Even when we’re in quarantine, Christ’s Resurrection is the greatest reason we can ever have for celebrating!
Outdoor play and egg hunts
As the weather warms up, Easter is the perfect time for outdoor toys. Even though non-essential shopping is a no-go this year, you should be able to use Target Drive-Up, Walmart Store Pick-up, or a similar option for the classic sidewalk chalk, bubbles, plastic eggs, and candy.
Decorate the cutest eggs around (and make no mess!) with these genius egg wraps. Bonus: Teach your kids about the saints at the same time!
If you get your kids a puzzle, hide one puzzle piece in each plastic egg, so the kids can put the whole thing together after the egg hunt. They can learn about the Mass with the Order of the Mass floor puzzle, or see the beauty of the Resurrection with this classical art puzzle.
If your little one loves playing teatime or pretending to drink coffee every morning, a gorgeous mini mug (handmade by a Catholic mom!) will be a treasured gift.
Art and building
What kid doesn’t love stickers? Perfect for the Easter basket, we like these darling saint stickers from Shining Light Dolls.
Everybody loves LEGO! This LEGO set Father Leopold Celebrates Mass helps kids learn about the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. It’s especially useful to help them recall the Mass during these days when we can’t be physically present in church.
Your little artist will love a subscription to Craft of Faith, featuring hands-on projects that help kids learn about the Bible.
An icon or image of a child’s patron saint is a meaningful gift (we like the beautiful images of Mary and the saints from Sleightholm Folk Art), especially when paired with an engaging biography of the saint for children.
What’s cuter than a little kid wearing a little apron? A little kid wearing a little apron with Our Lady of Guadalupe on it! It also comes in adult size so you can match!
These plush dolls of Our Lord and Our Lady are almost too cute to be real, and will be a heartwarming snuggle buddy for your little one.
Raise your hand if you played Mass as a kid! We sure did, and now your kids can too, even using the proper names and materials with this pop-out paper Mass kit. This magnet Mass kit is great too, and would be a good one to pack in the Mass bag once church services resume.
For an even more durable (and beautiful!) version, check out wooden Mass kits on Etsy, like this one from Worthy of Agape.
Little ones who attend Catechesis of the Good Shepherd religious formation have a special devotion to Jesus as the Good Shepherd. Nurture that relationship with their own Good Shepherd playset.
Mom or Dad can pray while baby happily plays with these chew-safe and pretty silicone rosaries.
Noah’s Ark has never been more fun than this cute plush squeaker set.
Wrap baby up in heavenly protection with this All Saints muslin quilt.
Babies can make their first saintly friends with these durable plastic saint dolls.
Kids can learn about aquatic animals and God’s creation as they splish-splash with Noah’s Ark foam tub toys.
For the whole family
A subscription to Catholic Family Crate is the gift that lasts all year, giving lots of opportunities to grow in faith and create special family memories.
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