Easter Basket ideas from Brio, Wonderforge, and Ravensburger!

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We got to test out some of these cute products from three great companies and we highly recommend all of them if you are looking for ideas on what to put in Easter baskets!  Brio, Wonderforge, and Ravensburger always have the best toys and games for kids and this Spring is no exception!  


BRIO creates innovative, high-quality and well-designed toys with clean, simple designs that spark children’s creativity and imagination while encouraging and supporting each stage of their development. All wooden parts are made from 100% FSC-certified beech wood from sustainably managed forests and are built to last for generations.  Here are two of our favorites:

b2ap3_thumbnail_br1.jpgBRIO Large Pull Dachshund - this adorable wooden puppy will delight any child!  This puppy is a version of old fashioned wooden pull along toys, in the shape of a dachshund! 50% bigger than the original. This Dachshund has been a durable wooden BRIO classic since 1953. A toy to love and grow with. When your toddler takes the wooden pull-along puppy for a walk, it moves its head and ears and wags its tail just like a real dog. This is a retro toy in its original design. It encourages early walking and co-ordination by helping to develop motor skills, perception and balance. 

Measurements: 20" x 8" x 9" inches

18 months and up




b2ap3_thumbnail_b2_20170410-191811_1.jpgBRIO Light and Sound Fire Truck - Race to the scene as fast as you can with wailing sirens and flashing lights! With this adorable firetruck, kids can have fun with the lights and sounds the engine makes, while not messing up your floors because it is made with soft plastic wheels!   This Fire engine features a retractable hose, 2 removable and connectable ladders, and figures! 

Measurements: 7.5" x 3.75" x 4.5"

18 months and up






Ravensburger is a leading supplier of puzzles, games and craft products in Europe and of books for children and youth in the German-speaking area. The blue triangle is one of the most renowned trademarks in Germany. Here are two of our favorites:

b2ap3_thumbnail_913s6o-ehL._SL1500_.jpgRavensburger 3D Puzzle Sneaker – Sneakers are a must! Not just as a trendy shoe for any purpose, but also in the form of a Ravensburger 3D Storage Puzzle! The “American Style Sneaker” is a cool accessory for any desk or bedroom. If you are looking for a practical storage option for the miscellaneous items scattered around a children’s room, this 3D puzzle sneaker is just the thing. With a casual design and patriotic colors; the sneaker is a must for everyone who is looking for a unique accessory. Thanks to Easyclick Technology, the pieces fit perfectly and are sturdy without adhesive. Can be puzzled by the image or by numbers. The practical inlay allows the sneaker to serve as a “cup” to provide storage for pens, rulers, filers, and all things that look best stowed away.

108pc 3D Puzzle

8 years and up





b2ap3_thumbnail_dm.jpgRavensburger Despicable Me Labyrinth- Fans of Ravensburger's classic Labyrinth game will love this special Despicable Me edition of Labyrinth. A truly fascinating and unique board game experience for the whole family! The basic rules are the same as in Ravensburger's classic Labyrinth game. You are looking for the most popular "Despicable Me" characters hiding in the maze. Try to find the hilarious yellow Minions, the former supervillain Gru, his three adopted girls and several other friends and evildoers! How you ask? It's really easy: to collect a movie star, players need to create an unobstructed path to the the Despicable Me character they are looking for. Taking turns players insert the extra tile anywhere on the side of the game board where there is a yellow arrow. Once inserted that tile will push another tile out at the opposing side of the board. Watch out! Your opponents will try and "throw you off" your path. A constantly changing board is Labyrinth's most unique feature. Winner is who first finds the most characters and returns his mover back to its starting position.

Contents: 1 game board, 34 square mazetiles, 24 Despicable Me character cards, 4 movers, instructions. 7 years and up


Since its launch, Wonder Forge has consistently offered top-quality experiences, raising the bar for preschool and family games everywhere. The preschool titles celebrate the “can do” attitude in all kids—engaging them physically, socially, and creatively. The family games bridge generation gaps and create wholesome family moments and lasting memories.  Here is one of our new favorites:

b2ap3_thumbnail_mmrrr.jpgDisney Junior Mickey and the Roadster Racers Bump 'N' Race Action Game - Ramp up for adventure with Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Goofy for a high-speed race through Hot Dog Hills! You can change the course to your advantage, but be prepared, the race can start at any time! The gravity-powered Rolling Roadsters will Bump and spin past obstacles during each round. The Racer that collects the most trophies wins!

Interactive Game for 2-4 Players

Fun for children age 3 and up