with a few extra small surprises).
Check out our toddler Easter gift ideas for the hoppiest Easter ever.
Something for This Easter (And the Next)
Now’s the time to invest in a quality Easter basket your kid can use throughout their egg-hunting years. This set from Coco Village comes with a rattan picnic basket, a pair of bunny ears and six fillable wooden eggs (the perfect sustainable swap).
Easter Egg Hunt Set & Accessories, Coco Village, $54.
Something They Want: New Toys
Are you looking for a S.T.E.M toy for your toddler this Easter? Consider the wooden animal and garden set from Tender Leaf Toys.
This delightful set of stacking and balancing forest friends helps your little ones to develop their critical thinking skills and imagination. With ten wooden forest animals, a wheelbarrow, a flowerpot, a flower, a shrub, and a travel case, this set is perfect for on-the-go play this Easter.
Wooden Garden Animal Stacking Toy Set, Amazon, $40.
Something They Need: New Washcloths
Make bathtime more fun and festive with a new soft-terry washcloth (or hand puppet) in the shape of their favourite animal. Although we’re partial to the bunny, there’s also a bear-shaped option!
Animal Wash Cloth Mitt, H&M, $7.
Something to Learn: A Fun Puzzle
Encourage your toddler’s fine motor skills with this shape-sorting carrot puzzle that is perfect for your little bunny.
Carrot Montessori Toddler Puzzle, Amazon, $28.
Something for Outdoor Play: Gardening Tools
This spring, why not take the time to teach your toddler the joys of growing beginner-friendly plants and easy veggies? A dinosaur gardening tool set of their own will help you both get inspired.
Dinosaur Garden Tools, Indigo, $17.
Something to Read: Their First Book of Plants
Every plant parent knows the importance of harnessing the love of houseplants early on in life. Treat your toddler to “My First Book of Houseplants,” a beautifully illustrated board book that will help them appreciate nature from a young age.
My First Book of Houseplants, Amazon, $12.
Something to Do: Easter Craft Kit
Does your toddler enjoy painting clay pots? If so, they’ll be thrilled to discover this paint-your-own ceramic Easter figure set in their basket. It’s a perfect way to entertain them while you sip on a carrot mimosa.
Paint-Your-Own Ceramic Easter Set, Indigo, $10.
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