The Thursday 13 – Thrifty Easter Basket Ideas


1. Home made playdough (pastel colors would be nice)

2. Throw in some cookie cutters in Easter shapes

3. Or make your own Silly Putty and pack it into plastic eggs

4. Visit the Dollar Store for Sidewalk Chalk
5. A package of Pinwheels
6. And bottles of Bubble Stuff

7. Tape yourself reading bedtime stories – an especially nice treat for grandchildren you don’t see often

8. Print some Easter Coloring pages

9. Include a new box of crayons (back to the dollar store!)

10. How about a package of flower (sunflowers are easy) or vegetable (try radishes) seeds along with a bag of gummy worms?

11. Bunny paper dolls

12. And clothes to fit them

13. Don’t forget the candy! (marshmallow peeps are the best!)

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