Easter is just around the corner, and for many people, that means it’s time for Easter egg hunts. Traditionally, these hunts involve hiding colorful plastic eggs filled with candy or small toys for children to find. While this can be a fun activity, it can also lead to a lot of sugar consumption and waste. That’s why some people are turning to use Easter tokens instead of candy for egg hunts.
Here are some reasons why this might be a great idea:
- Healthier Option
Using tokens instead of candy is a great way to promote healthy habits. Many children already consume too much sugar on a daily basis, so an Easter egg hunt filled with candy may not be the best idea. By using tokens, you can avoid adding to the sugar intake and provide a healthier alternative.
- Environmentally Friendly
The use of plastic eggs and candy wrappers can generate a lot of waste. Tokens, on the other hand, are a more environmentally friendly option. You can use small wooden or cardboard tokens that can be reused year after year. By making this simple switch, you can help reduce waste and teach children the importance of sustainability.
- Versatile Options
When you use tokens instead of candy, you have a lot of options to choose from. You can use tokens that can be redeemed for small toys, books, or even experiences. This allows you to tailor the Easter egg hunt to the interests of your children or to provide a range of options for them to choose from. It also means that the excitement and fun of the egg hunt can continue long after it’s over.
Using tokens instead of candy can also be a great way to be more inclusive. For children with allergies or dietary restrictions, traditional Easter egg hunts may not be an option. By using tokens, you can provide an alternative that allows all children to participate in the fun.
So, using Easter tokens instead of candy for egg hunts is a great idea for many reasons. It promotes healthy habits, is environmentally friendly, offers versatility, and is inclusive for all children. So why not consider this option for your next Easter egg hunt? Your children and the planet will thank you for it!
Each of the 21 tokens measures 1.4″ round – the perfect size to fit inside a standard-size Easter egg. They are laser cut from 1/8″ wood and then hand-sanded to ensure no rough edges for little fingers!