In our family, all of the kids (and sometimes the adults) go Easter egg hunting. Everyone usually ends up with quite a bit of candy. To try to make things a little more healthy, a few of my blogging friends and I each created a no-candy Easter basket. (I’ve included photos and links to all of them at the end of this post.)
Recently, I watched Miss Potter on Amazon, which has received amazing reviews (4.75 stars out of 2,087)! It’s a family movie that is appropriate for all ages. I highly recommend it. Miss Potter, and my son’s adoration for books, were my inspiration for this basket.
Here are the contents:
I found a lot of these cute books at a thrift store. But they can also be found on Amazon.
You can find the Peter Rabbit book/bunny combo here.
Quack Quack with Peter Rabbit, which makes a quacking sound, can be found here.
The third book, Colors Everywhere, is not a Peter Rabbit book, but the colors and style matched and there is a rabbit on the front so I thought it worked really well.
The fourth book is a story book for beginning readers called, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, found here.
The fifth book is a bedtime story book with several different stories by Beatrix Potter, found here.
I also picked up the basket at the thrift store. I stamped a few white eggs with a rabbit stamp I bought at Michael’s.
I bought Easter eggs for a craft project and my son has been having a fun time throwing them and picking them up. So I put a few of those in the basket for him to play with as well.
Overall, his Easter basket didn’t cost me very much, and we will have a great time reading these books together.
Below are all 5 no-candy Easter Baskets that my friends and I put together.
This darling ‘Gardening Easter Basket’ looks like so much fun for kids. Click here to see contents.
This pretty ‘Bedtime Stories Basket’ would be perfect for any child. Click here to see contents.
This super exciting ‘Outdoor fun’ basket is perfect for spring and summer! Click here to see contents.
This educational ‘Alphabet Easter Basket’ is so much fun for kids. Click here to see contents.
This cute ‘Baby Girl Easter Basket’ is a great idea for a newborn girl. Click here to see contents.