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Fun 2 Year Old Easter Basket Ideas

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Easter for toddlers is so exciting. Each of our kids have loved seeing what the Easter bunny brings. It’s a fun time to have a little 2-year-old seeing things with wonder. As a parent, finding the best 2 year old Easter basket ideas can also feel tricky. Toddlers are too young for some things, but old enough to get excited and want the fun. We’ve tried our best to gather fun Easter basket ideas for the youngest of kids. Here we go!

Understanding The Toddler Mindset

Toddlers are little explorers who navigate the world with curiosity. Their interaction with Easter gifts isn’t just about new toys but is about satisfying the urge to touch, taste, and discover. With sensory play being a pillar of child development at this age, choosing sensory items is always a safe bet. Also it’s helpful if you pick size-appropriate items. So chunky chalk or crayons will be better for little hands than smaller items. Everything your 2-year-old grasps, every button they push, and every page they turn, helps them learn.

Kids on Easter egg hunt in blooming spring garden. Children with bunny ears searching for colorful eggs in snow drop flower meadow. Toddler boy and preschooler girl in rabbit costume play outdoors.

Non-Candy easter Basket Stuffers

Kids get so much candy at Easter! Even if you put a focus on non-candy items, you’ll still likely have a day filled with sugar! Skip the sugar rush with Easter basket stuffers that will fill a need, or help your child explore something new.

These thoughtful basket stuffers promise more than sugar highs; they offer engaging experiences and memories that endure well beyond the egg hunts of Easter morning.

Creative Play with Easter-Themed Toys

  • Plush Easter Bunnies: Snuggly friends that bring Easter fun and provide comfort and imaginative play opportunities for your little one. Our daughter has this bunny and it’s so soft and sweet.
Melissa & Doug Burrow Bunny Rabbit Stuffed Animal (9 inches)
  • CUDDLY BUNNY RABBIT STUFFED ANIMAL: The Melissa & Doug Burrow Bunny Rabbit Stuffed Animal features long floppy ears with extra-soft plush fur and realistic-looking features.
  • HANDCRAFTED WITH CARE: This plush bunny stuffed animal toy has been crafted with superior materials. The soft polyester fabric makes it both huggable and durable.
  • Easter Egg Chalk: Let your 2-year-old turn your front sidewalk into their own art canvas with egg-shaped chalk, perfect for tiny hands to grip and create masterpieces. I love these chalk because they are the perfect size for little hands to grasp. Nice and chunky!
Chochkees Easter Sidewalk Chalk Eggs for Kids, Basket Stuffers Gifts Fillers, Perfect For Easter Egg…
  • Egg Sidewalk Chalk: Our 6 set of sidewalk Easter shaped eggs includes 6 different chalk colors- Purple, yellow, orange, pink, blue, and green that are shaped like a egg and fit in the palm of your hand
  • Party Favor: The easter sidewalk chalk eggs are perfect for kids, boys, girls easter basket stuffers, easter gifts, easter basket fillers, easter egg hunt event, easter egg party favors, party supplies, school classroom rewards, carnival prizes, pinata, goodie bags and more
  • Easter Basket Duplo Blocks: These Duplo blocks inspire budding engineers to construct their very own Easter creations. This growing carrot is adorable!
LEGO DUPLO My First Growing Carrot 10981, Stacking Toys for Babies 1.5+ Years Old with 4 Vegetable…
  • LEGO DUPLO Growing Carrot educational toy teaches toddlers ages 1.5+ how plants grow and sustainable living, while honing their stacking skills
  • This learning toy features 4 carrot-slice DUPLO bricks, including a leafy top, plus a plant pot, watering can, sun and rain-cloud toy elements
  • Bunny Hop Sack: Jump into fun with a rabbit-themed hop sack, which helps develop balance, coordination, and laughter-filled races for your little one.
Fun Express Easter Potato Sacks – 12 Pieces
  • Is there any better holiday for some hopping? Add a potato sack race to your Easter egg hunt or other Easter festivities with these adorable bunny hop sacks. A great way to make a traditional Easter egg hunt more challenging, or as an extra activity at an Easter celebration, these potato sacks will get kids hopping! Polyproplyene. 23 1/2″ x 40″
  • Polypropylene. 23-1/2″ x 40″
  • Easter Puzzles: These cute Easter puzzles with interlocking pieces shaped like eggs, chickens, carrots, and bunnies are a fun puzzle-solving challenge.

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  • Sensory Easter Eggs: Filled with different materials, these tactile eggs stimulate the senses and can be a delightful discovery in any Easter hunt. We got these shaker eggs from Grandma when our twins were just tiny and they loved them so much!
Easter Wooden Egg Shakers Maracas for Party Favors, Classroom Prize Supplies and Percussion Musical…
  • 1.What You Get: Package includes 9 pieces of different color wooden Easter Egg shakers. Brightly colors and Multi-choice patterns can capture the baby’s attention and suit for any age need for kids and children.
  • 2. Premium material : These Easter wooden eggs are made of natural solid wood and non-toxic paint. Superior and Vibrant sound quality. Pleasing hissing sounds can also practice the baby’s listening.
  • Easter Sticker Sets: Allow your toddler to decorate with colorful stickers, encouraging creativity and fine motor skills.
100 Pcs Easter Stickers Easter Decorations Vinyl Waterproof Stickers for Laptop Water Bottles…
  • 🐰Cute Easter Stickers: Each pack includes 100pcs cute Easter vinyl stickers decals as picture shows with size from 1.5 to 2 inch.
  • 🥚Durable Vinyl Stickers: All easter stickers decals are made with the best quality inks and double layered vinyl(Eco-Friendly Material ). This stickers are waterproof. Never faded out.Easy to stick repeatedly or peel it off without any residues.
Naler Easter Stickers Sheet Assorted Easter Bunny Stickers for Easter Party Favor DIY Craft Art…
  • Package Includes: 6 sheets Easter stickers, approx. 300+pcs stickers in total; Color: as picture shown, bright and colorful.
  • Material: Made of high quality vinyl, well made, non-toxic.
  • Easter Dress-Up Kit: Let your child’s imagination run free with this Easter dress up. Our bunny-loving little girl LOVES having bunny ears on hand during Easter time. Bonus: These make a great photo opportunity on Easter!
Dzrige Bunny Rabbit Costume Set,Plush Rabbit Ears Headband Bow Tie Tail Kit for Halloween Easter…
  • Package Included: 1 x Headband, 1 x Bowtie, 1 x Tail
  • Material: Cloth; Size: 28x26cm/11 x 10.2inches; Weight: 34g
NIUEFH Easter Bunny Ears Headband, Spring Flower Crown Headband Rabbit Ear Floral Head Piece Party…
  • Bunny Costume Accessory- The lovely flower bunny ear headpiece decorated with cute flowers, leaves brings extra color to your baby girls.Cute bunny ear hairband accessory is great for Easter Party Costume, Easter party decorations, Halloween Costumes, Dress up Cosplay for all your holiday party, sleepwear pajamas party, bachelor and ideal for any other bunny related parties for Children, Teens, Adults.
  • Hight Quality:This rabbit ears headband is made of soft smooth cotton, ruffle flower.high-elastic and comfortable.It is perfect for Easter Day, Spring, birthday, family party, baby shower and photo prop for baby girls photo sessions.

Easter Books for Toddlers

Books about Easter are the best kind of addition to any 2-year-old’s Easter basket. These are a few of our favorites:

Llama Llama Easter Egg
  • Dewdney, Anna (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
Happy Easter, Mouse! (If You Give…)
  • Laura Numeroff (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
We’re Going on an Egg Hunt: A Lift-the-Flap Adventure (The Bunny Adventures)
  • Mumford, Martha (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
Little Blue Truck’s Springtime: An Easter And Springtime Book For Kids
  • Schertle, Alice (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
Happy Easter, Little Pookie
  • Boynton, Sandra (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
You’re My Little Honey Bunny
  • Edwards, Nicola (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)

Each book is a treasure trove of colorful illustrations and captivating tales that not only make reading a part of everyday fun but also nestle into nighttime routines, transforming those precious moments before sleep into enchanting Easter adventures.

Outdoor Fun: Encouraging Active Play

toddler with easter basket full of eggs

Get those little legs moving and hearts pumping with exciting outdoor Easter toys that spur on active play.

Sensory Table. Put water in one side and keep the sand on the other, or fill both with sand! Our toddlers have all loved a sensory table.

Toddler Sensory Kids Table with Lid | Sensory Bin | Kidoozie | Mega Block Compatible Lid | Indoor…
  • BRING HOME THE BEACH: If you don’t live near the beach, or maybe you just can’t get there enough, the Sand ‘n Splash table is the perfect toy to bring the beach to your back yard. Your kids can play in the sand and in the water with all kinds of beach toys, just like if they were there.
  • EASY CLEAN UP: When playtime is over just pack everything into the sand and water wells and place the lid on top eliminating it from taking up space in your yard and losing any pieces. It’s also perfect for taking on the go with you so you can have the beach anywhere, anytime.

Bubbles. Bubbles are such a fun way to lure your toddler outside!

Sunny Days Entertainment Maxx Bubbles 4oz Bubble Wands – 6 Pack Bubble Wand Toy | Summer Fun,…
  • ENDLESS BUBBLES: This 4 oz bottles of bubble solution are perfect for creating ultra-fun bubbles anytime and anywhere. Great for birthday parties, holidays, family events and everyday fun!
  • SAFE BUBBLE SOLUTION: Safe bubbles made with purified micro-filtered water, contains no phthalates, kathon free. Solution passes all safety tests.
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  • 🌈 To Get Different Bubbles: 1L Lulu Home bubble concentrated solution can be diluted to 2.5 Gallon. ifferent proportion will get you different bubbles. For example, 1 cups of Water + 2 cups of concentrated solution = bubble solution for Giant Bubbles(for more proportion, please refer to the picture or the product description below).

Or, if you don’t want to blow bubbles for your 2-year-old (it does get old), grab this automatic bubble machine. It’s a game changer!

Bubble Machine Omibooy Bubbles for Kids, Outdoor Toys for Toddlers, Automatic Bubble Blower 5000+…
  • 【Adorable Design】The puppy bubble machine has an adorable design that is sure to delight children and adults alike. The cute and friendly puppy shape is a perfect addition to any party, play date or outdoor activity.
  • 【High Output】The bubble machine for kids can automatically make 5000+ bubbles per minute, instantly creating a cheerful, dreamy, and romantic atmosphere. High output ensures everyone can enjoy the fun of bubbles at the same time.

Splash pool. Summer is coming soon. Easter is a great chance to stock up on some of the things you’ll need for summer.

Intex 57165EP Gator 6.6ft x 5.6ft x 4in Outdoor Inflatable Kiddie Pool Water Play Center with Slide,…
  • Inflatable kiddie pool features a slide with padded landing mat, sprinklers, bucket, and floatie
  • Garden hose attaches to water sprayer for endless backyard fun

Scooter. If you have a little extra room, a scooter can be a fun addition!

Kids’1st Kick Scooter, Toddler Scooters with Luxury 3 Wheels & Widen Anti-Slip Deck, Kick Scooters…
  • 🛴[First Kick Scooters for Kids]- ROSAYHII kick scooter is designed for beginners, designed to swing left and right to help your child’s balance and coordination skills improve. It is the first kick scooter for kids aged 2-5 years.
  • 🛴[Wide Pedal Design]- The toddler scooters have 4.7 inch wide pedal increases the stability and safety of the scooter, allowing children to enjoy the process of riding.

Bug catcher. For some reason, all of our kids have loved these little bug catchers! They make a great addition to toddler Easter basket.

B. toys- Bug Bungalow- Bug Catching Kit- Sports & Outdoors- Insect Catching Set- Summer Toys-…
  • Round Up Your Favorite Bugs And Critters For A Closer Look In Your Own Bug Carrier.
  • 4-Piece Bug Catching Playset: This High-Quality Playset Of Bug Toys Comes With 1 Mesh Critter Case, 1 Container With Magnifying Lid, 1 Tweezers And 1 Magnifier.

Gardening tools for toddlers. Does your family garden? Our kids love having their own set of gardening tools to help us in the garden.

Blue Kids Gardening Tools – Includes Sturdy Tote Bag, Watering Can, Gloves, Shovels, Rake, and…
  • 🥕FUN LEARNING TOYS: Worried your child spends too much time watching TV or videos? Spark a lifelong love of learning with your gardening kit playset. Encourage outside playtime.
  • 🥕 GARDENING AND MORE: Bring it on your next trip to the beach and have an unforgettable time in the sand Or, take it to the playground this spring or summer for fun outdoor activities in the dirt.

These Easter gifts encourage physical activity that is important at this stage of your toddler’s growth.

Clothing Easter Basket Ideas for 2 Year Olds

Our family almost always does some kind of clothing for Easter baskets. It’s a great time to stock up on church clothing or summer essentials.

Easter Themed Clothing Sets–I love these sweet bunny clothing sets!

CM C&M WODRO Toddler Kids Baby Girls Easter Outfits Long Sleeve T-Shirt Tops Pants Bunny Clothing…
  • Material: Cotton blend ,it is made of high quality materials, Soft hand feeling.
  • Design:Round collar, Ruffled shoulder long sleeves tshirt Top features cute cartoon rabbit print with bow applique on it’s ear. Rabbits print elastic high waist pants with side pocket, make you baby more attractive and unique.
wybzd Toddler Baby Boys Girls Easter Outfit Crewneck Sweatshirt Bunny Top Carrot Rabbit Pants Sets…
  • Material: toddler boy easter outfit, tops: 95% cotton 5% spandex, pants: 95% polyester 5% spandex, lightweight, safe to skin and easy to wash. No worrying that it will do harm to your kids’ skin, cute baby girl easter outfit
  • Design: Toddler boy easter pants sets, blue long sleeve crewneck sweatshirt, baby girl easter bunny ears, first easter baby girl outfit, baby bunnies,bunny baby girl, drawstring waistband

Toddler Clothes for Easter Sunday–Easter Sunday is a wonderful time to dress up and strut your stuff. Not to mention that 2-year-old’s look so cute in fancy Easter dresses and suits!

VINUOKER Toddler Girls Floral Dress Princess Tutu Dress Baby Girl Party Dress Little Girl Summer…
  • Material:Cotton tops & tulle skirts, soft and comfy fabric for your girls.
  • Design: Toddler girls floral dress with a cute bow on the waist ,knee-length tulle tutu skirts,sleeveless,cute and fashionable.
Nautica boys 4-piece Vest Set With Dress Shirt, Bow Tie, Vest, and Pants Suit, Light Gray, 2T US
  • Four button vest with imitation welt pockets
  • Plaid button down woven shirt

Summer Clothing–Is your toddler a little short on summer clothing? Pick up shorts, short sleeve shirts, and more before the season really sets in.

The Children’s Place Baby Girls And Toddler Printed Rompers, Daisy Meadow, 3T US
  • COLD SHOULDER ROMPER — An easy pull-on style that’s perfect for all her adventures
  • FABRIC — Made of 60% cotton/40% polyester jersey

Swimsuits–It’s almost swimming season. A swimsuit in your toddlers Easter basket is a fun way to get ready for that!

Simple Joys by Carter’s Boys’ Swimsuit Trunk and Rashguard Set, Blue White Dinosaur, 3T
  • Product received may be manufactured in China, Indonesia, Cambodia or Vietnam.

Umbrellas–Our son has been asking for an umbrella for several months. Little does he know that he’ll be getting on in his Easter basket this year! He’s not 2 anymore, but he would have loved an umbrella at 2-years-old!

Rainbrella Kids Sky Collection Rainbows Umbrella, Clear
  • Rainbrella Sky Collection Umbrella for Kids, Rainbows
  • Clear canopy for visibility. Pongee material

Summer Sandals. Add cute sandals to your toddlers Easter basket. Even if it’s still cold outside. Because before you know it, summer will be here!

INMINPIN Toddler Boys Girls Buckle Sandals Comfort Open Toe Sandal with Adjustable Back Strap, Pink,…
  • Lightweight: These summer sandals feature a lightweight design to keep your child feeling comfortable all day long without feeling fatigued
  • Ultra comfort: We use soft materials and foam padding to ensure your child’s everyday wear experience is as comfortable as possible
The Children’s Place Baby Boys and Toddler Double Buckle Sandals with Backstrap Slide, Grey, 9
  • SLIDES — An easy slip-on style for warm weather.
  • FABRIC — Made of 100% polyurethane

I have found that clothing makes a great Easter basket filler for kids of any age! You are buying things your kids already need, and presenting it to them in a fun way. If I know that all my kids need swimsuits, putting them into an Easter basket makes it fun and I needed to buy them anyway, so it’s not a huge hit to my budget!

Read also: Preparing for Summer with Kids

Watch as your child’s little hands dive into their baskets, and remember, they grow so fast! Next year your little toddler will be a little faster and eager to jump into the Easter egg hunts. For today, enjoy their sweet giggles as they see the wonderful things in their Easter basket!

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