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Favorite Outdoor Easter Basket Ideas for Kids
We all want to get outside once Spring hits and the weather starts to warm up.
After being trapped indoors all winter, it’s nice to know the warm weather is on its way.
Some of our favorite Easter basket ideas contain outdoor toys to enjoy the nice weather.
That’s why outdoor toys for children are a great addition to put in their Easter baskets from the Easter bunny.
The outdoors is great for kids whether you take them to the park, the beach, or just let them play in your backyard.
You can step up your outdoors activities by finding some great toys for kids to play with outside.
There are so many toys and activities to play with outside to keep the fun going for hours.
Check out these awesome toys to put in your children’s Easter baskets that are great for the outdoors.
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Best Easter Basket Ideas for Outdoors:
1. Hula Hoops
Since introducing my daughter to hula hoops, she can’t put them down. She spends so much time hula hooping everywhere she goes inside and outside our house and it provides hours of fun. It is good to send her outside, so she doesn’t break anything though.
2. Jump Ropes
Whether you like short single person jump ropes or longer jump ropes held by others, jump ropes are great exercise. You can learn many different types of jumps and songs to go along with your jump roping as well.
3. Bubble Machine
If your children love bubbles, a bubble machine is the best investment. Fill the machine, turn it on, and watch your little kids eyes light up with job as they can run through all the bubbles. Makes it easier than blowing bubbles for hours and is a fun way to entertain your children.
Kites can be enjoyed by any age and is best to use on a windy day. You can get your children’s favorite characters on their kites to encourage them to get out and try. We had our kids’ flying kites between 2 and 3 years old so don’t hesitate getting a kite if you think they’re too young.
5. RC Cars
Utilize your driveway and sidewalk with RC cars you can race around. There are so many different styles and types so you’re sure to find one for the child in your life interested in cars. Easter is the perfect time to buy your child an RC car, so they have it for the summer.
Depending on the type of scooter, it may be a bit too big for the Easter basket. There are some scooters that fold down smaller for travel and storage. If it’s a gift you really want to get, there’s no rule saying you can’t leave it next to the Easter basket.
7. Roller Skates
My daughter has her very own roller skates and our son is next. It’s a great skill to learn and takes a lot of time and practice. If your child is interested, roller skating can be a fun activity to do as a family.
A skateboard could be another skill for your child to learn. Balancing is very important and is necessary for many outdoor activities and even some sports. If your child seems interested in skateboarding, grab them a skateboard to learn.
There are many types of toy rockets that can be launched outside. Be sure to check the ages of the rockets so you know what would be appropriate for your child. Our daughter loves science, so a rocket would be a great gift for her.
10. Badminton Set
If you’re looking to add more family games to the yard, a badminton set could be an awesome option for older kids. Set up the net and have a great time during your next family game day. Just watch out for swinging rackets.
11. Sidewalk Chalk
Sidewalk chalk is much different than regular chalk because it is much larger and easier to write on the ground with. You can purchase assorted color sets and even holders to put the sidewalk chalk in to make it easier to hold.
12. Garden Tools
My mother has had a garden my entire life. I loved to help her pick green beans and zucchini every year. If you love to garden, get your children their very own gardening tools so they can help you. Gardening is a great hobby to learn and one day they could have their own garden.
13. Bathing Suits
With summer following behind spring, there will be many more beach days and pool days. Since children grow so quick, there’s a good chance they’ll need a new bathing suit every year for a while. What better time to pick out a new bathing suit than Easter.
14. Beach Towels
Add to the bathing suits by getting new beach towels as well. There are themed towels, and you could pick out their favorite characters. Eventually beach towels get old and need to be replaced so new towels are a great option for Easter.
15. Frisbees / Boomerangs
Don’t stress about another broken frisbee or accidentally throwing it on the roof. You can replace them by buying them for the Easter basket. There’s now so many different styles and designs to choose from that you can switch it up every year.
There are so many fun Easter basket ideas for kids of all ages. You can include fun toys and candy including art supplies, sticker books, jelly beans, gift cards, chocolate bunnies, a board book, fidget toys, bath toys, coloring books, craft supplies, and so many other Easter treats. If you are looking for some Easter Basket fillers for your child's Easter basket, check out my post 30 Easter Basket Ideas for Children.
We love to go on Easter egg Hunts with our children. It's a great way to get the older kids and younger kids participating in activities together. You can even hide Easter eggs outside for some outdoor play to enjoy the warmer weather. Check out some great ideas of items to put in your plastic eggs with our post Egg-cellent Easter Egg Filler Ideas for Kids
Spending time outside is great for everyone no matter how old you are.
The fresh air will help you feel refreshed, and it will get your whole family away from electronics.
So find some toys and activities to entertain your children and yourselves to get out of the house.
You can find some of the best ideas to put in your kids' Easter baskets for them to open on Easter morning.
Do you like to find ways to entertain your children outside all day?
What outdoor toys do you like to add to your children’s Easter baskets?
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