Creative Easter Basket Ideas
Go beyond the Peeps and chocolate bunnies with these local finds
Deluxe Easter Surprise Balls. Unwind layers of colorful crepe paper ribbons to reveal 12 mini prizes inside. Available at Paper Skyscraper, 330 East Blvd.
PLUS PLUS. This STEM construction toy has kept my children and every one of their friends engaged for longer than any parent thinks possible. The bunny and chick Easter versions are available at Paper Skyscraper, 330 East Blvd.
Squishmallows. Easter versions of this snuggly favorite are available at Harper & Skyler’s Toys & Sweets, Park Road Shopping Center.
BOOOM! Box. Just place your cell phone on top of this rechargeable wireless boom box to play your favorite tunes. No cables or pairing required. Available at Blackhawk Hardware, Park Road Shopping Center.
Friendship Bracelet Hydro Craft Kit. It’s a friendship bracelet kit, water bottle, and weaving anchor all in one. Available at Harper & Skyler’s Toys & Sweets, Park Road Shopping Center.
Burney’s Sweets Easter Candy Apples. Place your order for one of these festive candy apples in just about any color. Available at Burney’s Sweets & More, Waxhaw and NoDa.
GIANT Games. With warmer spring weather, these jumbo versions of classic board games are perfect for getting the kids outside. Available at Blackhawk Hardware, Park Road Shopping Center.
Pink Picasso Paint by Numbers Kit. These cute arts kits include an 8×10 printed canvas, four paint brushes, and six pots of pre-mixed paints. Available at Betty by Moxie Mercantile, 1219 Thomas Ave.
Bling2o Goggles. From sprinkles to shark teeth, these spectacularly fun swim goggles will make your kids the flashiest swimmer at the pool. Available at Harper & Skyler’s Toys & Sweets, Park Road Shopping Center.
Short on time or creativity? Harper & Skyler’s Toys & Sweets has pre-made or custom Easter baskets available daily! 980-938-0426