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Well, the time has come friends!  It’s that Easter time of year, when kids and adults take part in one of the tastiest, and most fun holidays of the year!  My favorite part has always been the joy of watching the kiddos discover their baskets, and the amazement they experience when they dig through them.  The blessing of giving is still one of the BEST blessings we have.



Sooo, that being said, I have gathered here a  ‘basket’ full of my personal kid (and adult)-friendly Easter basket fillers!  Check these out and enjoy! 







#1. is the ZIPIT Drawing Easily Booklet and Practice Pages!

  • SEA CREATURES – Discover the secrets of the ocean while you learn to draw a variety of fish, a shark, an octopus, starfish, sea turtles and more.
  • EASY 5-STEP TECHNIQUE – Famous illustrator, Amit Offir teaches his easy-to- follow drawing technique so that you can create anything you can imagine!
  • LEARN NEW SKILLS – Learn some cool new drawing skills and enjoy quality time creating illustrations to share with family and friends.
  • AGES 5 AND UP – This 38 page book is ideal for ocean-lovers ages 5 and up. There’s even an award certificate at the end to celebrate!
  • BONUS CONTENT – Purchase the book and receive a link to free online content to help take your drawings to the next level.

It’s an exciting world under the sea where sleek swordfish make friends with blow fish, leggy octopuses and playful starfish. No matter what shape or size, artist Amit Offir will teach you how to draw it using his special step-by-step technique. If you’ve always wanted to release your inner Picasso, ZIPIT Drawing Easily will show you how!

Drawing is easy to learn when you’re guided by real pro! Amit’s fun illustrations and straightforward instructions will give your children exactly what they need to:

  • Learn how to draw quickly and easily
  • Practice and improve their new skills
  • Change up their artwork with a few simple strokes!
  • Celebrate their success with a free award certificate

Whether you’re taking a road trip, spending time at home, or looking for an exciting gift for someone special, this 38 page book is exactly what you need! Order yours today.


#2. My Magic Mud Tooth Powder

What is activated charcoal tooth powder?

My Magic Mud® Activated Charcoal Tooth Powder for Whitening is a 100% natural oral care remedy that cleans, polishes, whitens, and detoxes your teeth. It features food-grade activated charcoal and bentonite clay. My Magic Mud® is completely flavorless, a little messy, and at first may seem a little weird! But we promise after you see and feel the results, you’ll love it as much as we do!

#3. Haba Finger Puppet Bunny!


Can’t wait to help your child put on their next show?! Whether it is making up their own stories or re-enacting fairy tales – there are all sorts of ways to delve into the world of fantasy.

#4. Educational Insights Playfoam 4 Pack!


The Big Idea

Playfoam® offers kids loads of fun– with no mess to clean up afterwards! Just squish the Playfoam up, shape it however you like, squash it back down, and start all over again. Playfoam® never dries out so the creativity never ends—and the secret no-stick formula means you can take it anywhere for creative fun on the go.

Psst…They’re Learning!

  • Develops visual artistic talent
  • Encourages creative play
  • A great sensory learning tool

Cut to the Chase

  • Non-toxic molding dough
  • Classic 4-pack
  • Perfect for party favors
  • Easy to store and non-dry


#5. Learning Resources Gears Gears Gears Movin’ Monkeys Building Set!


The most mischievous monkeys in the jungle are back with an all-new building set! Revamped for 2018, the Gears! Gears! Gears! Movin’ Monkeys set from Learning Resources pairs fun monkey figures with all of the interactive Gears! parts needed to build them a moving jungle playground. Using over 100 pieces, kids build their own fun playset, snapping Gears! pieces into place according to the included instructions. After they’ve built it, kids can turn this Gears! Gears! Gears! set’s handle, which sends the gears spinning and the monkeys bouncing and twisting through the colorful trees. In the middle of all this monkeying around, kids also learn valuable concepts that are essential to STEM learning, including cause and effect and engineering fundamentals. The parts in this Gears! Gears! Gears! Movin’ Monkeys set are interchangeable with all of Learning Resources’ Gears! sets, which helps extend the playtime life of every set.

Revamped for 2018, this hands-on building set adds vibrant new colors and design possibilities to popular jungle theme
Chunky spinning gears snap easily into place and help kids develop fine motor skills
Included monkey figures spin, twist, and hang from vines and branches
Interchangeable parts work with all of Learning Resources’ other Gears! Gears! Gears! sets

Ages 4+
Grades PreK+

#6.  InRoad Toys PlayTape + Curves!

What is PlayTape?

With award-winning PlayTape, instantly create roads and rails for toy vehicle play anytime, anywhere! Just unroll, stick, and drive! It’s hours of entertainment on a single roll. PlayTape sticks to any flat surface and is easy to tear by hand and reposition. It peels up without any residue and is recyclable, so cleaning up is easy. PlayTape is compatible with, and made-to-scale for the most popular toy cars and trains on the market so you can use PlayTape with the toys you already have. Take PlayTape anywhere – in your pocket or purse – and let your child turn their imagination into reality! PlayTape is 100% Made in the USA.

#7. Marcus & Marcus Mold Free Squirting Bath Toy!





Let the kids play in the dirt, then it’s time for fun in the tub with Marcus & Marcus Bath Squirts Toys. Our silicone bath toys are made of 100% non-toxic food grade silicone, and designed with two detachable pieces for easy cleaning and keeping the toys mold free. They are even dishwasher safe so you can sterilize your bath toys after use. Products are molded from BPA and Phthalate free materials.



  • BPA/Phthalate free
  • Easy-to-clean detachable design
  • Mold Free Design
  • CE EN71 ASTM-F963


Cleaning and Care:

  • Top-rack dishwasher safe
  • Steam sterilizer safe

    #8. Precidio Snack in the Box!

    … and a must-have for nibbly people on the go!

    Snack in the Box – A better and reusable-way to pack healthy snacks, protect them from getting crushed and mushed in your bag.

    • Twin chambers let you pack 2 different snacks.
    • Durable Tritan™ pop-up doors make it easy to pour a small handful as you go.
    • Eco-friendly Tritan™ and food-grade polypropylene are BPA/BPS and Phthalate free.
    • Dishwasher friendly, easy to take apart for cleaning.
    • Unique patent-pending design.
    • Designed in Canada by Precidio with USA-made Tritan™ material.
    • Fully tested for safety and durability.

    A must for school lunches, car rides, bicycling, taking the kids shopping, going for walks, picnicing or anywhere you may want to bring along a treat.

    The twin pop-up lids let you easily flip the doors open and pour out your favorite snacks.  Now you can bring a healthy AND a fun snack along and shake them out into your hand, when you need a little nibble.

    • Carry cheese cubes and crackers without mushing or them getting soggy.
    • Stop buying expensive prepackaged snacks which can hide sugars and preservatives and use healthy snacks instead.
    • Bring along fresh berries, crackers, nuts, or any type of dry snacks you can get at your local grocery or bulk store.

    #9. Yookidoo Shake Me Rattle!



    • Battery operated motion activated sounds and music rattles.
    • Easy to grab handle especially designed for tiny grasps.
    • Multiple textures and crinkly parts.
    • Colorful sliding beads.
    • Choose your favorite farm animal or collect them all!
    • On/off button – for silent play.
    • Yookidoo® Fun Link enabling to attach rattle to almost anything.




















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