Easter Basket Ideas (+ Local Spots to Find Them!)

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Looking for ideas on what to put in your kids’ Easter baskets this year? There are so many great options locally to find some fun goodies! From sweet treats to toys, art supplies, and more, here are some Easter basket ideas and where to find them.

Easter Basket Ideas


Easter/Spring-themed books are a great addition to an Easter basket!

Find Spring and Easter-themed books locally at Art & Learn, Barnes & NobleFerguson Books, and Zandbroz!

Art Supplies

Encourage creativity with a craft kit or art supplies.

Support businesses in our region by shopping at Art & Learn or Bakers Garden & Gift.

Small Toys

  • Fidgets
  • Snap bracelet
  • Punch balloon
  • Card games
  • Stickers
  • Yo-yos
  • LEGOs
  • Small stuffed animals
  • Marbles
  • Puzzles
  • Bubbles

In Fargo, check out Legacy Toys in West Acres Mall, Vintage Point on 25th Street, and the toy shop at SCHEELS.

Easter Egg-Shaped Things

Get into the Easter theme with egg-shaped items.

Something Practical

If there’s something your child needs, put it in the Easter basket!

  • Water bottle
  • Spring clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Swim toys or goggles
  • Sports equipment
  • Rain boots
  • Sun hat
  • Bathing suit

You can find so many Spring and summer themed items locally at SCHEELS.

Of Course, Candy

Shop local candy stores for more than just the classic Peeps and jellybeans.

Our favorite local shops include: Fuzziwig’s Candy Factory (inside SCHEELS), Sweet Dreams Confections, Vintage Point, and Yeobo Sweet Shop (Unglued).

We hope this list provides you with some shopping inspiration to fill those Easter baskets!

What are some of your favorite Easter basket ideas? Let us know in the comments below!
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Leah Tennefos
Leah is a true Midwesterner: born in Minnesota, educated at the University of North Dakota, and living in Fargo since 2009. She has a degree in English and spent years working as a paralegal. Leah is now a stay-at-home mom to two boys, Andrew and Sammy. She spends her free time reading, traveling, and getting a good workout in. She loves learning, music, art, coffee, the oxford comma, and is continually pursuing the elusive goal of having an organized home.


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