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Save the bunny: Fill your baskets with fun

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Easter is on the way and an Easter icon is rapidly vanishing. In stores across America, chocolate bunnies are flying off the shelves, destined for childrens' Easter baskets.

Mattel and Toys "R" Us want kids to go healthy this Easter. So sweeten up your kids' Easter baskets by replacing those chocolate bunnies with toys your kids will enjoy long after the holiday ends.

Hop on over to SaveChocolateBunnies.com to download coupons and you'll save money on top selling Mattel toy brands at Toys "R" Us.

Hollywood celebrities including Hayden Panettiere, David Schwimmer, Scott Foley from Scandal and Melissa Joan Hart put on their bunny ears and teamed up to film "The New Easter Way," an Easter anthem about saving the chocolate bunny.

Here are some of the sweet toy deals you can stuff into your child's basket while helping to save the chocolate bunny. Shop Mattel to find these and many other toys for kids of all ages.

Barbie Iron-On Style Doll
Barbie Iron-On Style Doll Mattel

Barbie Iron-On Style Doll

Your little princess will love the Barbie Iron-On Style Doll, which comes with fashions and tools girls can use to create printed t-shirts. Girls can mix and match stylish separates to create a fun wardrobe for Barbie to wear.

Ever After High Apple White Doll
Ever After High Apple White Doll Mattel

Ever After High Apple White Doll

The Ever After High collection features the sons and daughters of your child's favorite fairy tale characters. Apple White is the teenage daughter of Snow White. Your daughter will love Apple White's stylish clothing and accessories. Add Apple White to your daughter's basket and save a bunny. 

Hot Wheels Car Design Machine
Hot Wheels Car Design Machine Mattel

Hot Wheels Car Design Machine

Your son will be the star of the show when he designs his own vehicles with the Hot Wheels Car Design Machine. The machine turns a stick of wax into a functioning Hot Wheels car, ready to customize with decals. Voice prompts will walk your child through the entire process as he creates cars with his own unique style for super Hot Wheels fun.

Monster High Frights, Camera, Action! DVD
Monster High Frights, Camera, Action! DVD Mattel

Monster High Frights, Camera, Action! DVD

Monter High is a favorite with girls of all ages. Your daughter will be thrilled to follow the adventures of the Monster High crowd in the "Frights, Camera, Action!" DVD as Draculaura and the Ghouls try to discover the identity of the true Vampire Queen. 

Frights, Camera, Action Elissabat Doll
Frights, Camera, Action Elissabat Doll Mattel

Frights, Camera, Action Elissabat Doll

Frights, Camera, Action comes to life with Elissabat, a ghoulish actress, who comes with a coffin movie case and her award. Who needs chocolate bunnies when your daughter can enjoy all the fun and adventures of the Monster High movies with Elissabat and her friends.

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