Perfect chocolate free Easter gifts for children

April 6, 2017

Perfect Easter gifts ideas for children, that are chocolate free!

Chocolate and Easter go hand in hand. Buying an Easter egg is just easy and simple, and is usually what is expected. Children love chocolate so it makes the ideal gift to give.

However, sometimes it is nice to mix it up and give them something else to enjoy. Maybe something practical or something they will treasure. It can hard knowing what is the perfect gift to give a child or young person for Easter that is chocolate free.

Harmony at Home Children’s Boutique have some stunning gifts that are suitable for any occasion.

Here are a few gift ideas that can be found on the Harmony at Home Children’s Boutique website or in store that are perfect to swap the chocolate Easter Egg for:


Harmony at Home Children’s boutique have a great selection of felt tip pens available. These make the ideal gift for children of any age and are responsibly priced so you won’t have to worry about breaking the bank on a gift.


Felt tip pens available in 3 different ranges of colours:

These packs all contain a great selection of felt tips. 10 great colours to choose from that are ideal for making a picture ‘pop’. These work as a fabulous gift for all children, especially those who love to be creative. Each pack of pens costs £9.50. A great value present that works well on its own or accompanied with a colouring book.

In addition to the felt tips, there are also a selection of fun markers to choose from…

These are perfect to add that special touch to a picture. A fantastic selection of 6 markers that are sure to keep children happy. These are available to buy each for £9.95.

Scratch Boards:

If you are looking for an arty Easter gift that is perfect for children who love to get creative, then scratch boards are ideal. You just have to scratch away the board following the lines, to reveal the colours underneath.

Harmony at Home Children Boutique have a fantastic choice of boards to choose from, all priced at £7.99.


  • Halcyon Nights – Suitable for children aged 7 – 13 years
  • Full Moon – Suitable for children aged 7 – 13 years
  • Ondine – Suitable for children aged 7 – 13 years
  • Dinosaurs – Suitable for children aged 6 – 10 years


Stencils are the ideal gifts for all children and make the perfect gift replacement for an Easter egg. These are perfect for all children and are sure to keep them entertained on long car journeys or trips away over the Easter Holidays.

Harmony at Home Children’s Boutique have some fantastic stencil themes to choose from, all priced at £7.95:

  • Fairies – Suitable for children aged 5 – 9 years.
  • Dancers – Suitable for children aged 5 – 9 years
  • Horses – Suitable for children aged 5 – 9 years
  • Knights and Dragons – Suitable for children aged 3 – 6 years.

Colour in fancy dress outfit:

This really is as exciting as it sounds! Not only do children get to colour in their own fancy dress outfit, they are then able to wear and show off their creation. This fantastic gift is available in 2 different styles.

You can choose from:

Pirate – £8.99

Super Hero – £8.99

Children are sure to love this and is the perfect gift to keep children busy and occupied over the Easter holidays. It is ideal for days that are spent at home or when the weather is not looking particularly good.

Bunny Costume set

This makes the perfect Easter gift and is suitable for all children aged 4 years plus. This 3 piece costume containing bunny ears, a pink bow and white tail, allows children to dress up and get in the mood for Easter.

This will make the perfect present for anyone who loves to dress up and will be a great addition to the fancy dress box. Whats even better, is the price! This 3 piece bunny costume set is available to buy for £4.95. A great alternative to a chocolate Easter egg, that children will still love.

Wooden farm house:

This wooden farm house is the ideal gift to give to younger children instead of an Easter egg. This is a classic wooden toy and will be sure to keep young children entertained. This is the ideal gift for children aged 3 years plus and is priced at just £27.99.

All the familiar farmyard animals that you would expect to find are included; a horse, a sheep, a cow, a pig, a duck and a chicken. Also included is the farmer along side his wife, a wooden fence and 2 wooden trees. The farm house opens up to allow children to be creative and ensures lots of fun is had. All this allows children to explore their imaginations and pretend to be in charge and run a farm.

To make this gift extra special, there is an option to have it personalized with your child’s name. This is the perfect option to finish of a gift. This really is a toy that children will love and cherish.

Eggling – Grow it yourself mini garden egg kit:

This really is as exciting as it sounds. Swap the chocolate egg for one which you can grow something out of. This is the perfect gift to give to all children and it will encourage them to look after and care for something, giving them the sense of responsibility.

All they have to do it crack open the top of the eggling, just like you would a normal egg, add some water to bring it to life, and place in an area with some sunlight. It really couldn’t be simpler. The seeds have already been planted and spares are also provided. This is such a fantastic Easter gift idea for children that gives them a little bit of responsibility.

The tricky part comes in choosing the eggling. With 4 different ones to choose from, it can be hard to just pick one.

Harmony at Home Children’s Boutique have a selection of 4 Egglings to choose from, all priced at £7.99

  • Strawberry
  • Sunflowers
  • Lavender
  • Basil

Sew me up lamb:

This really is the perfect Easter gift for children. Recommended for children 8 years +.

This fantastic craft kit gift comes with the lamb, already to be stitched to life, a plastic needle, thread and a plastic feeding bottle so you are able to care for it once brought to life. What more could you want from a gift. This is perfect to keep children entertained over the Easter holidays, especially on the days where the sun is not shinning! It also gives them the opportunity to learn how to sew. For only £10.99, you really can not go wrong with this fantastic gift.

So, this Easter, think out side the box. If you are in need of an Easter gift, try to resist the traditional egg. Check out the Harmony at Home Children’s Boutique website, where there is lots to discover.

Written by Emily Martin for Harmony at Home Limited. All Rights Reserved, 2017

Posted by Charlotte Hudson, PA to the Director | Filed Under Activities for Children, Arts and Crafts, Mums Dads and Family, Presents and Toys, Top Tips for Nannies