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Looking for ways to fill your kids’ Easter baskets while maintaining social distancing? Then check out these local shops around Birmingham.
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1. Dreamers Supply Co.
If you’re a creative type like myself, Dreamers Supply Co. is a shop that will spark your interest—especially when designing an Easter basket.
Here are some ideas:
With social distancing giving us all more downtime, your kids can enjoy nature and art with rock-inspired crayons.
Made from USA grown soybeans and colored with non-toxic pigment powers, crayons are all-natural.
32 Ways to Dress Nordic Animals Color Pad
If your kids love animals, they’ll enjoy this coloring pad suitable for markers, crayons, paints and more. Inside they’ll find bears, wolves, badgers, moose and snow foxes.
Services Available: Delivery and Shipping
2. Paper Source
The Paper Source may be temporarily closed due to COVID-19, but you can still shop their website for all your Easter basket needs.
What’s especially awesome is that you can build your own basket—all in just five easy steps.
Step 1: Pick a basket
Step 2: Add colorful paper grass
Step 3: Throw in sweet treats
Step 4: Fill with toys and goodies
Step 5: Finish with a plus friend
Make it even more simple and order a pre-built bundle.
3. Mum and Me Mercantile
Have an Easter basket to fill? Mum and Me Mercantile in Leeds has lots of great items to choose from. From cute bunny baskets to bracelets and bags, you’re sure to find something.
Services Available: Curbside pickup + shipping
4. M.P. Dawson Mercantile
M.P. Dawsons Mercantile in Trussville is the perfect place to score some items for your kiddos’ Easter basket. What I love about this shop is that it offers a mish mash of stuff so you can always find something unique.
Here are some cool items to consider:
- Log cabin play set
- Music Maker Magnetic Dress Up Kit
- Barnyard Stuffed Animals
Services Available: Curbside pickup available + FREE deliveries in Trussville.
5. Chocolatà Artisanal Chocolatier
If chocolate rabbits are your fave, you’ll love the ones from Chocolatà Artisanal Chocolatier.
Choose between white, milk, dark and Dulcey chocolate.
Social Distancing Bunnies
Humorous and totally fitting for the moment, you may also want to consider these chocolate Social Distancing Bunnies.
Services Available: Curbside pickup and shipping
6. The Birmingham Candy Company
You can’t have Easter without some sweet treats. Where can you find them? The Birmingham Candy Company, of course.
Chocolate Covered Easter Marshmallows
This popular treat comes with an assortment of four Easter/spring-themed vanilla bean marshmallows dipped in sweet milk chocolate.
Hamilton, The BirmingHAM Bunny
Looking for a chocolate Easter bunny? Try this one that features a special surprise. Hidden in each chocolate rabbit, you’ll find Starburst jelly beans!
Choose between milk, white or dark chocolate.
Pre-order deadline: Monday, April 6 at 10PM
Services Available: Curbside pickup at The Pizitz Food Hall on Friday, April 10 from 11AM-3PM or Saturday, April 11 from 2-6PM.
7. Cookie Fix
Candy may be the traditional Easter basket goodie, but it’s hard to pass up these adorable, spring-inspired cookies from Cookie Fix. Each box comes with six cookies.
Available Wednesday, April 8-11.
Services Available: Curbside pickup