9 Action-Packed Easter Basket Ideas for Boys
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From model planes to robots that transform into grab-and-go cubes, we've rounded up one-of-a-kind basket stuffers for a one-of-a-kind little guy.
Jetfire Balsa Glider
It's a bird, it's a plane... actually, more specifically, it's a balsa wood plane! This airplane construction kit -- from the expert makers at Paul K. Guillow -- is perfect for pint-sized aspiring pilots who are always looking to the skies.
Robot meets Rubix cube in this cool, modern spin on the traditional toy robot. With a hardwood frame, elastic-band muscles, and durable wood limbs, Cubebot is built for rough-and-tumble play. And when play time is over, he folds into a perfect cube.
AJ's Toy Boarders
Surf's up! A single bag comes with an entourage of 24 surfer figures, ranging in eight different poses and offered in three different colors.
$6 per bag (24 figures), toyboarders.com
Lemon Drop Jelly Beans
It's not Easter without jelly beans! And this 16 ounce bag of bright, lemon-flavored candies will last through hours of nibbling.
Whether your little tike loves dinosaurs, skateboards, or camping in the backyard, there's an iron-on patch that's perfect for him. Choose one or even a few to start a collection!
$5 each, mokuyobi.com
Chocolate Easter Candy Eggs
No hunting required for these Easter eggs! The small chocolates are individually wrapped in pastel-colored foils and make an eye-catching display when nestled in a basket of other goodies.
$5.75 per bag (88 candies), orientaltrading.com
Children's Card Games
Game night just got upgraded! Now you can teach your kids the classic card games you grew up with like Old Maid, Rummy, Hearts, and Crazy Eights.
$17 per set (4 games), vermontcountrystore.com
The boys will already be hopping on Easter morning, and a spinning yo-yo adds to the fun.
Petit Fox Puzzle
This whimsical puzzle pieces together to reveal a fox's smiling face. Best of all, it's packaged into a miniature box, making a perfect game for on the go.
Order from puccimanuli.com