Escape the Stereotypes

10 Easter Presents That Aren’t Chocolate

10 Easter Presents That Aren’t Chocolate

The Escape the Stereotypes blog is written by GenNeu, the gender neutral toy and book store for kids.

Whether you’re trying to avoid a sugar-induced meltdown or just want to mix it up a bit, we have some great gift ideas for what to get kids this Easter. Use discount code CHOCOLATEISFORGROWNUPS to get 10% off GenNeu products in our Easter Collection.

Personalised Easter Egg Colouring Poster

By So Close Studio large patterned Easter egg poster ready to colour in

Image courtesy of So Close Studio

Designed down in Devon, So Close Studio’s mega posters are great for keeping little ones entertained during long meals or while adults are chatting away. Measuring 59.4 x 129 cm and with the option to personalise the poster, it’ll make a bigger impact than any chocolate egg! Buy from So Close Studio. 

Monochrome Knitted Chicken

By GenNeu monochrome knitted chicken with red accents

If you’re not feeling the whole yellow, fluffy chick thing, how about this chic monochrome cuddly chicken? Standing at 23 cm, it’s big enough to grow with them and will add a touch of black and white chic(k) to any bedroom. View product page. 

Make Your Own Rabbit Craft Kit

By Clara and Macy round sew your own bunny head and ears

Image courtesy of Clara and Macy

Inspire a little one to get crafty with this kit from Clara and Macy. It contains everything you need to make your very own cuddly rabbit, even the needle — just make sure you have a pair of scissors handy — and it’s suitable for children over 7. Buy from Clara and Macy. 

Bunny Slippers

By the White Company

grey bootie style slippers with bunny face and ears

Image courtesy of The White Company 

With this crazy snowy March, keep little toes warm with a pair of these fluffy bunny booties. Available in sizes up to 24 months, they’re lined with faux fur to make them extra comfy. They even have 3D ears! Buy from The White Company. 

Humpy Dumpty

By GenNeu

crochet humpty dumpty soft toy doing a handstand

If your little one has half as much fun with Humpty Dumpty as we did taking pictures of this sassy crochet egg, then they’re going to love it. Hand made and fair trade, Humpty is even machine washable in case of little chocolatey hands. View product page. 

Rabbit Glasses

By Party Pieces

For a light-hearted present that’ll entertain adults and kids, pick up some of these Easter rabbit glasses from Party Pieces. Made from card, you’ll get a packet of 8 for £4.99. That does mean, however, that you’ll end up wearing them too! Buy from Party Pieces. 

Bunny Cushion

By HeidiFriday

two bunny cushions on the bed

Image courtesy of HeidiFriday

Each of these modern rabbit cushions are handmade by the talented Helen, whose store, HeidiFriday, is named after her daughter. With their rabbit-print fabric and pom pom tail, you’ll want one for yourself too! Buy from HeidiFriday's Etsy store.

Rabbit Night Light

By Cult Furniturenight light in the shape of a rabbit

Image courtesy of Cult Furniture

Anyone can buy an Easter egg, but a night light shaped like a rabbit? You’re about to become a hero. Standing at just 15 cm tall, this LED lamp will require 3 batteries, but is only £9.95 plus delivery! Buy from Cult Furniture. 

Organic Rabbit Soft Toy

By GenNeucrochet beige bunny, seated

In a soft, neutral shade, this crochet rabbit will remain a firm favourite even after all the easter eggs have been eaten. Made from 100% fair trade organic cotton, it’s safe from birth and is even machine washable. At just £8.99, it’s a bargain too. View product page. 

Bunny Face Gym Bag

By Sparks and Daughters

Made by a mum and daughter duo in Somerset, this monochrome bag by Sparks and Daughters is a gift that’s classy and useful — win! At 46 x 36 cm, there’s plenty of room for sports kits, sleepover stuff, or just keeping things neat and tidy. They also have a pencil case in the same design. Buy from Sparks and Daughters

Chicken Breeds Poster

By Als Couzens Designsposter showing graphic designs of the different breeds of chicken

Image courtesy of Als Couzens

Do you know your scots dumpy from your tufted araucana? Well you will with this contemporary poster showing the most common chicken breeds in the UK. With Als Couzens unique style of graphic design, this poster will become a talking point on any bedroom wall. Buy from Als Couzens' Etsy store. 

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