Come springtime, the season promises us a host of good things. More sun, warmer weather, a school break and Easter. For many, it’s a time to gather with friends and family, tuck into an Easter brunch, decorate eggs and go on a candy hunt. And we can’t forget the Easter basket, laden with sweets. One thing that’s not so fun, however? The inevitable sugar crash your kid gets after wolfing down one too many marshmallow chicks. As such, you’d be wise to consider some non-candy Easter basket ideas this year.
Below are 60 picks for toddlers, preschoolers, elementary schoolers, tweens and teens that are sure to delight—without the sugar high. From swimsuits (a PureWow editor favorite) to crafts, journals, accessories and makeup, our non-candy Easter basket ideas will have the kids saying, “candy, who?”.