8 Easter Gifts for Grandkids that last longer than Chocolate

Toys, books and games are great if you want to give your grandkids an alternative to Easter eggs and keep them entertained at Easter. Some of the following toys can also make great prizes in an Easter egg hunt.  Your grandkids will have great fun without overindulging in chocolate and becoming hyperactive and irritable.

1. Where’s the Bunny?: An Egg-cellent Search Book

Easter is coming and the rabbits are decorating chocolate eggs to deliver. The eggs fall down the rabbit hole and land in Fairyland. Children go on an enchanting journey through their favorite fairy tales to find the bunny, 10 eggs and a few chirping chicks. 

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2. Plush Girl Easter Bunny Basket Tote

The plush girl tote basket  is crafted from soft poly-cotton fabric and features an adorable white girl bunny with rosy cheeks . The soft polka dot handle is easy for little hands to hold and your grandchild will enjoy filling up the tote with Easter goodies on an Easter egg hunt.

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3. Beatrix Potter Peter Rabbit Jack-in-The-Box

A classic jack-in-the-box musical toy will appeal to grandkids who love Beatrix Potter’s The Tale of Peter the Rabbit. The box is made of durable, sturdy metal and the pop-up is a  plush puppet.  The toy plays “Pop-goes-the-weasel” when it pops up.  

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4. Dig-a-Dozen Dino Egg Dig Kit

Kids can excavate a toy dinosaur like a T-Rex from a dozen dino eggs with a chisel and brushes. This kit is suitable for kids of six and older. It includes 12 cards that describe the history and characteristics of each dinosaur. Your grandkids will love digging in an egg and slowly uncovering the dino inside.  After digging up the dino, they match it with a card to learn more about it.

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5. Inflatable Bunny Ears Ring Toss Game

The whole family can join in the fun with the inflatable bunny ears ring toss game. All you have to do is toss the 12 rings onto the bunny ears for a fun Easter activity. The package includes three Easter bunny ear hats in purple, pink and yellow and twelve inflatable rings in pink, blue, green and purple.

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6. The Original Egg-mazing Easter Egg Decorating Kit

The Original Egg-mazing Easter egg decorating kit spins hard-boiled eggs so that kids can decorate them. The kit includes the spinner and eight quick drying non-toxic markers.  It makes the whole process of decorating real eggs a much less messy one and is suitable for kids of six years and older. The spinner requires four AA batteries which aren’t included.

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7. Hide and Squeak Eggs

Any grandkid over eighteen months will enjoy this toy egg box that contains six colorful squeaking eggs to play with. They encourage shape and color recognition and the shells crack open to reveal colorful chicks inside.  The chicks chirp when their heads are pressed.

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8. Toy Easter eggs filled with construction vehicles

If you have grandsons of three years or over, a 12-pack of Easter eggs filled with different pull-back construction vehicles with movable parts will be a great source of entertainment. The Easter eggs are three inches in length and come in six different colors. The vehicles include dump trucks, forklifts, a cement mixer, a bulldozer and an excavator.  Just pull the vehicle back and let it go forward naturally and the smooth wheels keep it running. The Easter eggs and toys are made of safe materials.

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