Your kids will love these Christian themed Easter basket ideas that focus on Jesus and His resurrection. It will be easy to put a smile on your kid’s face when they see their basket filled with fun and cute items that are also practical and useful.
I’ve broken this list of Christian themed Easter basket ideas into three different areas: gifts for babies, gifts for 3-7 year olds and gifts for 8-12 year olds. Along with Christ-centered items I’ve also added a few “fun gifts” that were just too cute to pass up.
Just for fun I’ve also included a few fun family activities that you can enjoy together (or even with friends) so be sure to read until the end!
Religious Easter Basket Ideas for Babies and Toddlers
My First Book of Bible Stories retold by Evan Leigh
This soft, padded chunky board book will teach your little one twelve of the most wonderful Bible stories! Your child will learn about God and the Beginning of the World, the Good Samaritan, Noah’s ark, and more.
The Story of Easter Boardbook by Thomas Nelson
This board book is a wonderful way to introduce young hearts to the miraculous story of the first Easter. Sweet text and adorable illustrations will engage kids as they read along with parents and grandparents.
A padded board book is a soft but durable selection for little ones, and kids will enjoy the “carry-me” handle as they take their book on-the-go. The small trim size makes this book a great package to place in a child’s Easter basket!
Parents can play with their babies, tell the story of Noah’s Ark through role playing games, and develop their social communication skills.
The wooden ark has 6 animal-shaped entrances that only the corresponding animals can enter. Baby can recognize colors and categorize shapes during play, stimulating creativity and reasoning, fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination and problem solving.
Your little one will love seeing all the colors and creatures God made as they follow along with the beautiful rainbow finger puppet built into this board book.
The 12 simple stories of Jesus will delight babies and toddlers while the whimsical illustrations bring the stories to life. These board books are small and sturdy which is great for little fingers.
Christian Themed Easter Basket Ideas for Kids Ages 3-7
The cute plush 9-inch lamb has a vivid and serene expression and fluffy angel wings. Press the left foot with the music symbol to play “Jesus Loves Me”.
An Easter Egg Hunt for Jesus by Susan Jones
A quiet forest wakes up from its winter sleep. Buds blossom and trees stretch their branches—spring is here! All the animals are excited for the season of rebirth, because it means Easter is soon to come!
Little Bunny and his friends get ready for the special and important day with an Easter egg hunt. But when Little Bunny makes a mistake that makes him think he’s ruined all the fun, his friends and family come together to help him understand the meaning of Easter—a celebration of Jesus’s resurrection and the new life He offers us.
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Ebenezer Nezzer is out of control! He’s trying to make Easter bigger than ever by filling London with plastic eggs! But just how hard can his mechanical chickens work before they’re… well, fried?
In just one unforgettable day and night, Cavis and Millward (Bob and Larry) and a music box angel named Hope must convince Nezzer that Easter is about more than candy and eggs. Inspired by Dickens’ Christmas classic, this very special VeggieTales film explains why millions of Christians around the world celebrate Easter past, present and future.
The Easter story comes to life through age-appropriate puzzles, activity pages, and stickers in this friendly and fun The Beginner’s Bible Easter Sticker and Activity Book featuring classic art and simply written content from The Beginner’s Bible.
The Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones
This Bible will teach the children in your life about God’s “Never Stopping, Never Giving up, Unbreaking, Always and Forever Love.” Jesus is at the center of each of the over 40 stories that are written in an easy-to-understand format.
This cross push pop bubble fidget toy is not just a stress-relieving toy, it can also practice children’s mathematical thinking, reasoning strategies, mental arithmetic, and logical thinking! Mini fidget toys can also be used as a keychain. Take it with you and use it anytime!
With over 30 stories, this book will engage your child as they hear the stories and use the stickers to complete the pictures.
If your little girl loves pink than this purse is perfect for her! She will love the activities and learning about Bible stories by using the stickers to tell the stories.
Set includes 48 pieces of jumbo floor puzzles with vibrant and engaging illustrations in a combination of fascinating colors.
With over 250 reusable stickers, your child will be able to mix and match them as they bring the stories to life on 5 exciting Bible story backgrounds. The possibilities are endless.
The New Testament Color-With-Water Activity book helps children quietly engage with the scriptures on their level. Learn about Jesus and His birth in a stable, baptism by John, miracle with Peter on the water, and His resurrection.
Cardboard pages are reusable so you can paint with water, let it dry and paint again and again. The compact size makes it easy to take on the go, especially to have at church.
Children will love searching for the hidden objects in pictures inspired by the Old and New Testaments. Each page contains a story that will remind children of God’s love and faithfulness.
Bible heroes come to life through age-appropriate puzzles, activity pages, and 50 reusable stickers in these friendly and fun sticker and activity book featuring The Beginner’s Bible classic art and simply written content.
Your little one will have a blast singing along to their favorite Bible songs. Along with the audio buttons that play the tunes there are also lyrics that accompany the songs.
The Double Dabble Surprise by Beverly Lewis
In book 1 of The Cul-De-Sac kids, Abby Hunter and her little sister, Carly, can’t wait to meet their new Korean sisters. They buy “welcome home” presents to take to the airport. But the plane arrives without the Korean girls.Where are they? What could have happened? Abby and her Cul-de-sac friends on Blossom Hill Lane are in for an amazing surprise. Maybe for the surprise of their lives!
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Children will love connecting the dots with pictures inspired by stories from the Old and New Testaments. Each page will contain story that will remind children of God’s love and faithfulness.
Bible Go Fish adds an inspirational twist to the classic card game. Each card in this delightful deck reminds us to be thankful for all of God’s blessings: family, sunny days, Jesus…and more!
A fantastic way to teach biblical truth while entertaining!
The fun doesn’t end there. . . The cards can also be used to play Memory Match!
Amazing women of the Bible come to life through age-appropriate puzzles, activity pages, and 50 reusable stickers in these friendly and fun sticker and activity book featuring The Beginner’s Bible classic art and simply written content.
Children will love learning about Deborah, Ruth and Naomi, Queen Esther and more as they delight in the stories, art, and activities in The Beginner’s Bible Super Girls from the Bible Sticker and Activity Book.
Noah’s Ark (A Little Golden Book) by Barbara Shook Hazen
Full of faith, hope, and love, Noah’s Ark is one of the most beloved and recognizable Bible stories, and now young readers can experience all the powerful adventure of the classic tale with this beautiful Little Golden Book—the perfect addition to any child’s bookshelf.
This coloring and activity book will encourage children to engage with their favorite Bible characters in a fun and creative way. With over 40 pages, they’ll remember important Bible stories and concepts. The best part is that they’ll follow the big story of the Bible while they play!
God Is in Nature!: A Kids Devotional About His Awesome Creations by Jessica Doebler
In this exciting and inspiring kids devotional, children will learn firsthand about God’s fascinating world and amazing creations. From reading God’s words in the Bible to getting outside and being captivated by the highest mountain and the tiniest fish, kids ages 6−10 will connect with God in fun and engaging ways.
The Bible tells us about the story of creation and the amazing things that God can do. From rainbows and waterfalls to deserts and a starry night, God’s miracles surround us, and they are undoubtedly awesome and cool.
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Retellings of favorite seven beloved Bible stories come to life in this colorful activity book. Introduce your child to these important lessons with engaging pictures to color, puzzles to solve, and mazes to complete on every page! Enhance the sweet illustration with the included stickers.
More than 100 pages of activities of coloring, hidden pictures, stickers, dot to dots, word searches, mazes, find the difference, drawing, word puzzles and more!
Encourage your child’s walk with the Lord with this Bible Verse Coloring Book for Kids featuring 36 coloring pages with inspirational Bible verses such as “Let your light shine before others”, “Be kind and compassionate to one another”, and “Let all that you do be done in love.”
The super cute art will appeal to kids of all ages with animals, unicorns, sports, scenes of everyday life, and dozens of children doing incredible things.
You’ll love the way Focus on the Family Clubhouse Jr. reinforces biblical values for children ages 3-7. This award-winning boys and girls magazine promotes family closeness, and encourages reading and thinking skills.
Each monthly issue is jam-packed with creative Bible stories, exciting fiction, entertaining nature features, fun puzzles, silly jokes and more—all designed to give your child a strong spiritual start. Learning about God should always be this much fun!
The Easter Story (Brick Bible for Kids) by Brendan Powell Smith
The Easter Story, the heart of Christianity, illustrated in LEGOs and accompanied by a simple text, tells of Jesus’ arrival in Jerusalem on a donkey, greeted by crowds with palm branches; followed by the Last Supper, with Jesus and his disciples sharing bread and wine; then Good Friday, when Jesus was crucified on the cross and then his body buried in a cave tomb and covered with a rock; and concluding with Easter Sunday, when Jesus’ disciples visited the tomb to discover Jesus had been risen from the dead and resurrected.
Introduce young children to Bible stories in a fun and interactive way with this sticker activity book that includes 26 activities and 175+ stickers.
Activities include matching words and pictures, find it, sequencing, and sticker by number. Each activity page includes a brief retelling of a Bible story, perfect for engaging young learners.
Bible stories include: creation, Noah’s ark, Joseph’s colorful coat, Moses, David and Goliath, Daniel, Jonah and the whale, the birth of Jesus, loaves and fishes, the good Samaritan, and the prodigal son.
Just For Fun Easter Basket Ideas for 3-7 Year Olds
Just for Fun – This set will round out the creative play experience and give kids another engaging option for screen-free fun
Bling it up with the Special Effects Glitter Sidewalk Chalk. Children can create attention-grabbing messages and shimmering drawings that pop. They can also use the sidewalk chalk to add a dazzling twist to traditional chalk games, including hopscotch, tic-tac-toe, and four square.
Your little girl will love carrying her treasures around in this adorable purse.
Unleash your kids’ creativity! Keep kids busy in creating their own dazzling window art sun catcher crafts with Purple Ladybug’s new SunGemmers gem art suncatcher kits.
Complete craft kit to create your own unique sparkly window art right away! Includes 2 pre-printed window designs, 2 color guides, over 1000 SunGemmer gemstone suncatching stickers, a double sided mounting tape, plus full instructions.
Meaningful Christian Easter Basket Ideas for Kids Ages 8-12
They’ll enjoy munching on solid milk chocolate crosses and the bright boxes will add great color to their Easter Basket.
Indescribable displays the majesty of creation with scientific findings, photography, and original illustrations. These 100 devotions encourage awe at God’s creativity with an in-depth look at:
- Space, Galaxies, Planets, and Stars
- Earth, Geology, Oceans, and Weather
- Animals–from Hummingbirds to Dinosaurs
- Our Minds, Bodies, and Imaginations
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This LED light will be a beautiful reminder for her of the words of Psalm 46:10 to take the time to be still before the Lord.
Davey was a young donkey who was bored and unhappy because he was never given anything to do. Then one day, some strangers came to the gate―and Davey’s master picked him for a very special task. Davey carried the King, Jesus, into Jerusalem.
A few days later, Davey saw some angry people making the King carry a heavy beam of wood. Davey could not understand it―until another donkey helped him see that the King was being a Servant on behalf of His people.
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Now you can take God’s amazing truths into your heart as you add color to these 37 cool designs using your crayons, colored pencils, watercolors, or markers. Coloring is a fun way to spend some alone time—or invite some girlfriends over and make it a party.
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From the studio that brought you Jonathan Park comes a brand-new audio adventure called The Adventure a gripping and immersive adaptation that retells the greatest stories of the Bible in an entirely new way.
The Adventum is a believable blend of creative adaptations based on the written accounts of God’s Word. It stays true to the characters of the Bible and where the voice of God is used, it s taken directly from Scripture verbatim (NKJV and NIV).
These diamond art crosses have a variety of styles and bright colors. What a fun way to reminded of Christ’s death on the cross and the true meaning of Easter.
Here’s a fun and safe way to let your kids try out their detective skills. This entertaining collection of Bible puzzles provides ample opportunities for your kids to challenge themselves or match wits with a friend as they search for hidden words, find their way through mazes, and solve riddles.
Best Family Ever by Karen Kingsbury
Brooke is the perfect older sister. For that reason, Kari and Ashley work hard to make their parents just as proud of them as they are of Brooke. Each girl has her own talents. Brooke is an excellent student. Kari is a great soccer player. Ashley, a talented artist. And they are always there for each other.
But when the news comes that Dr. Baxter is moving the family from Ann Arbor to Bloomington, Indiana, and the Baxters need to leave the only home and friends they’ve ever known, no one is happy. Saying goodbye is hard but the family still has what’s most important—their faith and their love for each other.
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Inspire the readers in your life with these adorable magnetic bookmarks.
This coloring book has Biblical verses familiar to kids to create a faith-filled coloring page that will enchant your girl. Join in the fun – the perforated pages make this a shareable pastime. When you’re finished, hang your artwork for constant encouragement.
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Your child can test their knowledge with four categories of Bible trivia with these 56 flash cards.
Your Easter baskets are not complete without the “Jesus Saves” cross-shaped tin. “The Jelly Bean Prayer” is printed on the tin and gives the clear message of the gospel. This beautifully decorated and embossed tin can be used year round as a reminder of God’s love.
Not only is this book a fun way to create beautiful art but it’s a fabulous way to relax and unwind after a stressful day. She’ll be able to choose from 28 different inspirational images and the perforated pages make it easy to remove and display.
Use any markers, pens or pencils to color these fuzzy posters.
Encourage the teen athlete on your gift list with this stainless steel necklace. The front has his favorite sport and the back is engraved with the words of Philippians 4:13. Choose from multiple sports and colors.
God Made Me Special! is a wonderful Christian coloring and activity book for boys to color, draw and fill out! It celebrates his glory and grace with select quotes from Psalms, Proverbs, and other inspiring books of the Bible.
This coloring book makes a wonderful activity set for boys to have fun, relax and establish a stronger connection with God and the Church. Each book contains 30 unique pages printed on premium non-bleed through paper that is suitable for markers, crayons, colored pencils, and gel pens.
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This dainty necklace is a fabulous way for her to proudly display her faith.
Feel the love in God’s word as you transform these pages from line art to full-color paintings with gentle strokes of water using the included paintbrush. Psalms Paint with Water contains 24 specially treated pages that become beautiful watercolor designs as the colors merge and mingle on the page when the pigments are released with a soft touch of water.
Each illustration includes a thoughtful passage from the Book of Psalms, so you can contemplate the glory of God as each artwork comes to life. In addition, you’ll find 12 traditional coloring pages to complete using pencils, pens, or markers.
Your child can test their knowledge of the Bible with this fun board game that contains over 1,000 questions.
Focus on the Family Clubhouse bursts with faith-building fun for kids ages 8-12. Each monthly issue of this award-winning magazine is packed with stories of ordinary kids doing extraordinary things for God, Average Boy’s hilarious adventures, character-building fiction, delicious recipes, jokes, puzzles . . . and exclusive Adventures in Odyssey content that you can’t find anywhere else. Reinforce traditional values and ignite your kids’ faith with Clubhouse.
Just For Fun Easter Basket Ideas for 8-12 Year Olds
Good for kids to diy what they want with the slime (animals, flowers, trees). Exercise their kids’ coordination, ability of hands, eyes and brain, develop the kids’ creativity and imagination.
Design 3 ready-to-paint stones including a lady bug, a butterfly and a cheerful sun!
Bring the kids endless hours of fun and happy childhood memories.
These adorable bath bombs will be the perfect touch in an Easter basket.
These diamond painted pendants have a variety of Easter themed patterns, eggs, rabbits and carrots, etc., diverse styles, bright colors, cute shapes, eye-catching, diamond-filled surface, make this artifact more shining and charming.
Hatch an egg-citing experiment with 6 egg-shaped science kits are included for endless knowledge and fun. Follow along to create over 12 experiments that are easy to do and sensory based.
Crack open each ‘egg’ to reveal different activities within each one. Some even have a bonus activity! All you need to conduct your experiments are included in our all-inclusive kit.
Easter Activities for the Family
Help your children reconnect with the TRUE meaning of Easter this year with this keepsake nesting set and NIV bible based rhyming story.
Start on Palm Sunday by reading the introduction of the book and Palm Sunday story, while holding your nesting egg set. On Monday, open the Palm Sunday Egg to discover your new Egg and read the story of House of Prayer Monday in your book Continue in this pattern until Easter Sunday.
Send your children on a hunt that will lead them to the treasure of Easter. Read the story together, open each egg, and find the surprise inside – each a symbol of Jesus’ journey to the cross.
Create a fun, memorable Easter egg hunt this spring with this ring toss set.
The kids will have a blast (and burn off some energy) with a potato sack race.
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- Trade the candy and the junky toys and include these non-candy ideas for babies, kids and teens.
- Have fun with the entire family with these 6 simple Easter activities for families.