Easter Basket Goodies: Local Businesses to Support


Easter is coming up, 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. And, it helps to know they all are personally recommended by those who’ve shopped there!

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

When you’re out and about shopping for Easter, check out one (or a few!) of these local businesses and check a few items off of your Easter basket to-do list.

Local businesses to support for all things Easter baskets:

2 Dandelions Bookshop | Brighton

Books are the gifts that keep on giving. They really are cherished for years and years! 2 Dandelions offers books for every age, and we think that you’ll find some really great new titles that will be perfect for your kids’ Easter baskets. You can search online before you head to the store, and a quick search for “Easter” brought up TONS of options!

Catching Fireflies | Ann Arbor, Berkley, + 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 pressed flower bookmarks would be perfect for your upper-elementary-aged reader. And you KNOW you can’t go wrong with a squishmallow backpack clip!

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 puzzles would be a fun treat as well–perfect for any age!

The Lemon Tree | South Lyon

The Lemon Tree has so many fun gift ideas. Little hair clips are perfect to hide in a plastic Easter egg during an egg hunt! Their kids books make great gifts, and what child wouldn’t love a new stuffed animal or two?

Leon and Lulu | Clawson

Leon and Lulu has the most unique gifts, and we’re certain that you’ll find one-of-a-kind Easter basket goodies here! You could spend hours upon hours browsing the store in-person, exploring all of the different artists and makers. There’s honestly so much to see there!

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 Easter basket goodies. Their felt dolls would be perfect for a child who loves pretend play. The alphabet match-up game would be great for preschoolers or Kindergarteners!

Modern Natural Baby | Ferndale

Modern Natural Baby is where you can find the Jellycat stuffed animals. They look super soft and we’re pretty sure your child won’t want to ever set one down once they pick it up! Their selection of loveys is perfect for babies, and bigger kids will enjoy the plus plus blocks!

Robin’s Nest Gift Baskets | Brownstown

Orders needed to be placed by March 26th for a customized basket. 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 + Saline

Rock Paper Scissors is offering a ready-made Easter box for any age. If you choose to have them create a basket for you, you’ll need to pick it up in-store by Thursday, April 6th (or, they can ship it to you if you order by April 3rd!). If you’d rather shop yourself, check out their shirts and blocks for baby, or arts and crafts supplies for older kids.

Ryan Abney Event Design | Birmingham

The Bunny Hop Easter Tote 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!

Spun Sugar Detroit | South Lyon

If you’re looking for the sweetest Easter basket additions, you’ll find them here. Spun Sugar Detroit is a women-owned business that you’ll keep coming back to, special occasion after special occasion! Head to their South Lyon store to experience first-hand the candy, toys, and of course, cotton candy!

Wallflower Mercantile | Brighton

You’ll definitely want to head to their store to check out the full selection, as online ordering isn’t available yet on their website. It looks like they’ve got a wide selection of baby items and toys for kids!

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. The OMG! pop fidgety Easter bunny minis are so cute!

For more Easter inspiration and fun, Lindsay shares how to put together the most delicious Easter charcuterie board for kids!


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