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Local Inspirations to Fill Your Easter Basket

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Find fun and unique gift ideas at local shops to fill your Easter baskets!


At-Home Craft kits – Several local art-making businesses are getting creative with their offerings, compiling everything you need to create a masterpiece at home.

  • AR Workshop has take-&-make kits suitable for all ages that let you craft at home.
  • Factory Obscura’s Fluid Art Kit has everything you need to make four original paintings. (Bonus – the kit also includes a voucher for one free kid admission.)

Books – A new book is a great way “travel” to some pretty amazing places. Hit up one of these local bookstores to score some fun, new reads.

  • Best of Books is an independent bookstore in Edmond offering books for all ages
  • Commonplace Books has an online shop so you can browse popular titles and even games and puzzles too. New inventory is added daily and orders can be picked up curbside.
  • Deer Clan Books has new and used books including a growing collection of American Indian literature and books written by Oklahoma authors.
  • Full Circle Bookstore is OKC’s largest and oldest independent bookstore.
  • learning tree has an array of choices including best-sellers like The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse and Hair Love. Curbside pickup is available.
  • Literati Press has a curated collection of fiction, nonfiction, comics and poetry. Book concierges are on hand to help you shop for the perfect gift.
  • Nappy Roots is a bookstore, an art gallery and a community gathering space.

Games, Toys & Gifts – Find unique gift items at local merchants.

  • Black Scintilla is stocked with unique gifts including puzzles, kids paint by numbers and books and toys for babies and toddlers.
  • Painted Door offers Easter apparel for women and kids, plus books and other Easter basket stuffers.
  • Plenty Mercantile has baby toys, wall art, art supplies, Oklahoma-themed merchandise, 3D puzzles, books and retro toys and treats.
  • Persimmon Hill at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum has unique gifts for kids including books, puzzles, figurines and more.
  • learning tree lets you browse their online selection of gifts grouped by age or you can stop in the store for an array of choices including puzzles, games, crafts, outdoor toys and more.
  • Max Mamas has books, toys and more for elementary ages and under.
  • O’myhoma is owned by a pediatrician and has a wealth of toys aimed at igniting imaginations, fostering connection and encouraging curiosity. Shop by ways to play, by stage or by theme.
  • Shop Contemporary is stocked with a variety of gift ideas for kids including books, games and art supplies.
  • Shop Good specializes in screen-printed apparel, and has accessories, toys and souvenirs, too.
  • The OKCMOA Store offers art-inspired games, books and toys. Stop in to browse or shop online.
  • The Science Shop at Science Museum Oklahoma has unique gift ideas for every science fan including experiment kits, books and t-shirts. Stop in to browse or shop online.
  • Excavations Museum Store at Sam Noble Museum has an engaging kids section filled with educational toys, books and, of course, plenty of dinosaurs for your budding paleontologist.
  • Wren and Levy offers kids decor, dolls, toys, clothes and more.

Family Memberships – Save money on family fun by gifting memberships to your kids’ favorite local attractions!

Tasty treats – What basket would be complete without a sweet treat?


For even more Easter fun ideas, check out these handy resources

About the Author – Born and raised in the Oklahoma City metro and a graduate of the Gaylord College of Journalism at the University of Oklahoma, Lindsay Cuomo has worked for MetroFamily since 2014 covering local stories, people and events. Lindsay is a mom to three school-aged boys and calls Moore, Oklahoma home.

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