Easter Basket Shopping Guide: Outdoor Fun & Play


Filling a fun Easter basket offered similar challenges to filling a Christmas stocking. We want to look beyond the candy aisle and fill baskets with fun, unique toys, games and books. Every day this week we'll post a quick Easter Basket Shopping Guide to share and inspire non-traditional filler ideas.

Today we've rounded up some fun toys and games to encourage outdoor fun and play.

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  1. Egg and Spoon Race Game Set ($13). This game is great for Easter afternoon play - and beyond. It takes the traditional party game of walking with an egg into a kid-friendly version with no icky egg cleanup.
  2. Finger Flashlights ($5). Explore outdoors with this set of cool colored finger flashlights. Light the way to adventure!
  3. EZ Steppers (set of 2, $10). Get a step up on the sidewalk with a set of easy to master 4 inch platforms with adjustable handles. Kids will love the view from up (a little) higher.
  4. Green Toys Dump Truck ($20). This durable dump truck can deliver a load of Easter eggs in the morning and transport dirt and rocks outside every day after.
  5. Rainbow Playground Ball ($10). The classic gym class outdoor play ball with a rainbow makeover. Kids will love playing and running after this bouncy, colorful ball.
  6. Light-up Skip Ball ($12). Your kiddo hops, the ball skips and lights up. Lots of active fun with this modern twist on a classic outdoor toy.



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