22 Toddler Easter Egg Filler Ideas
Easy Easter Egg Fillers
Easter is approaching, and kids everywhere are beginning to daydream about hunting for—and opening up—all of those fun, filled plastic eggs. But those eggs don't have to be stuffed solely with foil-wrapped chocolates, jelly beans, and other speckled sugar bombs. You can cut the sweets and keep the fun with these creative ideas for candy-free ways to fill plastic Easter eggs.
Try separating the pieces so a few are in each egg. At the end, they have the excitement of putting together an unknown picture!
Make homework and coloring projects a bit more fun with cute, colorful mini erasers.
Mini bubble bottles are easy to find online, at most big box stores, or even dollar stores.
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They're still sweet enough to please your little sugar fiends! Add to the holiday fun and choose Annie's, which are shaped like bunnies, or Welch's Easter-themed fruit snacks.
Guess what we're making?! Involve your kids in Easter dessert by turning it into a hunt: Add an ingredient—like chocolate chips or sprinkles—and a recipe to an egg.
Put a candy-colored car in a larger egg for your little speed demon.
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Anything from stretchy bracelets to earrings, if you child has pierced ears, can fit prettily in a plastic egg.
Or, help your kid DIY his or her own jewelry by filling eggs with all of the fixings to make bracelets and necklaces.
The glow-in-the-dark ones are a kid favorite!
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Goldfish crackers and Annie's crackers and pretzels all come in bite-size treat bags.
Who knew doll garments folded up so neatly into an egg?
Spring is for flowers and gardens, so start a new tradition by filling the eggs with seeds to plant.
These usually comes in a package of 15, so you can fill an assortment of eggs with every color!
What will your tiny builder make this time?!
Many hair accessories are the perfect size for Easter eggs.
Have a piggy bank aficionado on your hands? Dollar coins won't disappoint. (And if the Easter Bunny can't get to the bank, a dollar bill will do, too!)
Fun stickers are always appreciated—and maybe the Bunny will also bring your little one a special book to stick these in.
Cut out individual tats and stick them in eggs. (And stock up on coconut oil for when it's time to removing them!)
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A fun key chain will fancy up that backpack!
Plastic Easter Egg Shakers
Mini Nail Polish
Tip: Piggy Paint and Hopscotch brands are non-toxic and safe for young paws.
Tubes of flavored lip balm, in fruity flavors, will keep those little kissers moisturized.
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Choosing Safe Easter Egg Fillers
Of course, keep your child's age in mind when filling eggs: Remember that many small items may pose a choking hazard and are not recommended for little kids. So pick age-appropriate trinkets for your eggs to ensure happy hunting!