Unique + Quirky Easter Basket Gifts That Support Play

Unique + Quirky Easter Basket Gifts That Support Play

Posted by Andrea Elliott on Apr 4th 2019

Looking for some candy-alternatives this Easter? Stock their baskets with items that'll last with these unique and quirky HABA toys!

Baby

Musical character clutching toys - Whether it is rattling, clattering or jingling, babies LOVE to make noise! With our new musical character grasping toys, little ones can do just that! These bright and cheery friends boast beech wood faces and grippy plastic for the perfect combination of function and durability, not to mention of course safety!

Rod clutching Toys - This new trio of Rod Clutching toys is sure to help your little ones shake those sillies out! Handcrafted at our home factory in Bad Rodach, Germany from local reforested beech wood and colored with our signature non-toxic, water-based stains.

Guardian Angel Clutching Toys - These adorable, smiley-faced wooden teethers make the perfect Easter gift for a new baby! Features 4 separate wooden parts, secured in the middle, but free enough to spin around and delight. The wings are silicone, making them perfect for teething. Made in Germany of silicone and solid beech wood, colored with a non-toxic water based stain.

Toddlers

Play Balls - Soccer ball shaped, soft and easy for little hands to grab. Promote hand-eye coordination and get them movin'!

Shakin' Eggs - We couldn’t do an Easter basket post without mentioning our Shakin’ Eggs! Develop your child's musical abilities early with these brightly colored eggs - each makes its own fun sound! About the same size as real eggs, except these will last forever! Imagine all the pretend play possibilities!

Kasper & Frido Stackers - these stackers playfully foster S.T.E.M. skills for little ones as young as 18 months! Classic ring design creates different profiles depending on which way they are stacked. Also a great way to teach both color and size recognition!

Bonita Garden - This peg set will have your little one thinking... SPRING! This vibrantly colored, chunky wooden set is perfect for little hands to grasp. Featuring 8 dowels and all kinds of vibrantly painted flower blocks, making for endless imaginative flower construction! The wooden slot board even makes a perfect flowerbed!

Arranging Game Rainbow Caterpillar - Colorful and encourages fine motor skills and creativity!

Pre-School

Little Friends - Any of the Little Friends dolls or animals would make wonderful Easter Basket additions! Imagine their friendly little faces poking out of the green basket grass. Who needs candy when you’ve got new friends? These 4” poseable “bendy dolls” are companions all through childhood, promoting imagination and inspiring role play fun for any age!

Finger Puppets - HABA finger puppets are the best spring break travel companions! Kids absolutely love grabbing a handful of these little guys & gals for creative play wherever the road takes them! Whether it’s to Grandma’s, or at a siblings soccer game, all they need is a hand and an imagination and they’re good to go for some good old fashioned, screen-free fun!

Threading Game - Greta’s Garden Lodge - Our threading games help with fine motor skills/hand eye coordination while giving little ones something fun and creative to do. They also help develop the pincer grip which is necessary for holding a pencil or crayon correctly. Great for travel too!

Kullerbu Ball Caterpillar - You can never have too many Kullerbu balls! The perfect size for little hands and little baskets. Compatible with My First Ball Track, Roll N Roll and of course Kullerbu!

Magnetic Game Flower Maze - Our magnetic games are great for screen-free fun at home and even on-the-go!

Fried eggs and sushi in an Easter Basket?? Don’t worry, this is the kind of food that won’t go bad! In fact, our plush sushi and “crackable” egg make great realistic staples to any play kitchen. Shop all Play Food 

Gamers

HABA tin & pocket games are perfect for Easter baskets! Not only are they candy-free, but they promote family fun and quality time together. Once the dust settles from the basket and egg hunts, gather the whole fam together for a gaming session! Even adults have been known to enjoy testing their dexterity in Go Cuckoo, their creative communication skills in Charades or their speedy thinking in Rox or Logic Labyrinth. And of course their precision in the classic - pocket Animal upon Animal!