Easter Basket Goodies: 9 Local Businesses to Support


Easter is in less than a week and if you’re still looking for the perfect Easter basket goodies for your kids, we have you covered! We polled the readers in our Detroit Mom community and asked them where they like to shop for Easter basket gifts, so our list is definitely full of well-loved small businesses. When you’re out and about this week, check out one (or a few!) of these local businesses and check a few items off of your Easter basket to-do list!

two sisters sitting at a table with an Easter basket and Easter eggs

Catching Fireflies | Ann Arbor, Berkley, and Rochester

This whimsical store is home to SO many unique gift items that will be perfect for Easter baskets. They also offer free gift wrap and free store delivery. Their garden in a bag would be the perfect gift for the little gardener in your life! Be sure to check out their pez dispensers and stuffed animals, too.

Coreander’s Children’s Bookshoppe | Grosse Pointe Park

This fun bookstore has so many cute books that would fit just right in your child’s Easter basket! There are so many to choose from, you’re sure to find ones your kiddos will treasure for years to come. Their activity books would be a fun treat as well–the Eric Carle lacing cards are perfect for tiny fingers and fine motor skills!

Modern Natural Baby | Ferndale

Modern Natural Baby is making Easter baskets super easy this year by offering customized baskets, just for you! Simply let them know your budget and a little bit about the child the basket is for . . . and they’ll put together a basket that is full of Easter goodies! If you prefer to shop yourself, check out their assortment of plush toys and arts and crafts supplies.

Robin’s Nest Gift Baskets | Brownstown

Though orders needed to be placed by April 4th for a customized basket, it’s never too early to plan ahead for next Easter! The baskets are kid-friendly and full of fun activities. They can include books, toys, and stuffed animals. Baskets can coordinate with specific themes as well.

Rock Paper Scissors | Ann Arbor and Saline

Rock Paper Scissors is offering a ready-made Easter basket for any age. If you choose to have them create a basket for you, you’ll need to pick it up in-store by Wednesday, April 13th. If you’d rather shop yourself, check out their books and swaddles for baby, or imaginative play toys for older kids (love the pretend popcorn maker!).

Ryan Abney Event Design | Birmingham

The Easter Bunny Box is going to make Easter so simple for you this year! Filled with an assortment of goodies (plus some candy!), it also includes a personalized note and envelope from the Easter bunny. You can send them an email if you have any special requests for your box. And, it ships for free!

The Lemon Tree | South Lyon

The Lemon Tree has Easter chocolate and it’s just what your Easter baskets are missing. They also have the sweetest rainbow watering cans that will definitely brighten up your little one’s day. Their trinket baskets are perfect if your child likes to collect things. The baskets give everything a place to be put away, and doubles as cute room decor!

The Little Seedling | Ann Arbor

From Michigan-themed shirts for baby to science goodies and everything in between, The Little Seedling is your place to shop for one-of-a-kind Easter basket goodies. Their magnetic kits look perfect for keeping in the car and on-the-go! You’ll also find stuffed animals and toys for outside like jump ropes and sand box toys. The possibilities are endless!

Whistle Stop Hobby and Toy | St. Clair Shores

If you have a bookworm, you’ll love their selection of books that will fit perfectly in an Easter basket! They offer small stuffed animals and fidget toys, and a great selection of arts and crafts supplies. You can also place an order for curbside pickup!

Looking for more Easter basket idea inspiration? Check out the guide Jess put together of themed basket ideas on Amazon from A to Z!


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