If you are looking to skip chocolate this year and give non chocolate Easter gifts for kids and adults, or giving Easter gifts to someone who can’t have chocolate, these non edible Easter gifts will delight!
The Easter season is a time for giving, and if you have someone in your life who doesn’t love chocolate, you may be scrambling to find the perfect gift. Never fear! There are plenty of non-chocolate easter gifts out there that are sure to please.
Find some of the cutest DIY Easter presents or ready to give Easter basket stuffers options that will last well beyond an Easter weekend sugar rush.
You will find gift ideas for babies, kids, teens and adults for your Easter gift giving.
Not everyone loves chocolate. I am not one of those people. Chocolate is a guilty pleasure… but at the same time, I love gifts that keep on giving! Especially if a little bit of handmade Easter gifts love is added to that.
But don’t worry if you aren’t the crafty type, because I have included a load of Easter gift ideas for adults and children that are ready to give too!
These are great alternatives to chocolate Easter eggs!
Not a fan of DIY? Check out these non-candy Easter basket gift ideas for toddlers, kids, teens and adults! Plus non-chocolate Easter Egg fillers for your scavenger hunt!
Non-Chocolate Easter Gifts to Make For Kids, Toddlers & Babies
DIY Easter gifts are really special. They show a lot of thought and effort went into them and they are unique, since you can’t get them in a store.
Plus it is always fun to get a little creative with homemade Easter gifts too!
I often make homemade Easter chocolates and gift them in handmade Easter gift baskets, but these awesome gift ideas include something for all ages and not a chocolate egg in sight!
These handmade Easter gifts for kids and babies are sure to delight the youngsters!
RELATED: For the rest of the year, check out these non-toy gift ideas for kids and these clever ideas for storing toys too.
Crochet Finger Puppet Bunnies
These adorable crochet finger puppets are a fun idea for kids who love pretend play and perfect for gifting to siblings and cousins to play together.
Get the free bunny crochet pattern and start creating these adorable non-edible Easter gifts for kids.
Egg Shaped Bath Bombs
Homemade bath bombs are an excellent gift for women and kids. Your female friends and family will enjoy the excuse to pamper themselves, and kids love seeing bath bombs fizz up around them during bath time.
These egg-shaped Easter bath bombs are a fabulous idea to encourage some pampering.
Easter Bunny Headband
We had a load of fun making these cute and simple Easter bunny ears headbands together and they would also make a fun gift for kids at Easter time.
Egg Shaped Seed Bombs
These egg-shaped seedling bombs can be planted straight in the garden and will start to grow. This are fun homemade Easter gifts for adults or kids, encouraging some time in the garden.
Paddle Pop Puzzles
Most kids love chocolate! Unless they are unable to have it due to diet or allergies. This means coming up with super fun DIY Easter gifts for kids that they will enjoy even more than a chocolate egg and I love the idea of these Easter puzzles.
Not only are they really inexpensive and easy to make, but they will provide ongoing fun, plus develop little minds with problem-solving skills.
They are also perfect to pack into your travel activity pack for holidays too.
Pom Pom Bunnies
These cute little pom-pom bunnies are an easy DIY Easter presents idea to make and will be adored by a special child in your life well beyond Easter. You can make them in their favourite colours as a cuddly little friend for Easter day.
Bunny Wall Canvas
Bring a little Easter cheer into someone’s life all year round with this cute bunny canvas, complete with a pom pom tail.
This is a really easy and inexpensive Easter gift to make that you can put together in just a couple of hours. It would look really sweet on the wall of a nursery as well, making great Easter gifts for babies or toddlers.
Most parents with young kids will find broken crayons floating around. Alternatively, they are pretty cheap to buy and you may already have the Easter moulds on hand for making chocolates or other baked goods, so this is a super simple upcycling idea for using up crayon pieces.
Alternatively, you can purchase boxes of crayons for really cheap if you want them to be single coloured shaped crayons like these cute egg and bunny shapes.
They also make perfect Easter class gifts from teachers or for your kids to hand out to their friends before the Easter break! You can grab my free printable easter cards as a bonus too!
Sock animal toys are so cute and they make great Easter gifts for toddlers or babies, for display in their room or to play with as they get older. These sock bunny toys are adorable and a fun handmade gift project.
Door Name Sign
If you want a lasting gift that older or younger kids will love, this handmade door sign is a great option.
They are really easy to make and inexpensive too, plus you can customise them to suit the colours and interests of the child so that it is a sign they will proudly display on their bedroom door or wall.
Bunny Baby Romper
Easter gifts for babies can be tricky. They don’t need sweets. They can’t have toys with small pieces. But they can have super cute homemade Easter outfits!!
This Easter Peeps inspired bunny baby romper would make a great Easter gift for babies or toddlers. The tutorial includes a free cutting file for the peeps design too. They are especially great Easter gift for newborns.
Felt Play Mat
These no sew felt play mats are great alternative Easter presents for children. They are easy to make and will give the kids hours of fun together or playing solo, sparking imagination.
This would make a great Easter party activity also if you have young children visiting.
Pom Pom Rug
This pom pom rug is an easy DIY project you can make yourself or with the kids help for someone special. It makes a great bedside rug or my kids also love to sit on it when they play. Either way, it’s super cute and super easy!
Rag Quilt Bunny Softies
If you need an Easter gift for babies, these rag quilt softies are seriously cute. Find the complete tutorial on how to make one and have fun mixing and matching different colours and fabrics.
Play Dough Easter Surprise Eggs
My toddler and so many other kids are obsessed with surprise eggs so a DIY version is perfect. Especially when it includes the sensory fun of playdoh as well.
These Playdoh Easter surprise eggs are a fun non food gift idea that will delight them, with surprises inside. That’s far more fun than chocolate eggs.
You can get plastic eggs in many discount variety stores or craft stores. Or purchase them online and make your own playdough at home. Or if you are not so keen for the DIY version, you can purchase a premade set loaded with eggs, dough, moulds and more.
Basket of Bunnies
If you have lots of fabric scraps and not quite sure what to do with them, this is a super cute idea! Make a basket of bunnies as a gift for a little person, or you could get a little extra creative and stuff them with potpourri or similar to make them a scented drawer sachet for an Easter gift for adults too!
Hungry Bunny Bags
If you are looking for a DIY Easter gift for teenagers or older children, these hungry bunny bags could not be any cuter! Functional and fun, plus they use up some more of those fabric scraps you’ve been hoarding!
They would be great with some little hair accessories, handmade jewellery, nail polish or lipgloss inside as an extra surprise.
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DIY Non Chocolate Easter Gifts For Adults
For many of us, the older we get, the more we realise we probably could skip those Easter chocolates each year.
Whether it be to try and cut down on sugar in our diet, or an actual dietary need, it is always good to have some DIY non-food Easter gift ideas for adults planned for those occasions.
Plus a handmade gift is a great way to show how much you appreciate someone. Many of these would also make perfect homemade easter gifts for teachers. Check out these fun Easter gift ideas for adults.
Egg Shaped Pot Holders
Functional and fun, these egg shaped pot holders are a great fabric project that will be useful on Easter Sunday for serving up that incredible feast! These are so cute and a simple sewing project. Find the full tutorial in the post.
Stained Glass Easter Ornaments
How about some non-chocolate easter eggs for adults? These stained glass easter ornaments are absolutely stunning.
They would make a beautiful decorative piece for Easter time in your home, or as an ornamental gift for a loved one. Imagine how they will look as the sun catches in them.
Personalised Easter Buckets
Okay, so these personalised Easter buckets with grass are so super cute and would be a fun gift for kids, but why should the kids have all the fun?
Instead of grass grow herbs or wheatgrass, or a pretty flower in them as perfect Easter gifts that aren’t chocolate for adults.
Sparkly Easter Candlesticks
These Easter egg candlesticks are so fun! Pretty colours, sparkles, and so funky! They would make fun homemade easter gifts for the person who loves all things bright and colourful.
Or just for a special Easter decoration for the home.
Easter Salt Dough Ornaments
If you are looking for a cute and simple handmade Easter gift kids can make for adults, these salt dough ornaments are always a great choice for all occasions.
They are really simple to make and the kids can have loads of fun decorating them with pretty colours!
TIP: If you are a teacher or run activities with children, these would also be great as Easter gifts for parents that kids can take home.
Bunny Storage Jars
These bunny jars are a cute handmade storage idea for non edible easter gifts for adults. Fill them with whatever you like, such as craft supplies, baked goods, homemade jam or pretty much anything you can think of that would fit.
Perhaps even some homemade bath salts or body lotion.
You could do this with any jar by simply painting the lid and a bunny ornament in the same colour and gluing together.
Related Reading: 14 Unique Valentine’s Day Gifts You Can Make at Home
Ready-Made Non Chocolate Easter Gift Ideas To Buy
If you are short on time or not a DIY fan, don’t worry because there are loads of non chocolate unique Easter gift ideas to suit everyone. Easter picture books are a great idea for toddlers and children.
Here are a few great ideas to help you get your Easter gift list sorted in no time – Easter ideas without chocolate for adults, children, toddlers and babies:
Personalised Wooden Easter Puzzle
These personalised wooden Easter puzzles are so precious and such a wonderful gift for younger kids for Easter. Wooden toys are durable for little hands and make great keepsakes long after Easter.
>> Get a personalised name puzzle
Easter Rabbit LEGO Set
This adorable Easter Rabbit set doubles as a beautiful decoration for the house making it a fun project for all ages from 8+.
>> Get the Easter Rabbit LEGO set.
Baby’s First Easter Basket
This my first Easter basket for babies is an adorable gift to give a baby for their first Easter. No need to worry about them being too young for chocolate when they have these cute soft alternatives to play with instead. This is a great newborn baby gift idea.
>> Get baby’s first Easter Basket.
TOMY Toomies Hide & Squeak Eggs
This super cute playset encourages fine motor skill development in toddlers ad is an easy toy to take with you when you travel, in case you are heading away for Easter for a family holiday.
>>Get the Toomies.
Personalised Wooden Egg Cups
Serve up breakfast with these cute personalised wooden egg cups with your child’s name on them (or one for every member of the family – adults included). Your dippy eggs and toast soldiers will be served in style.
>> Get a personalised egg cup
Hatchimals CollEGGtables Basket
Hatchimals are one of the popular kids collectable sets right now and they are a great option at Easter time since they are surprise eggs without the chocolate! My girls LOVE surprises!
>>Find Hatchimals online here.
Personalised Musical Shaker Eggs
These personalised decorative eggs make a unique musical sound when you shake them, filled with sand and suited to older kids or adults.
>> Get a personalised shaker egg
Bamboo Little Bunny Suction Plate
These bamboo bunny spill-proof bowls are perfect for toddlers! The cute bunny design has small sections that separate foods of different consistencies and curved edges help teach kids how to scoop food off their plates!
>> Get a bamboo bunny plate
Plush Bunny Doll
This adorable bunny doll will delight younger children with a new friend to hug this Easter. Super soft and suitable for babies and toddlers.
>>Get the plush bunny doll.
Beatrix Potter Peter Rabbit Soft Teether Book
The beloved stories of Peter Rabbit are a perfect Easter gift for babies as an alternative to board books, complete with a soft teether. A far better option than Easter treats for your younger family members.
>> Get the Peter Rabbit Soft Teether Book
LA JOLIE MUSE Ceramic Cupcake Stand
This bunny-shaped cupcake or cake stand is simply precious and would make a lovely gift for anyone who loves to entertain or bake. It is a great Easter entertaining platter or for any special occasion really. Who doesn’t want a bunny holding up their sweet treats!
>>Shop here for the cupcake stand.
Personalised Easter Mug
This cute Easter mug is a perfect choice for enjoying tea, coffee or a delicious hot cocoa bomb as a special Easter treat and beyond.
>> Get a personalised Easter mug
Peppa Pig’s Easter Hunt
My kids have this book and they loved it when they were younger. We read it often and not just at Easter time. There are loads of great Easter picture books available.
>>Get the Peppa book.
Decorative Easter Rolling Pins
For the friend or family member who loves to bake, they will love this unique handmade Easter gift. Make rolling cookies more fun with decorative patterns and words. This is something the whole family will love as you start an Easter tradition rolling beautiful cookies each year.
>>Get a decorative Easter rolling pin
Jumping Jack Game
We love playing games in our family. We have regular games nights with our kids or with the extended family and we are always looking for fun new options to add to the collection. This one is a cute bunny inspired game the younger kids will especially love.
>>Get the Jumping Jack game.
Mud Pie Deviled Eggs Platter
Deviled eggs are an Easter staple on many Sunday feast table, and this platter is such a fun way to present your deviled eggs or use it for other round-shaped foods.
>>Find a variety of egg platters here
Easter Puzzle With Name
For another adorable personalised wooden Easter puzzle, this egg shaped puzzle is a wonderful gift idea for younger children to work on fine motor skills.
>> Get a wooden Easter puzzle
Novelty Easter Socks For Men
Get these cute novelty Easter socks for adults as a fun Easter weekend accessory. They are perfect for keeping toes warm all year round and make a simple gift idea for men and teens.
>> Get the novelty socks.
Easter Table Runner
Gift beautiful Easter decor to someone who loves to decorate and host for special occasions. This table runner is just too precious!
>> Get the table runner.
Decopatch Craft Kit
For creative individuals, why not gift a unique Easter-themed craft kit that doubles as a future Easter decoration for their home. These decopatch kits are a fun gift idea if you are looking for something a little bit different.
>> Get a decopatch craft kit
Sylvanian Families Toy Set
For the toy lover in your life, a set of Sylvanian Families is the perfect non-chocolate gift. These adorable little animals are sure to bring a smile to any child’s face. I remember fondly receiving a family of rabbits one Easter as a child back in the early 90s, so I love that they are still a treasured toy for kids now.
>> Get a Sylvanian Family set
You might also like these gift ideas for teachers and gift ideas for school kids.
More Alternative Easter Gift Ideas
If these beautiful DIY and ready-to-buy Easter gifts aren’t inspiration enough, here are some more quick ideas for the best Easter gifts you can’t eat!
- Easter craft kits
- Easter sticker books
- Infantino Lil’ Nibble Teethers Carrot
- Carrot earrings
- Easter pyjamas
- Hot cross bun earrings
- Easter candle
- Funny Easter shirt
With all these great non food Easter gifts, you won’t be short of options for Easter gifts this year, no matter who you are gifting to! There is something here for every age group, handmade or ready-made and the recipient is sure to love their gift!
Be sure to follow me on Pinterest for even more great Easter ideas – gifts, recipes, decor and craft ideas.
And of course, it wouldn’t be Easter without great food. Even if that doesn’t necessarily mean loading up on Easter eggs!
So head on over and check out my massive collection of Easter recipes. There are recipes that will suit for hosting at home or to take with you if you are spending Easter elsewhere! And plenty of these are non-chocolate Easter ideas too!
Check them out now:
What would be your non-edible Easter Gift? Leave a comment below. I would love to hear it! And share this post to Pinterest via the image below! Be sure to follow me on Facebook or YouTube for more occasion gift ideas like these!
Monday 30th of March 2015
Some great ideas here Holly!
Thanks for contributing to The Sunday Brunch Magazine :)
All the best,
Eliza & Bel xx
Tuesday 31st of March 2015
Friday 13th of March 2015
I love these ideas and will be pinning for future use. I can't decide where to start. Thanks for sharing on Sunday's Best.
Saturday 14th of March 2015
Thanks Rhonda. It makes me want to create so many things too.
Friday 13th of March 2015
Brilliant ideas - I love the bunnies!
Thanks for joining in with #FabulouslyFrugal this week x x
Saturday 14th of March 2015
All the different bunnies are so cute :)
Toni @ Finding Myself Young
Friday 13th of March 2015
Love these! I especially like the idea of easter puzzles.
Friday 13th of March 2015
Nice to have non-edible options. Off to visit your Easter post now too ;)
Tuesday 10th of March 2015
I love this! I am definitely going to try some of this with the girls. Thank you!
Wednesday 11th of March 2015
I'm sure they will love it Emily :)