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10 best non-chocolate Easter gifts for children

Avoid the dreaded sugar-high and sticky fingers with these chocolate-free children's Easter gifts - they're guaranteed to last longer than five minutes too

Think Easter, think chocolate. But actually, it doesn’t have to be that way. Believe it or not, some kids don’t actually like chocolate. Or perhaps they’re allergic to it. Or maybe you know they’ll be getting such a mountain of chocolate already that you simply want to get an alternative.

Whatever the reason, we have the answer, having rounded up the best non-chocolate (and in most cases, non-consumable) Easter gifts for children. From Spot’s First Easter Book for little ones to John Lewis’s Girl Jersey Bunny Slippers, we have the answer.

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Verdict: Playmobil’s Easter Calendar, brand new for this year, proves that the advent calendar concept doesn’t just have to be for Christmas. And the Chocolate Bunny from Build A Bear Workshop is a thoughtful gift that involves a great morning or afternoon out.

1. Build A Bear Workshop Chocolate Bunny, £15

2. TUMTUM Trainee Egg Set, £12.50

3. Haribo Easter Fun Bucket, £4

4. John Lewis Girl Jersey Bunny Slippers, £12

5. Playmobil Easter Calendar, £9.99

6. Early Learning Centre Box of Wooden Eggs, £5

7. Emma Bridgewater Peter Rabbit Half Pint Mug, £24.95

8. Baker Ross Bumper Easter Craft Kit, £14.99

9. Usborne Easter Sticker Book, £5.99

10. Spot’s First Easter Book, £4.49


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