Friday, March 5, 2010

Easter Basket Finds on Etsy

Easter Sunday falls on April 4th this year and now is the time to start thinking about goodies for the kiddo’s Easter baskets. When I think about gifting, I also think about where those gifts come from, how meaningful they are, the quality of the workmanship, and the message of love I am trying to convey buy choosing the proffered item.

Here are five fabulous ideas for Easter basket fillers found on They are all handmade and will inspire hours of creative play.

Bunny Crayon by TALKTAGZ

This cute guy looks yummy but he is really a 5 ½” x 3 ½” re-colored crayon! He is a nice size for little fingers and comes packaged for gift giving. TALKTAGZ carries a selection of cute re-colored crayons in a rainbow of colors for you to chose from.

Three Pocketdolls by German Dolls

What could be sweeter tucked into a basket or ready to pop out of a colorful egg? These Waldorf style dolls to fit in larger-sized plastic eggs for Easter and then your little one’s hand and pockets for continuous comfort and play. German Dolls has Pocketbabies in over 40 velour colors and 4 skin tones and will chose three special ones to fill your order. They are 2.5-3” tall and Oh, so cute!

Mini-Stacks by Sidewalk Sensations

One of the sure signs that spring as arrived is chalk-wielding children on the walkways. Inspire your kids with a Mini-stack of sidewalk paint in colors of your choosing. Yes! Sidewalk PAINT made from non-toxic ingredients that are safe for your kids, pets, and environment. Each Mini-Stack by Sidewalk Sensations comes with a one inch paint brush and is tied with a tulle ribbon to match the colors.

Play Clay by An American Daisy

What about Easter candy, you say? Don’t worry, An American Daisy has you covered with yummy vanilla candy your kids can PLAY with! The soft dough comes in nine colors for you to chose from so you can get the wee one’s favorite colors or match the basket theme. To make things even sweeter, An American Daisy will include a roller, sculpting stick and a cookie cutter for each ball of Play Clay.

Mini I Spy Bags by The Crafting Corner

How about a toy that improves fine-motor and reading skills AND can entertain a child in a quiet-play situation? These Mini I Spy Bags are 5”x5” of soft material filled with treasures hidden in nontoxic pellets that can be found through a small viewing window. It’s like an Easter-egg hunt you can take with you! The Crafting Corner has I Spy bags in over 70 different fabric patterns so there is something for everyone.


  1. Great post! I like all your choices! thanks so much for featuring my little shop!

  2. Wonderful ideas!! Thank you for including our Recolored Crayons!!

  3. Everything makes me feel more like Spring, but it's so cold here yet. I love most Bunny Crayon by TALKTAGZ , looks very sweet.