The Easter Bunny is on his way! Eggs will be hard-boiled and dyed, Sunday-best dresses will be ironed, and hams will be glazed in anticipation for this special holiday. That means you’ll need to start thinking about what to stuff in those Easter baskets. How about some non-candy options!? From lovable plush products that hug you back to toys that encourage STEAM learning and inspire children to unplug and play, these suggestions are sure to please every kid on Easter morning!
Clip the Dolce Sports car to any stroller and watch as your baby explores and laughs. Featuring high quality fabric with rattle, mirror, crinkle, teether and ribbons for tactile fun. Dolce stands for Develop, Observe, Learn, Create, Educate. Let your baby DEVELOP their sensory skills with the wide variety of high quality textured fabrics. Your little one will love to OBSERVE the fun colorful fabrics and LEARN to understand cause and effect through the many interesting activities in our toys. CREATE fun, learning and roleplay with your favorite Dolce friend. Let the beautiful, interesting and activity rich Dolce toys EDUCATE through play. | Now Available Ages 0 months+ MSRP $12.99
Four amazing toys in one to entertain and teach your child for hours of fun and education! The baby Monkey with it’s cute bell fits snugly into the Lion. Learn how to tie his knot and keep him secure! Now the Lion goes inside the cute Hippopotamus, learn how to fasten his button on his tummy! All the toys fit into the large green Elephant with many activities to teach your child to explore and learn. Dolce stands for Develop, Observe, Learn, Create, Educate. Let your baby DEVELOP their sensory skills with the wide variety of high quality textured fabrics. Your little one will love to OBSERVE the fun colorful fabrics and LEARN to understand cause and effect through the many interesting activities in our toys. CREATE fun, learning and role-play with your favorite Dolce friend. Let the beautiful, interesting and activity rich Dolce toys EDUCATE through play. | Now Available Ages 0 months+ MSRP $49.99
These are not your mother’s ducks! Wild Republic’s new collectible line of Rubber Ducks features 31 wildly unique and highly detailed ducks including a zombie duck, mermaid duck and even a unicorn duck. Our ducks are mold-free due to our special hole-less design, and, yes, they do float! MSRP: $4.99
The smART sketcher projector allows children and adults to transform photos taken from their smart devices into a sketch. By using the free smART sketcher app, photos are filtered and transferred via Bluetooth to the projector. Instantly users will see their desired image projected onto paper. The smART sketcher also comes with pre-loaded micro SD cards that are filled with a variety of activities including step-by-step drawings, learn-to-write letters and numbers, and more. Available at major retailers in store and online for $59.95 and recommended for kids 5 and up.
PBS KIDS HDMI Streaming TV Stick
The world’s first “kid-safe” streaming TV stick! Offering hours of entertainment and educational content, this streaming stick allows parents to never worry about what their children are watching ever again. The PBS Kids HDMI Streaming TV Stick connects to hours of preloaded videos, exclusive PBS Kids games and songs from the most popular PBS Kids shows. Available now on Walmart.com. MSRP $39.99
UNPLUG & PLAY
Elmo’s Wagon by Green Toys – GREAT FOR EARTH DAY TOO
Load up Green Toys™ Elmo’s Wagon with all your favorite things! Sturdy and durable for indoor and outdoor toddler play, it features fun Elmo faces on each of the four hubcaps, as well as an Elmo on each side of the wagon. The 100% cotton rope handle makes it easy for little ones to haul around their most prized possessions, and also tucks inside for convenient, safe storage. Made in the USA from 100% recycled plastic with no BPA, phthalates, or PVC. Packaged with recycled and recyclable materials printed with soy inks. For ages 18 months and up. Available Spring 2019. MSRP $24.99.
Magformers new 60 piece Animal Jumble set includes 20 additional shapes and animal accessories for hours of creative play. Specifically includes 8 triangles, 27 squares, 2 pentagons, 2 hexagons, 2 isosceles triangles, 2 trapezoids, and 17 clip in animal accessories. Compatible with all Magformers shapes and accessories, Neodymium rare-earth magnets for guaranteed connectivity, BPA-free HQABS plastic. Spring; Ages 3+ MSRP $59.99
Click and create your own adventure with Magformers AMAZING Police 50-Piece Set! Magformers are a magnetic construction toy where the possibilities are endless. This 50 piece set comes with 24 magnetic pieces, 2 figures, an emergency vehicle siren and much more to keep the city safe. Great for children aged 3 and up. Create 50 ideas with the follow-along idea booklet or build your own adventure! Spring Ages 3+ MSRP $59.99
A magician is nothing without her hat, and with these hats you too can become a master magician. Aspiring magicians ages six and up can take their show on the road with these portable mini magic kits. Each small top hat contains the props and instructions to perform two or three simple, unique magic tricks with different themes — from shape-shifting to mind-reading to x-ray vision, and more! The Rabbit’s Hat Magic Tricks display holds 18 assorted hats. In each of these simple, affordable, collectible mini magic hat kits you get props and instructions for two or three tricks. AGES 6+. MSRP: $4.95 EACH.
Ooze Labs Slime by Thames & Kosmos Each Ooze Lab tube contains a fun and simple science experiment in a big plastic test tube that allows kids to create a safe material for fun play and chemistry learning. Ooze Labs 1: Magnetic Slime, Oozes Lab 2: Hot Ice Crystals, Ooze Labs 3: Magic Sand, Ooze Labs 4: Hypercolor Slime, Ooze Labs 5: Glow-in-the-Dark Slime, Ooze Labs 6 – Sunshine Slime, Ooze Labs 7 – Glitter Slime. Available now on Amazon, at Nordstrom and at your local toy store. MSRP $4.95 each Ages 7 and up
PARA’KITO Refillable Bands & Clips With a unique blend of essential oils, patented slow-release technology and super-smart product design, PARA’KITO™ products offer the ultimate protection in a stylish way. PARA’KITO™ is sold in more than 35 markets all over the world. All products work in any climate, including temperate and tropical zones, for buzz-free bliss in any activity. Each pellet provides up to 15 days of constant protection. Bands and clips are waterproof, easily adjustable and can be worn around the wrist or ankle or hung on a backpack, belt or stroller. Kids’ bands come with a special ID label for name and contact details! Sports Bands are offered in a Lycra material and feature reflective material and an ID tag. The new Party Edition bands come in Lycra material and feature fun, flirty designs for stylish protection. Products are available at mass and specialty retailers, including Amazon, Walmart, Target and Whole Foods, as well as www.ParaKito.com. All Ages. MSRP $19.50 | Neoprene $19.98
Hopefully, you’ve gotten some fun ideas! Think outside the box, and mix it up a little bit this year. The kids will be thrilled and excited about seeing some new products that will make this Easter one of the best!