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FUN EASTER BASKET IDEAS FOR KIDS

The Spruce / Margot Cavin

Easter is almost here, and luckily we’ve done all of the work of combing through loads of Easter basket ideas. From our favorite local shops and easy DIY gift ideas, here are the best Easter basket gifts for “every-bunny” on your list. 

 

SHOP LOCAL

Shop + support local businesses this holiday season for all of your Easter basket needs! 

 

TinkerTots Boxes

TinkerTots Boxes is our favorite local, mom-owned subscription box and their Spring Tot Box makes the perfect gift for kiddos. Orders can be placed online and delivered right to your door – but order now, boxes sell out quickly! 

 

Catching Fireflies (Ann Arbor/Berkly/Rochester) 

At Catching Fireflies you’ll find fun + unique gift ideas from adorable stuffed animals to a DIY Easter cookie decorating kit! Save time by shopping online and get free in-store pickup! 

 

Rock Paper Scissors (Ann Arbor)

Rock Paper Scissors is a one-and-done stop for this year’s Easter baskets. They offer custom easter basket gift boxes in small, medium, and large sizes. Boxes are filled with candy, stuffed animals, books, toys, art supplies, and more! Best of all they can be shipped right to your door and arrive with cute shredding and a darling box! 

 

The Community House (Birmingham) 

Did “some bunny” say Easter fun? The Community House has created SIX different Easter activity boxes that make the perfect addition to Easter baskets or fun family activities to keep little ones busy. The entire list of activities can be found here along with order information. 

 

Petite Cabane (Birmingham)

If you don’t have time to put together your own Easter basket let our friends at Petite Cabane create the most stunning Easter basket filled with goodies. They also have beautiful Easter outfits for little kids and adorable toys to help fill your littles Easter basket. 

 

The Rocket (Ferndale/Ypsilanti)

The Rocket has all of your Easter basket essentials and all at a great price! You can shop online or in-store to create a custom Easter basket perfect for your littles. 

 

Green Hippo Gifts (Lake Orion) 

Green Hippo Gifts is a truly unique and fun place to stock up on all of your Easter goodies! They have TONS of Easter decor + toys for all price ranges to help you create the perfect Easter basket. 

 

The Art Attic (Plymouth)

The Art Attic Plymouth is another favorite local, mom-owned shop. The Art Attic has created adorable Easter sensory kits that kids will love playing with (and personally keeps our kiddos busy for HOURS!). 

 

EduKids

EduKids was created by a local teacher and mom who specializes in creating fun sensory kits paired with educational books. For Easter, take your pick between a Spring/Gardening sensory kit, a fun Easter-themed kit, an adorable Easter sensory bin, or a specially curated Easter book bundle!

 

And for more local stores to shop, check out our guide to the 15 Best Toy Stores in Metro Detroit!

 


SWEET TREATS

No Easter basket is complete without a few sweet treats. Check out these local shops for all of your Easter candy needs. 

 

KuTerie Boards

This female-owned local business specializes in themed and customizable treat boards. For Easter they are offering a SomeBunny Loves You Box and a Hoppy Easter Box both loaded with delicious candies and festive cookies. Orders can be placed online and picked up in Birmingham, Northville, Rochester Hills, or Shelby Township.

 

Love and Buttercream (Birmingham)

Love and Buttercream is a sweet, sassy, and beautiful bake shop in Birmingham. For Easter, they offer an entire menu of Easter goodies from Easter Bunny Sugar Cookies to cakes, macarons, cupcakes, cake pops, and fun DIY Easter decorating kits. Preorders can be placed online and picked up in-store.

 

Allysa’s Cookie Jar (Garden City)

Order adorable Easter themed cookies to fill the baskets or stash around the house.

 

Blake Farms (Armada)

Easter Basket will be available online to ship to friends and family starting Monday, March 15th. Easter treats are available inside Blake’s Cider Mill daily through April 4th. Pick from Easter themed fudge apples, pretzel rods, donuts and more – including Spring Peep Hot Cocoa Bombs!

 

Sanders Candy (Clinton Township/Rochester/Wyandotte) 

The perfect Easter basket wouldn’t be complete without a few delectable selections from Sanders Candy!

 

Doc Sweets’ Candy Company (Clawson)

This “gigantic candy wonderland” is the largest retail candy store in Michigan which guarantees you will be able to find the perfect sweet treats. 

 

Bon Bon Bon (Detroit) 

Local Detroit gourmet chocolate shop has the BEST bonbons available in-store and online and are perfect for stuffing your kiddos Easter basket full of sweets.

 

Sugar Shack Baking

Shop and support a local mom-owned baking company that creates the most adorable cake pops perfect for decorating your kiddo’s Easter basket. Check out her handmade Easter-themed cake pops that are sure to be a big hit with kids!

 


GIVE THE GIFT OF LITERACY

Build your child’s home library by adding one of these fun Easter books for kids of all ages. For your littlest learners, check out our favorite board books for baby’s first Easter.    


DIY IDEAS

If you’re the crafty type, check out these adorable and inspirational ideas to help you create your own Easter basket that your kids will love. And if you want to go all out and create your own homemade gifts, these easy + cheap ideas will help you create the most unique DIY children’s presents perfect for their Easter basket

 

If you’re staying home this year for Easter and need some ideas to keep your littles busy, check out our Easter Daily Inspiration Guide full of an entire days worth of kid-friendly activities. 

 

Photo credit: The Spruce / Margot Cavin

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Ashley Porter is a Chicago native who now calls Birmingham home. Ashley and her husband Mike and son Jake love attending local festivals, exploring Detroit’s diverse food scene, and venturing outside of Metro Detroit to enjoy the natural beauty of Michigan. With a background in Early Childhood Education, Ashley loves connecting with and supporting families in her community, which is why she is so excited to be a part of LittleGuide Detroit.

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