Everyone loves Chocolate at Easter but you can have too much of a good thing which is why I have put together some Alternative Gift Ideas. The gift ideas include craft items, books, games, toys and more, with items suitable from birth up to tweens. There’s also something to suit every budget!
No.1 The Works
If it’s Easter crafts you’re after then look no further than The Works. For little ones that love getting crafty there’s an extensive range of craft items available to suit all skill levels. You can find books, art & craft items, stationery, toys & games and home & leisure products all in one place. There are several great offers running at the moment that will let you treat yourself or family & friends whilst saving money. Offers include triple points when you spend over £10 online or instore, kids books 8 for £10 (online), 6 for £10 from the best selling papaerbacks (online) and craft and hobby products with up to 50% off.
ASDA has a fantastic selection of non-chocolate gift ideas priced at a very reasonable £5 each. The £5 range includes toys for all ages from babies through to tweens. You can choose from Mr and Mrs Potato head, Spider Web City Figure, Basic Bing Plush, Fairytale Barbie Doll, Monster High Fight Mares, Play Doh Cookie Creations and much more! As well as the £5 toy range there are hundreds of other Easter themed items available, including a fantastic range of craft items starting from just 60p.
Why not keep little ones entertained this Easter weekend with an Easter egg hunt! You could use the multipack of Haribo and hide them around the home and garden leaving little clues from the Easter Bunny along the way. You could also fill plastic eggs with a selection of Haribo sweets for the seekers to enjoy when they are found. With prices starting at just £1 it’s an inexpensive way to enjoy Easter and have a lot of fun along the way.
If you’re looking for an Easter gift for a little one aged 2-5 then the Leapfrog Read With Me Scout is a fantastic choice. Scout can help with learning and comprehension in a fun and exciting way. Scout comes with 5 books that help little ones learn a range of skills from patterns to rhyming, narrative to concept. Children can learn through rhymes, refrain and repetition with over 70+ different comprehension questions over the course of the 5 books. Scout will help teach listening comprehension, vocabulary and books & print. Children can pat Scouts back to answer questions, kiss his cheek and press his paws for songs and friendly responses. Scout is sure to become your little ones best friend in no time at all. Scout is available in green and purple with an RRP of £29.99.
If you decide to host an Easter Egg Hunt then why not head to your local Sainsbury’s where you can pick up some essential Easter Egg Hunt items. There are baskets for collecting your eggs, Easter egg hunt signs, treats to use on the hunt and cute bunny ears to wear on the hunt. You can also find cute cuddly Easter themed teddies, cups, decorations and of course you can find chocolate and Easter eggs galore!
No.6 & 8 My First Baby Annabell & Brother
If you know a little one that loves role playing why not give them a gift they can have hours of imaginative fun with – My First Baby Annabell & Brother (sold separately). My First Baby Annabell & Brother each come with a bottle and an adorable outfit. The dolls have a soft body which makes them the perfect companion for little ones. The romper suit is colourful and designed to make it easy for even the smallest hands to take off easily and put it on again. Little ones can enjoy cuddling, feeding and playing with their doll until their hearts content. Suitable from age 12 months plus with an RRP of £14.99.
If you want to pick up gifts, chocolate treats and other Easter themed products all from the same place head to HEMA instore or online. You can find everything you need for a great Easter, including decorations, table accessories, cuddly toys, and of course lots of delicious chocolate goodies. The also sell baking jars which contain everything you need to bake tasty treats all in one handy jar! These would make the perfect gift for people who love baking or for baking with the kids during the Easter break.
No.9 Pop! Pop! Pinata! Game
If you want to give a gift this Easter that’s guaranteed to bring lots of excitement and hours of fun, look no further than Pop! Pop! Pinata! the exciting multi-player game from Hasbro. Players take it in turns to hit the button on the base, a gentle tap will release a few prizes for the players to collect, a hard hit will pop open the piñata which will release all of the prizes inside. Players have to race to collect the prizes from the piñata and the player with the most prizes wins. It’s a fun, fast paced game which can be played with 2-4 players so is perfect for siblings and friends to play together.
If you’re looking to keep little ones entertained this Easter why not head to Poundland where you can find everything you need and more to have a cracking Easter. You can choose from a selection of craft goodies, chocolate eggs, sweet treats, egg hunting essentials and much more! Of course, the best part is that everything is just £1 which makes it perfect if you’re on a budget or you’re buying for a lot of children.
No.11 Clementoni Baby T-Rex
If you’re looking for a toy that will keep your little one entertained and also has educational values then Baby T-Rex would be a great choice. Baby T-Rex is an adorable electronic dinosaur that speaks, moves, walks, sings songs and also introduces baby to words, numbers and animals. Shake Baby T-Rex’s rattle to see him move or press the three shape buttons on his back to see him respond.
BABY Born Hold My Hands is the perfect first doll and is suitable from 0 months onwards. When you press both hands of the doll together it will sing a sweet lullaby to help little ones go to sleep. If you press the heart on the dolls tummy a lullaby will play. It would make a lovely gift and would make a great bedtime buddy thanks to it’s soft and cuddly body, even the head is soft. BABY born comes dressed in a velvety purple romper suit with a hood.