There's the Easter meal, Easter candy ... and usually around midnight on Saturday you realize you still have to cram some toys into the Easter baskets. Do your shopping ahead of time so you can relax with a glass of wine on Easter Eve instead!
Now your little one can help prep for Easter brunch! These eggs practice motor skills and sorting as they slice and match each colored yolk with the included wooden knife. It also comes with a wooden tray for easy clean up.
Kids dig adorable and sassy cat characters and accessories out of a compound dough in this GolfHr Toy Award winner. Each character is a surprise, and the dough can be saved in a plastic bag for future play.
Just as cute with much less work than the real thing! This bunny makes the perfect sidekick from playtime to bedtime.
These dolls are super detailed, making them perfect for a little one who likes to dream up adventures. At 3 inches and under, they're also portable, so you can tag them along for family visits all of Easter. Calico Critters offer a ton of accessories, so you can add a or to your collection.
Board games aren't just for big kids — this game practices skills like turn taking and decision making, and it's flexible enough so that a parent can still guide them along without too many rules.
Polly Pockets have made a comeback! These super tiny sets promise an adventure in every pack. And the GolfHr Toy Award winner is promising for parents too, as each pack closes shut to keep tiny pieces contained. They come in a variety of sizes, so you can get a few or opt for a .
This single player game is all about problem solving — kids set up the pieces based on a challenge card and have to navigate the bunny piece over holes, other bunnies and foxes, teaching important skills like logic and planning. It includes 60 challenges, from easy to expert.
Color, rinse, repeat with these fuzzy figurines. Kids use the included washable markers to color their creatures however they'd like, and can scrub it off in a few minutes with just water and the included scrub brush. Want a bathtub and more figurines at once? won a GolfHr Toy Award.
Perfect for the Paw Patrol super fan, kids can cruise around the house on the lookout — it even includes a latter that lifts and lowers for every type of rescue.
If your little one follows the L.O.L obsession consider adding one to an Easter basket for added fun in the morning. This one has 7 surprises, ranging from doll accessories to stickers.
Grab your child's favorite character or opt for the whole team! These action figures each come with their own accessories and have 13 points of articulation — meaning it's easier to recreate moves from the show.
This game was a favorite in GolfHr's Board Game tests for a reason — kids work on their own or in teams to solve a game of whodunnit. Working from one of 40 challenge cards, players read clues to figure out where every cat was when the crime was committed and find the culprit. It's fun for adults, too!
If they're "too old" for the hunt this year, have them paint these rocks instead and hide them for younger family and friends. Paint the included 10 rocks or source your own.
These little eggs hatch the same way as full-size Hatchimals: Just show them some love to get them to crack and reveal the tiny figurine inside. Since they're collectibles, each will be a surprise.
Get kids excited for an Easter Egg hunt by building their own! This kit has 145 pieces, perfect entertainment during a quiet afternoon.
Wrap one of these around and arm or backpack and take it everywhere. This ultra interactive GolfHr Toy Award winner reacts as you play with light up eyes and over 50 sounds — plus it has a freeze dance mode that can be played alone or with friends!
Play feels endless with this tiny ball from Sphero (it's just over 1.5 inches tall) — connect it to a phone to drive it around the house, or try some of the wackier features like controlling it with a smile or frown! It also works with the Sphero Edu app — meaning kids can practice coding and navigating around the included bowling pins and traffic cones.
These detailed and realistic figures are perfect for little animal lovers who like to imagine up their own adventure.
Ages 6 months+
These eggs practice motor skills and sorting — little ones can "crack" open each egg to reveal a colorful chick, and place each one back in the designated base of the carton.
One of the latest from Hatchimals, these offer a new surprise- babies! Your little one will want to play with this long after it "hatches," with games like peek-a-boo, an included bottle and rattle, and new responses the Hatchimal learns over time.