Are you hoping to delight children at your annual Easter egg hunt without the sugar overload? This list of non-candy easter egg stuffers is full of great ideas that will make your little ones as happy as they’d be with an egg full of jelly beans.
These candy alternatives are also a great way to accommodate lots of kids at a school or neighborhood egg hunt, including those with food allergies or dietary restrictions. As the mom of a child with celiac disease, I have planned many gluten-free egg hunts. But when planning a hunt involving kids with various allergies, non-candy Easter egg ideas are the perfect solution.
Everyone is included. Everyone is happy. Sugar-free, gluten-free, and allergy moms unite.
Of course, the non-candy items have to be stellar to compete with sugary treats!
There is something on this round-up of non-candy easter egg stuffers to satisfy every child: pretend play experts, imaginative artists, budding scientists, fashionistas, and even older kids and teens.
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Please note, not every non-candy option on the list is suitable for toddlers. If you have children ages 0-3 participating in your egg hunt, please check the manufacturers’ guidelines and choose safe items that are not choking hazards.