Fun Things To Fill Easter Eggs With Besides Just Candy


Looking for a few ideas for what you can fill your child’s Easter Eggs with besides just candy?  Not that there’s anything wrong with a little Easter candy, but there are so many fun things you can do with plastic Easter eggs.  Here are some fun alternatives to candy that your children will love.


  • Change (nickels, dimes and quarters)
  • Dollar Bills
  • Stickers
  • Grow Caps – these are the little pills that you put in water and watch them grow
  • Flower seeds (plant them together when Easter is over )
  • Hot Wheel/Miniature Cars
  • Hair ribbons and bows
  • Bouncy Balls
  • Erasers
  • Lip Gloss
  • Character Band-aids
  • Whistles
  • Fruit Snacks
  • Silly Bands
  • Bracelets/Necklaces/Rings
  • Small containers of bubbles
  • Coupons (You can make them: “Good for one extra bed time story, etc…”)
  • Sea Shells
  • Army men
  • Plastic Animals/Bugs
  • Marshmallows (they have colored Easter shapes for the holiday)
  • Raisins, dried fruit
  • Rubber Stamps
  • Pony Tail holders
  • Marbles
  • Sidewalk chalk
  • Balloons
  • Character Bandaids
  • Magnets

Kids love surprises.  What else can you think of to fill those Easter Eggs with that will leave your kids surprised?  Leave your comments here to share with others.

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3 Responses to Fun Things To Fill Easter Eggs With Besides Just Candy

  1. jackie lynn says:

    I typically don’t allow my kids to have sugary cereals, so on Easter we put sugary cereal in their eggs – they LOVE it!

  2. Oh – LOVE the idea of silly socks, especially split apart – if you have more than one child they’ll have to ‘hunt’ for the right match ;-)

  3. Izzy says:

    Have used mini paints, homemade play dough, split up pairs of silly socks, trail mix, lil rubber stamps etc..it’s fun to look for useful minis:)

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