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Easter Egg Fillers {Edible & Non Edible Ideas}

List of edible candy ideas and non edible/ non candy ideas for Easter egg fillers. There is something fun in here for kids, toddlers, teens and adults.

It’s so much fun to hide stuff inside those eggs and see the looks on everyone’s faces when they open it, not knowing what they will get. Then, after the hunt, you may want to celebrate with this cute Easter Bunny Cake or some mouth watering Peanut Butter Eggs.

Opened Plastic Eggs With Various Filling Ideas- Overhead Shot

Sizes of plastic Easter eggs

The typical approximate size is the small classic ones as well as the big jumbo ones since they are also becoming very popular and can hold larger items. It would be fun to hide both sizes for the hunt or have one large one hidden for a grand prize!

Where to buy plastic Easter eggs for hunts?

During the Easter season you can find them at just about any store. Craft stores, such as Hobby Lobby or Michaels will have a big selection. Groceries stores, including Walmart, will also have them in bulk, but maybe less variety and detail, depending on what you’re looking for. Of course, if you are like me you may like to just hop online and get them delivered to your doorstep with Amazon.

Trick Ideas for fun

Sometimes, I play tricks and fill them with just confetti and sprinkles or worse, dried beans and lentils. Oh man! You should see the looks on their faces when they open those eggs…hahah. Here they are, fully expecting some candies or at least something fun and they get nothing! But, to make up for my cruel jokes, I always have some fun eggs too.

Plastic Easter Egg Fillers- Edible and Non Edible/ Non Candy Ideas

Easter Egg Food fillers/ Edible ideas

  • Mini cookies like small Oreos or Teddy grahams
  • Small candies, especially the seasonal ones like Cadbury eggs or Reese’s eggs
  • Mini marshmallows
  • Dried fruits
  • Colorful cereal
  • Nuts or trail mix
  • Mini pretzels
  • Chocolate chips
  • Goldfish crackers
  • Fruit gummies
  • Mini granola bars or balls
  • Chips
  • Mini muffins
  • Mini donuts
  • Mini string cheese or cheese cubes
  • Mini samosas

Candy Free Egg Fillers/ Non Candy Fillers/ Non-Edible Ideas that aren’t junk

  • Small toys
  • Cool little stationery items
  • Jewelry like earrings and rings
  • Hair accessories like clips and bows
  • Small makeup items or even flavored lip balms
  • Mini stickers
  • Temporary tattoos
  • Balloons
  • Mini stamps
  • Small magnets
  • Fidget toys
  • Money (fold the bills or just add coins)
  • Mini lego sets (50 pieces or less that come in small packets rather than boxes. You would still need to use slightly larger plastic eggs for these).
  • Lego figures
  • Mini dinos or other action figures
  • Mini puzzles (20 pieces or less that come in small packets rather than boxes. You would still need to use slightly larger plastic eggs for these).
  • Slime
  • Play doh
  • Bouncy balls
  • Mini slinky
  • Gift cards
  • Bath bombs
  • Hot wheel cars
  • Seed packets to plant their own flowers or fruits and veggies
  • Riddles and jokes
  • Mini coloring books
  • Mini scented markers
  • Light up rings
  • Animal finger puppets
  • Mini whistles
Plastic Eggs Filled With Candies on Small Nest

Easter egg fillers for adults

  • Mini liquor bottles
  • Coffee,
  • Mini perfumes and body sprays
  • Hot chocolate packets
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Gum
  • Candy
  • Chocolate (the good stuff)
  • Beef jerky
  • Lip balm
  • Keychains
  • Jewelry
  • Coupons and discount codes
  • Beauty product samples
  • Mini nail polish
  • One time use facial masks
  • Gift Cards
  • Cash
  • Recipe cards
  • Bath bombs
  • Mini pocket knife
  • Travel-sized toiletries
  • Lipstick
  • Lapel pin
  • Socks
  • Tattoos

Egg fillers for toddlers

Be aware of small items posing a chocking hazard, so decide carefully based on kids’ needs.

  • Candy
  • Coins
  • Mini pop it toys
  • Fruit snacks
  • Stickers
  • Mini dinosaurs
  • Animal figures
  • Mini figurines
  • Fidget spinner
  • Squish toy/stress ball
  • Bouncy balls
  • Mini puzzles
  • Plastic jewelry
  • Mini cars and trucks
  • Erasers
  • Bubbles
  • Play doh
  • Hair clips and ties
  • Finger puppets
  • Goldfish crackers
  • Egg shaped chalk
Plastic Eggs Filled With Nuts on Small Nest

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3 comments on “Easter Egg Fillers {Edible & Non Edible Ideas}”

  1. Extra cute! 🙂

  2. In Poland, we don’t fill the eggs, we decorate them. But this is sure cute, what you did! My daughter is loving it too! Thanks 🙂 ela

  3. These are so fun! It’s great that your son prefers nuts to candy, I wish my kids were like that when they were little!

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