You love the way your kiddos’ faces light up when they see their baskets on Easter. That magic is something you want to keep alive as long as possible. Of course, you’re also on a budget. Now you can save money and keep the magic alive with these easy DIY Easter basket stuffers for kids!
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I remember years when money was so tight that something that should be joyous, like Easter, was a point of stress that tied me up in knots. When you’re drowning in debt and can barely pay the bills, even something as small as $20 on basket stuffers seems impossible.
Even though we’re not in that position anymore, those memories are why DIY projects are so close to my heart. It made the impossible seem possible in dark times. Each year I still pay homage to that time in our life by including DIY gifts like these in the Easter baskets.
It doesn’t get more budget friendly than this DIY lip gloss. Most of the supplies can be found at your local Dollar Tree and the recipe makes a large batch!
One way to stay on budget is to give fun gifts that also have a practical use. That’s exactly what these ice cream soaps are. Bonus: they’re also a great way to get kids exacted about washing their hands.
If your little one loves getting dressed up, she’ll go nuts for these clip-on earrings. You can easily personalize them to her tastes with the cabochons you use to make them.
Easter is a great time to start gearing up for outdoor play and this glow frisbee is an easy DIY that let’s the fun keep going long after the sun sets.
Do you have an Avengers fan in your house? If so, they’ll love getting these glow in the dark Infinity Stone rings! They’re great for pretend play or just to show off to friends at school after the holiday.
Give your little Wonder Woman a place to store all of her amazing thoughts, ideas, and drawings with this DIY journal. It’s easy to make and budget-friendly too!
I maintain that you’re never too old to enjoy coloring. You can surprise your kiddos with a custom coloring book that is as simple or as complex as you want.
Another great basket stuffer that is practical as well as fun are these easy Star Wars sleep shorts. Of course, you can make a pair for each of your kiddos and simply change up the fabric is they aren’t all into Star Wars. Don’t worry. It’s an easy pattern even if you’re not a strong seamstress.
Another great easy sewing project is this adorable purse! It is colorful and covered in tasty sweets. Who wouldn’t love that?
Encourage family time conversations with these free printable cards. Grab a small plastic container and stickers at the dollar store for a fun and frugal Easter basket stuffer.
Lastly, craft up these adorable hand puppets for some fun pretend play that stores away easily and compactly. Kiddos will love putting on shows for you with their new puppets!
You can keep the magic of Easter alive and stay on budget with these easy DIY Easter basket stuffers for kids. Don’t forget that in addition to using DIY projects to save money, you can totally make gifts that multitask as useful items for the kids too. That makes it a financial 2-fer. Score!
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