14 Easter Basket Goodies That Aren’t Candy

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Filling your kids’ Easter baskets with candy from the Bunny can be tempting — after all, candy is cheap and follows tradition. But for those watching their budget and their kids’ health, it’s sometimes tough to find options.

The Easter Bunny is on a health kick this year. But never fear, the kids won’t miss the marshmallow PEEPS and peanut butter eggs with these fun toys that are all under $13.

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1. Cloud b Hugginz Grey Plush 9” ($9.99) at Cloudb.com

This snuggly soft bunny is the perfect Easter treat for your wee one. His long, floppy ears are perfect for dragging him everywhere. All ages.

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2. Roseart Neon Washable Sidewalk Chalk Paint Set ($4.89) at Shopko.com

These eye-popping sidewalk paints will keep them entertained (and outside) for hours. The set comes with two non-toxic, washable paint colors, two foam brushes and one stirring stick. Just mix with water and paint away! Ages 3 and up.

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3. Surprizamals ($4.99) at StuffedAnimals.com

Colorful plastic balls stuffed with a cute plush. There are more than 60 to collect, some of them ultra-rare. Ages 3 and up.

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4. Little Kids Jelly Belly scented bubbles ($11.99 for an 8-pack) at Amazon.com

The Jelly Belly bubbles come in a jelly bean shaped bottle and smell like yummy Jelly Belly flavors. Ages 3 and up.

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5. Little Kids PEEPS Scented Bubbles ($5.99 for a 3-pack) at Amazon.com

Who can resist bunny-shaped bubble bottles? PEEPS bubbles have bunny- and chick-shaped bottles and smell like marshmallows. Ages 3 and up.

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6. Play-Doh Spring Chick ($4.99) at Amazon.com

Kids can help the chick “grow” hair and give him a haircut of their own design. Set comes with the chick, plunger (for pushing up the Play-Doh), scissors and two canisters of Doh. Ages 3 and up.

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7. Littlest Pet Shop City Rides (starting at $7.28) at Walmart

The lovable Littlest Pet Shops now have their own super-sweet ride that kids can decorate. Four sets are new for spring and include two characters, a vehicle and stickers. Ages 4 and up.

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8. Furreal Friends Luvimals ($9.95 and up) at Amazon.com

Touch these portable pets and they will react with movement and sounds. Play with more than one at a time and they will harmonize with each other. Pig, bunny, kitty…how to choose? Ages 4 and up.

Wait, there’s more! Read the rest of our picks for non-candy Easter basket treats on Credit.com.