Forget the sugar rush and messy chops, these adorable Easter gifts for your little one will ensure they stay entertained and immersed in Easter magic from the bank holiday and beyond.
The youngest members of the family, whether they be a baby or toddler, may not be able to take part in traditional Easter-themed fun like crafts, egg hunts and baking, but commemorating the special event with Easter gifts is a lovely way to include them in the buzz, whether that be a toy or an activity for them to get stuck into.
21 Best Easter Gifts for Babies and Toddlers
From cuddly baby animals to egg-themed toys and sensory books, we’ve rounded up 21 of our favourite Easter gifts for babies experiencing their first Easter and toddlers who love to celebrate this springtime festivity.
Kaloo Lapinoo Rabbit, £20.99
The perfect gift for little one’s first Easter, Kaloo’s Lapinoo bunnies are available in a range of muted colours with super soft, extra-long ears that ideal for those spring snuggles!
Ladybird Baby Touch: Happy Easter! Book, £5.99
Baby Touch: Happy Easter! offers vibrant illustrations and a sensory surprise on each page, perfect for little one’s very first Easter, filled with beautiful festive illustrations.
Peter Rabbit Shape Puzzle, £15.99
Suitable from 24 months, curious little ones will have hours of fun playing with this lovely Peter Rabbit Shape Puzzle. Lift up five of Beatrix Potter’s most loved characters to discover their names underneath, then find the right place for each piece to sit.
Wooden Bunny Push Along Toy, £12.50
This Wooden Bunny Push Along Toy from MORI is a colourful and engaging playtime essential for little ones. Perfectly sized for a child’s hands, the toy is designed to encourage imaginative play and develop motor skills. Suitable from 12 months.
Bunny Comforter, £14.50
Made from a blend of organic cotton and bamboo fabric, the Bunny Comforter from MORI is bound to become your little one’s favourite cuddle companion, featuring an adorable bunny face and a loop attachment so it won’t get lost when out and about.
Le Toy Van Egg Cup and Soldiers, £9.99
This lovely little play set by French company Le Toy Van makes for the perfect Easter gift for a child who loves role play games. It comes with a solid wood egg cup finished in water-based colours with hand stitched felt wings, complete with a wooden egg with magnetic top, two hand painted solid rubberwood ‘soldiers’ and a painted wooden spoon. Suitable for ages three and over.
Peekaboo Chick Book, £7.99
Peekaboo is one of the very first games to play with a baby, and this adorable board book encourages play with the added benefits of 10 mechanisms for baby to push, pull and turn – great for developing motor skills.
Duck Wooden Rattle, £9
Made using responsible-sourced wood, this sweet little rattle makes a lovely first Easter gift for a new baby. The cute duck design and gentle rattle sound will engage their senses, and it’s perfectly shaped for tiny fingers to grasp.
Peter Rabbit Soft Pin Bowling Set, £34.99
Toomies Hide and Squeak Egg Stackers, £14.99
Suitable from six months, these speaking, stackable and colourful eggs make for one of the most fun Easter gifts for a little one. Each egg comes apart to reveal a cheeping chick inside that children and are small enough for little hands to handle, they’ll enjoy reassembling the shells, exploring the contrasting, curious faces and discovering their egg cup bases.
Toomies Hide & Squeak Eggs, £11
Children aged from six months will have a cracking time playing with these Toomies Hide & Squeak Eggs. Open the bright yellow egg carton to find six eggs with funny faces on them and reveal the squeaking chick inside. The youngest of children can also practise their hand-eye coordination by matching the eggs to the shells and the shells to the correct shaped hole in the box.
Miffy Rattle Ring, £11
This super-cute rattle by Little Dutch has loads for baby to explore, with a mini Miffy snuggling up to a graspable transparent ring containing beads that make a satisfying rattling sound for extra sensory stimulation. It’s a great pick as a first Easter gift for any newborn.
Personalised Wooden Bunny Stacker, £23
Little learners will be delighted with this personalised bunny stacker toy from My 1st Years. Crafted from wood and painted in soft pastel tones, this is a modern twist on a traditional stacker toy that will help toddlers to develop their sensory skills and coordination.
My First Easter Basket Soft Toy Set, £26.99
The play set includes soft and cuddly Easter-themed toys, including a bunny, Easter egg, carrot toy and a soft plush basket embroidered with “My First Easter”, which can even be used as an egg-collecting basket for Easter egg hunts!
This Montessori toy for children from 12 months old is designed to encourage early age kids to be independent, resourceful, and pragmatic explorers in the world around them. This wooden toy helped to improve children’s size sorting and logic skills as they think about how to put the carrots back into the right holes.
LEGO Duplo Growing Carrot, £8.99
Perfect for mini-builders aged 18 months and over, this colourful set is designed to gently introduce toddlers to self-sufficient living as they care for the carrot and stack the bricks to make it grow. Little one’s can control the weather with the sun and rain-cloud bricks to give the plant what it needs to thrive. If the plant needs a helping hand to grow, kids can give it a drink from the watering can.
The White Company Chick Comforter, £16
This adorable baby chick comforter makes for one of the cutest Easter gifts for the smallest of hands. Made from supremely soft velboa faux fur, this little friend feels super cosy to snuggle and is great for on-the-go.
The White Company Pull Along Duck and Chicks Toy, £32
Another lovely options from the chick collection from The White Company, this adorable playtime design is made from a recycled polyester inner and super-soft velboa making it super snuggly. Little ones can pull these adorable two baby chicks with their mummy duck along on every adventure. They’re attached to a set of wooden wheels and the chicks are detachable for extra play opportunities.
Peppa’s Egg-cellent Easter Sticker Activity Book, £4.99
Perfect for little ones from two years, children can join Peppa, George and all their friends in this sticker activity book, packed with Easter fun! With lots of puzzles and activities, this sticker activity book will keep all little Peppa fans busy. Includes over 100 stickers!
Peppa Pig Easter Wooden Ring Toss Game, £6
Children and adults alike will love this Peppa Pig Easter Ring Toss Game. A great party game, simply place the targets on the floor or table and then take it in turns to try and get the four rope rings onto them. Suitable for children three and over.
National Trust The Great Big Egg Hunt Book, £6.99
Published in collaboration with the National Trust, this charming interactive Easter egg hunt is perfect for sharing at springtime! Follow Rabbit as she sets off on an exciting lift-the-flap egg hunt adventure. But all is not quite as it seems… Will Rabbit ever find any eggs to put in her basket? Or will she find something even better along the way?
With lots of sturdy flaps to lift on every page and a simple story introducing cute animal characters, this delightful springtime board book is full of surprises and perfect for Easter gifts for little learners.
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