Fill Your Easter Basket with These Fun Gifts

We’re getting ready for Easter already this year, since my husband is already starting the classes that he needs to become a Catholic this Easter. I’m reviving the tradition that I enjoyed as a child of getting small gifts in a basket on Easter morning. Christianbook.com is a great place to look for things to stuff the basket. Are you buying anything for kids or grandkids this Easter?

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Resurrection Eggs

I liked this product before we returned to the church, and this year we’re ordering it. I can’t wait. Go on an egg hunt each day leading up to Easter and learn about the Easter story. It comes with a story guide, but if you want something more wordy with nice illustrations, check out the last book on this page.

06515X: Resurrection Eggs, 20th Anniversary Edition

Resurrection Eggs, 20th Anniversary Edition
By Familylife

Crack open the glorious story of Jesus’ resurrection! Stored in a plastic carton, a dozen rainbow-hued eggs are filled with surprises. Pop them open and find miniature symbols of Easter inside! An updated companion booklet in English and Spanish features illustrated Bible stories explaining the significance of each object. Includes decorative stickers! Ages 5 and up.

 

Lullaby Pal

My daughter asked for this plush puppy. It plays her favourite (and first) hymn, Jesus Loves Me. In my experience you can’t go wrong with Gund. Their toys are always well made of quality plush.

11989: Lullaby Pal--Musical Plush Dog

Lullaby Pal–Musical Plush Dog
By CBD Exclusive

Lovable plush puppy is cuddle-soft and plays the tune Jesus Loves Me, a Christian gift for baby or toddler; 15″ from nose to tail, with plaid bowtie, this adorable floppy-eared puppy is sure to become a special favorite plush animal. Add your personal message on the attached to/from gift tag: You are God’s special gift. Created exclusively for the Gift Collection at Christianbook.com by GUND®.

Personalization is available! To order with embroidered personalization, just add to your cart and follow the prompts. All personalization is done on the premises at Christianbook.com.

 

Heavenly Treasures Game

Board games are a boredom blaster at our house and a great homeschool tool, too. This one will have your family talking about what’s important in life.

001177: Heavenly Treasures Board Game

Heavenly Treasures Board Game
By Revelation Products

The Heavenly Treasures Game is the perfect game for family game night! Designed for ages 4 years and older, the goal of this game is to build up and store your treasures in Heaven. Travel the path of life with its ups and downs and learn valuable lessons from the Bible as you go! If you land on a Bible space you draw a Bible Card with either a good character trait which sends you forward or a bad character trait that sends you backwards. A wonderful way to instill important character building in your children! For 2 to 4 players.

 

Blunders, A Game About Manners

We’re still working on manners at our house. What about you? Again, it’s a great addition to a homeschool day.

851154: Blunders: We Make Learning Manners Fun!

Blunders: We Make Learning Manners Fun!
By Patch Products, Inc.

Learn manners with the Blunder Family! The directions include a picture and short biography of each of the Blunder Family members (Billy-9, Twins Brenda & Bobby-7, Becky-5) who have just been uninvited to the Mannerly’s Annual Pool Party Extravaganza. The first player to cross the “finish” line wins, as they roll the dice, move, and have to answer manners cards correctly. 300 questions in 3 card decks: “Dine with the Blunders,” “Play with the Blunders,” and “At Home with the Blunders” teach social and dining etiquette. There are also multiple types of questions that may be asked, including multiple choice, charades, true/false, and scenario. Ages 5-10. 4 Players.

 

Noah’s Ark Sticker Book

We love stickers. Have fun while rebuilding scenes from the story of Noah’s Ark.

859480: Noah Sticker Scene Book

Noah Sticker Scene Book
By Juliet David / Candle Books

Engage your child and help them to discover just how amazing God is with this Sticker Scene book. Featuring over 300 stickers, kids can decorate the pages and read along and learn about Noah’s Ark. Recommended for ages 3+.

 

Easter Puzzle

We enjoy spending an afternoon sitting around the kitchen table putting together a puzzle. It’s a restful way to spend time with each other.

283226: Look Inside Easter, Jigsaw Puzzle

Look Inside Easter, Jigsaw Puzzle
By Candle Books

Your little one will love to complete this exciting 260-piece jigsaw puzzle to see how and where the Easter story happened. Children will discover the important events in Jerusalem as they put the scene together. Recommended for ages 5 years and older.

Pencil Grips

If it makes writing easier I’m all for it! Any stationary or art supplies make great Easter gifts.

1111062: The Pencil Grip Original, Pack of 6

The Pencil Grip Original, Pack of 6
By The Pencil Grip, Inc.

Ergonomic grip; great for righties or lefties (simply put your thumb on the “R” or the “L” on the grip and your fingers naturally fall into place). Fits on pencils, pens, crayons, and other drawing and writing tools. Includes 6 multi-colored grips in a polybag.

 

STEM Coding Skills Activity

Your kids are growing up with computers around every day. There are so many fun options for teaching kids the basics of computer code thinking. Here is just one of them.

028317: STEM, Robot Mouse Coding Activity Set

STEM, Robot Mouse Coding Activity Set
By Learning Resources Inc.

Build your maze, and then use the coding cards to create a step-by-step path for the Programmable Robot Mouse. Program the sequence of steps, and then watch the mouse race to find the cheese! This deluxe set includes 30 double-sided coding cards, 10 double-sided Activity Cards, cheese wedge, and Activity Guide to provide the perfect hands-on introduction to coding concepts. Create endless maze path possibilities with 16 maze grids, 22 maze walls, and 3 tunnels. Mouse lights up, makes sounds, and features 2 speeds. Mouse measures 4″L and requires 3 AAA batteries (not included). Ages 5+

 

Weather Pocket Chart

Spring is a great time to start planning weather related studies, so that you can watch the weather change. Collect your “data” with the cute pocket chart and copy it into a notebook at the end of your school day.

7352418: Calendar & Weather Pocket Chart

Calendar & Weather Pocket Chart
By Learning Resources Inc.

Sturdy vinyl Calendar & Weather Pocket Chart makes a visually appealing introduction to weather. Includes pre-printed, double-sided cards for dates, days of the week, months, years, yesterday, today, tomorrow, holidays and celebrations, weather conditions and seasons. 136 heavy-duty cards in all! (76 picture cares, including 12 blanks; 19 word cards presenting months and days of the week; plus 41 number cards representing years and dates.) Measures: 30.75″ wide x 44.25″ high, with 6 grommets for easy display on rings or hooks. Please note: Stand is not included.

 

Decoupage Kit, Easy Clean-Up

Get this kit and decorate paper animal forms with pretty stickers for a cute memento from Easter day.

2301022: Puppy, Decoupage Made Easy Set

Puppy, Decoupage Made Easy Set
By Melissa & Doug

Get crafting with the Decoupage Made Easy Puppy Craft Set from Melissa & Doug. Designed for ages 6 years and older, this paper-mache kit is mess-free and simple to use—just take the pre-cut round stickers in different sizes and eight coordinating patterns and press them on to the paper-mache animal figure (stands 5″ tall). Also includes fun add-ons like googly eyes and glitter glue.

 

Jesus Storybook Bible Animated DVD

We read from The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name often, but on Easter Day you might want to play a DVD for the kids while you prepare a festive meal.

738454: The Jesus Storybook Bible Animated DVD, Volumes 1-4

The Jesus Storybook Bible Animated DVD, Volumes 1-4
By Sally Lloyd-Jones / Zondervan

The award-winning Jesus Storybook Bible, written by Sally Lloyd-Jones and illustrated by Jago, now comes to life as short animated videos. Narrated by British actor David Suchet, this 4-volume DVD set covers stories from both the Old and New Testaments. Each DVD runs approximately 1 hour each.

 

Sweet Cross Necklace for Kids

Want something new and pretty for your daughter to wear to Easter Mass? If you get this, you’ll also need the jewelry box below.
352550: Kids" Cross Pendant, White with Colored HeartsKids’ Cross Pendant, White with Colored Hearts
By Mag Jewelry Co

Fun cross pendant for kids features a white epoxy coated cross with colorful heart accents. On 15.5″ turquoise cord with 3″ extender and secure lobster claw clasp. Carded; cross is .75″.

Jewelry Box

I think that this jewelry box is so cute and unique! Besides the fact that little girls and boys both love horses, look at the nice farm scene on the sides of the box. This is also available in pink with a ballerina.
12192X: Country Horse Jewelry Box

Country Horse Jewelry Box
By Reeves International

A jewelry box for the horse-lover, trimmed in horse farm scene; silver tone clasp. Love of Horses collection.When the lid is lifted the horse figurine rotates in front of oval mirror. Music: My Old Kentucky Home; packaged in window box; approximate size is 5.75″ x 4″ x 3.25″. Lined in tan; a special storage space for jewelry and keepsakes.

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One thought on “Fill Your Easter Basket with These Fun Gifts

  1. Alicia @ Sweeping Up Joy says:

    Fun ideas! I appreciate the mix of sacred and secular recommendations. I feel like we *are* the Blunder family, so that game would be great for us. 🙂

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