7 Alternative Easter Gifts For Kids

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It’s that time of year again. The shelves are filled with chocolate eggs and Easter gifts.

It must soon be Easter!

Now, I don’t know about you, but I’m not really for buying my children chocolate eggs. I want to get them something more meaningful and something they will appreciate.

So I’ve come up with some Alternative Easter Gifts For Kids, that will last much longer Easter!


Learning Resources Beaker Creatures Reactor Pods

Science meets collectables! Young learners can extract, identify and explore surprise collectable creatures from another planet through scientific play. Drop the Beaker Creature Reactor Pod into water, then watch it fizz away to reveal the surprise collectable. Also included is a Classification Card to help young learners identify their creature and a mini-poster with science facts and fun images to extend the learning. With 35 to collect, children will love building their collection! There are also five limited edition 24-carat creatures to find too. Each 3-piece set includes Reactor Pod, Classification Card and Mini Poster. Set of 2 Reactor Pods. Suitable for ages 5+. 

Smashers Series 3 Dino Smash Eggs

It’s time to go back to the land before time… with Smashers Series 3 DINO! Smash open the NEW Smash Egg to find what’s crawling inside! Will you find the Dig n’ Find Rare Dino Fossils? With the new Dig n’ Find Surprise Fossil inside every 20-pack, the smashing will never end! Smash your Smashers on the ground, to the wall or anywhere you can think and start building your Smashers collection today! Keep track of your entire roar-some collection with our free Collector’s Guide inside every pack or download the Smashers app! The Smashers app allows you to interact with your collection and earn Smash Points to become the ultimate Smashers champion! Explore the Jurassic world of the wackiest Dinosaurs you’ll ever meet.

HATCHIMALS CollEGGtibles, Mermal Magic

Deep in the Hatchtopian sea is a magical world filled with colour-changing mermaid, clownfish and more adorable friends! Hatch and discover them inside the 12-pack egg carton! Lift the glittery blue lid and find 10 seashell-shaped eggs and two out-of-egg clownfish! These exclusive clownfish are ready to swim right out of the egg carton! Dip them into warm water to reveal their magical colour change! What colour will your clownfish turn? To start hatching, hold one seashell-shaped egg in the palm of your hand and rub the purple heart until it turns pink. Gently press down to crack the shell and meet your Hatchimal! Discover mermals (half-hatchimal, half-mermaid) or characters from the racing river, Sunshine surf and more! Once you’ve hatched your adorable new characters, dip them into warm water to see them change colour, then place them back in their nests and use the egg carton display and play with your Hatchimals! To bring them with you, just close the lid and hatch on the go! Splash into fun with the Hatchimals collectables 12-pack egg carton!

Fingerlings Light Up Narwhal

Meet the new Fingerlings narwhals! These adorable unicorns of the sea have many ways to play. Have your Narwhal surf airwaves with the new magic motion sensors. These narwhals also have a special mood horn that will light up different colours in reaction to interaction. When you pet them, narwhals will flap their tails and blink their eyes to tell you how they’re feeling. The narwhals will also give you magical kisses that get bigger and louder the longer you press their faces to your cheek.

Playmobil Gift Egg

These eggs are great for any Playmobil fan. The come with a figure and accessories. The egg even features a slot at the bottom allowing it to be used as a money box. 

Check out our review of the Playmobil Space Series

Learning Resources PlayFoam Pal Pet Party

With this fun Playfoam Pals Set, young learners dig into the Playfoam to discover their new pet friends hidden inside! There are 38 Playfoam Pals to collect with a super-rare pig pet to find too! Each animal has a pop-apart body and head, for mixing & matching and creating brand new species. Once children have discovered their Playfoam Pal, they can use the Playfoam to build perches, nests, beds and more for their new pet! Playfoam is a completely mess free creative play resource that is great for sensory play and helps develop fine motor skills for little hands. The non-toxic formula makes this best selling Playfoam great for safe creative play. It doesn’t stick to hands, clothes or carpet, only to itself! What’s even better is Playfoam never dries out, so children can display their masterpieces rather than having to put it all back in the pod! Pods measure 9cm H. Suitable for ages 5+. 

Rainbocorn Surprise Sparkle Pets Plush

HATCH, HUG, PLAY! Rainbocorns are born from sugar, spice and everything magically nice!! They hatch from their colourful rainbow eggs to be your sparkly, sassy new best friend!!!
Every Rainbocorn comes with a surprise little Booboocorn – a tiny collectable baby Rainbocorn hidden in a secret egg! Collect them all… including super rare TWIN BOOBOOCORNS!
Fluffy, bright unicorn mane & tail are fun to brush and groom! Horn and butterfly wings add an ounce of magic!
REVERSIBLE and REMOVABLE sequin tummy heart patch reveals a new surprise and gives Rainbocorns their special powers!

Do you prefer to buy chocolate eggs or do you buy alternative Easter gifts?

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  1. Jo - Pickle & Poppet
    April 14, 2019 / 9:26 pm

    We love Beaker Creatures! Have some in the cupboard for rainy day fun! #ThatFridayLinky

  2. April 15, 2019 / 7:47 pm

    Fab ideas for alternative to chcoolate for kiddos X #thatfridaylinky

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