Easter is a time of celebration that will, for many, be a bit different in 2020. If you’re looking to give an alternative to a chocolate Easter egg that you can send by post, we’ve got you covered.
This selection of unique non-chocolate Easter gifts for kids, aged upwards of six months, can be ordered online and delivered to your door or directly to your loved ones.
Gifts include dinosaur egg cups, kitchen-garden cookbooks, baking sets and bunny rabbit cookie cutters to get kids creative in and out of the kitchen. Or, if the main goal is to simply keep them occupied, we have Easter-inspired toys and games, too.
Celebrate the time of year with something unexpected and read on to find our top non-chocolate Easter gifts that kids will love. For more like this, visit our reviews section to find over 400 round-ups, including the best Easter eggs to buy online and our taste test of the best supermarket hot cross buns.
Alternative Easter gifts for kids
With a hollowed-out main plate and two ears for holding nibbles, this wooden kids plate by Luerme is a unique Easter gift for kids that will be useful way beyond Easter.
Brighten up breakfast with these origami-inspired and cheerfully coloured dinosaur egg cups – a truly egg-cellent surprise for dinosaur fans of any age.
Rubber rabbit placemat
This easy-clean illustrated placemat, made of silicone, comes in four colours and can be rolled up after use for easy storage.
See if your child can match these six happy-faced eggs to the right slot in the egg carton. The chicks will give a little squeak when pushed down. Suitable for children aged above 6 months.
We love this beautifully illustrated kitchen-garden cookbook written in association with The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. It’s full of step-by-step guides to growing and transforming fresh ingredients into delicious eats.
This 56-piece egg-shaped LEGO house doubles up as seasonal decoration and comes with a ‘to/from’ card for easy gifting. Suitable for kids aged over six.
Easter gift kid’s apron set, Oh So Beautiful Gifts
A great set for budding chefs, you can personalise this cotton bunny apron and baking bag set, which includes five baking tools including a spatula, rolling pin, wooden spoon, cutting board and pastry brush. Buy each element separately or together as a set.
Available from Etsy (starting from £7)
With two hollows for holding eggs and plenty of space to store toast soldiers for dipping, minimise mess and make mealtimes extra exciting with a personalised dippy egg board.
Jolly Good Food children’s cookbook, Waterstones
Inspired by the stories of Enid Blyton, Jolly Good Food is packed with fun and simple recipes to get kids engaged in cooking whilst enjoying extracts of Blyton’s classic stories.
All the key trimmings of a treasure island are held within this egg-shaped shell including a pirate, a working cannon and treasure chest. Suitable for kids aged four and above.
This 17-piece tea set by Green Toys is made from recycled, BPA and PVC-free plastic – perfect for an Easter tea party.
Eleven Easter-themed wooden signs are designed to fix around the garden as clues for little egg hunters.
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