It’s a tough job being the Easter Bunny. From the ever-changing desires of a growing child to the sheer magnitude of available products, putting together an Easter basket is no small task.
In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Curating a collection that captures what a person likes can be daunting. Young children are fickle. Teens are indifferent. Adult friends and family can frankly be difficult to buy for
How do you narrow down your options? How do you strike a balance between novelty and delight?
If you’re asking yourself these or any related questions, take a deep breath. Your Easter Bunny responsibilities don’t have the best of you, yet. The following carefully selected items might be just the inspiration you need to conquer the upcoming holiday. We hope you like our picks.
Ages 2 – 4
Rock-A-Bye Bunny Jellycat, $28, Red Barn Mercantile, 1117 King St., Alexandria, redbarnmercantile.com
Little Blue Truck’s Springtime storybook, $12.99, Child’s Play Toys and Books, several area locations, childsplaytoysandbooks.com
Calico Critters Easter Celebration Set, $27.99, Child’s Play Toys and Books, childsplaytoysandbooks.com
Easter Basket Sticker Book, $13.50, Paper Source, several area locations, papersource.com
Ages 5 – 7
Egg & Chick Sidewalk Chalk, $3.49, Child’s Play Toys and Books, childsplaytoysandbooks.com
Color-in Socks, $7.50–$11.99, Old Town Sock Co., 1003 King St., Alexandria, oldtownsockco.com
Peter Rabbit Book and Plush Bundle, $9, Kohl’s, multiple locations, kohls.com
Sweet Surprise Chicks, $12, See’s Candies, 1 Saarinen Cir., Dulles, sees.com
Ages 8 – 11
LEGO Bird’s Nest, $12.99, The LEGO Store Tysons Corner, 7966 Tysons Corner Center, McLean, lego.com
Make a Wind Chime kit, $15.99, Doodlehopper 4 Kids, 234 W. Broad St., Falls Church, shop.doodlehopper.com
Easter Chick Lip Balm, $9.50, Paper Source, papersource.com
Chocolate Painting Kit with Bonus Bunny Bar, $39.99, River-Sea Chocolates, 4520 Daly Dr., Ste. 100, Chantilly, riverseachocolates.com
Blue Bunny Bath Balm, $11.95, Goldfinch, 806 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, shopgoldfinch.com
Live Laugh Lose: The Party Game, $21.99, Mind Games and Toys, 21100 Dulles Town Cir., Unit 222, Sterling, mindgamesandtoys.com
Bunny Name Plaque Cookie, $4, TreatsandSweets4U, 11924 Blue Violet Wy., Bristow, treatsandsweets4u.com
Desk Mood Lamp, $34.99, Mind Games Dulles Town Centre, 21100 Dulles Town Cir., Unit 222, Sterling, mindgamesandtoys.com
LEGO Daffodils, $12.99, The LEGO Store Tysons Corner, 7966 Tysons Corner Center, McLean, lego.com
Boozy Bears – Sparkling Champagne Light Gummy Bears, $21.95, Lolli & Pops, 11816 Fair Oaks Mall, Ste. L-134, Fairfax, lolliandpops.com
The Morning Journal, $16.99, Le Village Marché, The Village at Shirlington, 2800 S. Randolph St., Ste. 110A, Arlington, levillagemarche.com
Cheryl’s Easter Cookie Sampler, $14.99, cheryls.com
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