How much should you spend on Easter basket goodies? A quick look at some parenting forums shows families spending anywhere from $25 to $100 per child, but you don't need to turn Easter into a consumer holiday. via
How do you decorate Easter baskets?
If you're short on space, fill mason jars with Easter candy and top with a cheeky pair of bunny ears. Upgrade a basic basket by decorating it with silk flowers and colored ribbon. Say "thank you" to your Easter brunch hostess with a basket full of her favorite things, including wine, chocolate, and spa goodies. via
What can I buy for Easter besides chocolate?
LIST OF THE BEST 20 Non-Chocolate Easter Gifts for Babies, Toddlers and Kids
What are the most popular items in Easter baskets?
An Easter basket is stuffed to the brim with classic goodies: decorated eggs, marshmallow chicks, chocolate candy, and stuffed bunny toys. There's a basket for everyone: For babies, their first Easter is made special with teething toys, stuffed animals, and reading books. via
What are the top 10 Easter candies?
The 10 Best Easter Candies, Ranked by Taste
Lindt Chocolate Carrots.
Whoppers Robin Eggs.
Hershey's Chocolate-Covered Marshmallow Eggs.
Cadbury Creme Eggs. PIN IT.
Easter M&M's. If you're looking for some fancy pastel decor that's edible, you need to get your hands on Easter M&M's.
Rabbits usually give birth to a big litter of babies (called kittens), so they became a symbol of new life. Legend has it that the Easter Bunny lays, decorates and hides eggs as they are also a symbol of new life. This is why some children might enjoy Easter egg hunts as part of the festival. via
Since seedlings and eggs are associated with new life, the baskets came to symbolize new life as well. Later on, as more people embraced Christianity, they would hold on to their old customs. That's the main reason why we still give baskets filled with goodies during this holiday. via
What should an 11 year old boy get for Easter?
There's everything from hilarious card games, LEGO's and even gross jelly bean sets like the one below.
JELLY BEAN BOOZLED GAME.
NOT PARENT APPROVED: A HILARIOUS CARD GAME FOR KIDS.
But most of the parents Moneyish spoke with said they managed to keep their Easter spending around $20 to $25 per kid -- which is peanuts compared to Christmas and Hanukkah, when parents spend $422 per kid on average, according to T. Rowe Price's Parents, Kids & Money Survey. via
Should you put money in Easter eggs?
For kids, money means even more than it does for adults. You can also start teaching your children about finances by helping them understand how to count, save and spend money. If your children have piggy banks, you can put coins in their eggs instead of dollar bills. via
What do you buy someone who doesn't eat chocolate for Easter?
10 Easter gifts for those who don't like chocolate
The candle lover. Who doesn't love a candle?
The bag lady (or man) You can never have too many bags, right?
The clean freak. Tea towels aren't just for grandma anymore.
When the child no longer believes in the Easter Bunny tradition but still wants the small presents, candy, toys, eggs and other goodies, the Easter Bunny can really get creative. Now the rules regarding hiding the basket are off, and the basket can be hidden anywhere. The more elusive the hiding place, the better. via