Posted 27th Mar 2015
Easter (3rd to 6th April 2015) is more than just a chocolate feast, we find the alternative Easter gifts the children will love
Containing everything you need to create your own rag doll, Molly the rabbit is a crafty way to bring Easter to life using felt shapes, ribbon and buttons. Measuring approximately 47cm in length, this adorable rabbit is a fun alternative to a chocolate bunny and is hours of fun to play with once she is made. Make your own rabbit craft kit is priced at £12 and is available from the Imperial War Museum, here www.iwmshop.org.uk.
Make Easter egg-citing
Keep children entertained with the egg decorating kit from Squires Gardening Centre. The kit includes stickers, googly eyes, colourful feathers and felt, perfect for decorating six eggs. Priced at £8.99 and available to buy from Squire's Garden Centres, the egg decorating kit is an ideal way to make Easter egg-citing and creative. The kit is available to buy from www.squiresgardencentres.co.uk.
Hop to it
The perfect alternative to a chocolate egg this Easter, Dorothy and Theodore's chunky handmade shortbread bunnies are an adorable and delicious way to treat the kids this Easter. All their shortbread is baked to order and is beautifully packaged in eco-friendly boxes, with a gift tag to send your own personal message. Dorothy and Theodore handmade shortbread is priced at £15 and is available to buy from www.dorothyandtheodore.com.
Go on an adventure
Turn your garden into an egg hunt extravaganza with Talking Tables and their great egg hunt Easter kit. The kit features simple-to-follow footprints and signposts to direct little ones to the treats you have hidden behind plant pots. It also includes eight treat bags for children to put their chocolate surprises in for an afternoon of Easter fun. Priced at £10, the great egg hunt Easter egg hunt kit is available from www.talkingtables.co.uk.
Put all your eggs in one basket
Bring your garden to life with an Easter egg hunt and give your children an adorable felt basket to store their precious treasures. The multi-layered felt flower basket is a soft, yet vibrant basket that can hold an array of eggs, chocolates and Easter treats, and can even be kept to use throughout the year for picnics, keeping finds from woodland walks or letting the imagination run wild. The John Lewis yellow flower felt basket is priced at £6 and is available to buy from www.johnlewis.com.
By Lauren Morton