Whilst growing up I have always got chocolate eggs for Easter. No clothes or toys. I feel that nowadays people tend to spoil kids for Easter i.e clothes and things that are not Easter related. I’m thinking it is a bit too much??

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  • We never gave anything to nieces and nephews and only do some chocolate for our kids. But chocolate you could replace with a nice family outing as well.

  • I totally agree with you. Easter is about giving chocolate eggs & Easter egg hunts. Last year for Easter my sister-in-law thought it was a good idea to bye Easter eggs and a pair of pj’s for the kids, which I didn’t complain about, but really, just stick to the chocolate Easter eggs for the kids on Easter. That’s what it’s really about for them

  • I try not to buy our kids too much for easter. This year I bought them all one egg with a cup and a bowl. Then I bought them a few games and balls for them to play with. My Mum gave them a tray of eggs each, so I used the tray of eggs for an egg hunt in the backyard and we explained that the Easter Bunny left those eggs from Nanna. They thought it was great.
    All up, they had a lot of fun, had in my opinion plenty of chocolate and it felt like everyone won.

  • We just bought couple of eggs for our kids

  • I think it’s all going too far. I haven’t bought my kids anything special for Easter.

  • I always unintentionally go over the top. Every year I tell myself I have bought less… Until I look at it all together

  • My kids and nieces and nephews for their first Easter got a little something Easter related but not chocolate.
    Now days my kids get chocolate and my nieces and nephews might get a small egg or bunny. My ILs give my kids money for Easter so that they can get new pjs, or save it, which is fine by us as 1. They always need new pjs and 2. It’s less chocolate in the house

  • My kids get a block of chocolate and small packet of mini eggs. Defiantly not spoiled and nothing else. Best part is you can eat it all in small doses.

  • In the past I’ve done eggs that come with gifts such as toys, books, watches, melamine sets. But this year I decided we didn’t need any more stuff and it was getting out of hand. So we made our own Easter eggs this yr and have kept it simple

  • I used to buy my boys a few Easter Eggs each which they had to hunt for when they were small, then it was just a couple of Eggs as they got older. Now it’s mainly a phone call as they live too far away.

  • We just spoil ours with chocolate. When they were little they may have got a yellow fluffy chicken too – they loved those :)

  • I definitely give my kids chocolate eggs and try to buy a small gift. The way I grew up celebrating Easter never included chocolate eggs but what we did get was the traditional coloured boiled eggs and sweets which my mum would make and I felt pretty happy and spoiled with that as it only came once a year. I also have continued that tradition with the coloured eggs with my children.

  • I wouldn’t say I spoil them. It’s usually an egg hunt and a bunny or 2 and one large egg.

  • All I got as a child was a couple of eggs. I thought this was the norm for everyone. I’m not into feeding my daughter complete junk food so I will buy some healthier carob eggs for a hunt, I got her some bunny panamas too cause she needed the next size up anyway.

  • I used to spoil my son and nieces with Easter eggs/chocolate only. I’ve never understood PJs, clothes, etc. but I feel like now the options are just insane. Books, toys, clothes, you name it. A marketer’s dream.

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