by: Lindsay Hutton Are you looking for something a little healthier to put in your child's Easter basket this year? Avoid the inevitable sugar high with these great Easter candy alternatives. Egg-Shaped Chalk With the weather warming up outside and the driveway begging to be scribbled on, your child will love seeing sidewalk chalk in her basket. Homemade Granola If you want to put a little something sweet in your child's basket, fill a few plastic eggs with a delicious homemade version of granola.Get the recipe for Homemade Granola. Craft Kit Your child will love creating Easter decorations, especially with her very own craft kit filled with brightly colored paper, feathers, and beads. Spring Coloring Book and Crayons A new set of sharp crayons and a coloring book filled with images of spring are the perfect way for any child to pass the time. Toothbrush Your little one is sure to get his hands on some sugary candy, so keep his pearly whites healthy with a new toothbrush in a fun, bright color. Flower Seeds and Pot If your child loves flowers, she'll have a blast planting and watering her very own plant. Look for hearty, easy-to-grow indoor plants that don't require a lot of care. Disposable Camera and Personalized Frame Let your child go to town snapping pictures he can proudly display in his cool personalized picture frame. Stuffed Bunny Every kid loves stuffed animals, and Easter isn't complete without at least one stuffed bunny to cuddle with. DVDs Is there a new movie out that your kid can't get enough of? He'll be so ecstatic to see it in his Easter basket, he'll forget all about eating candy. Fresh or Dried Fruit In-season fruits can taste as sweet as candy, and are much healthier. Mixed, dried fruits are also a good way to satisfy a sweet tooth without overloading on chocolate.