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If you’ve already consorted with the Easter Bunny to pull the baskets together, there’s still time to find some last minute additions. Fill the basket to the brim with candy, small toys, stuffed animals, games or whatever else you can think of to make Easter morning special. If you’re still looking for stuffers, or if you haven’t begun looking, there are many places at which you can find all of your Easter gifts. Take a break from dying your Easter eggs and grab the goodies for the best basket.
4315 E. Mississippi Ave.
Denver, CO 80246
For more than 40 years, The Bookies has offered children’s books along with toys and games for kids all over the City. With a vast selection of books of all kinds, including educational books, you can find a stimulating story for your young reader to enjoy. There’s also a section full of toys and games, so your children can spend quality time with you and with each other while putting the electronics down. Staff members at the store are passionate about encouraging kids to read, and can help you find books suitable for your whole family.
4840 W. 29th Ave.
Denver, CO 80212
Along with a fine selection of carefully crafted chocolates, Roberta’s also offers specialty Easter-themed treats, including custom-made baskets, bunny shaped chocolate pops and pre-wrapped eggs. This shop specializes in gourmet confections, so each Easter basket will be extra special with candy that is as delicious as it is pretty. There is also a fun selection of novelty candy, so if your kid is a Broncos fan, a Rockies fan or simply prefers things that are unique, you can find it here. Roberta’s candies are reasonably priced and high quality, so add some sweet to your basket.
1122 E. 17th Ave.
Denver, CO 80218
From stuffed animals to personalized cards to jewelry, Talulah Jones has everything you need to make any Easter basket special. If you’re looking for gifts that are unusual, you’ll be sure to find it in this store. Along with smaller gifts like stuffed animals, Talulah Jones also has bigger items like clothing and furniture. While untraditional for Easter, it’s a good place to find new ideas for future gifts as well. The shop also has a wide selection of markdowns in a basket, so if you’re looking to save some money, look there to find discounts.
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2526 S. Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80222
Timbuk Toys features toys, games and other items for kids of all ages, including products made in Colorado. From well-known items like games based on popular movies to specialty items, Timbuk Toys has it all. With the weather getting warmer, choose some outdoor games to add to your kids’ Easter baskets for some family fun outdoors. This store’s setup is interesting and fun, and the employees share the same upbeat attitude. With a layout that makes it fun to browse, you’ll likely find much more than you were looking for, including gifts suitable for any Easter basket.
Atomic Goblin Games
1801 Hover St., Unit D
Longmont, CO 80501
For older kids who are into card games and other specialty games, Atomic Goblin has gifts to suit their fancy. The shop owners are very knowledgeable about the inventory, so if you need help choosing a gift or finding what you’re looking for, they can help out. Atomic Goblin also hosts tabletop games and tournaments. For kids that are into fantasy and role playing games, Atomic Goblin has a broad selection of figurines, play mats and other merchandise. Stop here if you are making an Easter basket for the gamer in your life.
Alaina Brandenburger is a freelance writer living in Denver. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.