Fun & Festive Easter Basket Ideas For Babies & Toddlers

Are you looking for some Easter basket ideas for your little one? Look no further! This article will discuss some fun and festive options perfect for baby’s first easter basket and great ideas for your toddlers. From plush toys to educational games, we have you covered.

Cute little girl with a bunny rabbit has a easter at green grass background

Classic Easter Baskets

There are some timeless toddler and baby Easter basket ideas that you can always use if you are unsure what to get for a baby or toddler.

Stuffed Bunny

A stuffed bunny is always an adorable option for a baby or toddler. This classic Easter basket item can be found in all sizes, materials, and colors, so you will surely find one that will have your little one smiling from ear to ear.

Easter Mobile

You can choose from different Easter-themed mobiles, such as bunnies, chicks, and eggs. This can help to add a whimsical touch to your little one’s nursery or bedroom.

Plush Bunny

What could be cuter than a plush bunny for Easter? Not much! Plush bunnies often come with bells attached to them, which can add an extra layer of fun for your baby.

Rubber Ducky

Bathtime is always more fun with a rubber ducky, and it has a definite Easter theme to it. Go for an Easter-themed rubber duck or a traditional yellow one, and your baby will have a blast.


Playmats are great Easter gift ideas for babies and toddlers. They can be used to teach basic skills such as counting, shapes, and colors, they can have different textures and materials. They are also great for entertaining your baby during tummy time.

Plastic Eggs Filled with Treats

You can fill plastic eggs with all sorts of goodies, like stickers, candy, and more. Or you can make a few; that way, they have no idea what type of treat they will receive.

Easter Themed Board Books

Easter books make some of the best gifts and are a great way to get your little one interested in reading. They can also help to teach them about the meaning of Easter.

Beach Toys

Beach toys are a great way to entertain your baby while out in the sun. Look for ones with bunny or chick designs for a fun Easter theme, or go with a spring theme and lots of flower patterns.

Adorable little girl, cute curly toddler in a colorful summer dress, playing with a real rabbit, having fun with her pet bunny in a beautiful garden with first spring snowdrop flowers

Easter Outfit

An Easter-themed outfit is one of the best things to buy for an Easter basket for babies and toddlers. Some adorable outfits work for boys and girls and will make the best photos to tease them within their teenage years!

Baby Shoes

Easter-themed baby shoes are a great way to decorate your little one’s Easter basket. There are many styles, ranging from sneakers to sandals, and they come in all sorts of patterns and colors. Plus, baby shoes have the added benefit of being practical since your baby will be able to use them!

Sun hat

A sun hat is a great way to protect your baby’s delicate skin from the sun when the warmer weather hits. You can find hats with cute patterns and Easter designs, such as bunnies or chicks. It’s a great way to add some practicality and protection to your baby’s Easter basket. A sun hat would be perfect for babies’ and kids’ Easter baskets.

Baby Glasses

Protect your baby’s eyes from UV rays with a pair of sunglasses. You can find some adorable options that feature Easter-themed designs, such as bunnies, chicks, and eggs. They’ll look lovely on your little one, and it’s a great practical item for the Easter basket.

felt easter egg handmade by a child

Easter Craft and Activity Baskets

Crafts for toddlers are a great basket idea because they are fun and can be quite educational.

Baby Footprint Crafts

Baby footprint crafts are a great addition to any Easter basket for babies and toddlers. Not only will your little one have fun making them, but you will also have a precious keepsake to remember the special day for years to come.

Easter Board Book

Choose an Easter-themed board book with simple words and vivid illustrations. This type of book helps to boost your little one’s language skills while still being entertaining.

Bubble Machine

A bubble machine is a great way to keep your baby entertained. Look for ones with Easter bunny designs to add some extra fun to playtime.

Sidewalk Chalk

Sidewalk chalk can provide hours of fun for your toddler and older kids. So if you are looking for creative Easter basket ideas, don’t miss including this fun addition!

Squeak Eggs

Squeak eggs are a fun and brightly colored way to engage your baby’s senses. Look for ones with Easter bunny designs or in bright colors to keep your little one entertained.

Easter Finger Puppets

Finger puppets are a great way to help your baby explore the world around them. Choose ones with bunny or chick designs to get them in the Easter spirit.

Wooden Puzzles

Wooden puzzles are a great way to help your baby develop their motor skills and problem-solving abilities. Look for ones in Easter designs or colors to help them explore the world around them.

Bath Crayons

Bath crayons are a great way to help your little one explore their creativity in the bath. Look for ones with Easter designs or colors to make bath time extra fun.

Two cute little sisters wearing bunny ears playing egg hunt on Easter. Adorable children celebrate Easter at home.

Practical Gifts for Easter

While cute outfits and chocolate are always a winner, sometimes you want an Easter gift that’s a bit more practical. Here are some of the best Easter basket ideas for those looking to gift practical items for the perfect additions to their Easter basket fillers.

Sippy Cup

Sippy cups are great useful Easter basket ideas that can make your life much easier. There are many styles to choose from, including character-themed cups and stainless steel options.

Sleep Sack

A sleep sack keeps babies and toddlers warm during the night. They come in a variety of styles, including mermaid-themed and safari-inspired designs. 

Baby Socks

You can never have too many socks for babies, and choosing ones with an Easter theme are great to add to a basket. Socks decorated with little chicks or bunnies would be adorable!

Carrot Teether

A carrot-shaped teether is another excellent practical item to add to your baby’s Easter basket. It can help soothe sore gums and is a cute way to show your little one the Easter spirit.

Duck Plate and Bowl Set

A duck plate and bowl set is a perfect addition to any Easter basket for babies and toddlers. The plates come in various fun colors and designs, perfect for your little one’s meals.

Soft Blocks

Soft blocks are a great way to introduce your baby to the world of problem-solving. They come in all sorts of Easter designs and will help to stimulate older babies’ minds.

Taggies Blanket

A taggies blanket is a great way to keep younger babies cozy while they explore their surroundings. They come in many Easter designs and will surely be a hit with your little one.

Baby Wash Clothes and Towel

Baby washcloths and towels are essential for any Easter basket. Choose ones with bunny or chick designs to add some extra fun to bath time.

Rattle Toys

Rattle toys are a great way to stimulate your baby’s senses and interest them in the world around them. Look for ones with Easter animal themes or colors to get your little one in the spirit.

Bath Toys

Bath time can be a fun and relaxing experience for babies, so why not add some extra fun with Easter-themed bath toys? Look for rubber duckies, floating fish, and more to brighten up your baby’s bath.


Every baby needs bibs, and there are so many cute Easter-themed ones to choose from. Look for ones with chicks, bunnies, or carrots to add some Easter cheer to meal times.

Baby Spoons

Your little one will need baby spoons for their meals, and Easter-themed ones will make meal times more fun. Look for ones with bunny ears, carrot designs, and more.


A WubbaNub is a great way to comfort your baby and engage them. They are available in various Easter animal designs, including bunny and chick designs.

Suction Cup Bowls

Suction cup bowls are a great way to keep your baby’s food in one place. Look for ones with Easter animal designs, like bunnies and chicks, to add some extra fun.

Happy Easter. Cute little baby girls and boy on Easter day. Kids hunting for Easter eggs in the handmade nest. Children having fun and playing with bunny.

Hair Accessories

Not all babies are ready for hair accessories, but if they are, you can choose some adorable Easter ones. Think bunny ears, carrot-shaped bows, or even little bunny or little duck hair bands for your baby girl.

Baby Brush and Comb Set

A baby brush and comb set is an excellent addition to any Easter basket. It not only looks cute, but it’s also practical!

Car Seat Toy

You can never have too many car seat toys, and an Easter-themed one is a great way to add fun and color to your baby’s car ride.

Bunny Ears

Bunny ears are a fun way to get your little one in the Easter spirit. You can choose from various colors and styles, so there’s something for everyone.

Easter stuffed bunny with colored eggs and easter basket on yellow background

Baby and Toddler Easter Gifts

From bath toys to beach toys, Easter-themed books to wooden puzzles, there are plenty of options when it comes to finding the perfect gift for your baby or toddler this Easter. These gifts will help stimulate their minds and encourage them to explore their surroundings in a fun way.

Whether you’re looking for something bright and colorful or an educational toy that can teach your little one about problem-solving, these ideas should get you started on the right path. With so many different items available, you’ll be sure to find something special just for your child!

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Kristen is the founder and content creator at Mom Managing Chaos where she teaches busy moms how to simplify and organize their life and finances. She writes about frugal living, budgeting, productivity and organization.