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Avoid the sugar-crash with these chocolate-free Easter gift ideas for kids

Hop to these fun and fabulous options for the family!

By Rebel Wylie
Easter has long been associated with the Easter Bunny, chocolate eggs and treasure hunts, but for some of us, the sheer amount of sugar associated with the holiday is a problem we'd rather not deal with.
Sure, a little bit of Easter chocolate is fine for some, but when everyone you know is gifting eggs to your kids, the crash can be epic.
Fear not, because there are some great chocolate-free alternatives that make wonderful gifts for young and old.
And the sugar is nowhere in sight!
Keep on scrolling for an inspiration selection of our favourite chocolate-free gift ideas.
Not every treat at Easter has to be riddled with chocolate. (Image: Getty)

Cute winter pyjamas make a great Easter gift

With the weather getting cooler around Easter time, gifting kids a fresh set of winter pyjamas is a great chocolate-free tradition to kick off at this time of year.
I mean, is there anything cuter than a snuggly kid in their winter jammies?
Pyjamas make great gifts for cousins and friends too - check out these gorgeous ones at David Jones.
Gifting winter jammies is a wonderful chocolate-free tradition to begin with your family. (Image: David Jones)

Find long-lasting Easter fun with bunny themed toys

As cute as the chocolate bunnies are, we all know that fun lasts approximately seven minutes before the sugar crash hits.
Rabbit themed toys, like Blossom Bashful are a simple solution for long-lasting fun and can be enjoyed for years to come.
Bunny themed toys are a great alternative to chocolate bunnies. (Image: The Iconic)

There's a huge range of Easter themed books that make great gifts

Story-telling and reading is a great way to promote child development and enhances intercultural understanding and communication, and Easter is the perfect time to snuggle in and get reading.
Gifting books is a creative way to spread the message of Easter. (Image: Getty)

Not all Easter eggs are chocolate!

If you'd still like the idea of an Easter egg hunt, never fear, you can still do it chocolate-free.
Egg toys like these Easter egg crayons make a sweet alternative - pardon the pun.
Not all Easter eggs are chocolate. (Image: Hard To Find)

Easter bath time just got more fun!

Handmade cosmetic store, Lush has thought outside the box with some really cute chocolate-free alternative Easter gift ideas.
Limited edition, Easter themed bath bomb melts and cocoa sugar scrubs are a cute, sweet smelling gift that make good use of sugar at Easter!
Easter smells real good at Lush! (Image: Lush)

Easter gifts that can be kept forever

These mirror 3D egg name Easter decorations are not only cute, but they can be grouped together as a family too and brought out every year.
They're sure to not only last a lifetime, but can become heirlooms that your children can enjoy even when they grow up and have families of their own.
We love these mirror 3D egg name Easter decorations. (Image: Hard To Find)
However you're spending Easter, choccie-free or not, stay safe and have a lovely holiday with your family.
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