50+ Non-Candy Easter Egg Fillers For Kids

Looking for non-candy Easter egg fillers to fill your children’s Easter eggs? Here’s a helpful list of more than 50 non-candy Easter egg fillers for toddlers and kids!

Nothing makes a candy holiday worse than kids who eat too many Easter eggs and have an upset stomach or are too wired. We like to hide items other than candy in plastic Easter eggs and have an awesome Easter Egg hunt.

Whether it’s food allergies or simply not wanting your kids to get a sugar high, there are many reasons to not want to fill your eggs with sugary treats.

If you’re looking for an Easter idea that focuses on the Savior, check out our guide for a  Christ-centered Easter egg hunt!  You can also see our other Easter ideas here like decor, desserts, and crafts.

Here are over 50 of our favorite non-candy Easter egg fillers to hide (depending on age, of course), along with links to where you can purchase some including what you could fill in plastic Easter eggs too.

Fake coins for pretend play at home


If you’re looking for Easter egg fillers which are a little more imaginative, consider filling your Easter eggs with these fake coins for pretend play. This is a great option for kids who love to play make-believe and enjoy role-playing games.

Real coins

Even better than play coins: put real coins, or even dollar bills, in your child’s Easter eggs! It’s a great non-candy Easter egg filler idea for older children.

Silly putty

Silly putty is a classic toy that provides endless entertainment for kids of all ages. It’s a stretchy, bouncy, and squishy material that can be shaped, molded, and even bounced like a ball. Silly putty is also a great stress-reliever for kids and adults alike. It’s available in a variety of colors and can be easily stored in plastic eggs for a fun surprise.


Erasers come in all shapes and sizes and are a great option for filling Easter eggs. They can be used for drawing or homework and are always useful to have on hand. Check out these easers as a fun Easter egg idea.


Stamps are fun Easter egg fillers! Kids can use them for decorating cards, scrapbooking and so much more! Check out these stamps for inspiration!

Puzzle pieces

These small puzzle pieces are perfect for filling Easter eggs. Not only do they fit perfectly inside the egg, but they are also a great way to challenge kids’ minds and help with their problem-solving skills, making them fantastic Easter egg filler ideas.


Kids love these stickers, and there are so many different kinds to choose from! Whether it’s sparkly unicorns, superheroes, or cute animals, stickers are a fun and colorful addition to Easter egg fillers.

Redeemable tickets 

Redeemable tickets from parents are a great way to add some fun and excitement to Easter eggs. These redeemable tickets could include things like “one day of not doing dishes,” “one vegetable-free meal,” or “a trip to the zoo.” They are a great way to give kids something to look forward to, rather than eating a chocolate Easter bunny which won’t last more than five minutes!

Bouncy balls


Bouncy balls are always a hit with kids, especially these ones! They are fun to play with and come in a variety of colors and sizes, making them a great addition to Easter egg hunts.


Marbles are another classic toy that kids love. Order these marbles which can be used for playing games or just for collecting which you could easily put inside a plastic Easter egg.


Jewelry is always a hit with girls. You can find inexpensive rings, earrings, bracelets, and charms that fit perfectly inside plastic eggs, making them the perfect Easter egg filler ideas.

Temporary tattoos

Looking for fun Easter ideas? Temporary tattoos are a fun way to add some color and excitement to Easter eggs. They are easy to apply and come in a variety of designs, a classic kids toy I’m sure we all loved when we were kids too.


Play-Doh is a great option for filling Easter eggs. Kids love to create and play with Play-Doh, and it’s always a hit with children of all ages. Just remember, it’s not one of the best edible Easter egg fillers, so make sure you let the kids know before they get carried away, thinking it’s a chocolate egg!

Seeds for gardening

These seeds for gardening are unique and educational Easter egg stuffers that can encourage kids to learn about nature and gardening. You can include seeds for flowers, vegetables, or herbs that your child can plant and watch grow. This can be a fun and rewarding experience for kids as they learn about the process of growing plants and caring for them.

Nail polish & Lip gloss

Nail polishand lip gloss are great non-candy Easter egg fillers for older kids and teenagers. You can find mini bottles of nail polish and lip gloss in a variety of colors and styles.

These small beauty items can be a fun ideas for a teenager’s Easter basket or an Easter egg hunt for older kids, minus any sugar overload.

Barbie clothes

Barbie clothes are a great option for fun Easter egg fillers for kids who love playing with dolls. These Barbie clothes you can order online are small enough to fit inside the egg and come in a variety of styles.


Shells are a fun and unique option for filling Easter eggs. They can be used for decorating or just for collecting, an make the perfect Easter egg fillers that no one will have ever thought of before.

Hair ties

Hair ties are a practical and useful Easter egg filler for girls of all ages. You can find colorful and patterned hair ties in a variety of sizes and styles. These can be a great addition to an Easter basket or a fun surprise in an Easter egg.

Balloons & Punch balloons

Balloons and punch balloons are fun and easy Easter egg fillers that can provide hours of entertainment for kids for the Easter egg hunt. You can find balloons in a variety of colors and sizes, and punch balloons are a great alternative to traditional balloons because they are more durable and can be punched without popping.


Cars are a classic toy that boys and girls of all ages will love. You can find small toy cars that fit perfectly inside eggs. These can be a great addition to a child’s toy collection or a fun surprise in an Easter egg hunt.

Mini bubbles

The little ones and even big kids (and adults!) love bubbles, and mini bubble bottles which are the perfect Easter egg stuffers! They are small enough to fit inside a plastic egg and come in a variety of colors and scents, making your Easter egg hunts that little bit more special.


Kids will love finding socks in their Easter eggs, especially if they are fun and colorful.

Grow toys (the kind you put in water and they expand)

Grow toys are another unique and educational Easter egg filler that can teach kids about science and nature. These toys are small capsules that expand in water to reveal a small toy or figurine inside. Kids can watch as the toy grows and expands in the water, which can be a fun and exciting experience.


LEGOs are a great non-candy Easter egg filler because they provide endless entertainment and can be used over and over again. You can even use them to create fun Easter-themed builds like LEGO Easter bunnies or LEGO Easter eggs. Check out our Fun LEGO Activity Ideas for more inspiration on how to use LEGOs for Easter.

Plastic animals

Army men

Parachute men

Wind-up toys


Finger puppets



Spinning top


Glow-in-the-dark stars


Plastic insects

Water beads


Stress ball

Mini yoyos

Mini notepads





Fidget spinners/cubes

Polished rocks

Loking for more Easter inspiration? 


Check out our other Easter guides to help you plan a memorable Easter this year. 

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