40+ Christian Easter Basket Gift Ideas For Kids

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How many of you make Easter baskets every year for your kids??

While cute stuffed animals and chocolate bunnies are fun and kids LOVE them, let me challenge you this year to rethink your kids’ Easter basket… and fill it with gifts that will point back to Christ!

I’ve got over 40+ Christian Easter gift ideas for your kids’ Easter baskets!!

christian easter basket gift ideas for kids

40+ Christian Easter Gift Ideas

We did an Easter basket for my daughter’s first and second Easter, but there were only so many “junk toys” and candy we could put in there, and so we stopped.

Are those things bad? No.

But do they miss the point of what the true meaning of Easter is? Yes.

Go ahead and toss in the candy and such in there, but make sure you also fill your kiddos’ Easter basket with gifts that will ultimately point them back to why we celebrate Easter… Jesus’ death and resurrection!

These gifts range from infants all the way up to elementary-aged kids, so I’ve got you covered for years to come! 😉

I’ve also broken them down into 5 different categories: storybooks, coloring/activity books, crafts, media, and miscellaneous.

We’ve got a TON of Christian Easter gift ideas to go through, so let’s get started! 🙌🏻

Christian Easter Books As Gifts:

From sweet bedtime stories, Bibles for kids, and Easter books about Jesus’ last few days on Earth, these books are perfect gifts to add to your kids’ Easter baskets!

The First Easter – great first Easter board book for babies!

God Bless Our Easter – this is a great series, one for every holiday and occasion and they are so sweet to read.

Laugh and Grow Bible for Kids: The Gospel in 52 Five-Minute Bible Stories – our favorite kids’ Bible that tells one Bible story per week, and has family connection questions – a great way to start enjoying family Bible time together!

My Easter Basket: The True Story of Easter – FUN visual take on associating colors with the Easter story!

NIV Backpack Bible – this would be great for them to keep with them at all times, and fit in their backpack!

The Beginner’s Bible the Very First Easter – getting your child a Bible, especially their first one is so important!

The Easter Story – this is a great book from Usborne that we enjoy reading!

Shop the books below by clicking the image, and make sure to check out some more AWESOME Christian Easter books for kids here!

Easter Coloring/Activity Books:

These super fun Easter coloring and activity books all point to Christ, and are great for any age! Some even include stickers, which is just an added bonus. 😉

Christ-Centered Crafts:

Kids love to do hands-on activities! These crafts are super fun, simple, make great (affordable) gifts for your kids this Easter, and most importantly… help them learn about Jesus’ resurrection!

You can even include a new pack of crayons, glue, or scissors to make it more special. 🙂

Empty Decorative Plastic Eggs – to represent the empty tomb

Colored Cross Magic Scratch

Foam Cross Craft Kit

Cross Stained Glass Window Decorations

Wood Cross Faith Necklace

“He Lives!” Sunday School Craft

Holy Week Bracelet Craft Kit

Family Life Resurrection Eggs

The Easter Colorful Nesting Toy with Resurrection Book

Christian CDs And DVDs:

Utilize some good godly screen time with these awesome TV show DVDs and tons of fun Bible sing-along songs and scripture music for kids!

These are great gift items to have in your kids’ Easter baskets and can be used all year long.

VeggieTales: 25th Anniversary 10-Movie Collection – DVD collection

Buck Denver Asks…What’s in the Bible? Volumes 1-5 – DVD collection – we LOVE Buck Denver!

My First Read-Along Easter Story – great for baby’s first Easter!

Easter Favorites

Toddler Bible Songs

Bible Singalong Collection

Action Bible Songs

Sunday School Songs

100 Bible Songs & 100 Bibler Stories

Bible Songs for Toddlers

100 Singalong Bible Songs For Kids – 3 CDs

25 Favorite Sunday School Songs!

Other Christian Easter Gifts For Kids:

You can find ALL my Easter printables listed below, as well as many others in my free printables library. 🙂

Easter Story Cube Printable Craft & Trivia {6 pages} {Mindy Jones Blog} – this is one from me!

Easter Reading Challenge Kit {Mindy Jones Blog} – another freebie from me to you!

Free Printable I-Spy Easter Story {Mindy Jones Blog} – a free I-spy game printable from me to you, so much fun!

Free Printable Easter Games Your Family Will Love {Sarah Titus}

Springtime Printable Activity Bundle {Arrows & Applesauce} – use the code MINDY15 for 15% off!! Click here to automatically apply the discount at checkout. 🙂

He Lives Religious Finger Puppets for Easter

Christian Religious Multi Point Pencils: Jesus Loves You

Lena Lamb Jesus Loves Me Musical Stuffed Animal Plush – so soft and cuddly, perfect for infants!

Christian Love Stampers for Kids

Easter Baskets:

You need something to hold all these gifts right? Here are some cute Easter baskets to use for all your Christ-centered gifts!


christian easter basket gift ideas for kids

The BEST Christian Easter Gift Ideas For Kids

Whether you have infants, toddlers, or school-aged kids, you are sure to find some great Christian Easter gifts from this list!

I pray these gifts will bless your family and help point your kids back to Jesus this Easter season. 🙂

What are your favorite Easter gift ideas for your kids?? Let me know in the comments!

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3 Comments

  1. Grace This Place says:

    These are great ideas!! Thank you for sharing!

  2. Love this! For slightly older kids (especially boys who are hard to shop for) I’ve done scripture memory cards (the ones from Daily Grace are super cute) , The Action Bible (and the companion devotional), Bible highlighters, prayer journals, and sermon notes pages bound into a notebook.

    1. Oh I love those ideas! I have some of the scripture memory cards from the Daily Grace Co too, they are wonderful!! Thank you so much for sharing. I’m actually in the works of making some free sermon note printables, I’ll post them here when they are done! There will be a version for preschoolers and older kids. 🙂

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