Who doesn’t love chocolate bunnies, Reese’s peanut butter eggs, jellybeans — even Peeps? But if you have to fill a whole basket with candy, your kids can end up with a lot of it. We’ve rounded up some fun goodies for your kids’ Easter baskets that are sugar-free and sure to please. Check out these recommendations from local shops for gifts for babies to tweens. And once you’ve got your shopping done, check out our Easter Fun Events Guide!

Micador Egg Chalk Six-Color Set
This sweet and useful set will provide lots of spring art time fun. They also have marbled egg chalk!
$6.50
Ages: 2 and up
collage; three locations in Portland: 1639 NE Alberta St., 3701 SE Division St., 1634 SE Bybee Blvd.


Bunny Fidget Popper
This bunny fidget popper is a great addition to any Easter basket! (They also sell mini scented ones.)
$7.99
Mud Puddles Toys and Books; 2 locations: 16420 SW Langer Dr., Sherwood, and 2305 NW Kearney St., Portland.


Calico Critters Hoppin’ Easter Set
Enjoy hiding these critters inside the egg for an Easter egg hunt, or place the Snow Rabbit Baby and eggs in the basket for decoration.
$15.99
Ages 3+
Mud Puddles Toys and Books; 2 locations: 16420 SW Langer Dr., Sherwood, and 2305 NW Kearney St., Portland.


OMG Easter Inside Outsies Plush
Inside Outsies Easter Plush change from an egg to a bunny or chick and back again! 
$12.99
Ages 3+
Mud Puddles Toys and Books; 2 locations: 16420 SW Langer Dr., Sherwood, and 2305 NW Kearney St., Portland.


Wooden Eggs Craft Kit
Kids and adults love painting these wooden eggs with earth paint for Easter or any other craft activity.
$18.00
Ages 3+
collage; three locations in Portland: 1639 NE Alberta St., 3701 SE Division St., 1634 SE Bybee Blvd.


Dragon Hatching Figurines 
Who says Easter is just for baby chicks? Have your dragon lover find some dragons hatching in their basket! These figurines are great for all ages above 3 years old, as they can be played with or put on a shelf for a fun decoration. 
$5
Ages: 3 and up 
Maggie Mae’s Kids Bookshop, 43 NW 3rd Street, Gresham


Color, Cut & Create a Garden Activity Book
Nothing says spring like a garden! Color, cut, and create your own treehouse and garden, all while learning how to safely use scissors on these full-page practice sheets. For beginner scissor skills, follow the dotted lines. For more advanced, cut along the outlines of the images.
$12
Ages: 4+ yrs
Black Wagon, 3964 N Mississippi Ave.


Eugy Puzzles
Eugy miniatures are cute cardboard creatures beloved by all! Designed in New Zealand and made from eco-friendly recycled cardboard and rice-based inks, Eugys are easy to assemble and fun to build. Put them together using the included instructions and nontoxic glue, and collect the whole series of dinosaurs and animals (real and imaginary).
$13.99
Ages: 6 and up
Maggie Mae’s Kids Bookshop, 43 NW 3rd Street, Gresham


Blossom Bunny Stuffed Animal
Blossom Bunny is the ultimate cuddly friend!
$26.99
Ages 0+
Oodles 4 Kids, 7727 SE 13th Ave.


Wind up Chick or Bunny
These darling wind-up toys will delight your little one!
$5.50
Ages: 3+
collage; three locations in Portland: 1639 NE Alberta St., 3701 SE Division St., 1634 SE Bybee Blvd.


Squeeze Peek Animal Hatchers
Squeezy Peak Hatchers hold the cutest pop-up surprise! The teenie eggs are cracked open just slightly, revealing an adorable mini creature just waiting to peak out of its shell. Just give it a squeeze and out pops a dear little animal! 
$4.99
Oodles 4 Kids, 7727 SE 13th Ave.


Spot It Classic- Mini
Test your observational skills and hone your reflexes with the award-winning gameplay of Spot It!, a game of lightning-fast choices for a group of two to eight players.
$4.99
Ages: 6 and up
Maggie Mae’s Kids Bookshop, 43 NW 3rd Street, Gresham


Silicone Bunny Teething Ring
Made with 100% certified food grade, non-toxic silicone (BPA, cadmium, phthalates, PVC and lead free), this teether is perfect for baby.
$12
Ages: 0+
the Bull and the Bee, 7044 SE Milwaukie Ave.


Ditto Magazine
Lessons and activities based on a decolonized approach to social studies and history. An excellent supplement to broader study.
$18
Ages: 3-11 years
Black Wagon, 3964 N Mississippi Ave.


Jellycat Bashful Bunnies
The classic and treasured Easter Bunny. These incredibly soft and easy-to-love stuffed animals are sure to be a hit. The small size makes a great baby bunny, while the medium one is perfect for a basket.
$17.99 and up.
Ages: Babies to adult
the Bull and the Bee, 7044 SE Milwaukie Ave.


Mini Dots Pixie Glitter Glue
This whimsical collection lets you add sparkle to a whole range of projects, from DIY arts & crafts to invites and school projects.
$10
Ages: 6+
Black Wagon, 3964 N Mississippi Ave.


Wooden Animal Figures
A whole menagerie of small, carved wooden animals to choose from. Pretty enough to put on display, but perfect for hours of free play.
$7.99 each.
Ages: 3 to 8
the Bull and the Bee, 7044 SE Milwaukie Ave.


Assorted Wooden Dinosaurs
All the favorite dinosaurs ready for imaginary play. Safe and quality wooden construction with non-toxic child safe paint.
$7 each
Ages: 3+
Black Wagon, 3964 N Mississippi Ave.


Assorted Rubber Bath Toys
Chunky and durable bath toys are great for the bathtub, beach, and backyard. Made of all-natural rubber with large openings that help toys dry thoroughly and prevent mold build up.
$6 each
Ages: 2+ years
Black Wagon, 3964 N Mississippi Ave.


Dig a Dino Egg
Discover 12 unique dinosaur models: Feel like a real paleontologist excavating unique toy dinosaurs from the dino eggs. Find a T-rex, Dilophosaurus, Ankylosaurus and much more!
$2.50
collage; three locations in Portland: 1639 NE Alberta St., 3701 SE Division St., 1634 SE Bybee Blvd.


Tokidoki x Gudetama Blind Boxes 
There’s a surprise in every box. Get one of eight vinyl toy renditions of the adorable lazy egg. Display them, play with them, trade with friends and collect them all.
$9.99
Ages: 8 and up
Oodles 4 Kids, 7727 SE 13th Ave.


Lego Minifigures©
Find all kinds of Lego options for kids at Bricks & Minifigs! You could add a specific figurine, or pick out some parts and build a unique creation. Present the figure in one piece, or scatter the pieces into different Easter eggs for an assembly challenge.
Prices vary.
Ages: 3 and up
Bricks & Minifigs; two Portland-area locations: 3040 NE Sandy Blvd. and 3205 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Suite #44, Beaverton

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