Easter Sunday is March 27, and here's our round-up of fun gifts and basket goodies to help Peter Cottontail hop down the bunny trail.
Whether you love or hate their marshmallow counterparts that surface on store shelves every spring, you gotta admit the Peeps Plush bunnies are rather adorable, not to mention funny. Choose a 16-inch fluffy bunny in one of six colors. Regularly $19.99, they’re on sale at the website for $9.99. You can also shop for other assorted Peeps gifts like chicks plush, socks, hats, shoes and more!
HOPPY DOTS BUNNY BASKET
Little ones will love seeing that the Easter Bunny brought them their own personalized basket. This cute, new item from Personal Creations ($24.99) comes with your choice of either blue or pink dotted ears that you can customize with your child’s name (up to nine characters). Made of 100-percent plush polyester, the basket is easy to spot clean. For an additional $25, the basket will come filled with goodies like a chocolate bunny, chocolate foil eggs, Peeps, gummy carrots, jelly beans, green grass and an eight-inch plush bunny.
EXTRA LARGE JUMBO WHITE BUNNY PLUSH
What better gift from the Easter Bunny than a giant plush rabbit your child (ages 3 and older) can treasure forever?! This jumbo plush from Pottery Barn Kids is on sale for $119 (regularly $149) during the Easter season. The big bunny sits 27 inches tall, 14 inches wide and nine inches deep with an extra-soft polyester short fur and stuffed with a poly fiber and plastic pellets. Makes a great lovey for your little ones and a keepsake for years to come.
EASTER BUNNY PAIL
What a fun idea! This Easter Bunny Pail from Savannah Candy Company is loaded with treats like a chocolate floppy-eared bunny, a milk chocolate sprinkle marshmallow, a white chocolate gopher, two milk chocolate gophers, a quarter pound of toffee, white chocolate pretzels and two milk chocolate pretzels. It’s special treat, indeed. $39.99.
PIERRE THE BUNNY
You can find this cute little knit bunny by Blabla Kids at The Crazy Kukla Boutique in Murfreesboro. It’s soft, 18-inch, knitted body is durable and squishable. Something that kids ages 3 and older can cuddle in bed with and play all day with. It retails for $56. The 12-inch bunny retails for $44.
3 CARAT TEETHER
Made by Little Toader, this teething toy is made of food grade silicone and is BPA free, lead free, PVC free and phthalate free. The teether itself is one solid piece with no inner particles that you risk your child getting to if he chews right through it. It retails for $10 at The Crazy Kukla Boutique in Murfreesboro; higher price is found online.
These hand printed coloring placemats by Modern-Twist are made of silky smooth silicone and allow for children to color on them as they wait for their food (or after they’ve cleaned their plate). The mats also come with kid safe markers, made by Modern-Twist, retail for $25 at The Crazy Kukla Boutique in Murfreesboro. There are several designs to choose from, but the one pictured is their new design, Space Animals.
Easter Mini Dozen
Everybody loves Gigi’s Cupcakes, but have you seen the cupcake minis? The Easter Mini Dozen makes a yummy and delicious treat for kids after Easter dinner. The dozen includes three strawberry bunnies, three devils food chicks, three white cake easter eggs and three chocolate Easter egg mini cupcakes. Available for pickup Monday, March 21 – Saturday, March 26. $15 at select stores.