Easter Basket Ideas

Spring has sprung, which means Easter is just around the corner. As your kids get excited about a visit from the Easter bunny, you’ll need to be thinking about Easter baskets. Whether you’re putting together a basket for a niece, nephew, grandchild or godchild, there’s no need to stress because we have all the ideas you’ll need to give a fabulously fun gift.

Easter Basket Ideas for Babies

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If it’s baby’s first Easter, there is sure to be extra excitement around giving presents. Fill your baby’s basket with pretty pastel decorations and lots of little bunnies to make the holiday special.

Our favorite suggestions:

  • Easter board books
  • Stuffed animals: Look for plush bunnies, chicks and lambs
  • Rattles
  • Clothes, blankets and bibs
  • Puffs, baby foods and other small treats

Easter Basket Ideas for Toddlers

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Toddlers are just the right age to start opening little Easter eggs filled with goodies! It’s great for their fine motor skills and it draws out the excitement of opening their baskets. Fill a bunch of eggs with little candies or small toys.

Our favorite suggestions:

  • Bath toys like boats and rubber ducks
  • Playdough: pick pastel colors for spring
  • Bubbles
  • Building blocks
  • Finger paints
  • Bunny pajamas

Easter Basket Ideas for Boys

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As your little boy reaches elementary school, putting together an Easter basket becomes all about activities to keep him busy. Try something different by using a larger toy as the basket itself, like a pail for the beach or a dump truck with a large bed. This age is also fun to start Easter egg hunts.

Our favorite suggestions:

  • Toy cars: try hiding them in Easter eggs
  • Baseball and trading cards
  • Easter eggs filled with coins
  • Jelly beans and other candy
  • A coloring book with crayons, colored pencils or markers
  • Small musical instrument like a harmonica, kazoo or triangle
  • A jump rope

Easter Basket Ideas for Girls

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Your daughter is getting older, more adventurous and definitely more independent. Getting her a personalized Easter basket can be a fun way to make her feel extra special. Personalize a cool box or bin, so she could keep using it for year-round storage in her room.

Our favorite suggestions:

  • Springtime activities like sidewalk chalk and kites
  • Small craft kits
  • Easter eggs filled with coins
  • A small doll or a new doll outfit
  • Chocolate bunny
  • Stuffed animals
  • A short chapter book
  • Puzzles

Easter Basket Ideas for Tweens

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Putting together a tween Easter basket is actually a lot of fun! As your kids get older, their interests and abilities will grow, which means there will be more options for gifts.

Our favorite suggestions:

  • Cute socks
  • A fun pair of sunglasses
  • Games: travel sized games fit especially well in an Easter basket
  • Fun snacks: think about some salty options to go with the sweet
  • Nail polish
  • Small piggy bank
  • Movies or books

No matter what age the kids in your life are, you can put together the perfect gift thanks to our Easter basket ideas. Don’t forget to purchase fake grass, ribbon and other wrapping supplies, so that you can complete your presents with style. From themed gift baskets to eggs filled with goodies, you can put together an adorable gift that is sure to excite your little ones. Visit our Pinterest board for more inspiration. Hop to it!

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