Easter is an important religious holiday for the Christians as they celebrate the resurrection of Lord Jesus Christ. Easter is also an important gifting occasion, especially for kids. This is because this holiday also celebrates the arrival of springtime and new beginning. The Easter holiday was named after the pre-Christian Anglo-Saxon goddess of fertility and springtime, Eostre. Rabbits and hares were believed by the Anglo-Saxons to be earthly incarcination of Eostre. The springtime festival of the pre-Christian Anglo-Saxton occurred around the same time as the Christian observance of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. When the Anglo-Saxons were converted to Christians, they combined both celebrations into Easter holiday.
The tradition of sending Easter gifts to kids probably originated from the German legend that a white hare would deliver a basket of colored eggs and candies to all the good boys and girls on Easter morn. The movie Here Comes Peter Cottontail and its theme song also help to popularize the idea of gifting Easter baskets for kids. Most parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles would happily take on the role of Peter Cottontail and send an Easter basket to their little ones to reward good behavior. This post provides some Easter gift ideas for kids to help you with your gift selection.
For kids over 4 years old, you can send this Easter gift basket that brings brings plenty of Easter chocolate, goodies, and fun activities. This blue Easter basket with gingham liner is filled to the brim with Easter treats: candy bubbles, various cream filled chocolate Easter eggs, foiled wrapped chocolate Easter eggs, M & M's, and cotton candy. For activities and games, the basket comes with a coloring activity book and 24 color crayons, Silly Putty, a mini Easter puzzle, and an Easter Bobble Head. This is the Easter gift basket that Peter Cottontail would have delivered to all the good boys and girls. You can send the Easter Fun Gift Basket to all your litle friends and family members with your best wishes.
If your little friend is too young for the Easter treats and games, you can send this Easter bunny gift set designed for both young and older kids. They will all love the 14 inch plush Bunny Foo Foo as he sings his tune of Little Bunny Foo Foo, wiggles his ears and sways his head. He brings with him Jelly Belly's 10 most popular flavors of jelly beans. For kids too young to have the jelly beans, their parents or older sibblings can enjoy the candies. This is an Easter gift that will bring delight to not just the kids, but the entire family. Send this adorable plush bunny to your favorite little friends.